2002 Ford Explorer Specifications

    Powertrain

    Vehicle Type
    4-door Sport Utility
    Vehicle


    Engine Data
    Engine type 4.0L SOHC V-6 4.6L SOHC V-8
    Displacement 245 cu.in./4.0L 281 cu.in./4.6L
    Bore 3.9 in./99.1 mm 3.6 in./91.4 mm
    Stroke 3.3 in./83.8 mm 3.6 in./91.4 mm
    Compression ratio 9.7:1 9.4:1
    Power 210 hp
    @ 5,250 rpm
    240 hp
    @ 4,750 rpm
    Torque 250 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm 280 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
    Zero-60 mph (100 kph) 10.2 seconds 8.6 seconds
    Cylinders 60-degree V-6 90-degree V-8
    Head Aluminum alloy Aluminum alloy
    Block Cast iron Aluminum alloy
    Intake manifold Composite Composite
    Crankshaft Cast iron Cast iron
    Valve gear Single overhead cam Single overhead cam
    Included valve angle 0 degrees 0 degrees
    Valve sizes 46mm intake/39mm
    exhaust
    44.5mm intake/34mm
    exhaust
    Valve lifters Hydraulic lash adjuster with roller follower Hydraulic lash adjuster with roller
    Pistons Lightweight cast aluminum Lightweight cast aluminum
    Connecting rods Powdered metal Powdered metal
    Engine management PTEC engine control module PTEC engine control module
    Injection Sequential multiport fuel injection Sequential multiport fuel injection
    Ignition Coil pack Coil-on-plug
    Emission control PTEC PTEC
    Level LEV LEV


    Transmissions
    5-speed manual 5-speed automatic
    Ratios
    1st 3.38 3.22
    2nd 2.04 2.41
    3rd 1.30 1.54
    4th 1.00 1.00
    5th 0.78 0.75
    Reverse 3.48 3.07
    Final drive ratios
    Standard, 4×2 auto 3.27
    4×4 auto & manual 3.55
    Class III/IV towing package 3.73 limited
    slip
    Steering and
    Suspension

    Steering
    Type Power rack and pinion
    Turning diameter 36.7 feet/11.2
    meters


    Suspension
    Front suspension Short- and long-arm,
    coil-over-shock
    Rear suspension Short- and long-arm,
    coil-over-shock


    Tires and
    Wheels
    Model Tires Wheels
    XLS P235/70R-16 all-season
    OWL
    Full-face steel,
    painted Electric Silver, Optional cast alum., painted Sparkle Silver
    XLT P235/70R-16
    all-season OWL
    Cast alum., painted
    Sparkle Silver Optional mid-cast alum., painted Sparkle Silver
    Eddie Bauer P255/70R-16
    all-terrain OWL
    Cast alum., painted Satin Nickel, Chrome
    steel optional
    Limited P255/70R-16
    all-terrain OWL
    Premium cast
    aluminum,painted Sparkle Silver, Chrome steel optional
    Brakes

    Front Power-assisted disc
    Rear Power-assisted disc
    Front disc diameter 305 mm
    Rear disc diameter 301 mm
    Total swept area, front: 735.3
    square centimeters
    Rear: 643.0 square centimeters
    Braking distance from 60 mph 137
    feet, dry asphalt
    Antilock Braking Controls front wheels
    independently, rear wheels in tandem with dynamic
    Electronic Brake Force
    Distribution
    Dimensions

    Exterior Dimensions,
    inches/millimeters
    Overall length 189.5/4,813
    Overall width 72.1/1,832
    Overall height (with roof rack) 71.9/1,827
    Wheelbase 113.7/2,889
    Track width, front 60.9/1,547
    Track width, rear 61.2/1,554
    Ground clearance * 9.2/234
    Front overhang 31.7/804
    Rear overhang 44.1/1,120
    Angle of approach * 31.0 degrees
    Angle of departure * 24.5 degrees
    Ramp breakover angle * 20.4 degrees
    Turning radius 36.7 feet/11.2 meters
    * Measured with P255/70R-16 tires.


    Interior Dimensions,
    inches/millimeters
    Headroom
    1st row 39.9/1,013
    2nd row 38.9/988
    3rd row 39.0/991
    Shoulder room
    1st row 59.1/1,501
    2nd
    row
    58.9/1,497
    3rd row 52.4/1,331
    Hip room
    1st row 55.0/1,397
    2nd row 54.3/1,378
    3rd row 45.4/1,152
    Maximum leg room
    1st row 43.9/1,116
    2nd row 37.2/946
    3rd row 34.8/884
    Capacities

    Cargo
    Dimensions, inches/millimeters, calculated per SAE post-2000 model
    year standards

    Cargo volume,
    behind front seats
    88 cubic feet
    (5
    passenger)
      81.3 cubic feet
    (7
    passenger)
    Cargo volume, behind second
    seat
    46.6 cubic feet
    Width between
    wheelhouses
    45.4/1152


    Fuel Economy
    (estimated)
    4.0L 4×2 4.0L 4×4 4.6L 4×2 4.6L 4×4
    Highway 22 20 20 19
    City 16 15 15 14
    Fuel tank size 22.5 gallons
    Coefficient of drag .41
    Base Curb
    Weight

    Base Curb Weight,
    pounds/kilograms
    Engine/Transmission 2-wheel drive 4-wheel drive
    4.0L/manual 4,094/1,857 4,334/1,966
    4.0L/auto 4,104/1,865 4,344/1,970
    4.6L/auto 4,099/1,860 4,339/1,968
    Trailer Towing

    Payload
    Capacity
    Maximum payload with manual transmission
    4×2 1,106/502
    4×4 1,086/493
    Maximum payload with automatic
    transmission
    4×2 1,581/689
    4×4 1,501/681


    Maximum Towing
    Capacity
    4.0L manual 4.0L
    auto
    4.6L auto
    4×2, Class
    II
    2,300/1,050 3,500/1,600 3,500/1,600
    4×2, Class
    III/IV
    5,940/2,700 7,300/3,300
    4×4, Class
    II
    2,000/900 3,500/1,600 3,500/1,600
    4×4, Class
    III/IV
    5,500/2,500 7,000/3,320