2001 Ford Explorer Sport 2WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)
I love this vehicle! Bought it with 77,000 miles on it in 2006. In 2009 I have 204595 miles on it and it drives like it's brand new. I do a lot of driving daily for my job and it has been nothing but dependable. However it's noisy. If you don't replace shocks with good shocks it will hit every bump in the road but as long as you keep the maintenance up on it you will have few major issues with this vehicle. I feel that I have gotten more than my moneys worth and I will drive it until it won't go anymore. A great vehicle for the price. You can haul heavy people and items and this truck holds its maximum power.
Truck is high enough to feel like a truck. Small enough to get gas mileage of a car. Roomy enough to ride a lot of people and haul whatever.
Noise needs to be reduced. Needs to come with best shocks from manufacturer.