2006 Ford Explorer Specifications

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    2006 Ford Explorer Specifications

    TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

     

     

     

     

     
     

     
     

     
     

     

        V-6   V-8
          BODY
    Construction Steel body on fully boxed
    frame
    Steel
    body on fully boxed frame
    Final
    Assembly Location
    Louisville, Ky.

    St. Louis, Mo.
    Louisville,
    Ky.

    St. Louis, Mo.
    ENGINE
    Type Cast iron block and aluminum
    head
    Cast
    iron block and aluminum heads
    Manufacturing
    Location
    Cologne, Germany Romeo,
    Michigan
    Configuration V-6 V-8
    Intake
    Manifold
    Composite, shell welded
    with internal runner pack
    Composite
    shell-welded single runner, charge motion control valves
    Exhaust
    Manifold
    Cast iron Cast
    iron
    Crankshaft Cast iron Cast
    iron
    Redline 6,000 rpm 6,250
    rpm
    Idle
    Speed in Drive
    625 rpm 635 rpm
    Throttle
    Body
    65 mm 75 mm
    Valvetrain SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder SOHC,
    3 valves per cylinder, variable camshaft timing
    Valve
    Diameter
    Intake: 46.0 mm Intake:
    33.8 mm
      Exhaust: 39.0 mm Exhaust:
    37.5 mm
    Pistons Hypereutectic aluminum Hypereutectic
    aluminum
    Connecting
    Rods
    Forged steel Cracked
    powdered metal with floating wristpins
    Ignition Distributorless with coil
    pack
    Coil-on-plug,
    high-thread-insert spark plugs
    Bore
    x stroke
    3.95 x 3.32 in. / 100.4
    x 84.4 mm
    3.55
    x 3.54 in. / 90.2 x 90.0 mm
    Displacement 245 cu. in. / 4,009 cc 281 cu.
    in. / 4,606 cc
    Compression
    ratio
    9.7:1 9.8:1
    Horsepower 210 @ 5,100 rpm 292 @
    5,750 rpm
    Horsepower
    per liter
    52.5 63.5
    Torque 254 ft.-lbs. @ 3,700 rpm 300 ft.-lbs.
    @ 3,950 rpm
    Recommended
    fuel
    87 Octane 87 Octane
    Fuel
    capacity
    22.5 Gallons 22.5
    Gallons
    Fuel
    Injection
    Sequential multi-port fuel
    injection
    Sequential
    multi-port fuel injection
    Emission
    Control
    Closed loop with catalyst Closed
    loop with catalyst
    Emissions
    (tailpipe/evaporation)
    Tier 2, Bin 4 / ULEV II Tier
    2, Bin 5 / LEV II
    Oil
    Capacity
    5 quarts with filter 6 quarts
    with filter
    Recommended
    Oil
    GF-4, 5W-30 GF-4,
    5W-20
    Coolant
    Capacity
    12.5 quarts 12.7
    quarts
         
    DRIVETRAIN    
    Layout Rear- or four-wheel drive Rear-
    or four-wheel drive
         
    TRANSMISSION    
    Standard 5-speed automatic overdrive 6-speed
    automatic overdrive
    Gear
    Ratios
     
    1st 3.22:1 4.17:1
    2nd 2.29:1 2.34:1
    3rd 1.54:1 1.52:1
    4th 1.00:1 1.14:1
    5th 0.71:1 0.86:1
    6th N/A 0.69:1
    REV 3.07:1 3.40:1
    Final
    Drive
    0.71:1 0.69:1
     
    REAR
    AXLE RATIO
    Standard 3.55 3.55
    Optional 3.73 NA
         
    SUSPENSION    
    Front Independent short- and long-arms
    (SLA) architecture with coil-over shocks. 32-mm stabilizer bar
    Rear Independent Trailing Blade
    short- and long-arm (SLA) architecture with coil-over shocks. 25-mm stabilizer
    bar
       
