Compare 2006 Jeep Liberty vs 2006 Ford Explorer

2006 Jeep Liberty
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4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 18 22 $19,954 $21,290
4-Door 4WD Sport 18 22 $21,348 $22,800
4-Door Renegade 18 22 $21,628 $23,130
4-Door 4WD Renegade 18 22 $23,022 $24,640
4-Door Limited 17 23 $23,039 $24,680
4-Door 4WD Limited 17 22 $24,433 $26,190
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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
$19,954
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,290
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$355 / month
$442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicles -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 59.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
42.1 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 59.0
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 42.4
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9.5 -
Length, Overall (in)
174.4 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Height, Overall (in)
70.3 72.8
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.0 45.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
69.0 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 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
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)
11.3 x 1.1 12.0 x 0.43
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 0.5 11.9 x 0.39
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.5 22.5
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.6 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.9 36.8
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 18.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB T52
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R16 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
TR7 T52
Front Tire Size
P225/75R16 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
TR7 T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 721
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
525 311
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3846 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2860
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
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Engine
Displacement
3.7L/225 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 210 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
EKG 99E
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.54
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
2-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.61 2.29
Trans Order Code
DEH 44V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.25 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.46 3.22
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Liberty Ford Explorer
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Body Code
- NA
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing arm Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.55
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
Frame
Frame Type
- Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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