1994 Ford Explorer Overview


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Average User Score

3.85 stars

Based on 39 reviews

Ford Got This One Right. I Love It. by rhlandis
 — I absolutely love my 94 Ford Explorer. It's 16 years old and the only thing, other than routine maintenance, that I have had to do to it was to replace the cheesy fiber lower intake manifold gasket, a... Read More
For It's Third Year Of Production, It Is Remarkably Agile And Reliable. by William
 — This car has shown that a car can only get better with age, as it never struggles with reaching the 6000rpm mark. I consistently out accelerate other cars, all the while the brakes and suspension han... Read More
It Runs Great. by Janice
 — It was Dad's idea in the first place ;). HE said it runs much smoother than the 2000 F-150 truck. We got it at a reasonable price, and it haven't let me down at all, especially on long-distance trave... Read More

1994 Ford Explorer Overview

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1994 Ford Explorer

The 1994 Ford Explorer continued to enjoy tremendous popularity in the SUV market.  No big changes were initiated for this model year; the '94 Ford Explorer was offered in the same trim lines and bodystyles as  the previous year.  Buyers had a choice among the Sport, XL, XLT, and Eddie Bauer trims, as well as the luxurious Limited edition, available only as a four-door, four-wheel drive vehicle (other trims came in a choice of two-door and four-door versions, and offered both 4WD and rear-wheel drive options).

Roomy interiors and cargo capacity, as well as the rugged reliability for off-road adventures, were huge selling points for drivers attracted to the new sport-utility vehicle market.  The 1994 Explorer promised reliable, safe family transportation, as well as the toughness for which Ford's lines of trucks had earned a well-deserved reputation.

The '94 Explorer also offered a decent amount of power under the hood: its 160-horsepower V-6 engine yielded quick acceleration and strong towing power.  When it came to gas mileage, though, the Explorer was less impressive, with estimates ranging from 15 to 18 mpg city, 20 to 22 mpg highway, depending on model.


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Ford Explorer Questions


1994 Ford Explorer Motor Compatibility

I have a 1994 Ford Explorer XLT, When I bought it, the guy told me he rebuild the motor but the body is horrible and a lot of things are going wrong with the inside. I was wanting to buy another bod...

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I Have A 1994 Ford Explorer V6 Motor I Have No Exhaust On It Just Been Runn...

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Dome Light

i have a 1994 ford explorer and was wondering why all of a sudden my dome light came on when it was parked and all ofthe doors are shut and the switch is turned off, i cant get it to shut off without ...

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What Is The Little Pump That Runs Off The Radiator?

I bought a explorer but before I paid for it the guy told me it leaked antifreeze when I come back he gave me a piece he said came off the radiator . Its a plastic hose broke on both sides with a li...

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Problem Shifting From 1st To Second

problem going from first to second when driving

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