Compare 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe vs 2006 Ford Explorer

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4-Door 1500 2WD LS w/1WT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 2WD LS w/1WT 16 20 $30,443 $34,015
4-Door 1500 2WD LS 16 20 $31,696 $35,815
4-Door 1500 2WD LT 15 20 $31,696 $35,815
4-Door 1500 2WD Z71 15 20 $31,696 $35,815
4-Door 1500 4WD LS w/1WT 15 19 $33,665 $37,615
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 15 19 $34,882 $39,415
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 15 19 $34,882 $39,415
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 15 19 $34,882 $39,415
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4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 15 21 $24,252 $26,530
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $25,761 $28,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 20 $26,232 $28,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 21 $26,829 $29,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $27,518 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,741 $30,450
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $28,586 $31,400
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,809 $31,650
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $29,499 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $29,578 $32,515
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,567 $33,625
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 21 $30,646 $33,715
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,558 $34,740
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 20 $32,626 $35,940
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,443
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,015
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$567 / month
$442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Cargo Doors Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
NA NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 59.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.4
Third Head Room (in)
NA NA
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 55.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA NA
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 36.9
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
61.3 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 59.0
Third Leg Room (in)
NA NA
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Front (in)
37.0 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
30 31.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
198.8 193.4
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.4 8.2
Height, Overall (in)
74.8 72.8
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
45.8 44.3
Wheelbase (in)
116.0 113.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.8 8.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 73.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
63.6 45.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.1 44.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
84.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
104.6 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
59.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
41.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.8 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x 1.2 11.9 x 0.39
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.1 12.0 x 0.43
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 22.5
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
14.0 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.3 36.8
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
678 721
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QNL T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2184 1700
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
678 721
Rear Tire Size
P245/75R16 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2184 1700
Rear Tire Order Code
QNL T52
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1700
Front Tire Size
P245/75R16 P235/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5700 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 311
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
855 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3110
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 2860
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11000 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2545 2332
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6500 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3750 3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2314 2108
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.8 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 130
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 4000 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
LR4 99E
Displacement
4.8L/293 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
No NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 5200 210 @ 5100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.29
Trans Order Code
M30 44V
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.22
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.54
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.07
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Tahoe Ford Explorer
Body Code
E52 NA
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.26 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent Ford SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 32.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 3240
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.10 0.77
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3750 2200
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 32.0
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating Ford SLA
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Independent SLA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
NA NA

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