Ford has offered a number of different Explorer trim options. As families started using the Explorer as their primary vehicles for moving around town, they realized that the Explorer provided the hauling capacity of station wagons with a look that was considered much more stylish. Front-wheel or four-wheel drive are standard options. A relatively large center console keeps odds and ends in check. The same held true for the leather seats in the Eddie Bauer model.
We felt safe and confident while pulling a trailer on a daylong drive through a violent tropical storm in Tennessee. I noticed that the driver's side might do the same. Dealer couldn't fill it right no dipstick. Simply squeeze a lever and lightly push the seat forward. Cooler blew, fluid drained out, couldn't check it.
New Car Test Drive editor Mitch McCullough is based in Los Angeles. Stability control was standard in 2005. Electrical components such as your map light, radio, heated seats, high beams, power windows all have fuses and if they suddenly stop working, chances are you have a fuse that has blown out. We have had an excellent record with this Ford Explorer! It performed well while towing an empty car trailer across the U. Wheel treatments are also different at every level. Ford make a bad blunder. Comfortable and convenient, it quickly becomes an old friend.
All offers expire on close of the business the day subject content is removed from website, and all financing is subject to credit approval. This sophisticated system not only senses and corrects potential skids and slides, but also monitors for potential rollovers. It was repaired once before and cracked again. The Explorer is roomy and comfortable. It dangles and is annoying.
The dealer wouldn't repair it because they said it was out of warranty. It can be turned off when you are pulling a trailer. At 78k miles, this is unacceptable. You can hear and feel the V6 under full-throttle acceleration and it isn't as smooth as Toyota's V6, but it is entirely within acceptable bounds. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. Prices exclude tax, title, and license. Keep weight down in non-critical areas! The 2011 Ford Explorer won the title of North American Truck of the Year.
The Explorer has seen a significant amount of evolution over its time on the production line, with the fifth generation entering production in 2011. Explorer's styling is fresh and contemporary. Interior Features The Explorer is a comfortable vehicle, even on long trips. This is a rip off of major proportions. An engine designed to be less powerful and more fuel-efficient is also available, providing 236 horsepower.
Nearly every explorer has same problem. I have it to several mechanics and the Ford dealership, but they all say there isn't a problem. Front-wheel or four-wheel drive are standard options. Any agreement is subject to to execution of contract documents. . It's a great transmission and makes the V6 and V8 engines feel strong. Update from Jul 3, 2011 : The information above is incomplete.
Adding a few lbs to each rotor solves problem. Some trailer rental facilities, such as U-Haul, prohibit Explorers from towing their trailers because of liability concerns. Stability control was standard in 2005. By stopping the spinning wheel, the system sends torque to the wheel that has the best traction. You're not likely to need the V8 unless you're towing or live at high altitude. Ford offered a Sport trim for the shorter, 2-door body style during its production run. Or at least, they should sell only the defective part.