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2001 Ford Explorer User Reviews

2001 Ford Explorer Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 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:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 4 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews

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Cheryll writes:
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Review
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5

Pros

heats up nice in the cold weather

Cons

none

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Love It — has a ton of room, handles great on the highway would not go back to a car love my truck. Use it for towing and with the seats folded holds a ton of stuff. Use it for those trips to watertown would not be without it i think everyone should have a truck

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Robkim writes:
2001 Ford Explorer XLT Review
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Comfort

Cons

Gas

Robkim
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Nice Ride — Great for loading up and heading out to the beach. Performs well and great in the snow. Actually wonderful in alot of snow. Great in summer months. Smooth ride with good mirror vision and roomy interior. Good buy used or new.

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

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Scott writes:
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD Review
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The Exploder — Build Quality: My car is a beast nothing wrong with it. Car Comparisons: I almost got a trans am instead of my explorer Performance: It handles like a a formula one car no complaints More About My Car: nothing

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Steve writes:
2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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3

Pros

4x4 and SUV cargo

Cons

SRS system in question

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2001 Ford Explorer — Bought this vehicle after I left a job that provided a company vehicle. The vehicle was ok for my transportation needs by commuting to work and back, but I question its reliability and safety after it was involved in a 50 mph crash on I-70 and the SRS bags did not deploy. In addition, the belt tensioners did not work properly and sent my head over the wheel and into the windshield. Don't think I will own one again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Colbyn writes:
2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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5

Pros

comfy

Cons

bad gas milage

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Comfy Gas Prices? — This truck is smooth on the road. It is very comfy. It just gets bad gas milage. But other than than I love this truck. It has a lot of trunk space also. I would recommend getting this as a first car for our kid.

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Cam writes:
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4WD Review
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4

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4wd, towing

Cons

gas mileage

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4 Wd Goes Super Hard — So the explorer has been running for a while, runs real good still, 4 wd is super useful, only bad thing is gas mileage, its fun to drive because u ride so high and it rides so smooth, suprisingly Yep

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Jenna writes:
2001 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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3

Pros

Very comfy ride, DVD player, Great sound system

Cons

12 MPG - need I say more???

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Two Words - Gas Guzzler — Bought this when I purchased my first home. Thought I got a good deal until the second week when I realized I was getting only 12 MPG. DON'T buy a 4WD vehicle unless you don't have to eventually pay for your kids' college education.

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2014 Ford Explorer Reviews

Luxury Suv In Unassuming Package By Alida

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2013 Ford Explorer Reviews

Nice Looker By kidscoach

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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

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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Great car overall, recommend. The MPG could be a little better, but it doesn't lack at all in the power category, we topped it out at 120 MPH which is astonishing for a car of this size, great buy for... 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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