2002 Ford Explorer User Reviews

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Ritch writes:
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer Review
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4

Pros

Versatile, easy to live with, cargo capacity, comfortable

Cons

silly things have gone wrong, sunroof is terrible, gas mileage is terrible.

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Well Designed, Versatile And Dependable — Well designed, versatile and dependable SUV. The vehicle just makes sense. This is my second Explorer.

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aglendye writes:
2002 Ford Explorer XLS Review
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3

Pros

cargo space

Cons

gas miledge

aglendye
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2 Explorers Down... Will There Be More In My Future? — Great car. This is my second explorer. My first was a 1995 EB Explorer. I decided to get this 2002 because I was in need of cargo space and reliability. This car has been a joy to drive over the last 8 years.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jamie writes:
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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5

Pros

great 4x4, awesome styling, extremely comfy for long trips

Cons

gas mileage

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Awesome Car, My Family Has Had 4 Explorers And We Loved Every Single One Of Them — Performance:handling- it handled like a car with AWD. tight cornering, little body roll. Build Quality: I put about 15k miles on the car when i had it and it never needed anything but a new tail light. Cost of Ownership: the only thing i had trouble paying for was the gas...i think it just needed a tune up

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

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chuckyexplorer writes:
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4WD Review
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3

Pros

It looks good

Cons

so far nothing

chuckyexplorer
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Looks — well I like everything about my ford explorer, it has a fast pick, it rides nice, take the bumps softly, I really like that, but I am worry about what could happen to it, after all the news aand complains I have read aobut it. I hope it last for a long while. Is a 2002 ford explorer with around 125 thousands mile.

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

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Evan writes:
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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5

Pros

Everything.

Cons

It IS an SUV. (For all you hippies.)

35

Explorers. — Performance: In the time I've been driving my Explorer, it's performance has been quite excellent (To my standards, atleast.) It's braking, acceleration and handling are rather superb, especially for stock components. Build Quality: Only issue with 2002 Explorers as far as build quality is the rear panel, just underneath the rear window, has a reputation to crack just enough to notice, but repairing this part is futile, as it will only break again. Appearance: The Explorer's appearance has always been a welcoming sight among motorists. The only appearance issue I have with my Explorer is it's default rim's are a bit dull, both in design and color. But nothing some work time and cash can't fix. It's a matter of personal choice. Cost of Ownership: As far as I can tell, the Explorer's MPG is decent atleast, especially for me, who's primary use for the vehicle is picking up the lady, driving to class, going to the station and responding to emergencies. As far as fun factor, yes is all I have to say. It will be great once I can mount whacker lights and a radio onboard.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Alex writes:
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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5

Pros

V8 engine, 4wd, 7 seater

Cons

none

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Great Family Car — Great SUV, has it's quirks but overall is built well. Only problem is you are not able to pull a u-haul trailer with it. Fun to drive in any condition, gas mileage is as expected for something of this size

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Eric writes:
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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4

Pros

lots of room

Cons

gas mileage

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Ok Vehicle — powerful, do not like the four wheel drive , gets 14 miles per gallon lots of extras such as 6 disk cd player, memory seat, memory gas and brake pedals, brakes fast and can go very quick very solidly built by ford

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

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Joseph writes:
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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4

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comfy

Cons

MPG

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Dunno — Not a bad car. MPG sucks though, Very comfortable and still pretty quick for a decent sized suv, I wish the damn lights and door sensors worked. Might buy another but i'm more into the little vehicles but still happy with it

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Derek writes:
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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5

Pros

V8,4x4,

Cons

MPG

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Ford Explorer — The build is great. The acceleration is very good. The braking isn't that well but its still ok. I have only ever had one problem with the car after 1.5years. The car is fun to drive except you can do any ditty's or anything.

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Ian writes:
2002 Ford Explorer Review
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5

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Comfort

Cons

economy

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I Love My Exploder! — Love it because it's a gas guzzling anti green cruisin' machine! The height of luxury, heated leather seats, auto box, cruise...I'm King of the Road Oh, and the Rotty loves all that space in the back too Only drawback is the gas mileage, flippin' terrible, the price you pay for a bit of comfort I guess...

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