2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Overview

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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Overview

Based on the hugely popular Ford Explorer, the best-selling midsized SUV at the turn of the century, the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac brought the sport-utility vehicle evolution full circle, back to its pickup truck roots.

The 2001 Explorer Sport Trac helped create a new market segment, the Sports Utility Truck, with its hybrid design. A pickup bed (with optional tonneau cover) took the place of the Explorer SUV's rear cargo compartment; the body was lengthened by 14.5 inches to accommodate the truck bed.

Reviewers were a little disconcerted by the '01 Ford Explorer Sport Trac's appearance, and they weren't wrong: the design was clunky. Still, dealers couldn't keep the Sport Trac in stock; buyers wanted the comfort of the Explorer-style cab with the versatility of a pickup.

For its inaugural year, the '01 Explorer Sport Trac was offered in just one trim. Buyers could choose between rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive models; the 4WD Sport Trac was popular with off-road aficionados. Manual transmission was standard; automatic transmission was a pricey option. Other options available included cruise control, tilt steering wheel, and bucket seats.

Under the hood, the Sport Trac offered one engine choice for 2001, a 4.6 liter single overhead cam V-6 that delivered 205 horsepower and 240 lb.-ft. of torque. Gas mileage wasn't anything special, with a rating of 15 mpg city, 19 mpg highway.

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Call Center Box Flashing

I purchased a 2001 sports trac and there is a call center box that keeps flasing. How do I fix this?

Belt Minder Keeps Dinging Even When Belt Is Buckeld

Is A 01 And 03 Sport Trac Wired The Same?

i have an 01 sport trac and swapped drivers door with a 03 and now none of the switches works

I Have A 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4x4 And It Will Not Crank Or Start. ...

battery light indicator comes on, check engine light and check gauge light indicators all come on. All electrical components work fine, just no crank or noise.

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