Compare 2006 Ford Explorer vs 2006 Honda Pilot

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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
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2WD AT LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD AT LX 18 24 $24,303 $26,995
4WD AT LX 17 22 $25,381 $28,195
2WD AT EX 18 24 $26,595 $29,545
4WD AT EX 17 22 $27,673 $30,745
2WD AT EX-L 18 24 $28,662 $31,845
4WD AT EX-L 17 22 $29,740 $33,045
2WD AT EX-L with RES 18 24 $30,099 $33,445
2WD AT EX-L with NAVI 18 24 $30,628 $34,045
4WD AT EX-L with RES 17 22 $31,178 $34,645
4WD AT EX-L with NAVI 17 22 $31,717 $35,245
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,252
$24,303
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,530
$26,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$442 / month
$450 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.0 61.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.4
Third Head Room (in)
NA 38.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 57.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA 59.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 41.9
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.0 61.6
Third Leg Room (in)
NA 30.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 40.1
Third Hip Room (in)
NA 49.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 153
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
32.9 - 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 -
Height, Overall (in)
72.8 70.1
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
32.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 106.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 76.5
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
35.4 -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
- 66.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
- 188.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
45.1 47.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
85.8 87.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 15.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 0.39 12.3 x - TBD -
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 0.43 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 20.4
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
18.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 38.0
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.9
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.22
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
721 -
Spare Tire Size
P235/70R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
T52 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1700 -
Spare Tire Order Code
T52 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
721 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/70R16 P235/70SR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
721 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1700 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T52 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1700 -
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P235/70SR16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
311 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3110 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
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 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4264
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 9.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700 240 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
99E NA
Displacement
4.0L/245 3.5L/212
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100 244 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.78
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.22 2.42
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.02
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.60
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.07 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.29 1.57
Trans Order Code
44V NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.38
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Honda Pilot
Body Code
NA -
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.55 -
Axle Type - Front
Ford SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32.0 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3240 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent SLA Multilink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 0.79
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32.0 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Ford SLA -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 0.94
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3600 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2470 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Trailing Arms
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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