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GENERAL INFORMATIONExplorer BaseAtlas 2.0T S
MSRP$32,365$30,895
ClassMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUV
Rating8 of 109 of 10
Standard Standard Optional Optional
ENGINESExplorer BaseAtlas 2.0T S
2.0-liter I4 turbo (235 hp)Not AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---20 / 26
2.3-liter I4 turbo (280 hp)OptionalNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]19 / 27---
3.5-liter V6 (290 hp)StandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]17 / 24---
TRANSMISSIONS
6-speed automaticStandardNot Available
8-speed automaticNot AvailableStandard
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONSExplorer BaseAtlas 2.0T S
Length [in.]198.3198.3
Width [in.]78.978.3
Height [in.]70.070.0
Wheelbase [in.]112.8117.3
Front Track [in.]67.067.2
Rear Track [in.]67.067.8
EXTERIOR FEATURES
4 doorsStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Heated Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandard
INTERIOR DIMENSIONSExplorer BaseAtlas 2.0T S
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]151.5153.7
Seating Cap.77
Head Room Front [in.]41.441.3
Head Room Rear [in.]40.640.4
Head Room Third [in.]37.838.3
Leg Room Front [in.]42.941.5
Leg Room Rear [in.]39.537.6
Leg Room Third [in.]33.333.7
Shoulder Room Front [in.]61.561.5
Shoulder Room Rear [in.]61.060.8
Shoulder Room Third [in.]50.854.9
Hip Room Front [in.]57.358.2
Hip Room Rear [in.]56.858.0
Hip Room Third [in.]40.745.1
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]21.020.6
INTERIOR FEATURES
Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Rear Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandard
Refrigerated Glove BoxNot AvailableStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandard
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandard
Manual Driver AdjustmentsNot AvailableStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Manual Passenger AdjustmentsStandardStandard
6-way Front SeatNot AvailableStandard
8-way Front SeatStandardNot Available
4-way Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandard
Third Row Bench SeatStandardStandard
Split-Folding Third Row SeatStandardStandard
RadioStandardStandard
Satellite-radio capabilityStandardNot Available
Internet AccessNot AvailableStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandard
6 SpeakersStandardStandard
SAFETY FEATURESExplorer BaseAtlas 2.0T S
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandard
Front AirbagsStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardNot Available
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsNot AvailableStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardNot Available
TECHNICAL FEATURES
DrivelineFWDFWD
LedheadlightsStandardStandard
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES
Weight [lbs.]4,3854,242
GVWR [lbs.]6,1605,644
Coefficient of Drag---0.34
Towing Capacity [lbs.]5,0002,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]18.618.6
STEERING
Power SteeringStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandard
SUSPENSION
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandard
TIRES
Front P245/60 HR18StandardStandard
Rear P245/60 HR18StandardStandard
BRAKES
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesStandardNot Available
Rear Disc BrakesNot AvailableStandard