Ford Explorer 4WD, 2013 MY

This automobile has a 5 door suv/sports utility vehicle body style with a front located engine powering all four wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.5 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 290 bhp (294 PS/216 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 346 N·m (255 lb·ft/35.3 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic gearbox. The Ford Explorer 4WD weighs a quoted 2131 kg at the kerb.

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Ford Explorer 4WD, 2013 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 6/7 seats
How long?
5006 mm
How heavy?
2131 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3496 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
294 PS / 290 bhp / 216 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
346 Nm / 255 ft.lb / 35.3 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How economical?
17/23 US MPG EPA city/highway

Ford Explorer models

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5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle F4 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 2232 kg

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2013 Ford Explorer 4WD data
bodywork
Body type6/7 seater suv/sports utility vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2860 mm 112.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1702 mm 67 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1702 mm 67 inches
Length 5006 mm 197.1 inches
Width 2004 mm 78.9 inches
Height 1803 mm 71 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 2131 kg 4698 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70.5 litres 15.5 UK Gal 18.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code Duratec 35
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.5 litre
3496 cc
(213.339 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.5 × 86.7 mm
3.64 × 3.41 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
294 PS (290 bhp) (216 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
83 bhp/litre
1.36 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
346 Nm (255 ft·lb) (35.3 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
98.97 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system SPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1243.7 kPa (180.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 582.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 137.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
101.48 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
136.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.85 kg/kW
16.46 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17/23 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.8/10.2 l/100km city/highway
km/litre7.2/9.8 km/l city/highway
UK MPG20.4/27.6 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG17.0/23.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P245/65 R 17
Tyres rear P245/65 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 325 mm
Rear brake diameter 325 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 3.39
general
Carfolio.com ID322432
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 Ford Explorer 4WD added 2013-03-19.
Last modified 2013-03-19.