Compare 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2006 Ford Explorer

2006 Hyundai Santa Fe
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4-Door FWD 2.7L Automatic GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door FWD 2.7L Automatic GLS 19 25 $20,350 $21,695
4-Door FWD 3.5L Automatic GLS 17 23 $21,007 $22,395
4-Door 4WD 2.7L Automatic GLS 18 23 $21,757 $23,195
4-Door 4WD 3.5L Automatic GLS 17 23 $22,414 $23,895
4-Door FWD 3.5L Automatic Limited 17 23 $22,858 $24,395
4-Door 4WD 3.5L Automatic Limited 17 23 $24,264 $25,895
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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
$20,350
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,695
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$362 / month
$442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utililty -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 59.0
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 38.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 59.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.7 -
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)
60.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
177.2 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Height, Overall (in)
66.0 72.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 73.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 31.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 193.4
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
77.7 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)
- TBD - 44.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.5 45.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.39 11.9 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 0.98 12.0 x 0.43
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 22.5
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.93 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 18.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T52
Front Tire Size
P225/70R16 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size
P225/70R16 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA T52
Spare Tire Order Code
NA T52
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R16 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)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 3110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 311
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3549 -
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
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 210 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 4000 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
NA 99E
Displacement
2.7L/162 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 21
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.72 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 2.29
Trans Order Code
NA 44V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.32 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.22
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.54
Trans Type
4 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.71
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Santa Fe Ford Explorer
Body Code
- NA
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut -
Axle Type - Front
- Ford 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
Frame
Frame Type
- Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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