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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer SUVReview
Julian writes:
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Its Amazing, Especially Being An American Car! — its one of the most common and most reliable SUVs on the road right now (compared to other '97 SUVs)

Pros: great room, great features, and great reliability

Cons: a bit of a loud engine

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUVReview
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Built Ford Tough — This car came with leather seats, cruise control, and a powerful engine. Even though it is my first car I can't imagine driving something else.

Pros: 5.0 V8

Cons: gets stuck in sand easily

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUVReview
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Solid, Dependable Workhorse — I've had the pleasure of driving this vehicle for the past 2 years, and while it doesn't accelerate very fast or set new speed records, it handles quite well and carries a whole lot of stuff. A lot of people hate the Explorer, and I can't see why. It's a great car for the money, and very reliable.

Pros: Comfort, visibility, handling, amenities for the price.

Cons: Somewhat sluggish, poor fuel economy.

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUVReview
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Utility — Not pretty, not fast, but oh so handy. We used this car asa hauler, a hotel and a people carrier.

Pros: Space, price, quality

Cons: Not that pretty

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL SUVReview
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This Car Rocked!! — It may have had it's problems, but I swear this was the funnest vehicle to pull a 360 on a wet road in. Mine had the fog lights and everything, so when it was real bright outside with the moon, we'd turn all the lights off. Gawd, I miss this one.

Pros: Had lots of room. I fit so many people in it. The cargo area came in handy.

Cons: Had more tranny problems than it was worth.

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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Good On Snow, 4x4 That Is Why I Had It — IT WAS GOOD ON THE SNOW, other than that, used a ton of gas, was noisy and unreliable

Pros: good on snow

Cons: it was a ford

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
Alfonso writes:
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Pure Power — Nice driving nice shock absorving nice power nice braks one of the best cars in the world

Pros: Fast, utilitary...

Cons: Gasoline consumer

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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The Tank. — I love this car, I got it for removing my tongue ring and it has been the work horse of the family. It is the most reliable car I've ever owned and it gets me through winter every year. Slowly things are starting to go wrong but nothing that will ever need to be fixed like my cruise control for instance. All in all I love this truck.

Pros: Reliable

Cons: Getting older

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUVReview
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Loved It Before It Got Old — Super to drive, comfortable, fun. But got really expensive really fast at about 75,000 miles.

Pros: Super ride, great power, stable, comfortable

Cons: expensive to repair!, looks were lacking in that year

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1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUVReview
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Good Suv — powerful, handles like an suv, brakes like an suv, it's an suv

Pros: power, awd, power everything

Cons: handles, brakes, performs like an suv

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Displaying 21 - 30 of 1997 Ford Explorer 30 reviews.

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2018 Ford Explorer Reviews

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For the right price, IU would purchase this automobile. OK Read More

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It has all the bells & whistles! Love all the features! I had a 2016 Ford Explorer basic model before this one. Read More

2017 Ford Explorer Reviews

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The car is great drives and rides smoothly love it Read More

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