2001 Ford Explorer Sport 2WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)
Like the cool looking 2001 body (hate
the 2002) Fun to drive, but seat back
is uncomfortable on long rides, needs
to be more ergonomic (SP?).
One year into ownership, it overheated
on very short trips. Mechanic said he
is seeing a lot of bad thermostats on
At 32,000 miles now, noticed a very
slight delay in upshifting and a small
loss of power. Dealer said everything
OK. (Will be, I'm sure until warrenty
Large cargo area ideal to have have a
lunchtime quickie with girlfriend at
work. Hey, you have to think of these
Body and interior styling.
Engine sound is unique...you get a mild
roar with this very strange high-tech,
more comf seats, ride
better quality control (thermostate,
windshield wiper problem)
joints/connectors/srews or whatever
holds the whole thing together are
rickety and squeeky.