2000 Explorer Features and Options

    Standard Equipment

    2000 Explorer 2-Door Sport


    EXTERIOR

    BLACK-OUT TREATMENT – B-Pillar

    BUMPER – Molded in color (Platinum) front and rear painted with rub strip (3500# trailer towing capacity)

    DOOR HANDLES – Contoured, Body Color

    GLASS – Solar Tinted Windshield and front door windows

    Flip-open “Opera” windows

    Enhanced Appearance Privacy Glass – rear quarter, rear door and liftgate windows

    GRILLE

    Painted (body color) with painted (body color) insert w/diamond mesh

    HEADLIGHTS

    LIFTGATE – One piece, hinged at top, w/flip-open rear window

    MIRRORS – Electric remote LH/RH sail mount outside

    MOLDINGS – Bodyside (Color-Keyed)

    Wheellip

    RACK, LUGGAGE

    STOP LIGHT, HIGH MOUNTED – LED

    TAIL LAMPS – Tri-Color

    WHEEL TRIM

    15″ Deep dish cast aluminum

    WIPERS, SPEED SENSITIVE DUAL INTERMITTENT – (Front)

    WIPER/WASHER/DEFROSTER – (Rear window, intermittent) w/wet arm

    INTERIOR

    AIR BAGS – Second Generation driver and passenger side

    AIR CONDITIONING (Manual)

    CARPET – Color-keyed, full-length

    CIGARETTE LIGHTER (Black)

    COAT HOOKS – Two, Color-keyed

    CONSOLE, LOW SERIES FLOOR

    DOME/MAP LIGHT, FRONT – With LH/RH door & liftgate courtesy switches

    DOME LIGHT, CARGO AREA

    DOOR TRIM PANELS –

    Color-keyed vinyl insert, carpeted lower portion with map pockets in front door

    GLOVE BOX – Color-keyed latch and lamp

    GRAB HANDLES – Three

    HEADLINER – Color-keyed, molded cloth

    HEATER/DEFROSTER – With flow-through ventilation

    HOOD RELEASE – Inside

    HORN – Dual -note

    ILLUMINATED ENTRY

    INSTRUMENT PANEL – Color-keyed full-width pad, side window demisters, air registers, color-keyed applique

    INSTRUMENTATION – Includes four gauge cluster with warning lights, trip odometer and tachometer

    KEY – (Plastic Head), Same key for ignition and locks

    LIFTGATE POWER LOCK/UNLOCK BUTTON

    LOAD FLOOR TIE DOWN HOOKS – Four

    MIRROR, REARVIEW -

    (Day/Night Manual)

    POWER EQUIPMENT GROUP – Includes: Power Windows/Door Locks with illuminated controls, “One-Touch-Down” feature for Driver’s Window, Electric Mirrors, Accessory Delay, Interior Lock/Unlock Button in cargo area

    POWER POINT – 12 Volts

    RADIO – Large bezel electronic AM/FM stereo/cassette, with digital clock and two speakers in quarter trim panels (Main speakers in door)

    SAFETY BELTS – Adjustable height front shoulder belts

    SCUFF PLATES – Color-keyed, plastic, all doors & liftgate

    Cloth Captain’s Chairs; rear split/folding seat w/headrest; floor console

    STEERING WHEEL – Black PVC

    Black deluxe leather-wrapped

    VISORS – Color-keyed, cloth, LH and RH, w/RH visor vanity mirror

    WARNING CHIMES – Headlights-on, key-in-ignition, & seat belt

    FUNCTIONAL

    4X2

    4X4

    ALTERNATOR

    95 Amp.

    95 Amp.

    AXLE, FRONT

    2710#

    2850#

    AXLE, REAR

    3200#

    3200#

    AXLE, REAR RATIO

    3.27

    3.27

    BATTERY – Maintenance free

    72 AH (650 C.C.A.)

    72 AH (650 C.C.A.)

    BATTERY SAVER

    Included

    Included

    BRAKES – w/4-wheel disc, antilock, brake shift interlock

    Power

    Power

    ENGINE

    4.0L EFI V-6

    4.0L EFI V-6

    FUEL TANK

    17.5 gal.

    17.5 gal.

