1999 Ford Explorer Overview

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2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV
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2 Dr Sport SUV
25 national listings
4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV
11 national listings
4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,390
4 Dr Eddie Bauer SUV
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4 Dr Limited 4WD SUV
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4 Dr Limited AWD SUV
9 national listings
4 Dr Limited SUV
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4 Dr XL 4WD SUV
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4 Dr XL SUV
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4 Dr XLS 4WD SUV
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Average User Score

45 stars

Based on 45 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
Awesome Fun To Drive When You Wanna Drive by Daniel
 — The appearance of the 1999 Ford Explorer is awesome. It looks nice, drives nice and has a few options that make driving it fun. and comfortable. In addition, the build quality is bar none for a truck ... 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

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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Ford Explorer Questions

tiredofwalking
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My Horn An Cruise Controll Do Not Work.

I replaced the clockspring but that did not fix it anyone have idea what else it could be?

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hiramc
25

Is It Risky To Service Trans On A 99 Ford Explorer With 188k In The Blind N...

i have a 99 and 03 ..i screwed my 03 up by doing a whole trans fluid change and now it wont shift ...the 03 started off with o/d light flashing ..now my 99 is doing the same thing

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How Hard Is It To Change A Column Shifter To A Floor Shifter In A 1999 Ford...

how hard is it to change a column shifter to a floor shifter in a 1999 FORD explorer eddie Bauer edition need to know something asap plz

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hiramc
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My O/d Light Was Flashing Yesterday ..and I Checked The Transmission Fluid ...

1999 ford explorer eddie bauer v6 automatic 2wd sohc 4dr ....it shifts funny into reverse ...has 188k on it ...no service records .... could it be im just low on fluid and the o/d light was warning ...

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hitmanhart14
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How Hard Is It To Change A Column Shifter To A Floor Shifter In A 1999 Ford...

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