2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)
This is my first Ford Vehicle. I was
very surprised that Edmunds gave this
vehicle a bad review. I had a blazer
before this one. It has GREAT pickup
and off road capability. I took through
10 inches of mud with no problem. In
fact, I pulled out a Nissan Xterra that
was stuck. The gas mileage is ok for a
SUV; the back end does slip or kick out
sometimes. It made me nervous at first
but this truck is both very safe and
FUN to drive. I get a lot of looks in
it when it is all waxed up.
Be sure to haggle when you buy it. I
shopped around a lot and Dollar for
Dollar this was the best buy. It is a
great truck. I used to HATE Fords. But
this one is a keeper.
Great 4 wheel on the fly, Very
comfortable Cloth seats. Awesome
interior looks. Great stock 6-CD sound
system. Great exterior looks. VERY FUN
to drive, Great pick up spead. Great
off road driving.
Kick out on some higway turns. Gas
mileage could be better. Wind noise at
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