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1999 Ford Explorer

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zippy toy with lots of room
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By Kayak Hike Ski
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 2dr SUV


Review

I've put on two kayaks and stuffed the back full of camping gear. At 88,000 miles, it's always started when I turned the key.


Best Features

When I step on the gas, it gooooeeess! I love the interior design on this earlier model. Easy to keep clean vs. later models with more spots to catch dust.


Worst Features

The drive belt is still noisy when cold - even after a recall replacement part.


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Awesome SUV
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By Krshaker15
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 2dr SUV


Review

I used to own a Saturn and I must say,
buying my 1999 explorer was the best
move I've made. Not only is 4x4 and
quicker then my saturn, but I feel
safer in it and it drives great.


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1999 Ford Explorer 2 Dr. Sport
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By LUVMYSPT
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 2dr SUV


Review

First of all this SUV is loaded with
virtually everything you can put on
one. I love this vehicle. I have large,
but not illegal, Michelin tires on it.
I can see all that is occurring a long
distance ahead of me. I am 6' 3" tal
and weight 230 Lbs. and I am
comfortable in the vehicle, except I
cant wear a hat. This is one of the
nicest and safest vehicles I have ever
owned. I have only 45,000 mile on it,
and there is hardly a mark on it
anywhere inside or out.


Best Features

Ease of shifting to 4WD, and audio system with CD changer and heighth of the vehicle.


Worst Features

None


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My bad investment
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By joe blow
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 2dr SUV


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I was getting out of a 98 Mustang when
I got this suv. It hasn't failed me
except for once. I don't have too many
complaints except for the driver's seat
has broken, the rear windshield wiper
doesn't work, and the middle console
broke easily. It gets crappy gas
mileage of about 14 city and 20 hgwy.
I like my Explorer, but I don't love it.


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Junk
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By MJRaw
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 2dr SUV


Review

After buying the Explorer with 18k
miles, we have had nothing but
problems. 3 sets of front hubs, 4 fuel
pumps, vapor locked twice, 2 sets of
brakes, starter, the list goes on. I
will not bore you with all the
details. The worst thing about it, the
resale price drops so fast that I can't
even get rid of it for a decent price
(what I owe)! I will never own another
Ford product!!!!


Best Features

Interior seating comfort


Worst Features

Reliability, gas mileage, etc. Basically, just start over.


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