2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
We drove a 1998 Eddie Bauer for 8 years and liked it. When the 2006 came out, we were first interested because of the improved safety features. After test driving it we found much else to like about the redesigned 2006. It is very quiet and the ride is very smooth. Our '06 Eddie Bauer has a long list of great features that we are enjoying more and more the longer we have it. The more we use it, the more convinced we are that we have made the right decision in buying this vehicle. While the gas mileage leaves something to be desired -- but what decent sized SUV doesn't -- everything else about the '06 is very satisfying to us. We would recommend it to anyone thinking about an SUV.
Safety features -- side air bags, side curtain air bags, advance trac, and tire pressure monitor. Great looking interior. Smooth, quiet ride. Our other vehicle is a luxury car, and the Explorer is almost as comfortable.