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2005 Explorer XLT Utility Specs

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2005 Explorer XLT Utility Specs

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Engine: 4.6L V eight-cylinder OHC
Unleaded fuel
Multi-point fuel injection
22.5gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 239 hp @ 4,750 rpm; 282 ft lb of torque @ 4,000 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.550:1 axle ratio
Four-wheel disc brakes including 2-ventilated
Electronic brake distribution
Electronic traction control (via ABS & engine management)
Immobilizer
Space-saver spare tire with alloy rim
Stability control
Independent front and rear wishbone suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs
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Body side molding
Body-color front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger power door mirrors: black
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 189.6, overall width (inches): 72.1, overall height (inches): 71.4, ground clearance (inches): 9.4, wheelbase (inches): 113.7, front track (inches): 60.9, rear track (inches): 61.2 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 36.8
Front fog lights
Headlights: halogen with complex surface lenses
Luxury trim: carbon fiber look on doors and carbon fiber-look
Metallic paint
Hinge rear window: with defroster
Roof rails
Tinted glass on cabin, privacy tinted glass on rear, privacy tinted glass on side
Trailer towing preparation includes: trailer hitch
Weights: gross vehicle weight (lbs): 5,741, published curb weight (lbs): 4,301, gross trailer weight braked (lbs): 3,261 and payload allowance (lbs): 1,422
Windshield wipers with intermittent wiper
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12V power outlet(s) in front and rear
Fixed mast antenna
Anti-theft protection
Audio system with AM/FM radio, CD player (reads MP3 format)
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 76.0, front width (inches): 48.3, width between arches (inches): 45.4, height (inches): 33.6 and loading floor height (inches): 31.3
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 87.8 and all seats in place (cu ft): 46.6
Compass
Trip computer: includes average fuel economy and range for remaining fuel
Consoles, floor consoles, overhead consoles
Cruise control
Front cup holders
Door entry light
Outside air temperature indicator
Floor covering: carpet in load area
Floor mats
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
Driver seat : bucket with 6-way power, front passenger seat : bucket
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver and passenger
Front seat center armrest
Two height-adjustable front head restraints, three height-adjustable rear seats head restraints
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.8, rear headroom (inches): 38.8, front hip room (inches): 55.0, rear hip room (inches): 54.2, front leg room (inches): 42.4, rear leg room (inches): 36.8, front shoulder room (inches): 59.1 and rear shoulder room (inches): 58.9
Low tire pressure indicator
Remote power locks
Power steering
Front power windows with one-touch on one window, rear power windows
Front and rear reading lights
Height adjustable rear seat belts for driver, height adjustable rear seat belts for passenger, 3-point rear seat belts for center
Rear seats:
Auto-dimming rear view mirror
Seating: five passengers
Premium cloth upholstery
Service interval indicator
Four speakers
Leather-trimmed, tilt/ steering wheel
Tachometer
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
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