Rear curb weight 2,108 lbs. There is tremendous windshield glare from the dashboard and its decorative metal enhancements. What are my other moving options? I pull a 5,500+ pound boat with my '03 V8 with tow package rated at 7,200 lbs. I think you'd quickly tire of pulling that big of a trailer even if you have a tow package. Braking has been enhanced with the standardization of four-wheel, four-channel anti-lock control. The Ford Explorer towing capacity is 2,000 to 5,000 pounds for 2011 to 2017 models. Broken pavement on our drive loop did, however, give the Explorer one standout moment.
During that time, the number of nameplates increased from a few dozen to well over 200 distinct models, and the segment has fragmented into traditional truck-based and smaller car-based crossover models. The driving position is awkward; it's difficult to resolve the seat-to-pedal-to-wheel conundrum despite adjusting each device to its respective limit. You will find that you will easily be around 6000 lbs when loaded. This Explorer seems to have gotten its jaw caught in a chroming machine. We offer the convenience of riding comfortably in your own vehicle while an experienced driver gets your belongings to your new home. From chassis upgrades and a new driveline to an interior makeover with fresh amenities, if refinement is what you've been wishing for in an Explorer, it's been granted. In fact, the 2006 Explorer was poised to dominate this year's competition.
But that capacity gets dropped for every lb you put in the truck beyond the driver. The good news for owners of more recent Explorers is that they have a greater towing capacity and can haul trailers. The second- and third-row seats fold flat, in case you find yourself without kids and with some credit limit left at the grandfather-clock store. Staffers complained the Roll Stability Control system initiates too aggressively, too late, and could alarm those it's intended to protect--novice drivers. Whether you own an older Explorer or a new model, you can still complete an affordable move with U-Pack ®. The 2011 and newer models have a lower center of gravity than the 2010 and older models. Our topline Eddie Bauer Explorer offered the best and most satisfying control when competitors were bucking and vibrating like paint shakers.
Ramp breakover angle 18 degrees Maximum interior cargo volume 85. For 2006, Ford is revamping the Explorer, after totally reworking the mid-size ute in 2002 with a stiffer body and an independent rear suspension. For many customers, crossovers like the Ford Freestyle deliver just what they need and want. Engine type V-6 Interior cargo length 73. However, the best way to check compatibility is to contact U-Haul directly. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and are committed to working with our customers to find alternative options to help with their move.
Engine bore x stroke 3. Ford reworked the entire safety package on the Explorer to include the latest multi-stage airbags, front-seat side airbags and AdvanceTrac stability control, on top of which, Ford has added its Roll Stability Control to keep the Explorer from pitching over in extreme accidents. For the 2006 Ford Explorer, the answer is more power, improved fuel economy, low emissions, new advanced safety technologies, class-leading interior quietness, improved ride comfort and bolder styling. The center console, especially on upper trim levels, is solid, yet elegant-looking. Does your Ex have a tow package? Our test vehicles were pre-production.
Wow, that's a heavy trailer! They also take longer trips that involve spending 300-500 miles on the road at a time fairly often. This policy is not related to safety issues. Further, the rubbery armrest lacks a handhold of its own, so, once the door swings open, the separate grab handle becomes difficult to locate. This way, you can make sure your vehicle meets other requirements, such as towing capacity. The first is an improved 4.
You should look for a yellow sticker in a cabinet that will tell you the actual factory-shipped weight, then estimate for battery, propane, water, and gear. The other engine choice is the three-valve 4. Noticeably absent was a bin for sunglasses. So subtract the weight of your family and any cargo you wan to put in the Ex. The flexibility that Ford bred into the Explorer in 2002 remains intact. Our prices are often comparable to truck rentals when moving long distance, making it a.
Engine horsepower 210-hp 5,100 rpm Interior cargo volume 45. Ignition type spark Aluminum cylinder head S Fuel economy city 15 mpg of valves 12 Torque 254 lbs. The available third-row seat, for example, is one of the few really usable third-rows out on the market, with its 34. It delivers 292 horsepower 53 more than the two-valve V-8 and 300 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy city 15 mpg Load floor height 31.
The four-wheel independent suspension earned mixed reviews, too. The previous edition had a sleek but anonymous smoothness. One may get used to them but their positioning caused considerable grumbling from my colleagues. Check out this to learn about other moving options. Side curtain airbags are a new option. I don't mind pulling my boat for 30 miles but much more wears me out. The result refines what has made the Explorer such a success, while improving everything from the towing capacity to the choice of interior trim.
But all goes awry with the Explorer's bizarre ergonomics. If it's the smaller, this is a no-go. Total cargo volume is 85. It's quieter impressively so , smoother, safer, and better equipped. The second problem is created by increased side-body safety. .