Death of Black Beauty
By JaDane on
Vehicle1997 Ford Explorer Sport 2dr SUV 4WD
ReviewI began looking for an Explorer in 10.
It took me 6mo to find one with
everything; Black ,leaher, sunroof,
6Disc CD, less than 75K. I had the
Explorer thirteen days and I was rear-
ended at 65 miles per hour. At first
glance I was amazed, the damage was
minimal, however upon further
inspection the frame was badly bent. I
feel this is no fault of the
manufacturer, considering the rate of
speed I was hit while at a complete
stop. I do feel I owe my life as I know
it to the Explorer. I had a neck injury
do to whip lash, nothing rehab won't
fix. However if I was in my Camaro I
would say I would be paralized, and I
would have hit the car in front of me.
Best FeaturesWhat was not to love? My Sport model had it all and was a black beauty. My favorite interior features were the sunroof, leather, power seats, 6 disc CD changer, two way opening gate (glass & gate). Outside I loved the runnung boards, fog lights, and most of all the metal rear bumper.
Worst FeaturesThe only thing I could suggest is having an optional spare attachment on the back instead of under the vehicle. Not being very mechanical myself I would had trouble if I had to crawl under there and screw that loose and it would have probably fallen right on top of my chest.
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