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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Limited SUVReview
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Amazing Car — i really like my explorer. regardless of the fact that it may in fact, one day, actually explode. it's very comfortable and it was really almost like new when i bought it. gas sucks

Pros: awesome

Cons: gas mileage.

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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUVReview
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Nice Looking, Comfortable Lemon — Love the ride and looks of it, have had it a couple of years. After $2000 worth of front end work, $2700 rebuilt transmission, several hundred dollars trying to have electrical malfunctions tracked down & fixed, if one more major component gives out, it's going to be pushed off a cliff. This is my first Ford...and will be my last! Just too unreliable and expensive for me.

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:7,000

Pros: Good looks, nice to drive

Cons: Unreliable, electrical nightmare, terrible gas mileage, cheaply made

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUVReview
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Getting Used To It! — Air ride system takes some getting used to!This is my 3rd Ford Explorer!Great vehicle!

Owner for 3 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:12,000

Pros: Engines last longer than evrything else!The body can be shot ,but the motor still runs like a trooper!

Cons: Ball joints always give me trouble!

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUVReview
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It's Okay. — Not horrible, not wonderful, it just exists. Performance-wise it is great but otherwise it isn't. The exterior might be nice but it doesn't matter because the thing has some major reliability issues.

Pros: looks, suspension (performance-wise), engine

Cons: MPG, ride, reliablity

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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUVReview
justlinda01 writes:
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This Car Was Our 4th Ford Vehicle And We Had Another Explorer After This One. — In all these years, my husband maintained the car regularly and we never had any issues. Very good reliable car. Bought another Explorer which made it our 4th, because we loved the car that much. Now that my husband passed away, I am trying to get a smaller SUV.

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

Pros: I have had this car going on 14 years and it still runs like a champ.

Cons: It is a little worn but it still looks good being 14 years old.

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1998 Ford Explorer 2 Dr Sport 4WD SUVReview
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Its A Red 1998 Ford Explorer 4wd 2 Dr Sport — Performance = Accelerates good, brakes good, and handles descent Build Quality = damn check engine light came on Appearance = it looks ok its no 95 f-150 Cost of Ownership = gas isn't to bad i payed 2 grand for it Fun factor = 4wd on 31's Druverside door won't open

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 4wd

Cons: V6 not V8

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1998 Ford Explorer Review
K0595262 says:
Comfortable, cheap interior, not very good cargo capacity
vs1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LE AWD SUV
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Looks/Style Ranked 1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LE AWD SUV better.
"The styling is timeless, rugged and it just looks the business. The ford is rather ordinary"
Family Car Ranked 1998 Land Rover Discovery 4 Dr LE AWD SUV better.
"Luxurious seating in the Land Rover for all passengers. Rear seat passengers are stepped up so they have a great view of the road. Leather everything inside and a cavernous rear cargo area with a flat floor. The explorer seating is much less comfortable, rear seat passengers cant see much and the cargo area is small and slopes toward the back door so your groceries rush to meet you when you open it up!"
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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV Review
DJEmir says:
I had my Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer Edition for 20 years now and it finally dies at about 269,000 miles when the transmission started going out on it. It was a great vehicle overall with a huge amount of cargo space for a mid size SUV. It was perfect for hauling all my DJ equipment and had plenty of power to spare.
vs1998 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr Limited 4WD SUV
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Would Buy Ranked 1998 Toyota 4Runner 4 Dr Limited 4WD SUV worse.
"At that point in time I think the Eddie Bauer Edition of The Ford Explorer was a better overall value. Today with the current models I would take the Toyota 4Runner Limited over the Ford Explorer but they are both nice vehicles."
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1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV Review
Tyrone says:
vs1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV
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Handling Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV worse.
"The steering I"
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV better.
"The room"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV better.
"Holds 6 people"
Would Buy Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV worse.
"They are"
1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer SUV Review
Tyrone says:
vs1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV
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Handling Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV worse.
"The steering I"
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV better.
"The room"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV better.
"Holds 6 people"
Would Buy Ranked 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer AWD SUV worse.
"They are"

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