1997 Ford Explorer Consumer Review: Great Truck
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1997 Ford Explorer - Consumer Review

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Great Truck
By tvi on

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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4dr SUV 4WD

Review

My Explorer has been a great ride for
the past five years. No problems of
any kind. There were a couple of
recalls, but nothing worrisome. (Mine
came with GoodYears). I got a sunroof,
a nice cloth interior, the expected
ammenities, and everything worked well
together. The engine and transmission
are smooth. It's been to Florida and
back twice, and was trouble-free. I
actually felt safe driving this vehicle
in all conditions. Good in the snow up
north too, and 4WD has been perfect.

Best Features

I really like the seats in this truck. I got the lumbar and power buttons, and use them often. Great thigh support too. Not half a seat, like my last Blazer.

Worst Features

More sound-deadening material under the hood, and an effort at better mileage. I'd buy another Explorer in a minute, but the depreciation on this one has held me back. I will lease the next one, but not for another 5 years or so, unless I start having problems.
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