    STEERING    
    Type Low-friction rack and pinion
    with power assist
    Steering
    column
    Tilt
    Ratio 18.9:1
    Turns
    lock-to-lock
    3.6 turns
    Turning
    circle curb-to-curb
    36.8 ft
         
    BRAKES    
    Type Four wheel power disc brakes
    with standard 4 sensor, 4 channel anti lock braking system (ABS) and AdvanceTrac®
    with Roll Stability Control
    Front 305 x 30 mm ventilated
    Swept
    area
    780 cm2
    Rear 301 x 12 mm solid
    Swept
    area
    608 cm²
    Power
    assist
    Vacuum
    TIRES
    AND WHEELS
       
      P235/70R16 A/S BSW tires/
    16 x 7.0 in. styled steel wheels

    P235/70R16 A/S OWL tires/ 16 x 7.0 in. machined aluminum wheels

    P245/65R17 A/T OWL tires/ 17 x 7.5 in. painted aluminum wheels

    P245/65R17 A/T OWL tires/ 17 x 7.5 in. chromed wheels

    P245/65R17 A/T OWL tires/ 17 x 7.5 in. machined aluminum wheels

    P235/65R18 A/S OWL tires/ 18 x 7.5 in. chromed wheels
    Recommended
    tire pressure (front/rear)
    35 psi / 35 psi (16-in wheels)

    35 psi / 35 psi (17-inch wheels)

    32 psi / 32 psi (18-inch wheels)
     
    EXTERIOR    
    Wheelbase 113.7
    Overall
    length
    193.4
    Overall
    width
    73.7
    Overall
    height
    72.8
    Track
    width, front/rear
    60.9 / 61.8
    Ground
    clearance
    8.2
    Approach
    angle
    28.2 degrees
    Departure
    angle
    23.8 degrees
    Ramp
    breakover angle
    18.4 degrees
       
    INTERIOR  
    Seating
    capacity
    5, 6 or 7 passenger
     
    Headroom
       
    Front
    row
    39.8
    Second
    row
    38.7
    Third
    row
    37.4
    Legroom    
    Front
    row
    42.4
    Second
    row
    36.9
    Third
    row
    34.9
    Shoulder
    room
     
    Front
    row
    59
    Second
    row
    58.9
    Third
    row
    53.1
         
    Hip
    room
       
    Front
    row
    55.4
    Second
    row
    55.5
    Third
    row
    45.3
         
    Cargo
    Volume
    5 Passenger 7
    Passenger
    Behind
    First Row
    85.8 cu. ft. 83.7
    cu. ft.
    Behind
    Second Row
    45.1 cu. ft. 43.9
    cu. ft.
    Behind
    Third Row
      - 13.6
    cu. ft.
         
    Maximum
    towing capacity


    (when properly equipped)
    V-6 V-8
    4X2,
    5-Passenger
    5390 7300
    4X4,
    5-Passenger
    5210 7120
    4X2,
    6-Passenger
    5320 7230
    4X4,
    6-Passenger
    5140 7050
    4X2,
    7-Passenger
    5320 7230
    4X4,
    7-Passenger
    5140 7050
         
    Maximum
    payload
       
    4X2,
    5-Passenger
     1520 1520
    4X4,
    5-Passenger
     1510 1510
    4X2,
    6-Passenger
     1460 1460
    4X4,
    6-Passenger
     1450 1450
    4X2,
    7-Passenger
     1460 1460
    4X4,
    7-Passenger
     1450 1450
       
    Base
    curb weight
     
      4X2,
    5-Passenger
    4440 4531
      4X4,
    5-Passenger
    4615 4706
      4X2,
    6-Passenger
    4509 4600
      4X4,
    6-Passenger
    4684 4775
      4X2,
    7-Passenger
    4511 4602
      4X4,
    7-Passenger
    4686 4777
    Weight
    distribution (f/r)
    4×2: 53/47 4×2:
    53/47
      4×4: 54/46 4×4:
    54/46
    Power-to-weight
    ratio (lbs/hp)
    4×2: 0.0473 4×2:
    0.0644
      4×4: 0.0455 4×4:
    0.0620
       
