1992 Ford Explorer Overview

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2 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV
2 Dr Eddie Bauer SUV
2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV
2 Dr Sport SUV
2 Dr XL 4WD SUV
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4 Dr XLT 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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Based on 22 reviews

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

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

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ohmanc
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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...

47 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
Hagar
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How To Engage My Four Wheel Drive

I push the four wheel drive button and still have only rear wheel drive

78 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 months ago)
Hagar
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On My '92 Ford Explorer Eddie...the Chime Starts Chiming When I Turn The Li...

The chime works fine but please help me turn it off. It used to come on if the key was ajar in the ignition, but mysteriously quit having that issue and now only comes on when I turn the lights on. I'...

27 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
poolchick62
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I Have A 1992 Ford Explorer And My Stereo Was Stolen And Ever Since They Ri...

No dash or tail lights on ford explorer 1992 and my four wheel drive is going out. Please help with the tail lights please.

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