2009 Explorer Specifications




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    TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

    2009 EXPLORER TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

             

      V-6

    V-8

     BODY

    Construction

    Steel body on fully boxed frame

    Steel body on fully boxed frame

    Final Assembly Location

    Louisville , Ky.

    St. Louis, Mo.

    Louisville , Ky.

    St. Louis, Mo.

    ENGINE

    Type

    Cast iron block and aluminum head

    Cast iron block and aluminum heads

    Manufacturing Location

    Cologne, Germany

    Romeo, Michigan

    Configuration

    V-6

    V-8

    Intake Manifold

    Composite, shell welded with internal runner pack

    Composite shell-welded single runner, charge motion control valves

    Exhaust Manifold

    Cast iron

    Cast iron

    Crankshaft

    Cast iron

    Cast iron

    Redline

    6,000 rpm

    6,250 rpm

    Idle Speed in Drive

    625 rpm

    635 rpm

    Throttle Body

    65 mm

    75 mm

    Valvetrain

    SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder

    SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder, variable camshaft timing

    Valve Diameter

    Intake: 46.0 mm

    Intake: 33.8 mm

      

    Exhaust: 39.0 mm

    Exhaust: 37.5 mm

    Pistons

    Hypereutectic aluminum

    Hypereutectic aluminum

    Connecting Rods

    Forged steel

    Cracked powdered metal with floating wristpins

    Ignition

    Distributorless with coil pack

    Coil-on-plug, high-thread-insert spark plugs

    Bore x stroke

    3.95 x 3.32 in. / 100.4 x 84.4 mm

    3.55 x 3.54 in. / 90.2 x 90.0 mm

    Displacement

    245 cu. in. / 4,009 cc

    281 cu. in. / 4,606 cc

    Compression ratio

    9.7:1

    9.8:1

    Horsepower

    210 @ 5,100 rpm

    292 @ 5700 rpm

    Horsepower per liter

    52.5

    63.5

    Torque

    254 lb.-ft. @ 3,700 rpm

    315 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm

    Recommended fuel

    87 Octane

    87 Octane

    Fuel capacity

    22.5 Gallons

    22.5 Gallons

    Fuel Injection

    Sequential multi-port fuel injection

    Sequential multi-port fuel injection

    Emission Control

    Closed loop with catalyst

    Closed loop with catalyst

    Emissions (tailpipe/evaporation)

    Tier II, Bin 4 / ULEV II

    Tier II, Bin 5 / LEV II

    Oil Capacity

    5 quarts with filter

    6 quarts with filter

    Recommended Oil

    GF-4, 5W-30

    GF-4, 5W-20

    Coolant Capacity

    12.5 quarts

    12.7 quarts

    DRIVETRAIN

    Layout

    Rear- or four-wheel drive

    Rear- or four-wheel drive

    TRANSMISSION

    Standard

    5-speed automatic overdrive

    6-speed automatic overdrive

    Gear Ratios

    1st

    3.22:1

    4.17:1

    2nd

    2.29:1

    2.34:1

    3rd

    1.54:1

    1.52:1

    4th

    1.00:1

    1.14:1

    5th

    0.71:1

    0.86:1

    6th

    N/A

    0.69:1

    REV

    3.07:1

    3.40:1

    Final Drive

    0.71:1

    0.69:1

    REAR AXLE RATIO

    Standard

    3.55

    3.55

    Optional

    3.73

    NA

    SUSPENSION

    Front

    Independent short- and long-arm (SLA) architecture with coil-over shocks; 32-mm stabilizer bar

    Rear

    Independent Trailing Blade short- and long-arm (SLA) architecture with coil-over shocks; 25-mm stabilizer bar

    STEERING

    Type

    Low-friction rack and pinion with power assist

    Steering column

    Tilt

    Ratio

    18.9:1

    Turns lock-to-lock

    3.6 turns

    Turning circle curb-to-curb

    36.8 ft

    FUEL ECONOMY (city/hwy)

    4×2 4.0-liter V-6

    5-speed automatic

    2009 MY figures N/A

    4×2 4.0-liter V-8

    6-speed automatic

    2009 MY figures N/A

    4×4 4.0-liter V-6

    5-speed automatic

    2009 MY figures N/A

    4×4 4.6-liter V-8

    6-speed automatic

    2009 MY figures N/A

    BRAKES

    Type

    Four wheel power disc brakes with standard 4 sensor, 4 channel anti lock braking system (ABS) and AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control)

    Front

    305 x 30 mm ventilated

    Swept area

    780 cm 2

    Rear

    301 x 12 mm solid

    Swept area

    608 cm²

    Power assist

    Vacuum

    TIRES AND WHEELS

      

    P235/70R16 A/S OWL tires/ 16 x 7.0 inch painted aluminum wheels

    P245/65R17 A/S  OWL tires/ 17 x 7.5 inch painted aluminum wheels

    P245/65R17 A/T OWL tires/ 17 x 7.5 inch machined aluminum wheels

    P235/65R18 A/S OWL tires/ 18 x 7.5 inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels

    P255/50R20 A/S BSW tires/ 20 x 8.0 inch polished aluminum wheels 

    EXTERIOR  (inches unless otherwise noted)

    Wheelbase

    113.7

    Vehicle length

    193.4

    Vehicle width     

      (excluding mirrors)

    73.7

    Vehicle height

      (with options)

    72.8

    Track, front/rear

    60.9 / 61.8

    Minimum running ground clearance

     8.7

    Approach angle

    28.2o

    Departure angle

    23.8o

    Ramp breakover angle

    18.4o

    INTERIOR (inches unless otherwise noted)

    Seating capacity

    5, 6 or 7 passenger

    Headroom

    Front row

    39.8

    Second row

    38.7

    Third row

    37.4

    Legroom

    Front row

    42.4

    Second row

    36.9

    Third row

    34.9

    Shoulder room

    Front row

    59

    Second row

    58.9

    Third row

    53.1

    Hip room

    Front row

    55.4

    Second row

    55.5

    Third row

    45.3

    Cargo Volume

    5 Passenger

    7 Passenger

    Behind First Row

    85.8 cu. ft.

    83.7 cu. ft.

    Behind Second Row

    45.1 cu. ft.

    43.9 cu. ft.

    Behind Third Row

      -

    13.6 cu. ft.

    Maximum towing capacity

    (when properly equipped)

    V-6  (lbs.)

    V-8  (lbs.)

    4X2, 5-Passenger

    5,375

    7,285

    4X4, AWD 5-Passenger

    5,205

    7,115

    4X2, 6-Passenger

    5,315

    7,225

    4X4, AWD 6-Passenger

    5,140

    7,050

    4X2, 7-Passenger

    5,290

    7,200

    4X4, AWD 7-Passenger

    5,115

    7,025

    Maximum payload

    4X2, 5-Passenger

    1,500

    1,500

    4X4, AWD 5-Passenger

    1,500

    1,500

    4X2, 6-Passenger

    1,450

    1,450

    4X4, AWD 6-Passenger

    1,440

    1,440

    4X2, 7-Passenger

    1,430

    1,430

    4X4, AWD 7-Passenger

    1,420

    1,420

    Base curb weight

    4X2, 5-Passenger

    4,455

    4,526

    4X4, AWD 5-Passenger

    4,628

    4,719

    4X2, 6-Passenger

    4,519

    4,609

    4X4, AWD 6-Passenger

    4,691

    4,782

    4X2, 7-Passenger

    4,544

    4,634

    4X4, AWD 7-Passenger

    4,716

    4,807

    Weight distribution (f/r)

    4×2: 53/47

    4×2: 53/47

      

    4×4: 54/46

    4×4: 54/46

    Power-to-weight ratio (lbs/hp)

    4×2: 0.0473

    4×2: 0.0644

      

    4×4: 0.0455

    4×4: 0.0620

    Specifications subject to change.