Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,829 - $7,007
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 20 HWY
Horsepower
210-292
Seats
5-7
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,829 - $7,007
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15 City / 20 HWY
Horsepower
210-292
Seats
5-7

Ford Explorer Models & Trims

2006 Ford Explorer Owner Reviews

4.17

173 Reviews

42% 37% 17% 3% 1%

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That it do not have very good gas mileage.

The vehicle I own is a 2006 Ford explorer. It's actually been a really good vehicle. I do not really hate the make or model of the vehicle. It has actually been pretty reliable over the years. I just hate it because its getting old and I need a new vehicle. It's just old and beginning to have problems, I have had to replace the alternator twice in the last 3 yrs. and it's starting to have a oil leak. Not sure what is all wrong with it other than its old. My boyfriend has been driving it to work for the last five yrs. a hour there and a hour back home. So I thinks its been a pretty good vehicle and reliable. So I would have to say I would own a newer model of one. The only reason I hate it is that its getting old and even though it still drives, I do not feel that it is all that reliable anymore I would just like to upgrade.

- Karen I

2006 explorer - an excellent choice.

My 2006 ford explorer performs very well. It is a v8 powered four wheel drive vehicle and I have never been stuck no matter what the weather. It has a large carrying capacity and also has a third row of passenger seats that can be folded down to increase the cargo capacity. The ride is comfortable and firm and the vehicle is easy to control and stable on the road. When I take long trips in this vehicle I do not get tired. Both front seats and the brake and accelerator pedals are electrically adjustable. The displays are informative and, for a v8 engine, on long trips I can get easily over 20 miles per gallon gas mileage.

- David C

It is reliable, and safe for families.

The vehicle has 3rd row seating which is a major plus as there are 3 children living in the house and 3 adults with one extra child every other weekend. It also has stow and go seating which provides the storage necessary for longer trips or grocery outings. Besides the minor issues that come with buying a used vehicle, the vehicle is overall good and reliable. If I were to buy a new vehicle, and my choices were this brand and model, or any other make or model, if the prices were similar or within $1-2, 000, I would give be more likely to chose this vehicle, even if it were the more expensive.

- Robert K

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$5,810 - $7,007
$3,829 - $5,124

Horsepower

Horsepower
210 hp
210 - 292 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.0L SOHC V6 engine
4.0L SOHC V6 engine
4.6L SOHC V8 engine
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.
42.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 in.
39.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.9 in.
36.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.7 in.
38.7 in.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Heating & Cooling

AC

AC
Optional

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 7
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.7 in.
113.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.8 ft.
36.8 ft.

Width

Width
73.7 in.
73.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
210 hp
210 - 292 hp

Torque

Torque
254 ft. lbs.
254 - 300 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
311 - 3323 .lbs
302 - 3323 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
22.5 gal.
22.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
8 - 21 mpg
15 - 21 mpg

City

City
15 mpg
14 - 15 mpg

Highway

Highway
20 - 21 mpg
20 - 21 mpg
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional
Optional

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety