2009 Ford Explorer User Reviews

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    2009 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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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

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    2009 Ford Explorer XLT Review
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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 XLT Review
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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

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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    2009 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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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 XLT Review
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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."

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Ford Explorer Reviews

    Number 1 Suv By jrl559

    The Ford Explorer is the best looking (inside and out) and driving SUV on the road today! All Around Great Performance and absolutely a pleasure to drive on any roadways. Very comfortable interior and... Read More

    Top Of The Line By scottbr

    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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