    HOOD ASSIST GAS CYLINDERS

    Included

    Included

    PARKING BRAKE - Soft Release

    Included

    Included

    PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (SECURILOCK)

    Included

    Included

    SHOCK ABSORBERS

    HD Gas

    HD Gas

    SOUND INSULATION – Hood

    All models, except XL

    All models, except XL

    SPRINGS, FRONT

    2290#

    2510#

    SPRINGS, REAR

    2650#

    2900#

    STABILIZER BARS

    Front/Rear

    Front/Rear

    STEERING – Rack and Pinion

    Power

    Power

    SUPER COOLING, ENGINE

    Included

    Included

    TIRES

    P235/75R15SL OWL A/T

    P235/75R15SL OWL A/T

    (Premium Sport Pkg.)

    P255/70R16 OWL A/T

    P235/75R15SL OWL A/T

    TIRE, SPARE

    Underbody mounted (P235/75R15SL BSW AT)

    Underbody mounted (P235/75R15SL BSW AT1)

    TRANSFER CASE

    -

    Control-Trac 4WD

    TRANSMISSION

    5-Speed Manual O/D

    5-Speed Manual O/D

    WHEELS – Five

    7.0 J 5-hole

    7.0 J 5-hole

     

     

     

    LEGEND: * = New for this model year

    1Incl. P225 “Temp” spare tire on 4X4 Premium Sport Group

     

     

