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MPG (Gasoline) 23 / 17

MSRPfrom $30,280

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* Based on Base AWD 4dr SUV



2012 Ford Explorer

Learn about the specifications of the 2012 Ford Explorer AWD Base 4dr SUV. Various vital specs are covered in great detail below.

Mileage Info

Drivers can expect an average miles per gallon of 17 for city driving and 23 for highway driving with this particular SUV.

Trim Packages

Trim levels are different versions of a particular sport utility vehicle that are available. Usually, a vehicle will have a standard trim level, as well as trim options available for an additional cost. The 2012 Ford Explorer AWD Base 4dr SUV is available in 6 trim levels, which include the AWD Base 4dr SUV, AWD Limited 4dr SUV, AWD XLT 4dr SUV, Base 4dr SUV, Limited 4dr SUV, XLT 4dr SUV.

Engine Specs

On the standard 2012 Ford Explorer AWD Base 4dr SUV drivers get a Internal Combustion.

Drivetrain Specifics

The drivetrain powers the engine’s wheels and makes forward momentum possible. One kind of drivetrain is front-wheel drive, which means that engine power is directed to the front wheels. Likewise, rear-wheel drive means power is directed to 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 needed. With all-wheel drive, the wheels will either always have engine power or will only have engine power when better traction is needed. Drivers of the 2012 Ford Explorer AWD Base 4dr SUV are equipped with AWD.

Transmission Specifications

Transmissions are available as automatic transmissions, manual transmissions, continuously variable transmissions, and automated manual or direct shift gearbox transmissions. This particular SUV has a A transmission.

Styling Specs

The outside or exterior of the 2012 Ford Explorer AWD Base 4dr SUV comes in the following options: Tuxedo Black Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, Black, Dark Blue Pearl Metallic, White Suede and Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat. Likewise, the interior can be purchased in Medium Light Stone.

Interior Specs

This Ford has seating accommodationsfor up to 7.

Length of Vehicle

Larger SUVs may fare better in a collision than lighter ones. This Ford has a vehicle length of 197.10.

Cargo Space

In the 2012 Ford Explorer AWD Base 4dr SUV, cargo can be stored in the 21.00 cubic feet of cargo space.

Interior Details

With 3 rows of seating, this Ford has ample room.

Towing Details

This SUV can tow with a dead weight hitch or a weight distributing hitch. The maximum towing capacity is 5000pounds.


Sport utility vehicles are available at vastly different price points. For this particular one, the MSRP is $30,280.

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