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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4WD Crew CabReview
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If I Had It My Way, This Would Be The Last Truck I Ever Own. — This has been a great truck for me since day one. I bought it used in '07. It is perfect for camping, has towed/hauled everything I've put in/on it and it is a great looking truck. Aside from routine maintenance, I've only had to replace the alternator on it. It is at almost 130k and I know of other Sport Tracs that are going strong with double the miles. Since Ford has discontinued the Sport Trac I plan to eventually restore it instead of buying a newer vehicle.

Pros: Lots of room for driver and passengers, front and back seats.  Great sounding stock stereo.  Versatile cargo area.  Decent towing ability.  Cool looking truck.  High resale value.

Cons: Body roll issue and stock shocks are weak.  Many guys upgrade the sway bar and shocks.  Gas mileage is in the mid teens/gal.

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4WD Crew CabReview
Brian writes:
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Great Vehicle — I enjoyed the utility of the Explorer Sport Trac. The bed holds a yard of mulch easily and has deep walls. The tie downs are located outside the bed for easy access. The interior is spacious front and back. Multiple power ports in the truck and one in the bed. Great for camping.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Tows 5000 pounds. Drives well in snow and ice.

Cons: None

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT Crew CabReview
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Small Bed But Will Get The Job Done — Performance-it accellerated as expected for a pick up truck Build Quality-built Ford Tough, everything was good fitting and expected from a truck Appearance-the interior was nice and comfortable, exterior looked rugged Cost of Ownership-the gas mileage was terrible! Filled up almost 2X a week Fun Factor-its a truck

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Nice utility truck

Cons: Poor gas mileage

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4WD Crew CabReview
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Awesome — It is large and in charge. The whole family fits in. It has everything I need except my cd player is jammed. It could use a good bath too. I feel safe on the highway and no one will challenge me!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: safe,kids

Cons: gas mileage

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Crew CabReview
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My Old Sport Trac — Umm... I LOVED this car while in high school. I had dual exhaust on it, a grille guard, tuana (sp?) cover, and two 12 inch speakers in/on it. I also installed a new radio.But this thing flips very easily... but no damage was done when it flipped! I only had to replace the passenger mirror.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I LOVED this car while I was in high school

Cons: Flips easily

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT Crew CabReview
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A Newer Model Would Be My Dream Car — Performance-great, but rotation of tires needs to be done more that often Build Quality-constant rotation of tires is key to the smooth ride Appearance-perfect Cost of Ownership-about $60 to fill up the tank...and lasts about 300 miles Fun Factor-crazy fun! I love my car

Pros: its a truck

Cons: nothing

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4WD Crew CabReview
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My Sport Trac Experiences —

Overall, my trac is awesome! Save for a few maintenance issues, the major complaint I have is the brakes (known for front brake problems - need to aftermarket upgrade, we've been through 2 front passenger side calipers. . .and I've lost count of pads) and we have this problem with the gas line air vent tube (it was a recalled item in the mustangs of the same year, but the sport trac somehow got away with it. . .) - it gets clogged way too easy - and then your stuck at the pump with it kicking off every 10 cents because the air cannot escape. . .the dealership says it's because of the off-roading, but we haven't done any since May long last year with this truck. . .so why is it clogged again? The other thing: the aluminum rims - we haven't done any CRAZY off-roading (like we do with the Bronco), nor have we hit curbs hard. . .but the rear rims are bent out of wack, takes like 18 ounces to balance. This truck has been to hell and back 120000kms were used to move with, twice. . .back and forth to Manitoba, off-road trips (goes everywhere the Bronco goes and then some), camping trips, we've lived out of the truck for a month, the dogs fit nicely in the backseat. . .Overall, awesome.

Pros: Fun, Compact, Versatile, Capable

Cons: Brakes, Fuel Air Vent Tube, Need Aftermarket Rims

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4WD Crew CabReview
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Nice Car — love the car its good on gas and has nice interior the performance seems to be great. Very good in 4 wheel try the cost wasnt to bad The only thing i dont like is theres no room under the backseat. The car is fun to drive i enjoy it throughly.

Pros: good on gas, nice car

Cons: no under the seat room

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin 4WD Crew CabReview
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Mind The Rain, Overall A Truly Fun Car — This car is my favorite of the cars I have had because of my needs, and the performance I got. The truck was very very spacious inside, and could fit 5 people no problem. On top of that, the gadgets that were included were very nice, and fit the truck well. The engine purred, and was geared great to allow for great acceleration with good torque response. The bed was somewhat unnecessary for me, but I found good use for it with the hard top tonneu cover. Again, it was a loaded Ford for me, but I truly thought it was a fun balanced car. The most perfect for tailgaiting.

Pros: Engine geared, spacious, sound system stock was solid

Cons: In the rain with the rear wheel driving overly cautious was needed

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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4WD Crew CabReview
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2005 V6 Small Interior — if your looking for a truck its a good one but we found that the ride was so much better in the 2007

Pros: excellent looking

Cons: ride quality

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Reviews From Other Years

2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Review By Guru9X7DF5

I think it is a super auto--No comparison---It is GREAT--- Read More

Review By Guru9BZMSP

A perfect mix of car and truck in one. An Explorer with a small truck bed. Read More

2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Review By Michael

looking for this for a while, pricing very high would like v8 Read More

Review By Guru9W197N

I like the car, good look, I didn’t have a change to testing or drive , but I will next week, thanks Read More

2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Review By Guru9BFV85

Missing navigation option, high mileage. Overall great looking truck. This vehicle price is a bit high for year and mileage. Read More

Review By Norberto

Love the sport Trac!! Have a 2001 that I have owned for 13 years thats why a got another one!! Great mid sized trucks!!! Read More

2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Review By Barry

Love these suv!!! The versatility makes it useful anywhere and everywhere! Read More

Review By Guru9W197N

I love, drive strong , good looking , good value, compare with Nissan Frontier Read More

2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Reviews

Review By Guru9WQ1P2

Great model/equipment for its age. Vehicle held up well and still looks very nice. Read More

Good Vehicle To Get Out Of Town And Off The Beaten Path With. By dustinmaas

All in all this vehicle has been a reliable vehicle, that has safely taken me to work, and play. Have had no major mechanical issues, and all though it only has a V6 engine I rarely feel like it strug... Read More

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