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2009 Explorer Limited Sport Utility Specs

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2009 Explorer Limited Sport Utility Specs

Section Opened 2009 Explorer Limited Sport Utility Performance Hide
4,605 cc 4.6 liters V 8 front engine with 90.2 mm bore, 90 mm stroke, 9.8 compression ratio, overhead cam, variable valve timing/camshaft and three valves per cylinder 998
Unleaded fuel 87
Fuel consumption: EPA 08 urban (mpg): 14, country/highway (mpg): 19 and combined (mpg): 16
Multi-point injection fuel system
22.5 gallon main unleaded fuel tank
Power: 218 kW , 292 HP SAE @ 5,700 rpm; 315 ft lb , 427 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
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3.55:1 axle ratio
Brake assist system
Center differential lock
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Electronic brake distribution
Electronic traction control via ABS & engine management
Immobilizer
Stability control
Wishbone front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
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Body color front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger power heated chrome door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 193.4, overall width (inches): 73.7, overall height (inches): 71.9, ground clearance (inches): 8.3, wheelbase (inches): 113.7, front track (inches): 60.9, rear track (inches): 61.8 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 36.8
Front fog lights
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Luxury trim alloy & leather on gearknob, wood/woodgrain on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard
Metallic paint
Hinge rear window with defogger and intermittent
Roof rails
Side platform step
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 6,190, curb weight (lbs) 4,719, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 3,500 and max payload (lbs) 1,420
Windshield wipers with automatic intermittent wipe
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12v power outlet: front and rear
Air conditioning with climate control 2
Anti-theft protection
RDS audio system with satellite, Disc Autochanger and six-disc remote changer CD player reads MP3
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 74.4, front width (inches): 48.3, width between arches (inches): 45.3, height (inches): 32.9 and loading floor height (inches): 31.4
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 83.7 and all seats in place (cu ft): 13.6
Clock
Coming home device
Compass
Computer with average fuel consumption and range for remaining fuel
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Cruise control
Front seats, rear seats and 3rd row seats cup holders
External temperature
Floor mats
Driver front airbag with multi-stage deployment , passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment
Bucket heated electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, five adjustments and tilt adjustment , bucket heated electrically adjustable passenger seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, three adjustments and tilt adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Front seat center armrest
Garage door opener
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , two head restraints on rear seats , two head restraints on 3rd row seats
Height adjustable pedals
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.8, rear headroom (inches): 38.7, front hip room (inches): 55.4, rear hip room (inches): 55.5, front leg room (inches): 42.4, rear leg room (inches): 36.9, front shoulder room (inches): 59 and rear shoulder room (inches): 58.9
Low tire pressure indicator
Memorized adjustment with two settings and five driver's seat positions
Parking distance sensors rear and radar
Digital keypad power locks includes trunk/hatch
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch , rear power windows
Front and rear reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side
Three asymmetrical split bench front facing reclining rear seats with zero adjustments
Automatic operation rear view mirror
Steering wheel mounted remote audio controls
Front and rear roof airbag
Seating: seven seats
Leather seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Service interval indicator
Front side airbag
Smart card / smart key manual and includes memory seat adjustments
Seven speaker(s)
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Telematics
3-point reel third row seat belts on driver side and passenger side
Split bench front facing symmetrical third row seats with two seat capacity that fold flat to floor folds electrically
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system
Voice activating system
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