    2000 Explorer 4-Door

      4-Door
      XL (Fleet) XLS XLT Eddie Bauer Limited
    EXTERIOR
    BLACK-OUT TREATMENT - B-Pillar X X X X X
    BUMPER - Molded in color (Platinum) front and rear painted with rub strip (3500# trailer towing capacity) X X      
    Bright front & rear w/rub strip (3500# trailer towing capacity)     X    
    Bright front & rear color coordinated w/rub strip (3500# trailer towing capacity       X  
    Painted (body color) front and rear with rub strip (350# trailer towing capacity)         X
    DOOR HANDLES - Contoured, Body Color X X X X X
    FOG LAMPS     X X X
    GLASS - Solar Tinted Windshield and front door windows X X X X X
    Enhanced Appearance Privacy Glass – rear quarter, rear door and liftgate windows     X X X
    GRILLE - Bright with painted insert w/diamond mesh X   X X  
    Painted (body color) with painted (body color) insert w/diamond mesh   X     X
    HEADLIGHTS X X X X X
    LIFTGATE - One piece, hinged at top, w/flip-open rear window X X X X X
    MIRRORS – LH/RH Sail Mount Outside (manual) X        
    Electric remote LH/RH sail mount outside   X X X  
    Heated electric remote LH/RH sail mount outside w/puddle lamp         X
    MOLDINGS - Bodyside (Color-Keyed)   X X X X
    Wheellip       X X
    RACK, LUGGAGE X X X X X
    RUNNING BOARDS - Color Keyed       X X
    STOP LIGHT, HIGH MOUNTED - LED X X X X X
    TAPE STRIPE         X
    TAIL LAMPS - Tri-Color X X X X X
    WHEEL TRIM          
    15″ Full face steel X        
    15″ Deep dish cast aluminum   X      
    15″ Luxury cast aluminum     X    
    16″ Polished aluminum       X  
    16″ Limited cast aluminum         X
    WIPERS, SPEED SENSITIVE DUAL INTERMITTENT - (Front) X X X X X
    WIPER/WASHER/DEFROSTER - (Rear window, intermittent) w/wet arm X X X X X
    INTERIOR
    AIR BAGS – Second Generation driver and passenger side X X X X X
    AIR CONDITIONING (Manual) X X X    
    Electronic Automatic Temperature Control       X X
    ASH TRAY - Ash cup on XLT, Eddie Bauer & Limited X X X X X
    CARGO AREA COVER - Retractable     X X X
    CARPET - Color-keyed, full-length X X X X X
    CIGARETTE LIGHTER (Black) X X X X X
    COAT HOOKS - Two, Color-keyed X X X X X
    CONSOLE, LOW SERIES FLOOR X X      
    CONSOLE, FLOOR - Unique High Series – Includes dual cupholders, ashtray, armrest, rear radio and rear heater/AC controls     X X X
    CONSOLE, FRONT OVERHEAD - Includes deluxe front map/reading lamps, compass & outside temperature. Includes rear reading lamps.     X X X
    DOME/MAP LIGHT, FRONT - With LH/RH door & liftgate courtesy switches X X      
    DOME/MAP LIGHT, FRONT & REAR     X X X
    DOME LIGHT, CARGO AREA X X X X X
    DOOR TRIM PANELS - Color-keyed plastic full door with armrest X X      
    Color-keyed vinyl insert, carpeted lower portion with map pockets in front door     X X  
    Color-keyed leather insert, woodgrain trim, carpeted lower portion w/map pockets in front door & seat memory switch         X
    FLOOR MATS - Color-keyed carpeted, front and rear     X X X
    Reversible cargo mat     X X X
    GLOVE BOX – Color-keyed latch and lamp X X X X X
    GRAB HANDLES - Three X X X X X
    HEADLINER - Color-keyed, molded cloth X X X X X
    HEATER/DEFROSTER - With flow-through ventilation X X X X X
    HOOD RELEASE - Inside X X X X X
    HORN - Dual-note X X X X X
    ILLUMINATED ENTRY X X X X X
    INSTRUMENT PANEL - Color-keyed full-width pad, side window demisters, air registers, color-keyed applique X X X X X
    INSTRUMENTATION - Includes four gauge cluster with warning lights, trip odometer and tachometer X X X X X
    KEY - (Plastic Head), Same key for ignition and locks X X X X X
    KEYLESS ENTRY PAD     X X X
    LIFTGATE POWER LOCK, UNLOCK BUTTON   X X X X
    LOAD FLOOR TIE DOWN HOOKS - Four X X X X X
    MESSAGE CENTER - Low fuel and warning messages       X X
    MIRROR, REARVIEW - (Day/Night Manual) X X X    
    Electrochromic with autolamp       X X
    POWER EQUIPMENT GROUP - Includes:Power Windows/Door Locks with illuminated controls, “One-Touch-Down” feature for Driver’s Window, Electric Mirrors, Accessory Delay, Interior Lock/Unlock Button in cargo area   X X X X
    POWER POINT - 12 Volts X X X X X
    RADIO - Large bezel electronic AM/FM stereo/cassette, with digital clock and two speakers in quarter trim panels (Main speakers in door) X X      
    Large bezel electronic AM/FM w/single CD player (24 watt) with digital clock and two speakers in quarter trim panels (Main speakers in doors)     X    
    Large bezel MACH AM/FM w/CD and cassette, luxury audio system with sub-woofer       X X
    SAFETY BELTS - Adjustable height front shoulder belts X X X X X
    SCUFF PLATES - Color-keyed, plastic, all doors & liftgate X X X X X
    SEATS - Vinyl front bucket seats; rear split/folding seat w/headrests, console X        
    Cloth Captain’s Chairs; rear split/folding seat w/headrest; floor console   X      
    Sport cloth front bucket seats w/power driver 6-way; manual driver/passenger lumbar support; rear split/folding seat w/headrests; floor console     X    
    Sport leather front bucket seats w/power driver/passenger 6-way; manual driver/passenger lumbar support; rear split/folding seats w/headrests       X  
    Limited sport leather heated front bucket seats w/power driver/passenger 6-way & driver memory; power driver/passenger lumbar support; rear split/folding seats w/headrests         X
    SPEED CONTROL/TILT STEERING     X X X
    STEERING WHEEL - Black PVC X X      
    Black deluxe leather-wrapped     X    
    Color-keyed 2-spoke leather-wrapped w/aux. audio, climate and speed controls       X X
    VISORS - Color-keyed, cloth LH and RH< w/RH visor vanity mirror X X      
    LH/RH illuminated visor vanity mirrors     X X X
    WARNING CHIMES - Headlights-on, key-in-ignition, & seat belt X X X X X