    XLS Battery saver; AdvanceTrac®
    with Roll Stability Control (RSC®); Tire pressure monitoring system;
    Side seat air bags; Steering column lock/ignition security and column
    tilt; BeltMinder; Securilock®/ Immobilizer-anti-theft system; LATCH
    (Lower Anchor and Tethers for Children) system on rear outboard seat locations;
    Manual CFC-free air conditioning with rotary controls; AM/FM Stereo with
    Single CD, MP3 Player; Cruise control; Power door locks with remote entry
    key fobs; Message center with 2-line display and outside temperature and
    compass; Wipers — front intermittent, speed sensitive; rear intermittent
    wiper with washer and defrost; Power windows with driver-side one-touch
    down control; Dual power sail-mounted mirrors with black skull caps; Powerpoints
    1st and 2nd Row; Driver and front-row passenger vanity mirrors; 3.55 non-limited
    slip rear axle; Privacy glass; Black roof rails; Class II trailer towing
    hitch
       
    XLT
    adds
    Security Approach Lamps;
    Onyx grey bodyside cladding and wheel lip moldings; Fog lamps; Chrome-finished
    grille; 16-in. machined aluminum wheels; Overhead storage console; Premium
    cloth seating surfaces with 6-way power drivers seat; Leather-wrapped
    color-keyed steering wheel
       
    Eddie
    Bauer adds
    Unique three-bar, chrome-finished
    grille; Automatic headlamps; Two-tone exterior (bumpers, wheel-lip moldings,
    running boards); body color door handles; Silver roof side rails with
    black end caps; P245/65R17 A/T tires and 17-in. painted aluminum wheels;
    Woodgrain interior trim; 4-line message center; Electrochromatic rearview
    mirror; Leather seating surfaces, with 10-way power driver seat; Keyless
    entry keypad
       
    Limited
    adds
    Monochromatic exterior;
    Chrome-finished 4-bar grille; body-colored running boards and wheel lip
    moldings; heated side mirrors with chrome caps; 17-in. chromed wheels;
    Unique woodgrain interior trim; Dual-zone electronic air conditioning;
    Audiophile AM/FM stereo system with in-dash 6-CD, MP3 player, subwoofer,
    290 watts; heated front seats, with 6-way power passenger seat; leather-wrapped
    steering wheel with redundant audio controls
       
    Interior Audiophile Navigation
    system; Dual Media Premium AM/FM stereo with single CD, MP3 player w/
    cassette; Sirius satellite digital audio receiver system; Auxiliary climate
    control; Cargo shade; Leather-trimmed seats; Overhead console; Heated
    1st row seats; Memory Seats; Quad bucket seating; Third row, 50/50-split-bench
    seat; Power-fold third-row seat; Rear seat entertainment system; Safety
    Canopy Air Curtain System; Moonroof; Adjustable Pedals Non-Memory or Memory;
    Universal garage door opener
       
    Exterior Silver or chrome roof
    rail crossbars; Fixed, color-keyed running boards; 18-in chromed wheels
    with P235/65R18 all-season OWL tires and full-size spare; trailer tow
    prep package/Class III/IV; Power Heated Exterior Mirror; Reverse Sensing
    system
       
    Exterior
    color
    Dark Blue Pearl clearcoat
    metallic; Cashmere tri-coat; Silver Birch clearcoat metallic; Mineral Grey
    clearcoat metallic; Dark Cherry clearcoat metallic; Oxford White clearcoat;
    Black clearcoat; Pueblo Gold clearcoat metallic; Redfire clearcoat metallic;
    Dark Stone clearcoat metallic
       
    Interior
    trim
    Camel; Stone; Black (Limited)
     
          WARRANTY
    INFORMATION
    Warranty 3-year, 36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper


    These specifications are subject to change.