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MPG (Gasoline) 19 / 14

MSRPfrom $30,645

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2005 Ford Explorer

Reviewing the details of an SUV can help buyers make an informed decision about whether or not it is the ideal SUV for them.

Mileage Specs

Some, but not all, SUVs tend to get fewer miles per gallon than sedans. The 2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4dr SUV gets 14 and 19 on average.

Trim Levels

A vehicle’s trim level is made up of the special features and/or equipment that come with it. This particular sport utility vehicle has 8 trim levels. The available trim packages are the 4dr XLT 4WD SUV, Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV, Eddie Bauer 4WD 4dr SUV, Limited 4dr SUV, Limited 4WD 4dr SUV, XLS 4dr SUV, XLS 4WD 4dr SUV, XLT 4dr SUV.

Engine Specs

The engine on the 2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4dr SUV is a Internal Combustion.

Drivetrain Details

The drivetrain provides power to the engine’s wheels and makes forward momentum possible. One type of drivetrain is front-wheel drive, which means that engine power is sent to the front wheels. Similarly, rear-wheel drive means power is directed at the rear wheels. Four-wheel drive is when power is supplied to all wheels but when a rear-wheel drive option is also available as required. With all-wheel drive, the wheels will either always have engine power or will only have engine power when increased traction is necessary. Drivers of the 2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4dr SUV are equipped with RWD.

Transmission Specs

This vehicle can be purchased with a A, A, A transmission. Automatic transmissions shift automatically and may include some manual controls.

Manual transmissions require the driver to change between gears as required.

Continuously variable transmissions do not utilize gears, change as needed, and are good for bettering gas mileage.

Automated manual or direct shift gearbox transmissions enable the driver to shift gears, but the clutch is operated automatically.


Some drivers are concerned with how their sport utility vehicles look, instead of just how they perform. This particular SUV includes the following interior colors: Graphite, Midnight Grey and Medium Parchment. Exterior colors include Dark Blue Pearl Clearcoat Metallic, Dark Stone Clearcoat Metallic, Medium Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat, Pueblo Gold Clearcoat Metallic, Silver Birch Clearcoat Metallic, Red Fire Clearcoat Metallic, Mineral Grey Clearcoat Metallic, Oxford White Clearcoat and Black Clearcoat.

Seating Capacity

This SUV has seating for 7.

Vehicle Length

Sport utility vehicles are usually longer than sedans, which can lead to increased protection in a collision. The 2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4dr SUV has this vehicle length: 189.50.

Cargo Space

Buyers of this Ford have 48.60cubic feet of cargo space for storage.


The MSRP is $30,645.

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