    2000 Explorer Functional Features

      4X2 4X4
    ALTERNATOR 95 Amp. 95 Amp.
    AXLE, FRONT 2710# 2850#
    AXLE, REAR 3200# 3200#
    AXLE, REAR RATIO 3.27 3.27
    BATTERY - Maintenance free 72AH (650 C.C.A.) 72AH (650 C.C.A.)
    BATTERY SAVER Included Included
    BRAKES - w/4-wheel disc, antilock, brake shift interlock Power Power
    ENGINE - XL Fleet, XLS, XLT1 4.0L EFI V-6 4.0L EFI V-6
    Eddie Bauer, Limited1 4.0L SOHC V-6 4.0L SOHC V-6
    FUEL TANK 21.0 gal. 21.0 gal.
    HOOD ASSIST GAS CYLINDERS Included Included
    PARKING BRAKE - Soft Release Included Included
    PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (SECURILOCK) Included Included
    SHOCK ABSORBERS HD Gas HD Gas
    SOUND INSULATION - Hood All models, except XL All models, except XL
    SPRINGS, FRONT 2510# 2710#
    SPRINGS, REAR 2650# 2950#
    STABILIZER BARS Front/Rear Front/Rear
    STEERING - Rack and pinion Power Power
    SUPER COOLING, ENGINE Included Included
    TIRE, SPARE Underbody mounted 2 Underbody mounted 2
    TIRES -(XL FLEET, XL, XLS) P235/75R15SL OWL A/T P235/75R15SL OWL A/T
    (Eddie Bauer, Limited) P255/70R16 OWL A/T P255/70R16 OWL A/T
    TRANSFER CASE - Control Trac 4WD
    TRANSMISSION - (XL Fleet, XLS) 5-Speed Manual O/D 5-Speed Manual O/D
    (Eddie Bauer, Limited) 5-Speed Auto O/D 5-Speed Auto O/D
    (XLT) 5-Speed Auto O/D1 5-Speed Auto O/D1
    WHEELS - Five 7.0 J 5-hole 7.0 J 5-hole
     
    15.0L V8 & 4-spd. Auto std. on XLT, Eddie Bauer & Limited AWD.
    2Same as Road Tires except XL Fleet, XLS and XLT, which have same size BSW A/T tires.
    Discounted Equipment (MAY NOT BE DELETED)
    LEGEND: * = New for this model year.
    Options

    2000 EXPLORER 2-DR SPORT

    GROUP/MISCELLANEOUS OPTIONS

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Predelivery Only—————–..-.361


    Predelivery w/Undercoat————.—.362


    COV Required——————-..79V


    Local/State Ordinance Deviation———-.–.931


    Off-Standard Paint/Trim (Not available on Explorer)—-..933


    Priced DORA——————–C09

    SPECIAL ORDERS
    (FLEET ONLY. See Dealer Special Order Binder for ordering guidelines and restrictions.)

    CALIFORNIA/NORTHEAST STATES**/CROSS-BORDER STATES***

    CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM——————–..422


    Required on units for California and Northeast States registration. Optional for Cross-Border States. NA with 428 High Altitude Principle Use.

    CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM NOT REQUIRED———-…–..423


    Control code for units either shipped to California or Northeast States dealers or ordered by California or Northeast States dealers for registration in non-California, non-Northeast States locations.
    CALIFORNIA/NORTHEAST STATES PUBLIC SERVICE/EMERGENCY VEHICLE EXECPTION—————————–..-.936


    Only available on unites sold to authorized governmental units and privately-owned ambulance companies. Must also use Code 423 when ordering.
    NON-CALIFORNIA/NON-NORTHEAST/NON-CROSS-BORDER STATES DEALER ORDER FOR
    CALIIFORNIA OR NORTHEAST STATES REGISTRATION———–93N

    Required on all units ordered by dealers for California or Northeast States registration when the vehicle is being delivered to a non-California, non-Northeast, non-Cross-Border States location. Requires 422 California Emissions System. Vehicles must be registered in California or Northeast States.

    **NORTHEAST STATES


    Northeast States are Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington D.C.
    ***CROSS-BORDER STATES


    Cross-Border States are Arizona, Kentucky, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee and West Virginia.
    VEHICLES DESTINED FOR HIGH ALTITUDE

    HIGH ALTITUDE PRINCIPAL USE——————–428


    Control code required on all units sold for principal use in high altitude counties, as defined in EPA regulations, and listed in the Dealer Initial Ordering Guide. High altitude performance and/or emissions control equipment provided as required to comply with EPA regulations or general product vehicle performance acceptance standards. Also available on units for sale in high altitude fringe areas. NA with 422 California Emissions.
    NON-HIGH ALTITUDE PRINCIPAL USE—————..–429


    Control code on units shipped to high altitude areas or units ordered by high altitude area dealers for registration in a non-high altitude area.

