2006 Ford Explorer
General
Location of final assembly St. Louis, Missouri; Louisville, Kentucky
Body style 4-door, 7-pass SUV
EPA size class Midsize SUV
Drivetrain layout Front engine, 2WD, 4WD
Airbags Front, side, head (opt)
Powertrain
Std engine 60° V-6, cast-iron block, alum heads
Bore x stroke, in 3.95x3.32
Displacement, ci/L 245/4.0
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Valve gear SOHC, 2 valves/cyl
Fuel induction Sequential multiport
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 210 @ 5100
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 254 @ 3700
Opt engine 90° V-8, all alum
Bore x stroke, in 3.55x3.54
Displacement, ci/L 281/4.6
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Valve gear SOHC, 3 valves/cyl
Fuel induction Electronic returnless sequential
SAE horsepower, hp @ rpm 292 @ 5750
SAE torque, lb-ft @ rpm 300 @ 3950
Std transmission 5R55S 5-speed auto (w/V-6)
1st 3.22:1
2nd 2.29:1
3rd 1.54:1
4th 1.00:1
5th 0.71:1
Reverse 3.07:1
Opt transmission ZF 6-speed auto (w/V-8)
1st 4.17:1
2nd 2.34:1
3rd 1.52:1
4th 1.14:1
5th 0.86:1
6th 0.69:1
Reverse 3.40:1
Axle ratio 3.55:1
Final-drive ratio 2.45:1
Low-range ratio 2.48:1
Crawl ratio (1st x axle gears x low range) 36.7:1
Recommended fuel Premium unleaded
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase, in 113.7
Length, in 193.4
Width, in 73.7
Height, in 72.8
Track, f/r, in 60.9/61.8
Headroom, f/m/r, in 39.8/38.7/37.4
Legroom, f/m/r, in 42.4/36.9/34.9
Shoulder room, f/m/r, in 59.0/58.9/53.1
Cargo vol, third row, seat up, cu ft 13.6
Cargo vol, third row, seat down, cu 45.1
Total cargo vol, cu ft 85.8
Ground clearance, in 8.2
Approach/departure angle, deg 28.2/23.8
Base curb weight, lb 4440 (4x2), 4706 (4x4)
Max payload capacity, lb 1200
GVWR, lb 6000
GCWR, lb 13,000
Max towing capacity, lb 7300
Fuel capacity, gal 22.5
Chassis
Suspension, f/r IFS, short and long arm, coilover springs/IRS, short and long arm, coilover springs
Steering type Power rack and pinion
Ratio 18.9:1
Turns, lock to lock 3.6
Turning circle, ft 36.8
Wheels 18x7.5 alum
Tires Michelin 235/65R18
EPA fuel econ, city/hwy 17/22 (V-6); 16/21 (V-8)
Price
Price range $27,175-$34,220