2000 Explorer Specifications

    Powertrain

    Vehicle Type: 2-door/4-door Compact Sport Utility
    Engine 4.0L SEFI OHV V-6 4.0L SOHC V-6 5.0L SEFI OHV V-8
    Materials Cast iron block/head Cast iron block/head Cast iron block/head
    Displacement (cu. in.) 245 245 302
    Compression ratio 9.0:1 9.7:1 9.0:1
    Bore and stroke (in.) 3.95×3.32 3.95×3.32 4.0×3.0
    Valves per cylinder 2 2 2
    Horsepower@rpm 160@4200 205@5250 215@4200
    Torque@rpm 225@2750 240@3250 288@3300
    Engine management EEC-V EEC-V EEC-V
    Transmission 5-speed manual 5-speed auto 5-speed auto (OD) 4-speed auto (OD)
    Gear Ratios
        1 3.40 2.47 2.47 2.84
        2 2.05 1.86 1.86 1.55
        3 1.31 1.47 1.47 1.00
        4 1.00 1.00 1.00 .70
        5 .79 .75 .75 NA
        R 3.40 2.10 2.10 2.32
    Steering and Suspension

    Steering
    Turns lock-to-lock 4.0 (2 door); 3.3 (4 door)
    Turning circle, curb to curb (ft.) 34.7 (2 door); 37.3 (4 door)
    Suspension
    Front suspension (type) Independent short/long-arm with torsion bar; axle capacity: 2710 lbs.
    Rear suspension (type) Solid axle with two-stage, variable-rate underslung leaf spring; axle capacity: 3000 lbs.
    Springs, F/R Torsion bar
    Tires/Wheels
    Tire size (standard) P235/75R15 A/T OWL
    Wheel size/type (standard) 5-Hole, disc; 15.0 X 7.0
    Brakes

    Brakes:
    4-wheel disc ABS
    Front disc diameter (in.) 11.28
    Rear disc diameter (in.) 11.22
    Dimensions

    Exterior Dimensions (in.) 2-door 4-door
    Wheelbase 101.7 111.6
    Overall length 180.8 190.7
    Overall width 70.2 70.2
    Tread – front 58.5 58.5
    Tread – rear 58.5 58.5
    Overall Height (4X2) (empty) 67.1 67.7
    Overall Height (4X4) (empty) 67.0 67.5
    Capacities

    Interior Dimensions (in.) 2-door 4-door
    Legroom, F/R 42.4/34.5 42.4/36.8
    Headroom, F/R 39.9/39.3 39.9/39.3
    Shoulder room, F/R 56.7/58.0 56.7/56.8
    Hip room, F/R 51.9/43.6 51.9/51.9
    Cargo volume (cu. ft.) Rear seat down 70.2 79.8
    Cargo volume (cu. ft.) Rear seat up 35.6 41.4
    Fuel Capacity (gallons) 17.5 21
    Base Curb Weight

    Base curb weight (lbs.) 3650 3875