2012 Ford Explorer SUV - Features & Specs

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Base 4dr SUV (3.5L V6 6-speed Automatic)

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Highlights

  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 18/25 mpg
  • CAR TYPE SUV
  • TRANSMISSION 6-speed Shiftable Automatic
  • BASIC WARRANTY 3 Yr./ 36000 Mi.
  • ENGINE TYPE Gas
  • TOTAL SEATING 7
  • CYLINDERS V6
  • CONSUMER RATING

Colors

Exterior Colors

Black Dark Blue Pearl Metallic Ingot Silver Metallic Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat White Suede

Interior Colors

Medium Light Stone, cloth

Specifications

LENGTH 16ft 5.1in
WIDTH 6ft 6.9in
HEIGHT
5ft 10.4in
GROUND CLEARANCE
0ft 7.6in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

6 ft. 6.9 in. (78.9 in.) 5 ft. 10.4 in. (70.4 in.)
16 ft. 5.1 in. (197.1 in.) 0 ft. 7.6 in. (7.6 in.)
5 ft. 7 in. (67 in.) 5 ft. 7 in. (67 in.)
9 ft. 4.6 in. (112.6 in.)

Interior Measurements

41.4 in. 57.3 in.
40.6 in. 61.3 in.
56.7 in. 40.5 in.
39.8 in. 61.0 in.

Fuel

Gas Regular unleaded
18.6 gal. 334.8/465.0 mi.
18/25 mpg

Weights and Capacities

5000 lbs. 4557 lbs.
21.7 degrees 21.4 degrees
21.0 cu.ft. 80.7 cu.ft.
** When adequately equipped, which may require engine and/or other drivetrain upgrades.

DriveTrain

Front wheel drive 6-speed shiftable automatic

Engine & Performance

3.5 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
V6 24
Variable 255 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm
290 hp @ 6500 rpm 38.9 ft.

Suspension

  • Short and long arm front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar

Warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi. 5 yr./ 60000 mi.
5 yr./ 60000 mi.
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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2012 Ford Explorer Suv in VA is:

$130 per month*
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Features

Interior Features

Front Seats

  • 6 -way power driver seat
  • Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Cloth
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • Reclining rear seats
  • Manual folding split-bench third row seats
  • Rear ventilation ducts with fan control

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Power mirrors
  • 1 one-touch power windows

Instrumentation

  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • Low fuel level warning

Convenience

  • Cruise control
  • Front, rear and 3rd row cupholders
  • Front and rear door pockets
  • Overhead console with storage
  • Retained accessory power
  • Front seatback storage
  • Electric power steering
  • 12V rear and 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel

Comfort

  • Interior air filtration
  • Front and rear air conditioning
  • Cargo area light
  • Simulated alloy trim on center console
  • Simulated alloy trim on dash
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Simulated alloy steering wheel
  • Rear floor mats
  • Dual vanity mirrors

In Car Entertainment

  • Mast antenna
  • 6 total speakers
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Auxiliary audio input

Telematics

  • Pre-wired for phone

Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Privacy glass
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear window wiper
  • Roof rack

Body

  • Rear spoiler

Tires and Wheels

  • Steel wheels
  • 17 in. wheels
  • Steel spare wheel
  • P245/65R17 tires
  • All season tires
  • Underbody mounted spare tire
  • Full wheel covers
  • Temporary spare tire

Doors

  • Fixed lifgate window
  • Rear liftgate door

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front, rear and third row head airbags
  • Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Engine immobilizer
  • 2 front headrests
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Rear center 3-point belt
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Rear height adjustable headrests
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Daytime Running Lights (Fleet)
  • Reverse Sensing (Fleet)

Options

Packages

  • Rapid Spec 100A

Exterior Options

  • Splash Guards
  • Roof Rail Crossbars
  • License Plate Bracket

Interior Options

  • Cargo Shade
  • Sirius Satellite Radio
  • SYNC Voice-Activated Communications and Entertainment System
  • All-Weather Floor Mats

Mechanical Options

  • 2.0L I4 EcoBoost Engine
  • Engine Block Heater (Fleet)
  • Trailer Tow Package Class III
  • Engine Block Heater