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GENERAL INFORMATIONExplorer BasePathfinder S
MSRP$32,765$31,680
ClassMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUV
Rating8 of 108 of 10
Standard Standard Optional Optional
ENGINESExplorer BasePathfinder S
2.3-liter I4 turbo (300 hp)StandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]21 / 28---
3.5-liter V6 (284 hp)Not AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---20 / 27
TRANSMISSIONS
10-speed automaticStandardNot Available
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)Not AvailableStandard
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONSExplorer BasePathfinder S
Length [in.]198.8198.5
Width [in.]78.977.3
Height [in.]69.969.5
Wheelbase [in.]119.1114.2
Front Track [in.]66.965.7
Rear Track [in.]66.965.7
EXTERIOR FEATURES
4 doorsStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandard
INTERIOR DIMENSIONSExplorer BasePathfinder S
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]152.7154.0
Seating Cap.77
Head Room Front [in.]40.742.2
Head Room Rear [in.]40.539.4
Head Room Third [in.]38.937.8
Leg Room Front [in.]43.042.2
Leg Room Rear [in.]39.041.7
Leg Room Third [in.]32.230.7
Shoulder Room Front [in.]61.860.9
Shoulder Room Rear [in.]61.960.4
Shoulder Room Third [in.]54.657.1
Hip Room Front [in.]59.256.8
Hip Room Rear [in.]59.156.0
Hip Room Third [in.]40.942.0
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]18.716.2
INTERIOR FEATURES
Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Dual-Zone Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Automatic Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Rear Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandard
Keyless EntryStandardNot Available
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandard
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandard
Manual Driver AdjustmentsNot AvailableStandard
Power Driver Seat AdjustmentsStandardNot Available
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
CD-PlayerNot AvailableStandard
HD RadioNot AvailableStandard
Satellite-radioStandardStandard
Internet AccessStandardNot Available
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandard
6 SpeakersStandardStandard
SAFETY FEATURESExplorer BasePathfinder S
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandard
Front AirbagsStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardNot Available
Traction ControlStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardNot Available
TECHNICAL FEATURES
DrivelineRWDFWD
LedheadlightsStandardNot Available
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandard
LanedeparturewarningStandardNot Available
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Security SystemNot AvailableStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES
Weight [lbs.]4,3454,287
Weight Distribution---57 / 43
GVWR [lbs.]---5,986
Coefficient of Drag---0.34
Towing Capacity [lbs.]5,3006,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]17.919.5
STEERING
Power SteeringStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandard
SUSPENSION
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardNot Available
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandard
TIRES
Front P235/65 TR18Not AvailableStandard
Front P255/65 HR18StandardNot Available
Rear P235/65 TR18Not AvailableStandard
Rear P255/65 HR18StandardNot Available
BRAKES
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard