2002 Ford Explorer Sport Overview

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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Overview

The 2002 Ford Explorer Sport continued to be overshadowed by its top-selling four-door Explorer sibling. It did appeal to people looking for a smaller, more maneuverable midsize SUV: the '02 Explorer Sport's 180-inch size was a little less unwieldy than the Explorer's 189 inches.

The small exterior size unfortunately translated into a less-than-generous maximum cargo capacity of 71.4 cubic feet. In the 'bigger is better' sport-utility market of the early 2000s, this wasn't too impressive. And Explorer Sport drivers couldn't even brag about their great gas mileage, with ratings of 15 city and 20 highway.

The 2002 Explorer Sport did offer a range of options packages, of which the most popular were the four-wheel drive and 'Leather Comfort' selections. Some people loved its casual-but-comfy interior, and it did garner praise for its handling.

But the writing was on the wall. Whatever market niche the Explorer Sport might have occupied was going to be usurped by Ford's newest SUV, the Escape, and the 2003 model year would be the Explorer Sport's last.

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JAM2016
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I Have A 2002 Explorer Sport 4wd. Both Struts And Shocks Are Available For...

I purchased this Sport used. It was a three owner so I have no idea if what is on the Sport is factory or not. I have tried using the VIN and cannot get a definitive answer. Thanks

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)
Melvin Webb
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Wont Start

Aftermarket igni has been runniing ignition got pulled out by accident put back in and now wont start ,used starter fluid and it started for second run as long as u sprayed fluid thinking fuel pu...

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Stevensprague50
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Problems With Ac Holding Charge On 2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0

I have been working on my wife's 2002 Ford Explorer sport 4.0 liter and got it running nice and smooth again . Last thing to do was add a little refrigerant for the summer as we do every year as i...

30 views with 3 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
jksk99
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I Am Selling A 2002 Ford Explorer Sport With 157,000 Mileage. I Can't Affor...

59 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
Deshawn Jackson
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Transmission Problem

My transmission fluid just all ran out while I was sitting at the light an it was smoking is my transmission gone??

6 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)