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Pros: INTERIOR ROOM AND LEATHER
Cons: THE HOOKED AND SHARP DOOR BOTTOMS THAT ALLOW ROAD SPLASH TO ENTER
Advice: ADD RUNNING BOARDS AND SPLASH GUARDS, 3RD ROW SEATING ESSENTIAL IF YOU HAVE KIDS.WIDE TRACK PROVIDES VERY STABLE RIDE; V-6 IS FINE FOR LIGHT LOADS AND LIGHT TOWING; A/C IS VERY ADEQUATE AND LEATHER INTERIOR IS VERY FINE; GEAR SHIFT LEVER DOES NOT ALWAYS FIND THE DRIVE SLOT; HEADLIGHT DESIGN IS POOR; ALARM SYSTEM HAS SOME BUGS ALLOWING ALARM TO SOUND WHEN DOORS ARE UNLOCKED; FACTORY TRANSMISSION HAS BLOWN AND HAS BEEN REPLACED AT 10,000 MILES. REPLACEMENT TRANSMISSION HAS SLIPPED AND/OR DISENGAGED OCCASIONALLY, WOULD BE INTERESTED TO KNOW IF ANY OTHER READERS HAVE EXPERIENCED THIS ALSO;
Pros: styling, independent suspension
Cons: bare XLS packages, should at least include running boards, less standard features than others.
Advice: Go with the XLT at least.Drives great, smooth V-6, superior to the 98 we traded in.
Pros: Third Row Seat Package
Cons: Nothing at all!!!! Love everything about it!
Advice: Get it Loaded!!!! Ford also is offering 0% for 60 mths! Can't beat that!I love my Explorer! Definately go with the V8, it makes a great difference in power but not a noticeable difference in gas usage. You cannot go wrong with an Explorer. Luxury, comfort, versatility, it has it all!
Pros: The 6 CD changer.
Cons: Nothing this SUV is great.
Advice: Buy it...this vehicle is great!This vehicle is very reliable.I've had it for 3 years and it has never failed on me.Its comfortable and affordable.I have 3 kids and it fits us all comfortably ,including my husband.The trunk is very spacious.If you are looking for reliable,comfortable,and nice looking SUV the ford explorer should be your choice.
Pros: Push Button 4x4
Cons: The front hood latch is positioned where it's easy to kick and break off.
Advice: Shop for the best dealExcellent!
Pros: 6 disc in-dash CD player
Cons: Front leg room
Advice: Go with the fully loaded models. Why settle for lessAt 6'3', my legs are a little bunched up with the seats back and pedals in. However, I purchased the Eddie Bauer 4x4 in July 2002 and it is great.
Pros: the true blue color
Cons: paying sales tax
Advice: finance at 0.9 percent for 5 years with fordvery smooth ride and quiet inside the vehicle