2013 Ford Explorer Sport First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2013 Ford Explorer - Road Test Specs

2013 Ford Explorer SUV

(3.5L V6 Twin-turbo AWD 6-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2013 Ford Explorer Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
Vehicle TypeAWD 4dr 7-passenger SUV
Estimated MSRP$41,545
Assembly locationChicago, Illinois


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine, all-wheel drive
Engine typeTwin-turbocharged, direct-injected V6, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,496/213
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)365 @ 5,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)350 @ 3,500
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=4.484, II=2.872, III=1.842, IV=1.414, V=1.0, VI=0.742
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.16


Suspension, frontIndependent double wishbones with high-mount upper arm, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)15.75
Tire typeAll-season front and rear standard, optional summer
Tire sizeP265/45R20 (summer)
Wheel size20-by-9 inches front and rear
Wheel materialPainted alloy
Brakes, front13.8-inch one-piece ventilated steel discs
Brakes, rear12.8-inch one-piece ventilated steel discs

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)6.3 (estimated)

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)16 city/22 highway
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.6

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionSony-branded AM/FM stereo with single-CD player and 12 speakers
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB jacks (2), SD card reader
Satellite radioOptional SiriusXM
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemOptional, SD-card based map/POI storage, real-time traffic, Sirius Travel Link
Smart entry/StartStandard
Parking aidsOptional front/rear parking sonar, back-up camera, automated self-parking system, rear cross-traffic detection
Blind-spot detectionOptional

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,921
Length (in.)197.1
Width (in.)90.2
Height (in.)71.0
Wheelbase (in.)112.6
Track, front (in.)67.0
Track, rear (in.)67.0
Turning circle (ft.)38.9
Legroom, front (in.)40.6
Legroom, rear (in.)39.8
Legroom, 3rd row (in.)33.2
Headroom, front (in.)41.4
Headroom, rear (in.)40.5
Headroom, 3rd row (in.)37.8
Shoulder room, front (in.)61.3
Shoulder room, rear (in.)61.0
Shoulder room, 3rd row (in.)50.8
Seating capacity7
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,000
Ground clearance (in.)7.6
Approach angle (degrees)21.7
Departure angle (degrees)21.4


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance5 years/60,000 miles

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