1991 Ford Explorer Overview

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2 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV
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45 stars

Based on 21 reviews

Ford Explorer Is An Excellent Vehical To Drive by kellyjames99
 — very comfortable to sit in !! seems to have a decent amount of horse power!! but doesnt have enough horsepower for the SIZE of the engine. easy handling. wanna drive it everywhere all time gas is pr... Read More
Ford Explorer by Kenith
 — I love my truck its a 1991 so its old as hell it has 200+ thousand miles on it and iv never had a day where she wont start. I take it offroading all the time i tear my way through the woods with that ... Read More
Great by Brandi
 — Performance – acceleration-great, braking-great, handling-great Build Quality – has needed some repairs Appearance – both interior and exterior styling-great Cost of Ownership – gas mileage-good, m... Read More

1991 Ford Explorer Overview

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1991 Ford Explorer

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.

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Ford Explorer Questions

Aaronhawaii1980
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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...

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Aaronhawaii1980
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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...

10 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
carguruscargurume
0

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.

41 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
Marcusjoe Cronk
0

How Much Would A 1990 Ford Expedition Sale For ,its A Eddie Bauer ,has 1775...

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RICKDT
0

Push Button 4 X 4

I BOUGHT MY EXPLORER USED AND THE 4 X 4 HAS NEVER WORKED. IT IS THE DASH PUSH BUTTON TYPE. IS THERE A POSSIBLE SIMPLE FIX? I AM NOT SURE IF IT IS XL OR XLT.

256 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)