1992 Ford Explorer Overview

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2 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV
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2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV
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2 Dr XL 4WD SUV
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3.95 stars

Based on 22 reviews

Best Suv For The Price. by Edward
 — Full size SUV, second year Explorer was built was '92, meant by ford to replace the Bronco. While Explorers have a rust problem, mine has little to none because of a lifetime warranty that we got thr... Read More
Best Suv For The Money. by Edward
 — Full size SUV, second year Explorer was built was '92, meant by ford to replace the Bronco. While Explorers have a rust problem, mine has little to none because of a lifetime warranty that we got thro... Read More
It Is A Fair Car For Being Old,do Not Forget Is A Ford,and Ford S Good Like Gmc by Janeth
 — Performance,acceleration,breaking good,doen't handle so good maybe because is an old truck,it was built to last wich is best quality in Ford's vehicles,lately had needed some repairs plus I changed sc... Read More

1992 Ford Explorer Overview

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1992 Ford Explorer

In its second year of production, the 1992 Ford Explorer added just one option: 1992's buyers had the choice between automatic and five-speed manual transmission.  That was the good news. The bad news was an engine redesign that resulted in a loss of horsepower; the '92 Explorer's 4.0 liter V-6 engine now delivered only 145 horsepower.
Trim choices were the same as the previous year, with Sport, XL, XLT, and Eddie Bauer trims available.  Two-door and four-door models were offered, and buyers could select either four-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive.
The '92 Ford Explorer was marketed to people looking for a sport-utility vehicle with off-road capabilities.  The size and heft of the new SUV were among its chief selling points.  Fuel economy was not a priority, but the new engine did offer slightly better mileage than the previous year's; the 1992 Explorer got between 15 and 17 mpg city, and 19 and 22 mpg highway, depending on model.
Recalls were less of a problem for the 1992 Ford Explorer than for the previous year's models.  You'll find a lot of these on the road even today, still praised by their owners for their rugged reliability.

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I Have A 1992 Explorer, And Recently When I First Start It And Drive The Tr...

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My 1992 Ford Explorer Wont Come Out Of 4x4, Its Bush Button And Stuck On An...

I turned on my 4x4 and had to use low cause of where I live and now it wont turn off.... Its the push button on dash. please help

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Whu Is My 1992 Ford Explorer Only Going In Reveese Wont Gl In Drive

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What Is The Process For Replacing The Thermostat On A 1992 Ford Explorer?

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92 Ford Explorer, The Car Dies If You Make A Sharp Right Turn. No Problem...

I lost my husband a few months ago, he was the fix it guy. I have been driving for 50 years and I know a little about cars. I just had the transmission rebuilt, new tires all the way around and a ba...

101 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)