2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Automatic

Select Transmission:

Automatic Manual

Engine Type

Gas V8

MPG (City/Highway)

15/20

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$30,810

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Summary

The 2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L is a popular SUV that has been the best-selling SUV in America for over a decade. It is known for its spacious and comfortable interior, with the option to seat seven people when equipped with a third-row seat. The Explorer offers a choice between V6 and V8 engines, but the V6 provides sufficient power for most needs. It also has a superb five-speed automatic transmission and a stable and smooth ride thanks to its wide track and independent rear suspension. Safety features include AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, optional Safety Canopy airbags, anti-lock brakes, and a tire pressure monitor. The Explorer is also capable of towing up to 7,140 pounds and can handle most off-road situations.

2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Automatic price

Invoice price

Delivery charges

$645

MSRP

$30,810

Total price

This is the basic version without any options added, check the Window Sticker for more accurate package and detailed information.

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Automatic warranty

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Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Automatic Colors

Interior Colors
Graphite w/Cloth Low Back Buckets
Medium Parchment w/Cloth Low Back Buckets
Graphite w/Leather-Trimmed Low Back Sport Buckets
Medium Parchment w/Leather-Trimmed Low Back Sport Buckets
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Exterior Colors
Dark Blue Pearl Clearcoat Metallic
Mineral Gray Clearcoat Metallic
Red Fire Clearcoat Metallic
Pueblo Gold Clearcoat Metallic
Silver Birch Clearcoat Metallic...
Medium Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Dark Stone Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Oxford White Clearcoat

Engine

Type Gas V8
Engine Size 4.60 l
Cylinders Configuration V8
Displacement 4,600 cc
Drive Type RWD
Cam Type SOHC
Horsepower 239 hp @ 4,750 rpm
Torque 282 lb.ft @ 4,000 rpm

Fuel

Tank Capacity 22.50 gal

Mileage

EPA City Economy 15
EPA Highway Economy 20
EPA Combined Economy 17
Cruising Range City 337.50 mi
Cruising Range Highway 450 mi

Transmission

Type
Automatic
Number Of Speeds
5
Description
Automatic W/Od
First Gear Ratio
3.22
Second Gear Ratio
2.29
Third Gear Ratio
1.54
Fourth Gear Ratio
1
Fifth Gear Ratio
0.71
Reverse Gear Ratio
3.07

Powertrain

Doors

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7 in

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length With Rear Bumper 189.50 in
Overall Width 72.10 in
Max Width Without Mirrors 72.10 in
Overhang Front 44.10 in
Rear Door Openg Height 33.60 in
Rear Door Openg Width 48.30 in
Wheelbase 113.80 in

Interior dimensions

Front Head Room 39.90 in
Rear Head Room 38.90 in
Front Shoulder Room 59.10 in
Rear Shoulder Room 58.90 in
Front Hip Room 55 in
Rear Hip Room 54.20 in
Front Leg Room 42.40 in
Rear Leg Room 35.90 in
Cargo Volume To Seat1 86.20 cu.ft
Cargo Volume To Seat2 48.60 cu.ft
Floor To Seat1 Cargo Area Length 76 in
Floor To Seat2 Cargo Area Length 41.40 in
Cargo Box Wheelhousings Width 45.40 in

Weights

Specified Curb Weight 4,301 lb
Specified Payload 1,439 lb
Curb Weight 4,301 lb
Curb Weight Front 2,245 lb
Curb Weight Rear 2,056 lb
Gross Axle Weight Rating 5,935 lb
Gross Combined Weight Rating 7,700 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 5,740 lb
Max Payload Capacity 1,439 lb

Steering

Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb 36.80 ft
Turning Diameter Wall To Wall 38.40 ft
Turning Radius Curb To Curb 18.40 ft
Turning Radius Wall To Wall 19.20 ft

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch 326 lb
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch 3,260 lb

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia 12 in
Front Brake Rotor Thickness 0.37 in
Rear Brake Rotor Dia 11.90 in
Rear Brake Rotor Thickness 0.37 in

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/70R16
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Type All-Terrain

Suspensions

Front Type Coil Spring
Rear Type Coil Spring
Front Axle Ford Sla
Rear Axle Ford Sla

Emissions

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