2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
This is our third Ford SUV. The first was a "94" Explorer XLT that we ran the wheels off. After 140K miles we hadn't turned a wrench on it. We then bought a "98" EB Expedition. That was also a great vehicle with absolutely no problems! This one, a "06" EB Explorer, (the kids are all grown) has to be one of the best designed on the market, we feel almost like were flying an airplane when sitting in the driver's seat. All the controls are at your finger tips and the ride is exceptional for an SUV. Ford sure beats the Chevys we have owned in the past. We are faithful with our service and exceed the manufacturers recommendations but could not keep transmissions in the GM SUV's.
Quiet, comfortable and classy! Controls are within easy reach, not like GM's or Chrysler's that are scattered across the dashboard and confusing for the driver.
Pep up the 4.0 some, we didn't expect sports car performance but would like a little more zip to get to cruising speed.