1999 Ford Explorer Overview

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2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV
28 national listings
2 Dr Sport SUV
33 national listings
4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV
13 national listings
4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV
8 national listings
4 Dr Eddie Bauer SUV
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,126
4 Dr Limited 4WD SUV
10 national listings
4 Dr Limited AWD SUV
5 national listings
4 Dr Limited SUV
7 national listings
4 Dr XL 4WD SUV
Avg. Price: $4,075
4 Dr XL SUV
7 national listings
4 Dr XLS 4WD SUV
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Average User Score

45 stars

Based on 42 reviews

My Exploder by Jesse
 — I love my explorer. It'll take me anywhere i want to go I just put some brand new 31x10.50 BFG All Terrain TA's on it. I have 196 thousand miles on it and it still runs great. It's not fast by any me... Read More
Best And Strongest Car I Know Of by Josh
 — Its a strong truck that we can get in and drive problem free. we have taken it across the country on extreme last minute things and it will go no problem. it has plenty of power and the handling is am... Read More
One Of The Best Fords Out There by Troy
 — Shifting could be better, but for a V6 with a five speed auto, it has a good amout of power! I love how much room there is inside. I love how well it handles in winter weather. Styling is phenomena... Read More

1999 Ford Explorer Overview

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1999 Ford Explorer

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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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

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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

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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.

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I Am Wondering If A 1992 Ford Ranger 4.0 Ohv Will Work In 1999 Ford Explore...

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Car Cranks Runs In Park And Neutral Dies In Drive Whats Wrong

runs good in park and neutral putin drive goes dead like its out of gas just put a new fuel pump in

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