2002 Ford Explorer User Reviews

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    Displaying 31 - 40 of 50 2002 Ford Explorer reviews.

    2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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    Explorers. — Performance: In the time I've been driving my Explorer, it's performance has been quite excellent (To my standards, atleast.) It's braking, acceleration and handling are rather superb, especially for stock components. Build Quality: Only issue with 2002 Explorers as far as build quality is the rear panel, just underneath the rear window, has a reputation to crack just enough to notice, but repairing this part is futile, as it will only break again. Appearance: The Explorer's appearance has always been a welcoming sight among motorists. The only appearance issue I have with my Explorer is it's default rim's are a bit dull, both in design and color. But nothing some work time and cash can't fix. It's a matter of personal choice. Cost of Ownership: As far as I can tell, the Explorer's MPG is decent atleast, especially for me, who's primary use for the vehicle is picking up the lady, driving to class, going to the station and responding to emergencies. As far as fun factor, yes is all I have to say. It will be great once I can mount whacker lights and a radio onboard.

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

    Pros: Everything.

    Cons: It IS an SUV. (For all you hippies.)

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    2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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    Great Family Car — Great SUV, has it's quirks but overall is built well. Only problem is you are not able to pull a u-haul trailer with it. Fun to drive in any condition, gas mileage is as expected for something of this size

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: V8 engine, 4wd, 7 seater

    Cons: none

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    2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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    Ok Vehicle — powerful, do not like the four wheel drive , gets 14 miles per gallon lots of extras such as 6 disk cd player, memory seat, memory gas and brake pedals, brakes fast and can go very quick very solidly built by ford

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

    Pros: lots of room

    Cons: gas mileage

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    2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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    Dunno — Not a bad car. MPG sucks though, Very comfortable and still pretty quick for a decent sized suv, I wish the damn lights and door sensors worked. Might buy another but i'm more into the little vehicles but still happy with it

    Pros: comfy

    Cons: MPG

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    2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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    Ford Explorer — The build is great. The acceleration is very good. The braking isn't that well but its still ok. I have only ever had one problem with the car after 1.5years. The car is fun to drive except you can do any ditty's or anything.

    Pros: V8,4x4,

    Cons: MPG

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    2002 Ford Explorer Review
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    I Love My Exploder! — Love it because it's a gas guzzling anti green cruisin' machine! The height of luxury, heated leather seats, auto box, cruise...I'm King of the Road Oh, and the Rotty loves all that space in the back too Only drawback is the gas mileage, flippin' terrible, the price you pay for a bit of comfort I guess...

    Pros: Comfort

    Cons: economy

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    2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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    Good Car For A Big Family — I liked it but my now ex-wife thought is was to big. She was used to small cars like Pontiac Grand Ams. I liked the leg room in any of the seven seats. Great for children. Would be good for the PTA or soccer Mom scenarios, if room for extra children was needed.

    Pros: Fits alot of people with plenty of leg room, for as big as it is gets good gas milage15-20

    Cons: Not good for people used to small cars

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    2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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    Explorer — The performance of the car is very good. Has good power and the handling is good,m even off-road. My car has a black paint job with gray leather interior and looks really nice. Maintenance is not too bad, but the battery dies easily especially if you leave a light on for an hour or so.

    Pros: Good V-8 Power

    Cons: Battery needs replacing often

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    2002 Ford Explorer XLT Review
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    Awesome Suv — The Explorer is one of the best-selling SUVs for a reason! They are built Ford Tough and can handle everything, not to mention a luxurious ride. If you buy one used, they can be very cheap. Gas can be a pain, but overall, I love this truck! Great choice for an SUV

    Pros: Exterior, Interior

    Cons: Gas, Exterior

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    2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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    Great For Towing — Silver Grey exterior, charcoal gray interior, comfortably seats 4 with luggage in back. pullover sun shade for rear . A great car

    Pros: I really like being able to see the road I'm driving

    Cons: the gas mileage

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    2014 Ford Explorer Reviews

    Number 1 Suv By jrl559

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    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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