Used Ford Explorer

Written by Abby Luttrell
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The Ford Explorer has gotten some of the best reviews for any SUV in its class. Especially with the later models, performance is quicker and the ride quality has improved tremendously. If you're interested in a used Ford Explorer, here are some of the statistics.

The Explorer has a 4.0L V-8 engine capable of 210 HP. It's a five speed manual transmission with overdrive. The Explorer gets 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.

Virtues of the Used Ford Explorer

Even the used Ford Explorer is a workhorse, plain and simple. It has the highest marks among SUVs for towing capacity. It has great traction, and can handle well in mud and dirt. It rides over rough country effortlessly.

Your newer model used Ford Explorer has some options that you may not be aware of. An improved overhead cam engine improves performance and response time. A new frame and independent rear suspension improves handling and ride quality. Third row seating is available to accommodate up to seven passengers. The newer models also have a safety canopy designed to protect the passengers in case of a rollover. Whether you're in the market for a used SUV or used 4x4, consider the recent model Ford Explorer.


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