Given that the truck based Explorer is now in the twilight of its existence, AutoGuide decided to take the old warrior for one last spin, before it docks in that big parking lot in the sky. We came from an hour away and it is difficult to get there by the time they close. Currently the Ford Explorer has a score of 7. Show me the car and tells me everything with that car. The 6 speed wants to be in 2nd when starting and shifts very quickly to 6th even when going only 30mph. My Explorer is very basic and its only downfall is the mobility of the seats. Good visibilty, seating is good for children.
I always wanted the Explorer and finally was able to get it. As a truck based rig, the Explorer also works reasonably well as a proper tow vehicle — V6 versions with the standard 3. He has experience with deaf customers as well. If you want a more carlike ride, there are many crossovers to consider. Standard features include a four-speaker stereo, stability control and a tilt-adjustable steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, though higher-end models come with features like wood trim, three-zone climate control and rear parking sensors. The standard drivetrain for the Ford Explorer is a 210-horsepower, 4.
However, for a spacious third row, good fuel economy or a smooth, comfortable ride, you may want to consider a car-based crossover instead. The navigation system features real-time traffic in select areas and weather updates, and it can find local gas prices, movie times and sports scores. The suspension is so nice and it holds everything my grandson could bring with him including his John Deere tractor. Panel gaps are decent enough — the paint on our sample vehicles was largely free of orange peel and even today, the chrome grille treatment looks kind of regal, especially in Eddie Bauer trim combined with exterior colors such as Black Pearl slate and Dark Copper Metallic. Good size to drive in town, but has also been very dependable in snow. While the interior is largely unchanged for 2010, it is still an impressive offering from the Blue Oval. Ford has really made huge advances in interior quality during the last decade and while the Explorer might not be quite up to the same level as newer offerings like the Focus, Fusion and Mustang, it still feels decently crafted inside.
Not a luxurious car, but I love the sportiness of it. Wish the setting buttons for the cruise and audio system were larger and better located. If I ever need another vehicle to purchase, I would definitely consider buying from them again! Other Cars to Consider The is one of the best crossovers in its class, with a particularly spacious third row, a smooth ride and great safety scores. I learned that after I purchased it - no accidents reported, but the back door wasn't flush like the other side was - it was obviously repaired. By Apr 06, 2010 It was a pioneer, a vehicle that uncovered a segment.
The Explorer competes with the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Kia Borrego and Nissan Pathfinder. Like other Ford models, the features list on the 2010 Ford Explorer, both standard and optional, is extensive enough to keep most people satisfied. State inspection also revealed dry rotted tires with cracks. That was definitely money well spent! That said, it must also be acknowledged that today there are also better options for a roomy, versatile family vehicle. The V-6 engine in the 2010 Explorer is far noisier and less refined than the V-8, as the smaller engine has an aged design that must work harder to keep the Explorer hustling along. When buying a used car, check the alignment of the doors and the body. The engines were carryover, although a 6-speed transmission was added for V-8 models.
I had been getting 18-20 until recently. Very manuel for the 2nd and 3rd rolls. New for 2010 There are no significant changes to the 2010 Explorer. With the Gibson exhaust I've seen as high as 23 on a flat highway trip in Florida with the cruise set on 65. High range four-wheel drive can be engaged on dry payment at speeds below 60 mph, but you still need to stop and shift the transmission into neutral to engage the low range for rock crawling.
It rides so smooth and actually gets better gas milage than I thought. Come 2009, Mulally started looking like a genius. Primary Use: Commuting to work Lots Of Toys On The Limited Awd — Accelerator responsiveness with the 6 speed transmission and the v8 is lousy. So we will be going somewhere else to find our truck. On the other hand, navigation was simple and easy to use, especially when negotiating the tough streets of Los Angeles proper.
He drove to the place it was took several pictures to describe every aspect of vehicle. The navigation system features real-time traffic in select areas and weather updates, and it can find local gas prices, movie times and sports scores. The current generation Explorer made its debut in 2006 and has coasted along with minimal changes. If you were thinking of getting your own Explorer, don't wait any longer. Customer satisfaction was definitely their number one concern! Meanwhile, that clean exterior shape certainly helps keep wind noise to a minimum. .