1994 Ford Explorer Overview


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3.85 stars

Based on 40 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

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Left Work N Backed Out Of Parking Space N Left. While Driving Forward Felt ...

When going to back out of spot truck , '94 explorer, it would not move. Put it in neutral n would not move, hooked a late 90s lesabre to it to pull it n lesabre spinning tires so he started jerkin...

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My anti-lock break light has been on for a little while, but car has run fine besides that. My breaks are very touchy, especially when first using them after starting the car. That said, yesterday I...

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Need A Diagram Of Ignition Switch To The Steering Column

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What Needs Done After Sitting Garaged 5 Years

my aunt and uncle have a 1994 explorer 4.0 xlt 4wd with 80k miles and in very nice shape. Problem is, it hasnt been started in about 5 years as it was used for storage more or less. I was gonna get it...

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