2009 Ford Explorer Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2009 Ford Explorer against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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2009 Ford ExplorerReview
Dirk writes:
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Has a nice truck firm feel . You know you have a v8 at the pedal as soon as you put the explorer in gear .I spent days researching this year and model and their were very few complaints . Google is your friend.

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2009 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WDReview
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2009 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4x4 — A really great family car with excellent handling in all weather. Nice heated leather, sunroof, sound system with sync, towing package, and automatic 4 wheel drive. Luxurious interior. I really like the third row seating and luggage rack on top.

Pros: Luxury and All Weather Reliability

Cons: none

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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2009 Ford Explorer XLTReview
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This Is My 5th Explorer, Need To Down Size To Escape For Parking Situation — I have no complaints regarding car. I am selling it because of my parking limitations and I dont need a car with a tow package...I am planning to stay with Ford and go to an Escape size SUV, The car has a moom roof, synch for phone and music, has a DVD PLAYER

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: low mileage, clean, no damage

Cons: none

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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2009 Ford Explorer XLTReview
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Good — cost efective, space, confort, space, cargo area, tree rows, good gas millage,good apparence interior and exterior, exellent suspension,good braking, i lke separet controls for the a/c, it need a outlet plug in the rear cargo area, etc. etc.

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

Pros: silent

Cons: interir color

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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2009 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WDReview
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Good Vehicle — I'm a car person, not an SUV person. This car does NOT fit my style. IT IS A QUALITY MOTOR, just not my type. Oh, and it's not as much fun to drive as my Mitsu Eclipse was, DUH! It looks fine, but mine is white with a beige interior so it's really dull. Gas mileage is good for an SUV I guess...

Pros: It works

Cons: It's ugly

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2009 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
Springwater says:
vs2011 Ford Explorer XLT
2009 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD winning categories:
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Would Buy Ranked 2011 Ford Explorer XLT worse.
"Like looks and fit better"
2009 Ford Explorer XLT Review
Big_Ed says:
vs2009 Saturn Outlook XR
2009 Ford Explorer XLT winning categories:
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Handling Ranked 2009 Saturn Outlook XR better.
"Very stable platform."
Value Ranked 2009 Saturn Outlook XR better.
"The 3.6, 288 hp has all the power needed. Third row seating is more than adequate. Very low maintenance needed. Still has original rear brakes, front changed 2 x. Tires 3 x. Great mileage still 18 & 24."
2009 Ford Explorer Limited Review
Guru5BQL7 says:
vs2009 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT FWD
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Looks/Style Ranked 2009 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT FWD worse.
"Looks more rugged."
Value Ranked 2009 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT FWD better.
"-Good cargo space with third seat down."

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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By Gustavo

This model is great for someone in need of a family vehicle plus a little fun in performance. You get the best of both worlds. Read More

Review By Sunninbrianna

The car itself is a awesome car it was not cleaned and there was a hole in the seat I discovered when I got home Read More

2020 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By Guru9CQ558

Love it! Wish it had sun roof and heated seats! Read More

Review By Guru9CN2BJ

Is like new. Very excited for it to be my last car. Read More

2019 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By Guru9ZSYZW

It’s a really nice vehicle. I love them. They ride nice and smooth. Sunroof.. I love a sunroof. Read More

Review By GuruC1HGZ

Nice vehicle for the $ ! Also good mileage too boot ! Read More

2018 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By Dawn

It was everything I was looking for and a great price too Read More

Review By Guru9B8RD6

For the right price, IU would purchase this automobile. OK Read More

2017 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By George

The car came with a lot features like remote start navigation and technology package and with the price of used vehicles I got this for a deal well worth the money. Read More

Review By Guru9CBHDB

Everything I was looking for and more. Absolutely nothing is missing for me. Read More

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