2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)
This is our first SUV after a series of three mini-vans. The Explorer is very well built with no rattles or squeaks. Since it is built on a truck frame, the ride can be a little rough on certain terrain. I really wanted a Tahoe, but the Eddie Bauer Explorer comparably equipped was 10K less. It is a little smaller vehicle, but for 10K it was worth the difference.
This vehicle is full of safety features. I like the styling and the quality of the build. The power third row seats and power step-rails are nice.
The gas mileage is poor, but I knew that when I bought it. I wish the second row seats reclined further.
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