2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac User Reviews

2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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dandyoun writes:
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4 Dr XLS Crew Cab SB Review
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5

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Great looking truck.  Plenty of room for the family.  Really liked the ride height .  Small truck but rode like it was much larger.  Felt real safe while driving.

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Bed was very small.  Lacked the power and weight I needed to pull my boat and camper.

dandyoun
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Great Truck — This truck was by far one of my favorite ones to have owned. No real mechanical issues. Never let me down. would still have it today but it lacked the power and weight to pull my toys safely. But it was no fault of the truck. It performed just as it was designed too.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Troy writes:
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4 Dr XLT Crew Cab SB Review
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Hauls everything , landspaping, bricks, rock, dirt and leaves, car engines also.

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my wife gets to drive it more then me.

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Would Buy Again — Performance - lots of power, good handling Build Quality - Flex fuel vehicle, don't use E-85 it damages the fuel system, stick with gas Appearance - both interior and exterior styling are great, good layout Cost of Ownership - gas mileage, 25mpg highway. Front brakes about every 30K Fun Factor - it great in 4 wheel drive, I have pulled car dollys and trailers with it. good in the snow, great stereo

Primary Use: Family transportation

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dustinmaas writes:
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4 Dr XLT 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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Has over 100K in miles now, and have only replaced a battery, plugs, and water pump.

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Only a V6 engine, Arm rest is getting worn. Side liner of bed makes it difficult to put bike rack in place.

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Good Vehicle To Get Out Of Town And Off The Beaten Path With. — All in all this vehicle has been a reliable vehicle, that has safely taken me to work, and play. Have had no major mechanical issues, and all though it only has a V6 engine I rarely feel like it struggles up hill with cruise control on. The bed of the truck is small but fits the roll of quick pack it up and get out of town. The sides of the bed made it difficult to put my bed runner bike rack by thule on it. On and off road no complaints.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Scott writes:
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4 Dr XLS 4WD Crew Cab SB Review
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It works well on and off road and theres plenty of space for anything.

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Needs a V-8

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Overall Its A Great Comprmise And Works Very Well For Me. — From the start I knew this was going to be a good truck for me. It fits my personality well as well as my stuff and my friends. Gas mileage could be better and of course being a guy I'd prefer a larger engine but it does get me from A to B quick and safe and it has save my ass a few times. Good buy.

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Wayne writes:
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4 Dr Adrenalin Crew Cab SB Review
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Everything

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it should have come with a v8!

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Great Truck — Ford really hit the mark with this vehicle. Good looks, great functionality, decent (upgradable) performance, and just an overall solid vehicle. Very Low ownership cost, like basic maintenance and tires. I would so recommend this vehicle to anyone, and the new body with the V8, totally ROCKS.

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

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Tina writes:
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Its my only transprtation

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If you r used to speed, then avoid

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I Love My Silver Knight! — I love it cuz its a truck and suv rolled into one but it has no where near the speed i'm used to. I also love it cause it stops on a dime and has really great michelin tires. Its grey on the inside and silver on the outside. All My Friends Love this car cuz of the window in the back!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Scott writes:
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Crew Cab

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Small Bed

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Like A Ranger, But Bigger Interior — I picked it as an upgrade from a Ford Ranger. Its built on a similar platform, but with 4 doors, and a smaller bed

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2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

A Blast To Drive. By Chompers24

I love the grippy 4x4 and that it drives as smooth as a car. It's a lot nicer to have the computer in the dash instead of the overhead. Did I mention the heated leather seats… AWESOME! I hope Ford br... Read More

Looks Nice, Drives Nice By kialh2000

Its black so to me looks great, is very roomy for a big guy like myself. It is a quiet running pick-up and get right around 18mpg. has a 22 1/2 gallon tank which surprised me but still does well on... Read More

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2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Ford & Dealer Seem Reluctant To Track Down This Annoooying Noise By Yukon

This vehicle has an intermittent howl that seems to come from the rear. Brakes tested OK. About every 2-3 weeks the howl begins for a few days then goes away. I have run into another ST owner who repo... Read More

Recession Suv Quality By Tracy Allen

Considering we are in a recession. This SUV covers all needs of a growing family, yet still low in price and high in quality. Use it as a family vehicle for trip to see family, use it to haul wood f... Read More

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2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Hmmm...nice! By Levi

This vehicle was a great one. It hit a moose and they put it right back on the road and I drove it 15,000 more miles before I traded it for the 2010 Fusion. Mileage was decent as long as I stayed on t... Read More

Loved It! By Devin

Absolutely loved this vehicle. Had watertight compartments recessed into the bed for storage, a hard watertight bed cover that covered the whole thing. Even a cigarette lighter power point in the be... Read More

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2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Love It By m9p37zf7

Good power fun to drive, it feels safe. Looks great, easy parking in small parking spaces. It has good Michlin tires as can be seen on one of the pictures. The clear coat finish is easy to clean, just... Read More

Great Pickup Or Passenger Vehicle By amalone01

This has been a great family car as well as pick u pick up truck. Some of the maintainence costs were a little high because of the special engine in the truck. But overall the truck has been very goo... Read More

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Great By jackk40

it is a very nice sporty truck,and it has a lot of room,it handles well in any weather,mine is a 4x2 and I did not have any problems,in snow or rain,it is a nice looking truck Read More

If I Had It My Way, This Would Be The Last Truck I Ever Own. By 1st_Mitsubishi

This has been a great truck for me since day one. I bought it used in '07. It is perfect for camping, has towed/hauled everything I've put in/on it and it is a great looking truck. Aside from routi... Read More

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