Ford Explorer, 2013 MY

The Ford Explorer is a front wheel drive vehicle, with the powerplant placed in the front, and a 5 door suv/sports utility vehicle bodyshell. Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2 litres. This unit produces power and torque figures of 240 bhp (243 PS/179 kW) at 5500 rpm and 366 Nm (270 lbft/37.3 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. A 6 speed automatic gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. The claimed weight at the kerb is 2018 kg.

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Ford Explorer, 2013 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door suv/sports utility vehicle with 6/7 seats
How long?
5006 mm
How heavy?
2018 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1999 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
243 PS / 240 bhp / 179 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
366 Nm / 270 ft.lb / 37.3 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How economical?
20/28 US MPG EPA city/highway

Ford Explorer models

5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6A 3496 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 2057 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FA 6A 3496 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 2131 kg
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6A 1999 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
Ford Explorer Sport -
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 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 1788 mm 70.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 2018 kg 4449 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 turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code EcoBoost
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1999 cc
(121.986 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.5 × 83.1 mm
3.44 × 3.27 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
243 PS (240 bhp) (179 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
120.1 bhp/litre
1.97 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
366 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
183.09 Nm/litre
2.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2300.8 kPa (333.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.75 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
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 120.58 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
88.69 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
118.93 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.28 kg/kW
18.83 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 20/28 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km11.8/8.4 l/100km city/highway
km/litre8.5/11.9 km/l city/highway
UK MPG24.0/33.6 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG20.0/28.0 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 front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
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 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID322498
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 Ford Explorer added 2013-03-19.
Last modified 2013-03-19.