• (4.0) 13 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $808–$4,648
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 18-20
  • Engine: 160-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
1996 Ford Explorer

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Great Long-Lasting Car

by Jkrons09 from Reston, VA on December 15, 2017

You see a lot of these on the road because they are so reliable. As long as you keep up the maintenance, this car will last you forever. It is a very cozy and roomy car, as the seats are like couch cu... Read Full Review

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