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dEALERSHIP LIED FROM DAY ONE 21MPG IS 15
Cons: dEALERSHIP EMPLOYEES HELPED THEMSELVESwARRANTY WENT BANKRUPT.tIRES WERE IN SHREDDER IN 18000 MILES
Pros: roll down back window
Cons: Ford Roadside Assistance - signing up for AAA!
Advice: buy the extended warranty and sign up for AAAAt 54,185 miles, going 75 MPH down I10, either the transmission or the engine blew. Is this an issue Ford is aware of already????? Seems people refer to them as 'exploders' not 'explorers.' Ford Roadside Assistance was worthless. Spent 1.5 hours trying to get them to get us a tow while sitting in 98 degree Arizona heat in June. Finally had to call a tow truck ourselves to get the truck towed to the Tucson Ford Dealership before it closed on Saturday. It's Monday and the Dealership still has not looked at it to tell us exactly what happened and won't give us a loaner car until they verify that the car is covered under the extended warranty! Extended Warranty better cover these costs!
Pros: easy 4wd
Advice: Buy OneDon't be afraid : We own a 2002 Sport Trac and are in 'love' with it. Fits our needs perfectly, have added a matching camper shell and the dogs love it along with more weather proof storage. Have used the 4x4 many times in the snow crosiing the Sierras and recently in the sand, ..flawless. Just returned from a fishing trip, drove from CA, to Idaho, Montana, Wyoming Utah and Nevada. Averaged 18mi a gal. My wife drives it daily and loves it. After a year still in love with this one.
Pros: Combination back seats and pickup bed
Cons: interior door latch is hard to reach
Advice: Nice vehicle. Worth waiting for used models at better pricesVery quiet and smooth. Handles well and engine has ok power.
Pros: My favorite thing about the 'track' is the multi function that suits my life style without having to get a car and a truck.
Cons: I am realy dissapointed in the poor quality of cloth interior.
Advice: Get the optional leather trim packageVery fun and pleasant to drive.My sport track only has about 3k miles on the odometar. Due to my tight scedule I havent had time to test the real capabilities of the truck.So I am looking forward to my summer vacation to get the opportunuty to test it out when it comes to longer trip with a 21ft.boat attached to its rear end.Having taken the option of the 4:10 rear end the fuel consumption is high, especially in city traffic.
Pros: the bed extender
Cons: the grey finish on the interior handles
Advice: bed extender and roof rack are two great optionsi have 6000 miles on my sport trac and that includes a 1000 mile trip to canada with my bass boat in tow and 4 passengers and i don't have a single complaint. my wife and i both think this was the ideal truck for our lifestyle and it has lived up to that expectation. there is plenty of power and the seats are very comfortable and we love the look of the truck. it has gotten a lot of compliments since we have it. we highly recommend this vehicle.
Pros: rear roll down window and deep cargo bed
Cons: not good for off road unless have 4x4
Advice: get the auto trans...it's nice and reponsiveThis is a cool truck for the money. It has a lot of upgrades that you don't expect. For ex, the tie downs, the ford emblazed under hood protector, nice rims, and nice interior, fancy floor mats. It's the best for the price.