New Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ratings

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Ford Explorer Sport Trac All Years
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    2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

    Love it

    Pros: v-8

    Cons: bed size

    This is one of the best overall vehichles I have owned. Good gas mileage for the size and plenty of power and the fantastic v-8 sound from my custom exhaust. It does every thing from hauling everything I need it to haul, with a custom extension I made for the hitch receiver, to taking up to 4 adults comfortably. It has a style of it's own and no other manufactuer can match it. I am totally dissapointed at Ford discontinuing the Sport Trac. It is different and fantastic. It has a great ride and comfort of a big truck without the huge size of an F-150. Love this truck, or SUT, as some call it!

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

    Great little truck

    Pros: Small and easy to get around in

    Cons: small bed.

    Love the truck, but beds on these small trucks is really too little even with the tail gate down.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

    2008 Sport Trac

    Pros: Performance

    Cons: Transmission

    Was a bit pricy...Great great truck..Definately surpassed my expectations. I'm paranoid about the transmission, as well as the vehicle in the long-term..Guess i'll see how it holds up! (Oh..I live on top of mountain with LOTS of snow..Truck is a shure footed goat!!)

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

    dEALERSHIP LIED FROM DAY ONE 21MPG IS 15

    Cons: dEALERSHIP EMPLOYEES HELPED THEMSELVES

    wARRANTY WENT BANKRUPT.tIRES WERE IN SHREDDER IN 18000 MILES

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac - XLT 4.6L (120A) 4x2

    Pros: electric back window

    Cons: sttepping up into the vehicle

    Advice: this is more for a sportsman than a day to day transportation vehicle

    tight feeling more of a ford f-150 feeling. good smooth running engine.

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    2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac - Limited 4.6L (140A) 4x2

    Pros: The V-8 power

    Cons: Nothing

    Advice: A great buy

    This truck is a sleeper. Bought new in 2006, now has 11,500 miles. No serious problems although the six speed transmission reguired an adjustment. The interior quality is excellent with no rattles or low quality materials. This truck is fast, very fast and the V-8 is quiet. Gas mileage is not bad for a V-8. Best in city is 17 mpg and highway is 23 mpg. I really like this truck. The ride comfort is above average for a truck. Paint is showroom, color is Black Cherry and it evokes positive comments from outside observers.

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    2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac - Premium Automatic (230A) 4x4

    Pros: roll down back window

    Cons: Ford Roadside Assistance - signing up for AAA!

    Advice: buy the extended warranty and sign up for AAA

    At 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!