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1998 Ford ExplorerReview
Fred writes:
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That was a beautiful vehicle price just right I missed it by literally an hour

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Douglas writes:
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Its a great vehicle, only disadvantage is 2 -door !!

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV Review
carsalesfl says:
vs1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD
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Cargo Capacity Ranked 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD worse.
"The jeep has the full size spare in the back which takes allot of space."
Value Ranked 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD better.
"The limited had more options and a better radio. More capable off road."
1998 Ford Explorer Review
AFEsarey says:
Easy to work on, I own the 2wd rear wheel. so the trans and engine are easy to get to as well as the front end is a joy to work with.
vs1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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12 of 13 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport SUVReview
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Exploder — love this truck, its old beat up., but reliable.. little maintenance. it is a daily driver. i am a ford guy, i dont want anything else.. but i have trouble findin a replacement. because it is a manual and i dont want an automatic..

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: ford guy here.. i love it.. my little beat up Exploder

Cons: its old

5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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98' Ford Explorer — All in all this car is very reliable. It's great in weather and very reliable. No matter what's wrong with it it still gets you from point A to point B. It's very reliable. Overall a it is good car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very comfortable and reliable. Gets me from point A to point B and that's what I need it for. Great for moving, I moved from home to college without having to rent a bigger car. All in all I love this car.

Cons: The fuel economy sucks. With the cost of gas now it really weighs on my wallet. It's also in the shop a lot. When I have the money to get it fixed there's so much that always needs to be done which also weighs heavily on my wallet.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUVReview
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The Longer I Had The Car The More I Liked It. — We bought it with 60k miles in 2002 and it now has 170k in 2013. The only repairs were the radiator, front a-arms bushing were squeaking and the whole arms had to be replaced. The torque coverter is starting to develope a shudder. It went through 2 kids learning to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Dependble, nimble, easy to drive

Cons: Mpg is not great, but i live n th mountanous area.  The V8 is a bit of a slug  in the mountains.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUVReview
Kari writes:
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Worth It — This suv is alot bigger inside than it looks. Very comfortable on long trips and a nice ride. It doesn't have alot of power for acceleration and is really a dog on hills but it's fine for normal everyday driving. Gas mileage around town is horrible but it's not too bad on the highway about 10mpg city 15 highway. Parts to repair it if it breaks down which isnt that often are reasonable. I really like it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I like the roomyness, comfort of the seats on long trips, 4x4 and looks most.

Cons: I hate the gas mileage ang the severe lack of power it has.  

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUVReview
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Great Winter Suv, Cant Beat The Sound And Power Of The Tried And True 5.0l V8 — Even though it weighs a hefty 4330 lbs the explorer 5.0l v8 really gets up and goes. The sound of the magnaflow exhaust is addicting and it is so much fun to drive. Overall this vehicle has had common problems that most ford vehicles suffer from. Like radiator, lower ball joints, water pump, and other normal maintenance. Overall this is a strong runner and very reliable vehicle.

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

Pros: I love the V8 power and sound.

Cons: I hate the full-time AWD

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUVReview
Geremy writes:
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Its Called An Exploreer For A Reason! — great all round vehicle, strong runner with comfortable handling. the all wheel drive system makes for the complete package. Quiet interior with a quality sound system. Plenty of ground clearance for off road fun! Good acceleration whether towing or crawling thru the mud!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: buy 1  ,, hell buy 2.... i have 3!

Cons: could use a little more head room.

14 of 14 people found this review helpful.
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