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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WDReview
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Shamu Is So Dependable — This vehicle is extremely dependable in all types of weather. A foot of snow is not a match for this vehicle. Over the years, maintenance has been a snap. It's been 12 years and it still cleans up so well. It has served us extremely well over the years whether it's going to work or moving furniture.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Tons of room!

Cons: Lack of power

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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WDReview
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Great Vehicle — I like the power and leather seating. as well as the 3rd row seating which can be turned into extra cargo room. sunroof is great automatic lights and security system with security light on the side view mirrors is nice touch. like the style. great for the winter snow and icy roads. nice handling and command of the road headlights and fog lights are great a lot of coverage. Just have money for gas cost.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: great car a lot of power 3rd row seating 8 cylinder engine sunroof leather seats front and rear heat and ac

Cons: decent on gas considering it being an 8 cylinder suv. but gas can become costly with a lot of use.

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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WDReview
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Great Car — a lot of power and features very useful for towing and driving in the snow just be able to afford the gas if you do a lot of driving in it. love the style and easy to clean leather seats and 3rd row seating/ cargo room.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: a lot of power sport features leather seats 3rd seating sunroof digital temp rear heat ac automatic lights security system adjustable pedals

Cons: typical with power is gas cost only down side for a 8 cylinder

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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WDReview
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I Love My Explorer — i absolutely love my explorer!! it's perfect for everything!! it is reliable and has low maintenence. it's not the best on gas but it's not bad for a v8!! the interior is easy to clean leather so it's perfect for kids, camping and road trips!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: i can haul anything without effort

Cons: the gas mileage

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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WDReview
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Good Looking Suv — Over all i love this body style of explorer it is a great car to drive and i believe it was built well. It is reliable, roomy, and it is a go with the flow type of car. I work for a delivery service and at Christmas time i used it to deliver packages, it was amazing how much i could fit in it.

Pros: I love my explorer, it is comfortable to drive on long trips, great sound system and i love the sound of the 4.6 v8. with 213k it is hard to believe it still looks good and is reliable i would drive it any where if i could afford the gas. Turns on a dime great in parking lots

Cons: 15 mpg and you have to take it to the dealer to be worked on

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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WDReview
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2002 Ford Explorer - Decent Suv That Has Stood The Test Of Time. — Very solid SUV that has stood the test of time. I mostly use this vehicle for family travel and for hauling trash and yard clippings to the dump and the recycling area. Good Cargo area, solid build, you can really get down and get brown with this vehicle, then wash it down, and head out on the town and you will arrive in style.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Very solid feel in bad weather, rides quite nice when weather is good too!

Cons: Early production quality issues in the drive-train and axle areas.  Most problems showed up in the 50-60K mile range.

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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WDReview
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Great Vehicle Other Than Possible Tranny Problem. — Great ride, tight steering, independent suspension w/little body roll, hauls good, great in snow & mud, comfortable, V-8 good power, great high & low 4x4 system, shift 4x4 on the fly, brakes are great even with a load behind you, solid feel on the road, smooth shifting even under load, good sight from drivers seat, seat adjust great with memory, seats fold up for hauling bigger items, in and out of it is nice better than my car. "Great Vehicle".

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great ride, tight steering, independent suspension w/little body roll, hauls good, great in snow & mud, comfortable, V-8 good power, great high & low 4x4 system, shift 4x4 on the fly,  brakes are great even with a load behind you, no over - steer.

Cons: One negative has been some have transmission issues that can be costly. Change your tranny fluid and filter every 36K ($90.)  If you have it rebuilt take the 3 - year 36K warranty you don't want to pass on it, trust me.

MPG is not nice: 13 city stop & go, 17-18 hwy. But if MPG is what you want you don't want a SUV full size. In my opinion the explorer is the best of the full size. But cost to run them is high keep that in mind.

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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WDReview
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I Love My Truck But It Wont Last Forever. — I now have 193,000 miles on my Explorer and have never had a major problem with it. Just normal maintenance for me. It still looks great and still drives great. I actually want to buy another one when this one dies. Same body style too so I'm looking for a 2010 blue flame explorer.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: My truck has been so reliable. It looks great and has plenty of room.

Cons: I cant think of anything.

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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WDReview
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It Is A Ford Dont Expect Much — Very nice truck ,very bad in gas mileage already three transmissions 8 wheel bearings ,three window regulators ,two alternators rides very nice,like new has a third row which is very convenient when people come and visit .Maintenance is not bad unless you need major work.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: third row for 8 passangers

Cons: gas mileage only 13 miles per gallon city 17 highway

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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WDReview
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2002 Ford Explorer Xlt — Truck runs great, tranny was replaced before i bought it truck has 152,000 miles on the engine but no signs of giving up, But the truck sounds funny sometimes like an engine electrically sound but it clears up after the truck warms up, until you get on the highway you hear it also.

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

Pros: Trucks a great preppy truck.

Cons: Need more style  but nothing a little aftermarket cant fix

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