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GENERAL INFORMATIONExplorer Base4Runner SR5
MSRP$31,660$34,210
ClassMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUV
Rating8 of 108 of 10
Standard Standard Optional Optional
ENGINESExplorer Base4Runner SR5
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---
4.0-liter V6 (270 hp)Not AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---17 / 22
TRANSMISSIONS
5-speed automaticNot AvailableStandard
6-speed automaticStandardNot Available
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONSExplorer Base4Runner SR5
Length [in.]198.3190.2
Width [in.]78.975.8
Height [in.]70.071.5
Wheelbase [in.]112.8109.8
Front Track [in.]67.063.2
Rear Track [in.]67.063.2
EXTERIOR FEATURES
4 doorsStandardStandard
Fog LightsNot AvailableStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandard
Heated Door MirrorsNot AvailableStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandard
Trailering HitchNot AvailableStandard
Underbody ProtectionNot AvailableStandard
INTERIOR DIMENSIONSExplorer Base4Runner SR5
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]151.5128.0
Seating Cap.75
Head Room Front [in.]41.439.3
Head Room Rear [in.]40.638.6
Head Room Third [in.]37.834.3
Leg Room Front [in.]42.941.7
Leg Room Rear [in.]39.532.9
Leg Room Third [in.]33.329.3
Shoulder Room Front [in.]61.557.8
Shoulder Room Rear [in.]61.057.8
Shoulder Room Third [in.]50.857.7
Hip Room Front [in.]57.356.5
Hip Room Rear [in.]56.855.7
Hip Room Third [in.]40.743.3
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]21.09.0
INTERIOR FEATURES
Air ConditioningStandardStandard
Rear Air ConditioningStandardNot Available
Cruise ControlStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandard
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandard
Power Driver Seat AdjustmentsNot AvailableStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Manual Passenger AdjustmentsStandardStandard
8-way Front SeatStandardStandard
4-way Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandard
Third Row Bench SeatStandardNot Available
Split-Folding Third Row SeatStandardNot Available
RadioStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardStandard
HD RadioNot AvailableStandard
Satellite-radioNot AvailableStandard
Satellite-radio capabilityStandardNot Available
Internet AccessNot AvailableStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandard
6 SpeakersStandardNot Available
8 SpeakersNot AvailableStandard
SAFETY FEATURESExplorer Base4Runner SR5
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandard
Anti-roll ControlStandardNot Available
Front AirbagsStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardStandard
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsNot AvailableStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardNot Available
TECHNICAL FEATURES
DrivelineFWDRWD
LedheadlightsStandardNot Available
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandard
WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES
Weight [lbs.]4,4094,400
GVWR [lbs.]6,1606,100
Coefficient of Drag---0.36
Towing Capacity [lbs.]5,0005,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]18.623.0
STEERING
Power SteeringStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandard
SUSPENSION
Front Double-wishboneNot AvailableStandard
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardNot Available
Rear Solid AxleNot AvailableStandard
Rear Multi-LinkStandardNot Available
TIRES
Front P245/60 HR18StandardNot Available
Front P265/70 SR17Not AvailableStandard
Rear P245/60 HR18StandardNot Available
Rear P265/70 SR17Not AvailableStandard
BRAKES
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandard