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2006 Ford Explorer

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2006 XLS 4.0L 4dr 4x2
most popular
Price:   -  From $26,530
2006 XLT 4.0L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $28,225
2006 XLS 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $28,755
2006 XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $29,425
2006 Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $30,200
2006 XLT 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $30,450
2006 Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $31,400
2006 XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $31,650
2006 Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $32,425
2006 Limited 4.0L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $32,515
2006 Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $33,625
2006 Limited 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $33,715
2006 Limited 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $34,740
2006 Limited 4.6L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $35,940

Overview

The Explorer lineup from bottom to top includes the XLS, XLT, XLT Sport, Eddie Bauer, and Limited. It is available with a 210 hp 4.0-liter V6 or 292 hp 4.6-liter V8. The XLS includes the 4.0-liter V6 engine and five-speed automatic. XLT adds a chrome grille, unique bumper and trim, power seat, fog lamps, puddle lamps, 16-inch tires and wheels, an overhead console and additional storage. The XLT sport adds performance tuning. The Eddie Bauer version includes things like running boards, 17-inch wheels, more wood and leather, and remote keyless entry. Limited adds its own four-bar grille, 17-inch tires and wheels, monochromatic appearance package, heated seats with memory, still more wood and more leather and a few more small amenities.For 2006, the Ford Explorer is redesigned.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.0L V-6 / 210 HP / 254 ft.lbs.
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
15 / 21 / 18 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.0L V-6 / 210 HP / 254 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
15 / 21 / 18 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Short And Long Arm
Rear Suspension
Independent Trailing Arm
Spare Tire And Wheel
Full-size Steel
Fuel Tank
22.5 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$86
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
85.8 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
193.4 "
Exterior Width
73.7 "
Exterior Height
72.8 "
Front Headroom
39.8 "
Rear Headroom
38.9 "
Front Legroom
42.4 "
Rear Legroom
36.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
59.0 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,440 Lbs.
Wheel Base
114 "
Turning Radius
18.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
16.0 " Silver Styled Steel / 16.0 " Machined Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Bumpers
Gray
Grille Moldings
Black
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
4-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm Stereo, Clock, Seek-scan
Speakers
4
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Securilock(r)
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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