     

    2000 EXPLORER 4-DR

    GROUP/MISCELLANEOUS OPTIONS

    XLT Sport Group………………………47E

    • Color-keyed grille
    • Color-keyed bodyside moldings
    • Fog lamps
    • 16-inch, 5-spoke machined aluminum wheels (w/steel spare)
    • P255/70R16 OWL tires (including spare)
    • 4.10 Non-limited slip axle (4.0L V-6)
    • 3.73 Non-limited slip axle (5.0L V-8)
    • Platinum-painted 4-door Step Bar, rocker panel moldings, wheel lips, front and rear bumper fascia

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Predelivery Only—————..361


    Predelivery w/Undercoat————..362


    COV Required—————-..79V


    Local/State Ordinance Deviation———..931


    Off-Standard Paint/Trim (Not available on Explorer)-..933


    Priced DORA—————–C09

    SPECIAL ORDERS
    (FLEET ONLY. See Dealer Special Order Binder for ordering guidelines and restrictions.)

    CALIFORNIA/NORTHEAST STATES**/CROSS-BORDER STATES***

    CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM—————..—..422


    Required on units for California and Northeast States registration. Optional for Cross-Border States. NA with 428 High Altitude Principle Use.

    CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM NOT REQUIRED———–423


    Control code for units either shipped to California or Northeast States dealers or ordered by California or Northeast Stated dealers for registration in non-California, non-Northeast States locations.

    CALIFORNIA/NORTHEAST STATES LPUBLIC SERVICE/EMERGENCY VEHICLE
    EXCEPTION—————————..-.936

    Only available on units sole to authorized governmental units and privately-owned ambulance companies. Must also use /code 423 when ordering.

    NON-CALIFORNIA/NORTHEAST/NON-CROSS-BORDER STATES DEALER ORDER FOR CALIFORNIA OR NORTHEAST STATES REGISTRATION–.——-…93N


    Required on all units ordered by dealers for California or Northeast States registration when the vehicle is being delivered to a non-California, non-Northeast, non-Cross Border States location. Requires 422 California Emissions System. Vehicles must be registered in California or Northeast States.
    **NORTHEAST STATES

    Northeast States are Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington D.C.
    ***CROSS-BORDER STATES


    Cross-Border States are Arizona, Kentucky, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee and West Virginia.

    VEHICLES DESTINED FOR HIGH ALTITUDE

    HIGH ALTITUDE PRINCIPAL USE————–.–..428


    Control code required on all units sold for principal use in high altitude counties, as defined In EPA regulations, and listed in the Dealer initial Ordering Guide. High altitude performance and/or emissions control equipment provided as required to comply with EPA regulations or general product vehicle performance acceptance standards. Also available on units for sale in high altitude fringe areas. NA with 422 California Emissions.
    NON-HIGH ALTITUDE PRINCIPAL USE—————429


    Control code on units shipped to high altitude areas or units ordered by high altitude area dealers for registration in a non-high altitude area.
    Major Product Changes

    OVERVIEW

    • For 2000, Explorer offers an unmatched combination of model selection, versatility, style, comfort, safety/security, quality and value. The perfect blend of compact SUV attributes.

    EXTERIOR CHANGES

    Colors Added:

    • Chestnut Clearcoat Metallic on Limited (B4)
    • Black Clearcoat Metallic on Limited (UA)

    Colors Deleted:

    • Autumn Orange Clearcoat Metallic
    • Bright Red Clearcoat Metallic
    • Charcoal Green Clearcoat Metallic
    • Medium Platinum Clearcoat Metallic as solid color on XLT

    INTERIOR CHANGES

    • Color-keyed 2-spoke leather wrapped steering wheel w/auxiliary audio, climate and speed control standard on Eddie Bauer

    FUNCTIONAL CHANGES

    • Trailer Towing now standard on 5.0L equipped XLT Sport/Eddie Bauer/Limited models

    NOMENCLATURE

    • XL is now a Fleet only series
    • XLS replaces XL Appearance as base retail model
    • XLS Sport replaces XLS as the base retail model with sporty styling