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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V6Review
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Fancy Family Car — Overall this car is elegant and sporty at the same time. It has a luxurious feel with the leatherette seats, the wood trim, all electric seats, heated seats etc. I will buy one again, just upgrading to a newer model.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Luxurious interior: 2-tone leatherette, wood trim, 6-CD MP3 player, sizeable family vehicle, safe, exterior code, with lots of cargo space.

Cons: Gas mileage is 16 mg

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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V6 4WDReview
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Nice Vehicle — drove to Boston is was nice in the handling and acceleration. A couple of noises. the gas mileage was around 21 mpg. The vehicle is comfortable driving and there are some blind spots as most cars. You feel safe driving this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: AC is great. Rides great.

Cons: Door handle should be higher.

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2006 Ford Explorer XLT V6Review
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Not Much Satisfied, In Compare To The Older Models. — It was an upgrade from 1997 Explorer 4x4WD, as for the transmission, engine & mechanical overview, i would certainly give it priority, but as for the interior body & exterior body quality, it's very disappointing. Dash has hollow plastic parts, front & back bumper is hollow plastic, feels really cheap in compare to the older models. While driving, i can hear engine sound & air sound, which was the least i was expecting.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great looks

Cons: Cheap material used, light body, light plastic, etc.

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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V6 4WDReview
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This Is My 4th Explorer And My Next Car Will Be The 5th. — Bought my first explorer in 1993 and every car save one since has also been an Explorer. Two of the Explorers were purchased new and my last two were used. We travel back and forth from Boston to New Hampshire and have never been concerned about the weather as our Explorers have always gotten us to our destination as planned.

Pros: Highly dependable and good in all weather conditions.

Cons: Gas mileage not great but we routinely get 20mpg on the highway where we have rolled up the miles.

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2006 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4WDReview
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Well Balanced Suv — The overall competence of the Explorer is what we appreciate most about it. Taking grandsons on all day excursions, a day trip to Tahoe or pulling our trailer camping it just gets the job done with little fuss. It is very comfortable. I am over 6'1" and 215 and the seats are comfortable and supportive. Having the radiator issue was frustrating on a modern vehicle at such low mileage. I was very surprised at the compact turning radius. It does it give it capabilities on Forest service roads that I like. If it had skid plates it would be perfect.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Very comfortable SUV. Has enough power with the V6 to tow our camping trailer. We have the third seat option and while they are only good for children we have 7 grandsons that we help haul around to school, soccer etc and it woks fine. Visibility is generally good though the rear headrests create blind spots that you have to watch out for. AWD and 4WD is good for everything but real trail work. With no skid plates I won't take it where I used to take my 4 Runner without a second thought.In heavy snow, mountains and wet it is a stable and safe SUV.

Cons: Little repairs that shouldn't happen. Replaced Radiator at 45 k. Some under hood insulation and seals have come loose and had to be refitted.

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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V8Review
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Great Car — It hauls most all the stuff I want to haul and has three rows of seats for passengers. It will tow most items with the 8 cylinder motor and has great pickup for the highway. A great family sport utility.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Comfort, utitlity and looks

Cons: moderate to low mpg

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2006 Ford Explorer Limited V6 4WDReview
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Good Car — Good Car all around, Acceleration, breaking and handling all very good. Breaking obviously weaker compared to the BMW. Black with chrome foot rails as well as chrome wheels. Paying for gas sucks but worth it. The car is fun during bad weather.

Pros: 4WD

Cons: It's not the BMW

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2006 Ford Explorer XLT V8Review
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If You Need To Take A Family Of 5 Camping And Tow A Boat, This Is Your Vehicle. — Performance the 4.6 is rated at just under 300 hp along with the six speed automatic makes for strong performing vehicle. Build Quality has been very good the SUV has 87,000 kms with no issues. With the switch to CUV the vehicle is starting to look dated but we are still happy with it's appearance. Cost of owner ship no maitenance except regular preventative. Mileage is what you would expect I commute 35 kms each way to work about half and half city highway and I get about 13 liters per 100 kms or about 21 mpg. As for fun it is obvioulsy not a sports car but corners and handles well with little body lean

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Excellent tow vehicle, lots of interior space and comfortable for long trips

Cons: If you don't need the towing capacity mileage is a consideration. Vehicle has a couple of annoying things in 2006 the front door handles were in a awkward position (changed for 2007)  Throttle response is abrupt at low speed making it difficult to drive smothly in a parking lot.

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2006 Ford Explorer XLT V6Review
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Pos — it's a gas hog, it's balky, it's slow/fast, it's a ford and it breaks all the time. the interier is laid out crapy. it is hard to access any thing in the engine compartment. overall it is a POS.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: none

Cons: all the above and more

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2006 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4WDReview
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Great! — Great acceleration and braking for a SUV. Has not need repairs. Exterior looks great, interior could have some re-modeling. I have been averaging around 17.5 MPG! It is very fun to drive, especially off of the road! Get it. You won't be disappointed!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Has a nice sound system

Cons: Can't think of any

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