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Average User Score
4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 42 reviews
1999 Ford Explorer Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 42 reviews
The 1999 Ford Explorer had a curvier, bulkier look than the previous years' models. An exterior redesign gave the body new heft and gravitas; the same sense of safety and solidity was reflected in some interior innovations, like front side airbags. Larger bumpers and the new Reverse Sensing System (which beeped when the SUV got too close to another vehicle or object) also highlighted Ford's emphasis on safety and security.
Trim choices for the '99 Ford Explorer included Sport, XL, XLS, XLT, Eddie Bauer, and Limited. Four-wheel drive was available at all trim levels, and all-wheel drive was available in the XLT, Eddie Bauer, and Limited trims. The Sport trim offered only a two-door bodystyle; the other trims were all four-door models.
There were plenty of choices under the hood, as well. Buyers of the 1999 Explorer had their pick of three engines: a 5.0 liter V-8 with a 215-horsepower output, a 4.0 liter single overhead cam V-6 that delivered 205 horsepower, or a 4.0 liter V-6 that putted along at 160 horses.
The '99 Explorer continued to lead the sport-utility vehicle market; buyers weren't put off a bit by its size or by its less-than-impressive fuel efficiency (14-18 mpg city, 19-23 highway, depending on model). Big, safe vehicles were what the buying public was looking for, and that's what Ford delivered with the Explorer.
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Ford Explorer Questions
Loss Of Acceleration After Changing Spark Plugs And Wires.
I took my 1999 Ford Explorer Limited to the dealer (I know, mistake #1) but I needed a loaner. They "fixed" two CV boots that were leaking and also replaced my spark plugs, wires, and coil pack. ...
1999 Ford Exploer Cranks Wont Start Doors Unlock When They Feel Like It Ant...
start doors unlock when they feel like it anti theft will not go off i do not have the keyless entry
Where Is The Reset Switch For Fuel Pump For 1999 Ford Ex...
where is the reset switch for fuel pump for 1999 ford explorer sport
My 1999 Ford Explorer Turns Over But Takes Several Tries Before It Starts. ...
It usually takes 15 to 30 tries to start but it does after several tries.