Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2006 Ford Escape vs 2006 Ford Explorer

2006 Ford Escape Change
2006 Ford Explorer Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door 2.3L XLS Manual
Switch Style

Body Style

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.3L XLS 24 29 $18,120 $19,380
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLS 22 26 $19,713 $21,130
4-Door 2.3L XLT 22 26 $20,992 $22,535
4-Door 3.0L XLT 20 24 $21,770 $23,390
4-Door 3.0L XLT Sport 20 24 $22,494 $24,185
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLT 21 24 $22,585 $24,285
4-Door 3.0L Limited 20 24 $23,171 $24,930
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT 19 23 $23,362 $25,140
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 19 23 $24,086 $25,935
4-Door 3.0L 4WD Limited 19 23 $24,763 $26,680
4-Door 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $25,049 $26,900
4-Door 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,528 $28,525
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
Switch Style

Body Style

Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

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
$18,120
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,380
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$323 / month
$442 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 59.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 59.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.2 -
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 -
Length, Overall (in) 174.9 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.2 32.9
Height, Overall (in) 69.7 72.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9 -
Wheelbase (in) 103.1 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.5 32.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.7
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.2
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 31.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 193.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 38.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 59.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.3 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.8 44.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.3 45.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x .5 12.0 x 0.43
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.9 x 0.39
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.65 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 22.5
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.7 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.8
Steering Type Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 18.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T52
Front Tire Size P225/75R15 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size T145/90R17 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T52
Spare Tire Order Code NA T52
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 721
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 3110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 311
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3184 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2332
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2108
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2860
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.3 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1950
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 152 @ 4250 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code 99Z 99E
Displacement 2.3L/121 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 153 @ 5800 210 @ 5100
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 21
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.29
Trans Order Code 443 44V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.22
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.54
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Escape Ford Explorer
Body Code - NA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3240
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2200
Axle Type - Rear - Ford SLA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.55
Axle Type - Front - Ford SLA
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.