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3/4 Front Glamour 2006 Ford Explorer

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2006 Ford Explorer specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2006 Ford Explorer warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$26,530$28,225$28,755
    Invoice *$24,252$25,761$26,232
    Engine4.0L V-6 210 HP4.0L V-6 210 HP4.0L V-6 210 HP
    Transmission5-spd auto w/OD5-spd auto w/OD5-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City15.0 mpg15.0 mpg15.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy21.0 mpg21.0 mpg20.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.0L V-6 210 HP4.0L V-6 210 HP4.0L V-6 210 HP
    Transmission5-spd auto w/OD5-spd auto w/OD5-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator130 amp130 amp130 amp
    Battery650 amp with run down protection650 amp with run down protection650 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.553.553.55
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank22.5 gal.22.5 gal.22.5 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelControl-Trac automatic full-time four-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/Aelectronic
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Aautomatic
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityAdvanceTrac w/RSCAdvanceTrac w/RSCAdvanceTrac w/RSC
    Front Suspensionshort and long armshort and long armshort and long arm
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensiontrailing armtrailing armtrailing arm
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " silver styled steel16.0 " machined aluminum16.0 " silver styled steel
    Front TiresP235/70SR16.0BSW ASP235/70SR16.0BSW ASP235/70SR16.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way8-way (6-way power)4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door TrimN/AclothN/A
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor MatsN/Acarpeted front & rearN/A
    Dashboard InsertN/Ametal-lookN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity MirrorsN/Adual illuminatedN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfront & rearfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/Afull with storageN/A
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Seatback StorageN/A2N/A
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers444
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Rear Window Releasekeyfobkeyfobkeyfob
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets222
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Compasscompasscompasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltilttilttilt
    Steering Wheel MaterialN/AleatherN/A
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowsdeepdeepdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear Windshield Typeflip-upflip-upflip-up
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Ignition DisableSecuriLock(R)SecuriLock(R)SecuriLock(R)
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume85.8 cu.ft.85.8 cu.ft.85.8 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length193.4 "193.4 "193.4 "
    Exterior Width73.7 "73.7 "73.7 "
    Exterior Height72.8 "72.8 "72.8 "
    Wheelbase114 "114 "114 "
    Front Tread61 "61 "61 "
    Rear Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Turning Radius18.4 '18.4 '18.4 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating6,110 lbs.6,110 lbs.6,280 lbs.
    Curb Weight4,440 lbs.4,440 lbs.4,615 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating3,240 lbs.3,240 lbs.3,240 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating3,600 lbs.3,600 lbs.3,600 lbs.
    Payload1,414 lbs.1,414 lbs.1,520 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight3,110 lbs.3,110 lbs.3,230 lbs.
    Max Trailer Tongue Weight7,700 lbs.7,700 lbs.8,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.41.41.41
    Front Legroom42.4 "42.4 "42.4 "
    Rear Legroom36.9 "36.9 "36.9 "
    Front Headroom39.8 "39.8 "39.8 "
    Rear Headroom38.9 "38.9 "38.9 "
    Front Hiproom55.4 "55.4 "55.4 "
    Rear Hiproom55.5 "55.5 "55.5 "
    Front Shoulder Room59.0 "59.0 "59.0 "
    Rear Shoulder Room59.0 "59.0 "59.0 "
    Interior Cargo Volume45.1 cu.ft.45.1 cu.ft.45.1 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded85.8 cu.ft.85.8 cu.ft.85.8 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersgraygraygray
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside MoldingsgrayN/Agray
    Bodyside CladdingN/AgrayN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AgrayN/A
    Grille Moldingsblackchromeblack
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remotedual power remote
    Traileringclass IIclass IIclass II
    Trailering Harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harnesstrailering harness
    Trailering Hitchtrailering hitchtrailering hitchtrailering hitch
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2006 Ford Explorer safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited 4.0L 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited 4.0L 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited 4.6L 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited 4.6L 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLS 4.0L 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLS 4.0L 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLT 4.0L 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLT 4.0L 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
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