2006 Ford Explorer Overview

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Trims

Eddie Bauer V6
Avg. Price: $9,754
Eddie Bauer V6 4WD
Avg. Price: $10,370
Eddie Bauer V8
Avg. Price: $10,883
Eddie Bauer V8 4WD
Avg. Price: $10,546
Limited V6
Avg. Price: $10,419
Limited V6 4WD
Avg. Price: $11,110
Limited V8
Avg. Price: $11,173
Limited V8 4WD
Avg. Price: $11,139
XLS V6
Avg. Price: $7,988
XLS V6 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,819
XLT V6
Avg. Price: $9,120
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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 24 reviews

A General Motors Convert by Explorerguy_06
 — This is my 1st Suv and my 1st ford product. Bought the car after only 1 test drive. Great deal with all the depreciation. I have owned two buicks, a park ave and more recently a regal, as well as a ch... Read More
The Best Explorer/suv Ever Built. by Thomas
 — The 2006 year was a milestone for the Ford Motor Company with the redesign of the Ford Explorer line of mid-sized suvs. I had a 1998 V8 Explorer before this car came into my life, and I can not see w... Read More
My Explorer by Dustin
 — i love the heated seats! nice and toasty in the winter weather. the only thing i would change bout this Explorer is the Wheels and addition of Fords Sync/ Navigation system. The only problem i have h... Read More

2006 Ford Explorer Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 24 reviews

2006 Ford Explorer

The 2006 Explorer offers four trims, but the feel of the SUV falls into two groups: that of the V6 and that of the V8.  The 210-horsepower, 4.0-liter V6 engine feels like it is constantly struggling to pull its own weight, let alone that of its passengers, cargo, or tow cargo.  The 292-horsepower, 4.6-liter V8 has a much different feel, delivering the driver more of a car-like feel than the truck-like V6.

Ford remains aware of its tires for this SUV after the Firestone mishaps in the first years of the century, and tire pressure monitoring now comes standard.  Other than that, Ford has continued to produce an SUV known as the standard for all sports utility vehicles.

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Ford Explorer Questions

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I Had The Battery Replaced On My 2006 Explorer Ltd And Now The Radio Will N...

After the battery was replaced, the radio will not stay on after the ignition is off. It used to stay on for 10 minutes and then shut off. It was convenient if I was in the car for a while and wan...

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Catrina White Wheaton
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What Do It Means When My Ford Explorer Keeps Cutting Off

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jaysonh29
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How Can I Return My Shift Linkage To Its Original Placement

I have a 2206 ford explorer v6 4wd and my shift linkage is off a gear. if I want to shift into D I have to first shift into 3 then up to D and wait to feel it shift into gear. how can I fix this mys...

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wolfster
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Warning Lights

At first,after starting to drive, no warning lights. Then after a mile or so the wrench light comes on. Then a few more miles,(give or take),the ABS and the swerving car light come on also. They usu...

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stephencook
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I Have A 06 Ford Explorer V8 Edddie B. Edition And My Fan Will Not Turn Off...

8 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)