Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?
CarGurus has 48,954 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $1,495.
Average User Score
4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 21 reviews
1991 Ford Explorer Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 21 reviews
The 1991 Ford Explorer was launched with great fanfare as the company's first entry into the then-new sport utility vehicle market. The Explorer took its name from a 1980s trimline of the popular Ford F-150 pickup; presumably, Ford hoped to capitalize with the F-150's popularity with the off-road set.
The Explorer's trim offerings shared names with those of the F-150 as well: the Explorer was offered in Sport, XL, XLT, and Eddie Bauer trims, with two-door and four-door setups and optional four-wheel drive. Under the hood, the Explorer boasted a 4.0 liter, 155-horsepower V-6 engine.
Alas, the first year of the Ford Explorer was cursed with some quality issues: although most of the 1991 Explorers have held up well through the year, a number of them came off the line with flaws in the transmission and/or chassis. Gas mileage is not the '91 Explorer's great selling point, either, with its 15 mpg city, 17 mpg highway.
If you need the size and durability, though, the roomy Ford Explorer may be the vehicle for you. One of the first SUVs to be broadly marketed in the US, the Explorer has a loyal following of devoted owners.
What's your take on the 1991 Ford Explorer?
Ford Explorer Questions
Where Will I Find The Fuel Pump Relay On My 91 Ford Explorer
Can I Put A Toggle Switch In To Disengage The Fuel Pump When The Ignition I...
When the ignition is off, I can still hear the fuel pump humming. The only way I can turn it off is to take the ground off the battery. Can I toggle it somewhere instead?
Hello Again My 4x4 Is Not Working
Hello again my 4x4 is not working after i had it towed home the other day the tranny is running absolutly great. But when I push the button on the dash it does nothing doesnt light up or even make a...
Hello, I Have A 91 Explorer 4.0 4x4
Hello, i have a 91 Explorer 4.0 4x4 and the front seal in the tranny went out and of course all thje tranny fluid came out on the hwy. First would it be type F or the mercon? second ive always heard...
1991 Ford Explorer Clutch+master+cylinder+replacement+procedure
What is the correct way to remove and replace the clutch master cylinder.? What are the adjustment procedures for clutch after installing the new clutch master cylinder.