1999 Ford Explorer User Reviews

1999 Ford Explorer Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 38 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 13 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"big space" 7 reviews
"reliable car" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews

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Displaying 21 - 30 of 38 1999 Ford Explorer reviews.

JTMONEY171 writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLS 4WD SUV Review
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4

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Drives well, 4wd works

Cons

Handles funny

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Buy It — I love my explorer, its got me into and out of a couple of situations, but the only thing ive found wrong with it so far is the coast does not work anymore and my car lighter doesnt work either.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Shafer writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUV Review
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5

Pros

Powerful and roomy

Cons

gas mileage

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Suckin Gas And Haulin Ass! — Has plenty of room for myself and 4 friends comfortably with the power of a sports car. All wheel drive so its virtually impossible to lose traction on wet pavement. All around darn good american made ford products for life!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jennifer writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV Review
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4

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easy to drive

Cons

size

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Good First Car — It was easy to handle and not too slow but not very much room. It required maintenance often but maybe because it was used. Pretty cheap to own and maintain. It was fun to drive and looked nice with a lot of options for appearance.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Sam writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV Review
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2

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ummmm soccer mom

Cons

all

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Hated It But Got Me Around — slow,brakes suck, handles like a box, needed a few repairs mostly from beating the hell out of it, front end squeaks from a jumpin incident, interior pretty simple and plane nothing special exterior looks like a box, expensive to maintain, very bad gas mileage, not a very fun car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Derek writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLS 4WD SUV Review
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5

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ride quality

Cons

????? i would recomend buying one

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I Love It — i love the handeling, ride, and the seats are confortable, not to mention the trunck leaves alot of room even with two 12 inch subs in the back, oh and the rear seat folding down really helps to but really big objects in

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dan writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV Review
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5

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Lots of room for stuff (Guitar Amps) Not to bad on gas

Cons

The dent i got from my axel breaking...

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1999 Ford Explorer — I love my Car. Acceleration is great and handling is sweet. Handles rad at 100mph. I broke the axel but other than that its rad. I love the DVD player and pop out screen and the leather seats. Gas is not bad at all. It takes about 35 to fill. Maintenance is pretty simple, oil, brake pads exc... this car is fun to take on road trips.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mike writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV Review
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4

Pros

solit build its a truck wat can i say

Cons

terrible gas millage

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99' Explorer Sport — I love my truck its been good to me so far. it handles llike its sposed to like a brick haha. has terrible gas millage but its pretty good. it currently needs to b fixed because the wheel barings are warn out. its fun to drive and gets me to places that i want to go.

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Nick writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL SUV Review
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3

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Comfortable, plenty of room.

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More comfortable on the back seat than the two front seats.

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It Is An Okay Car. — It is pretty comfy. Has tan swede interior and pearly white paint. runs pretty smoothly. I don't really know how many miles. It gets about 20 miles to the gallon which isn't to shabby. It isn't real fast or slow. Carries 5 people and has a V6 engine. More comfy in back seat than in the front.

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Curran writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV Review
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3

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Good size, not too big not too small. Styling, both inside and out.

Cons

Quality adn MPG

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Bad Car For Me, Was In Two Accidents. — Not bad at first. After first accident it went down hill. Milage was terrible, only 11 MPG.

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Conlin writes:
1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV Review
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2

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Mine has an awseome sound system

Cons

I hate having to drive it

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Eh........ — Its ok i have had quite a few mechanical problems. It has an awseome sound sytem....well mine does. Its performance is awful, the brakes are decent but nothing special...at all. Im not very happy qith it i love muscle cars so getting this car was insanely dissapointing.

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Reviews From Other Years

2014 Ford Explorer Reviews

Best Vehicle I Have Ever Owned By TMACWEBDESIGN

The Ford Explorer is the best vehicle I have ever owned . I like to buy american also looked at the Lincoln MKX which was noisy in comparison . I believe Lincoln has become an over priced Ford . Go wi... Read More

Great Suv Probably Best In Its Class/size By Divinejudge1

This SUV was very nice! It felt as nice as some Range Rovers my friends own that are only 5 years old. On that alone I believe this SUV is a great value and worth considering as a buy. I'm not a fan o... Read More

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2013 Ford Explorer Reviews

Best Vehicle I Have Ever Owned By TimmySEO

I like everything about the Ford Explorer . My favorite is the technology , so far advanced compared to the competition . I read reviews on the MyFord touch that were negative . Maybe if you are lik... Read More

Nice Looker By kidscoach

A great improvement in interior design and grade of materials. A few more amenities I would suggest, heated second row seats, more cup holders, ambient lighting around the headliner, second row adjust... Read More

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2012 Ford Explorer Reviews

Solid Family Car, Vary Happy With It For The Most Part. By Jay

I wish I had opted for the Limited, memory seats and the intelligent cruise control would have been great features but were not options in the XLT. The interior is pretty roomy for a midsized SUV, but... Read More

First Ford, So Far So Good. By codemannwo

I've only had the SUV for 24 hours, so only time will tell. I will keep posting updates with my impression of this vehicle as I drive and use more of it's expansive features. Just wondering if I nee... Read More

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2011 Ford Explorer Reviews

Good Vehicle. By Ken

Could use a little more power. The 3.5L V6 is just not quite enough. However, I'm sure my mileage is much better than if it had a V8, so I'm not really complaining all that much. Otherwise, a very nic... Read More

Super Fun, Sporty Suv With The Looks To Boot! By gacowgirl79

So far this is my most favorite SUV I have ever owned. I have owned an explorer before but it was nothing compared to this one! With this one, I am just looking for a reason to get behind the wheel ... Read More

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2010 Ford Explorer Reviews

Lots Of Toys On The Limited Awd By goldy

Accelerator responsiveness with the 6 speed transmission and the v8 is lousy. The 6 speed wants to be in 2nd when starting and shifts very quickly to 6th even when going only 30mph.6 speed is only goo... Read More

Best Mid-sized Suv Out! By Billy

This is my 2nt Ford Explorer and definitely not my last! This vehicle is built Ford tough and is fun to drive. Comfortably seats 7 and the 3rd row seat is very roomy for a mid-sized SUV. I wish I wa... Read More

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