• (4.0) 12 reviews
  • MSRP: $174$5,014
  • 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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DEAR Eddie Bauer: You're daft. I mean, you can't be serious. The Eddie Bauer Ford Explorer? Totally senseless. Well, maybe not totally. But pretty darn close. Supple, soft leather seats -- the color of camel's hair. Plush carpeting. Polished chrome wheels. Two-tone exterior paint -- metallic royal blue on top and camel color, with pearlescent treatment, along the running board... Read full review for the 1996 Ford Explorer

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Incredibly tough truck

by 17 year old from Richmond, Virginia on May 15, 2008

124,000 miles mostly offroad and still runs excellent! This truck has been in my family for 12 years now and has a record of 3 accidents, none of them at my family's fault. Total damages totaled aroun... Read Full Review

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