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Ford Explorer Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.0 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 210 hp @ 5250 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 14/18 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 1999 Ford Explorer

  • Safety
  • Pros

    A commanding view of the road, multiple engine choices, and one of the most comfortable and commodious cabins in its class makes the Explorer the number one choice for American's buying sport-utes.

  • Cons

    Gas mileage is not the strong suit for any vehicle in this segment. The Explorer is no exception.

  • What's New for 1999

    The 1999 Ford Explorer gets exterior revisions including new foglamps, rocker panel moldings, wheel moldings, running boards and wheels.…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (141 total reviews)


A beast!

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Vehicle: 1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4dr SUV 4WD

Bought the car with 141,000 miles on it. now has 161,000 miles. have had no problems at all. does very well in the snow. I would suggest this car for anyone that lives in an area that gets a lot of snow.



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The best suv i've ever

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Vehicle: 1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV AWD

I have a 1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer with a 5.0L engine and it has NEVER let me down in anyway! It had almost 200,xxx miles and its still runs and drives FLAWLESS. I wrecked it a month ago and it still runs flawless! It's unstoppable! It's an amazing suv.




Excellent car !!!!!!!!

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Vehicle: 1999 Ford Explorer Sport 2dr SUV

the best car i had ever have!!! i love it !!!



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 14
  • cty
/
  • 18
  • highway
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Full 1999 Ford Explorer Review

What's New for 1999

The 1999 Ford Explorer gets exterior revisions including new foglamps, rocker panel moldings, wheel moldings, running boards and wheels. Harvest Gold, Chestnut, Deep Wedgewood, Spruce Green and Tropic Green replace Light Prairie Tan, Desert Violet, Light Denim Blue, Pacific Green and Evergreen Frost on the color chart. New options include a reverse sensing system and rear load leveling. Side-impact airbags are also newly available.

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pmorg1
pmorg1
06-27-2006
When I tried it on my 2004 Explorer, it did not work. Talking to Innova, they explained that by 2008 all car manufacturers had to upgrade their diagnostics to the "CAN" diagnostics and that...


gi_joey
gi_joey
08-16-2006
I have a 1999 explorer with the 4.0 sohc. The truck has 128,000 miles on it. I has been okay to me so far, wait there was those two times I have had to replace the transmision. I may be just a bit rou...


chandyk
chandyk
12-31-2006
I start the Explorer, and let the temp gauge go to its usual position (I do not have the heat on). It hits the normal spot (right on the temp gauge icon), and then it starts going down. If I turn on...



 

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