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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Robkim writes:
2001 Ford Explorer XLT Review
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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

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comfy

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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

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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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Cheryll writes:
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Review
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5

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heats up nice in the cold weather

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

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Very comfy ride, DVD player, Great sound system

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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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Anonymous bought one because:

Needed a truck to pull our pop up camper, and haul our kayaks on roof, and bike rack on back of camper, with sway bar of course.

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2013 Ford Explorer Reviews

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2012 Ford Explorer Reviews

The Ultimate Snowboarding Assault Vehicle By cargurusLV

What's the point of getting an SUV with 5-seats? That's just an oversized car that eats up more gas. That's why I got the Explorer. It has 7-seats and luxuriously appointed with a great tech convenien... Read More

Feels Good, Looks Good. By mikepetrey

Like the appearance and performance. Smooth riding SUV with all the luxuries. The air conditioning is very cold, the heat is very warm. All power features have always worked with no problems whatso... Read More

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2011 Ford Explorer Reviews

Sporty By lisser17

The room for my whole family in a reliable car. You will always get compliments on the ride and the look of the car. The convenience of the remote start is wonderful on hot and cold days! We love thi... Read More

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

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2010 Ford Explorer Reviews

Great Dependable Suv With All The Creature Comforts You Need. By SS131

What I love about this car is that it has the power third row seating which makes it very easy to accommodate more passengers with the touch of a button.Beautiful interior color combo and the Ford syn... Read More

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

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