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2004 Ford Explorer Specifications

Specs for Ford's Most Popular SUV

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2004 Explorer Dimensions and Capacities

Overall Length

    189.5

Overall Width

    72.1

Overall Height

    71.4

Wheelbase

    113.8

Track Width (front/rear)

    60.9 / 61.2

Ground Clearance

    8.5

Fuel capacity

    22.5 gal

Oil capacity

    V-6: 5.0 qt
    V-8: 6.0 qt

Coolant capacity

    V-6: 16.3 qt
    V-8: 18.6 qt

Interior Specs

Cargo volume (cu ft)

    Behind 3rd seat: 13.8
    Behind 2nd seat: 44.5
    Maximum: 81.7

Headroom

    1st row: 39.9
    2nd row: 38.9
    3rd row: 39.0

Legroom

    1st row: 42.4
    2nd row: 35.9
    3rd row: 34.8

Hip room

    1st row: 55.0
    2nd row: 54.2
    3rd row: 45.3

Shoulder room

    1st row: 59.1
    2nd row: 58.9
    3rd row: 52.4

Powertrain

Engine Type

    V-6, Iron block, aluminum heads
    V-8, Aluminum block and heads

Bore/Stroke

    V-6: 3.95 x 3.32
    V-8: 3.55 x 3.54

Displacement

    V-6: 245 cu in, 4015 cc
    V-8: 281 cu in, 4605 cc

Compression ratio

    V-6: 9.7:1
    V-8: 9.4:1

Fuel injection

    Sequential multiport electronic

Valvetrain

    SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder

Power

    V-6: 210 hp @ 5100 rpm
    V-8: 239 hp @ 4000 rpm

Torque:

    V-6: 254 lb-ft @ 3700 rpm
    V-8: 282 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm

Transmission

    5-speed automatic

Final Drive Ratios

    3.55:1, 3.73:1

Gear Ratios

    I, 3.22:1
    II, 2.32:1
    III, 1.55:1
    IV, 1.00:1
    V, 0.71:1

Front Suspension

    SLA independent, coil-over-shock

Rear Suspension

    SLA independent, coil-over-shock

Steering

    Type: power rack-and-pinion
    Ratio: 19.0:1
    Turning circle, curb-to-curb: 36.8 ft

Brakes

    Front: 12.0-in vented disc
    Rear: 1.9-in disc
    Assist type: vacuum, ABS

Wheels and Tires

    ase: 16-in steel, P235/70R16
    Largest available: P245/65R17

Important Weights (in pounds)

Base curb weight

    4x2: 4304
    4x4: 4469
    AWD: 4463

Max towing capacity, properly equipped

    V-6 4x2: 5780
    V-6 4x4: 5380
    V-6 AWD: 5380
    V-8 4x2: 7140
    V-8 4x4: 7000
    V-8 AWD: 7000

GVWR

    4x2: 5720
    4x4/AWD: 5880

GCWR

    V-6 4x2: 10,240
    V-6 4x4/AWD: 10,000
    V-8: 11,600

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