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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUVReview
Justin writes:
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The Car That Took Me Around Australia's Best 4x4 Journeys. — Performance: lots of power to play with and handles good. Build Quality: They all have a problem in engine valve's. Appearance: Looks good inside out and looks Tough. Cost of ownership: Fuel she's to thirsty parts not bad price. Fun factor: Awesome to drive on road and off road.

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

Pros: Very comfy and good road handling

Cons: Sucks a lot of fuel especially in E.U countrys

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
Gordon writes:
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Ford Explorer — The motor was the V6 and only done to it was put on an aftermarket intake system. Just general maintenance like iol change,brakes,etc. Got to drive in the winter time in Ont,Canada. It was a good clean inside & out.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great in the winter months in Ont,Canada

Cons: really not made for a big guy!!!

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited SUVReview
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It's Definitely A Keeper — First and foremost, as far as performance goes, its transmission is shot, brakes are good and handling is close to perfect. My ford jerks alot when in motion but it doesn't rattle or spueak. The color is dark green with no dents or paint chips but the interior is a little lacking.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: great gas mileage

Cons: needs new transmission

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUVReview
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It Was Ok. — It was good for what i used it for. I used it as a truck. Pretty darn decent off-road and had a good 4wheel drive system. lacked clearence in some spots. Autotrac is nioce in snow, but a 2wd option would be handy. overall it was ok

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: space practicality

Cons: ball joints have issues along with a couple other things

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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport SUVReview
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Eh? — Performance overall is not great. Will go without the air conditioner. The interior could use a definite upgrade. Mine is in near perfect appearance so i would say good but they definitely aren't pretty. I average around 21 in the summer and 18 during the school year. I have a manual. General offroading is ok. The ride is no good though.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The turning radius is epic.

Cons: The interior by far. Performance is a little low as well.

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL SUVReview
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The 1998 Explorer — I like that its got the 5.0 V8 that cobras run. Its great for hauling things off road fun goin to tha lake with friends or just cruisin around town. I fully recommend one to whoever is thinking about buyin

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

Pros: lots of torqe

Cons: loses power in 4th

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUVReview
Josey writes:
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Idk — it deffinitely has power to go muddin and its very reliable and easy to modify for off-roading and it gets decent gas milage. very fun to drive cuz its all wheel drive so you dont have to worry bout gettin stuck

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

Pros: transportation for now and its a ford so nothin to complain about

Cons: none

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL 4WD SUVReview
Terry writes:
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Great Fun Good All Rounder — off roading this car was great fun extremely capable motorways was great on fuel cruising was lovely juicey round town tho and de-limited would easily reach 130mph+ very strong truck overall but delicate gearbox good looking car espicially with custom chrome bull bars and side steps, wheels made this a one off missed very much

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

Pros: could go any where an i mean anywhere

Cons: gearbox blew

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUVReview
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Solid Typical Ford — transmission is a lot rougher than i like, even with it being a new one. noisy and rough ride. typical explorer chassis squeaks. suprisingly agile if you know how to drive it. gas mileage kills me so i WILL be looking for another car. even still, solid as a rock

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: solid solid solid

Cons: TRANSMISSION

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL SUVReview
SuperKate writes:
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Mr Jones ... — I don't call it Mr Jones for nothing. It's old, broken and tired. I personally think he looks better covered in mud. He would be a better car to drive if it wasn't for a bent torsion bar and frame. But I guess that's what you get after hitting a wall during the rain on the freeway. It's a definite trip to ride in my car. I miss the off roading and dirt drifting days.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: it's still running...

Cons: it's broken

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2020 Ford Explorer Reviews

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2019 Ford Explorer Reviews

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It’s a really nice vehicle. I love them. They ride nice and smooth. Sunroof.. I love a sunroof. Read More

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Nice vehicle for the $ ! Also good mileage too boot ! Read More

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

Review By Kay

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

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No. Too many miles for the price. Can’t trust the vehicle will last. Read More

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