2006 Ford Explorer Consumer Review: Dangerous Windshield Glare
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2006 Ford Explorer - Consumer Review

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Limited 4dr SUV (4.0L V6 4x4 5-speed Automatic)

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Dangerous Windshield Glare
By Ed Farmer on

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2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (4.0L 6cyl 5A)

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This is my third Explorer and is the worst due to really bad design. Chrome trim around the instrument panel produces so much glare in the windshield that it is both distracting and dangerous. Read the car reviews online and notice that all of them complain about the terrible glare problem. Ford was supposed to fix this safety problem but has done nothing. This trim is on all models so you can not avoid it. My recommendation is to not buy an Explorer until this major design flaw is fixed. The glare affects every minute of driving and becomes worst in cloudy/rainy situations.

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It is probably a better car than my 96 and 02 models but I can not say because of the terrible glare issue.

Worst Features

Get rid of that stupid chrome trim and use a non-reflecting material. After 103 years of building cars, you would think that Ford could handle the basics.
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