2002 Ford Explorer User Reviews

2002 Ford Explorer Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 48 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 14 reviews
"power" 14 reviews
"comfortable car" 7 reviews
"storage" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 25 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"transmission" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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lots of room

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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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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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comfy

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MPG

25

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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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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V8,4x4,

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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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2002 Ford Explorer Review
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Comfort

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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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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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Fits alot of people with plenty of leg room, for as big as it is gets good gas milage15-20

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Not good for people used to small cars

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Good Car For A Big Family — I liked it but my now ex-wife thought is was to big. She was used to small cars like Pontiac Grand Ams. I liked the leg room in any of the seven seats. Great for children. Would be good for the PTA or soccer Mom scenarios, if room for extra children was needed.

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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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Good V-8 Power

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Battery needs replacing often

35

Explorer — The performance of the car is very good. Has good power and the handling is good,m even off-road. My car has a black paint job with gray leather interior and looks really nice. Maintenance is not too bad, but the battery dies easily especially if you leave a light on for an hour or so.

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2002 Ford Explorer XLT Review
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Exterior, Interior

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Gas, Exterior

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Awesome Suv — The Explorer is one of the best-selling SUVs for a reason! They are built Ford Tough and can handle everything, not to mention a luxurious ride. If you buy one used, they can be very cheap. Gas can be a pain, but overall, I love this truck! Great choice for an SUV

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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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I really like being able to see the road I'm driving

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the gas mileage

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Great For Towing — Silver Grey exterior, charcoal gray interior, comfortably seats 4 with luggage in back. pullover sun shade for rear . A great car

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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4WD Review
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The Beast — Gas millage isn't really that bad and the tank holds a great deal, so I don't complain! Great for vacations and long distance driving!

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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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My Explorer — Bad gas mileage; bad speakers (2 have gone bad already); but it looks good- nice design.

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2014 Ford Explorer Reviews

Number 1 Suv By jrl559

The Ford Explorer is the best looking (inside and out) and driving SUV on the road today! All Around Great Performance and absolutely a pleasure to drive on any roadways. Very comfortable interior and... Read More

Top Of The Line By scottbr

After driving the new Ford Explorer sport for the first time about six months ago, it has to be the best SUV on the market. The performance of the 3.5L twin turbo 365 HP engine is second to none. The ... Read More

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2013 Ford Explorer Reviews

Super All-around Suv! By Kpecot

Great family SUV. Lots of cargo room and passenger comforts. Love the leather, roof rack and 4WD upgrades as well as SYNC and Bluetooth features. Drives nice, solid handling. Liked it so much, getting... Read More

Super Suv! By Kpecot

Loved this SUV. In fact, I'm getting another one (2014 or 2015)! Preferred to drive it over our second car, which is a sporty and fun-to-drive 300Z. Leather and 4WD a big plus but not "must haves". Li... Read More

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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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