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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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One Of The Best Vehicles I've Owned. — Through the mountains & far away...my Explorer has never failed me. I ultimately feel safe & can depend on it everyday. I can't say that I've ever owned a better vehicle. The mileage isn't the best, but all the good outweighs that.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Excellent all around vehicle. Goes anywhere I need it to go.

Cons: Gas mileage.

13 of 13 people found this review helpful.
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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL 4WD SUVReview
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Beater — This vehicle was an ok vehicle. It ran great and drove smooth. It was a decent looking and clean vehicle. It was really roomy and comfortable to drive. There was a lot of storage space. Overall it was a good vehicle to have.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It was roomy, comfortable, and a smooth ride.

Cons: Known for transmission problems

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
Ryan writes:
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Amazing Car — I have the entire stereo system redone with chest pounding bass from Ficaraudio and Rockford Fosgate. The car has never had any major problems. The paint still looks brand new, and the engine has still been doing me well. Anything that has gone wrong with this car has been an easy self fix. Absolutely love this car, will hate to see it go.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The after market stereo is awesome

Cons: nothing

8 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL SUVReview
Shannon writes:
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Doable — The explorer makes for a good first car, but a lot of mechanical problems resulting in putting more money into the car than it's worth. Wish it was a little more fun to drive though, I like a little torque in my cars.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: reliable for the most part

Cons: ugly, awful on gas

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1996 Ford Explorer 2 Dr XL SUVReview
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I Love This Vehicle...i Would Own Another — THE PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN GREAT AND DEPENDABLE.Its body and interior is in great shape. I recently put new O2 sensor in, oil change, fuel filter, and changed spark plugs. I have enjoyed this vehicle and hate to see it go.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: dependable

Cons: n/a

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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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My Little Get-around — Fairly proportionate front/rear weight ratio, comfy enough to sleep in if I wanted or needed to. It accelerates and brakes fine for something that weighs about 2.5 tons. If I had more places to go I would have lots of fun driving it. I would like to put a lift kit on it someday.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's fun, the space comes in handy, looks sporty

Cons: 16-18 mpg, insurance will rape you because they call it an "suv" and not a light truck.

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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUVReview
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It Works — great vehical, bad gas milage. xlt with air, power windows and doors cruise control that dont work and a 6 disc cd player. power seats and it goes and goes. I have 230,000 miles on it and still going strong.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: very little repairs

Cons: gas milage

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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUVReview
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It's 1996 An Still Running Strong Even After 15 Years...... — The one thing i like about my baby is she don't talk back lol naw she is strong...The previous owner had her for the entire 15yrs no major problems.. The vehicle has over 170,000miles an still pushing the speed limits if you knnow what I mean..The EX has so many potentials 'OL BLU' what I call her is under contruction right now she should be 80% by summer time

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Heck it's a nice a$$ vehicle,

Cons: Not a DANG THING other than I'm not driving her NOW!!!!!!!!

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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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Best Car I Own — good memories in this car, perfect balance of power and fuel efficiency. i'd like to lift it a bit, something like four inches. i don't really like some of its looks but all in all i think she's a keeper.

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

Pros: It's pretty dependable

Cons: it's squeaky.

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1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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I'd Never Own Another One — Stay as far away from an Explorer as you possibly can. Way underpowered and has a tendancy to wheel hop when carrying a load. 4x4 is horrible and the engine blew just before 90 k. Seats were very uncomfortable, and the A/C (with a full chrage) blew luke warm air.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Family Transport

Cons: It's a poorly designed ford product

2 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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