1998 Ford Explorer User Reviews

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    1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited 4WD SUV Review
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    1998 Ford Explorer 4wd Limited 4dr V8 — Its a good car, but needs to be replace because it is burning oil and has some body damage. The newer models of the car a little better designed with a few modifications but still have many of the same benefits that my car currently has. The Explorer Limited 4WD V8 cost approximately $35,000-$45,000 to purchase depending on the options included on the car. Hope you enjoy.

    Pros: 4WD

    Cons: MPG

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    1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport SUV Review
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    The Exploder — I loved my explorer, I would still have it but we rolled over. That is the only downfall of this vehicle, it's roll-over rating is horrible. It was a loaded Sport model, leather seats were awesome, it had a big v6 engine and it ran excellent.

    Pros: The ride

    Cons: Rollovers

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    1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUV Review
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    1998 Ford Exploder Xlt — I bougt the thing for 600 bucks after I lost my Chrysler Sebring. The exploder has 180K on it and I got it in shambles but I've fixed most of the problems, mainly the front awd driveshaft. and all new plugs.

    Pros: Good solid vehicle to get me through my crater filled driveway

    Cons: Not too good on gas  but then I only have to pay 28 bucks to fill it on empty.

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    1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV Review
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    Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer Edition — This vehicle can handle everything you throw at it. The only problem is the bad gas mileage. You get about 13 - 15 in town and highest I have ever gotten was 22 on the highway. I love this vehicle though. =)

    Pros: Great for winter

    Cons: AWD, Gas mileage

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    1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUV Review
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    John's Explorer — I think that this this was a very solid year for the Ford Explorer. The interior is very nice the seats are very comfy. The sound system is excelent for a 98. it handles very well for an SUV, and it looks very sharp, and I love it verry much!

    Pros: It's looks great

    Cons: The gas Mileage isn't so hot

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    1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV Review
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    Exploreder — I love my explorer! but now my grandma has it! but its ok i still drive sometimes! It held up really well...the paint job is the orginal one and the engine hasn't had any major break downs. I have been in one accident but the explorer got a new chrome grill so its tight now! lol!

    Pros: Holds up, over 240,000 miles on it! Great paint job and replaced carpet!

    Cons: It sucks up gas!

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    1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUV Review
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    Love The V8. — This truck has over 118,000 miles on it and going strong. Sad to say gonna have to let her go, need more room to haul around family. Take care of this truck and it will take care of you. I love driving this car, has the power to pass when needed.

    Pros: getting too small.

    Cons: i don't have any.

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    1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV Review
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    Explorer — Solid car but after owning a little coupe it is not my choice car. People def move out of the way when i come down the road though. Its a gas hog and my muffler is wicked loud, people hear me before the see me. It has an awesome sound system with a six disc changer and alot of bass. Overall its a good car, never gotten stuck in the snow.

    Pros: good in snow, good for hauling, good family car, good sound system

    Cons: not good for cornering, gas hog

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    1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUV Review
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    My Project Car — i put an engine in it because it was the 4.0 sohc that likes to come apart with the 5 timming chains i bought it from a customer at work. not bad except for the fuel economony. This is my favorite car that ive owned because it was my frist project car and its my first 4wd which i use weekly now

    Pros: 4x4, leather, 7cd

    Cons: mpg, but its not really that bad

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    1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV Review
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    Poo — man the overall performance of this thing pretty much sucked, it used up sooo much gas in soo little time it was unbelievable! the cost of the car itself was decent but the cost of actually owning this crap was an outrage it got 12 miles to the gallon and i had to repair twice a month at least i would not recommend this car to anyone

    Pros: nice features like it tells you how many miles you've gone and your mileage

    Cons: everything else :)

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    2014 Ford Explorer Reviews

    Number 1 Suv By jrl559

    The Ford Explorer is the best looking (inside and out) and driving SUV on the road today! All Around Great Performance and absolutely a pleasure to drive on any roadways. Very comfortable interior and... Read More

    Top Of The Line By scottbr

    After driving the new Ford Explorer sport for the first time about six months ago, it has to be the best SUV on the market. The performance of the 3.5L twin turbo 365 HP engine is second to none. The ... Read More

    2013 Ford Explorer Reviews

    Super All-around Suv! By Kpecot

    Great family SUV. Lots of cargo room and passenger comforts. Love the leather, roof rack and 4WD upgrades as well as SYNC and Bluetooth features. Drives nice, solid handling. Liked it so much, getting... Read More

    Super Suv! By Kpecot

    Loved this SUV. In fact, I'm getting another one (2014 or 2015)! Preferred to drive it over our second car, which is a sporty and fun-to-drive 300Z. Leather and 4WD a big plus but not "must haves". Li... Read More

    2012 Ford Explorer Reviews

    The Ultimate Snowboarding Assault Vehicle By cargurusLV

    What's the point of getting an SUV with 5-seats? That's just an oversized car that eats up more gas. That's why I got the Explorer. It has 7-seats and luxuriously appointed with a great tech convenien... Read More

    Feels Good, Looks Good. By mikepetrey

    Like the appearance and performance. Smooth riding SUV with all the luxuries. The air conditioning is very cold, the heat is very warm. All power features have always worked with no problems whatso... Read More

    2011 Ford Explorer Reviews

    Sporty By Melissa

    The room for my whole family in a reliable car. You will always get compliments on the ride and the look of the car. The convenience of the remote start is wonderful on hot and cold days! We love thi... Read More

    Good Vehicle. By Ken

    Could use a little more power. The 3.5L V6 is just not quite enough. However, I'm sure my mileage is much better than if it had a V8, so I'm not really complaining all that much. Otherwise, a very nic... Read More

    2010 Ford Explorer Reviews

    Great Dependable Suv With All The Creature Comforts You Need. By SS131

    What I love about this car is that it has the power third row seating which makes it very easy to accommodate more passengers with the touch of a button.Beautiful interior color combo and the Ford syn... Read More

    Lots Of Toys On The Limited Awd By goldy

    Accelerator responsiveness with the 6 speed transmission and the v8 is lousy. The 6 speed wants to be in 2nd when starting and shifts very quickly to 6th even when going only 30mph.6 speed is only goo... Read More

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