2001 Ford Explorer Sport Consumer Review: Great SUV with easy modificati
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport - Consumer Review

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

Average Consumer Rating

106 Total Reviews

Base 2dr SUV (4.0L V6 4x4 5-speed Manual)

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
Great SUV with easy modifications
By mustang133 on

Vehicle

2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)

Review

My 3rd Explorer Sport. Lowered by 1.5" -
front adjustable, rear blocks,
Bilstein shocks and 275/60-17 tires
improve handling 100%. 2.5" Flowmaster
exhaust, K&N air filter and cool air
intake and performance chip (ECU)
increases HP to 250+ with 21-22 miles
per gallon highway. These changes made
the Explorer Sport an exceptional truck
in handling and driveability, ride
comfort and performance (faster than
the V-8 Explorer). I've driven it to
Florida and back to New York with 3
passengers and loaded, including a roof
carrier. I'd much rather drive the
Sport than my V-8 Crown Victoria on
long trips now. Too bad, they stopped
making it. Great truck.

Best Features

Engine is outstanding, Pioneer CD stereo system with sub-woofer, interior room and comfort as compared to other same sized SUVs, good looking exterior

Worst Features

Lowered by 1-2 inches, better shocks, less restrictive exhaust, shifter located in center console and dress up the interior dash ect.
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