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Eddie Bauer Key Features & Specs

$34,100 - $37,160
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
14-16 City / 18-21 HWY

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Mechanical Features

  • 4.0L SOHC V6 engine *Gas only in CA, NY, VT, & ME. Flexible Fuel capable in all other states*
  • 4.6L SOHC V8 engine
  • Engine block heater *Standard on non-fleet vehicles in AK, MN, ND, SD, MT, WI & WY*
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • Control-Trac part-time 4WD transfer case
  • 3.55 axle ratio
  • AdvanceTrac w/roll stability control
  • Rear wheel drive
  • 4-wheel drive
  • 72 amp maintenance-free battery w/battery saver feature
  • Class II trailer towing w/receiver hitch-inc: 3500# capacity, 4-pin connector
  • 4-Wheel independent suspension
  • P245/65R17 all-terrain OWL tires
  • Full-size spare tire w/steel wheel, underbody mount
  • 17" "sparkle silver" painted cast aluminum wheels
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
  • Brake/shift interlock
  • 22.5 gallon fuel tank

Exterior Features

  • Black roof rails
  • Lower Pueblo Gold/upper body color front/rear bumpers
  • Pueblo Gold lower body-side cladding
  • Pueblo Gold wheel lip moldings
  • Pueblo Gold running boards
  • Satin nickel egg crate design grille
  • Projector halogen beam reflector headlamps
  • Automatic on/off headlamps
  • Fog lamps
  • Black folding heated pwr mirrors w/approach lamps
  • Solar-tinted glass-inc: windshield, front door glass
  • Privacy glass-inc: rear door/rear quarter/liftgate glass
  • Speed-sensitive dual intermittent front wipers
  • Dual intermittent rear wiper/washer
  • One-piece liftgate w/pop-up flip glass
  • Exterior liftgate release switch
  • Color keyed door handles
  • Security approach lamps

Interior Features

  • 5-passenger seating
  • Leather-trimmed heated front bucket seats w/8-way driver/6-way passenger pwr, adjustable head restraints, pwr driver/manual passenger lumbar supports, 2-position driver seat memory
  • 60/40 split-folding 2nd row seat w/head restraints
  • High-series floor console-inc: storage bin, (2) front & (2) rear cup holders, front & rear pwr points, coin holder, tissue/map holder, molded mat w/pencil holder, heat vents/AC registers
  • Color keyed front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Color keyed plastic scuff plates on all doors & liftgate
  • Color keyed 4-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Auxiliary steering wheel audio/climate controls
  • Tilt steering column
  • Outside temp display & compass
  • Message center
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Pwr windows-inc: "one-touch-down" driver window
  • Pwr door locks w/cargo area lock/unlock button
  • Speed control w/fingertip control, tap-up/tap-down feature
  • Remote keyless entry-inc: 2 key fobs, 2-stage unlocking, autolock, liftgate glass release
  • Keyless entry pad
  • Securilock/immobilizer passive anti-theft system
  • Air conditioning w/dual zone automatic temperature control
  • Rear window defroster
  • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3 player, clock-inc: 290-watt Audiophile system, 7-speakers, Sirius satellite capability
  • Illuminated glove box
  • Medium pecan woodgrain cordia door trim spears/instrument panel
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror
  • Overhead console-inc: two map lamps, ticket clip, sunglass holder, garage door opener bin
  • Color keyed cloth sunvisors w/illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • (2) front/rear pwr points
  • (3) grab handles
  • (4) color keyed coat hooks
  • Center dome lamp w/1st row map lights
  • Illuminated entry
  • Cargo area dome light
  • (4) load floor tie-down hooks
  • Cargo management system

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
  • Personal Safety System-inc: dual stage front air bags, safety belt pretensioners/energy management retractors/usage sensors, driver's seat position sensor, crash severity sensor, restraint control module
  • Driver & front passenger "Second Generation" airbags w/theft deterrent
  • 1st/2nd row 3-point safety belts all seating positions w/outboard height adjustment
  • BeltMinder feature
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear child seat tether anchor brackets
  • AdvanceTrac w/roll stability control
  • Fuel pump inertia shutoff switch
  • Front "crumple zones"
  • Side intrusion door beams

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2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

Breaks, its gone through the original engine, has had pne replacement, & is now getting a 3rd engine. Not rebuilt, NEW. Front end alignment. Ball joints, tie rods. The springs in the dr.seat are poking out the side, the seat adjustment switches don't work to move it back and forth both seats. The ac went out 4 yrs ago, the paint flaked off in large sections. Some reason 3 new batteries( diff. Brands) have all died repeatedly overnights. The back seat wall lever no longer catches in the up position

- Jennifer P

My vehicle is a 2005 Ford Explorer and it has really nice rims and horsepower.

2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

I really enjoy all the functions the car provides. Like seat heating, sunroof, and plenty of legroom for my family and I considering we are all very tall. However we have had our share of problems with the vehicle. Just recently we had to get all the wiring fixed which cost around two thousand dollars; also the rear view mirror fell off the window and we cannot find an adhesive that will make it stick. As much as we enjoy the car we must admit it has a lot of inside problems and difficulties.

- Dawn M

Love exploring with explorer.

2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

This has been a great vehicle for the family. We use it for everyday use and when we travel. It is roomy enough for up to 7 people. We love the moon roof. It is been 4 years since we bought it used but it still looked new with low miles at that time. We were not sure if we would like it as we had bigger vehicles previously but we love it.

- Barbara H

Black on black sleek car.

2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

There are no mechanical problems, the vehicle runs very smooth. It is black with all black leather interior. The AC and stereo work very well. It's automatic. The vehicle seats five people and is very roomy in the back with lots of space for your needs whether everyday grocery days, moving or stroller storage. It is a great family car.

- Elizabeth C

My family's ford explorer. Pleasure to drive.

2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

This vehicle is rugged and trustworthy. I love all the features that comes standard. I love that it has 3rd row seating. And all the storage and roof rack. I love that we can fit all 7 grandchildren safely and comfortably. I also like that it gets really good gas mileage and the parts are easy to find. And it easy to repair.

- Kathleen Y

Love the DVD and the heated side mirrors.

2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

I love the comfort. It could use cloth seats; leather is hot in the summer and cold in the winter. While the heated mirrors are a plus it is very hard and expense to replace them. The same is true for the rear view mirror. The kids love the DVD player in the back seat.

- Toni W

My delight. I love my car.

2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

Runs great when running. So far, minimal problems. Bigger job, well you know there coming. Oil change must be done on time. Runs like a champ. Great performance. Joy to drive and ride. But when it starts breaking down its does part by part. A great car.

- Karen L

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