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 Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WDReview
jasonspada writes:
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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

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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

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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
2009 Ford Explorer Limited winning categories:
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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

2020 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By Brian

Powerful SUV that exceeded my expectations! The safety features are impressive and the style is top notch! Read More

Review By GuruM4WCY

This car has everything we wanted and more. We got a very good deal. I cant find anything its missing except a big monthly payment! Compare it to the GMC Yukon. Read More

2019 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By Sherlise

Great vehicle, would love to have this for my family. Read More

Review By GuruJ2HNX

This is the 5th Explorer weve owned. So far we have spent 0 for repairs, either minor or major. We keep them to 100,000 miles then trade in for another. A 5 star rating is an under evaluation. Read More

2018 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By Darren

I like the size of the interior and low mileage and 4×4 Read More

Review By Debbie

Love this one!!! Drives Great and looks really sharp Read More

2017 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By Souleymane

Nice 4x4 i love it thanks car gurus i am happy Read More

Review By GuruG4M16

I love my new car! Very spacious. Very smooth. Read More

2016 Ford Explorer Reviews

Review By GuruJPSC1

Everything was as described, and i never bought a vehicle as easy and smoothly. I took a huge leap of faith and it payed off Read More

Review By Guru7XGJG

Missing a bunch of stuff Bad price for the car Read More

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