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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.
  • BLUETOOTH No
  • HEATED SEATS No
  • ENGINE TYPE Gas
  • TOTAL SEATING 7
  • CYLINDERS V6
  • DRIVE TRAIN Front Wheel Drive
  • CONSUMER RATING
  • NAVIGATION No
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Colors

Exterior Colors

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

Interior Colors

Medium Light Stone, cloth
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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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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
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Features

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)
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Options

Packages

  • Rapid Spec 100A

Exterior Options

  • Splash Guards
  • Roof Rail Crossbars
  • License Plate Bracket

Interior Options

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

Mechanical Options

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