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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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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Ford Explorer Questions

Reanna Goodemote
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Were Would I Put Gear Oil In My 1992 Ford Explorer 4×4

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Shehess
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Where Can I Get A New Remote Control My Car Won't Start Without It And The ...

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Bj Howell
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4.0 Engine Swap

I have a 92 4x4 explorer automatic with the 4.0. Its got some rods knocking pretty good. Today i was given a 91 ranger 5 speed 2x4 with the 4.0. I'm wanting to put the motor from the ranger into the...

27 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
DFG56
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Electronic 4wd Will Not Engage

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

19 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)