• (4.0) 28 reviews
  • Available Prices: $261–$5,241
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-19
  • Engine: 205-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 4-6
1998 Ford Explorer

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Easiest SUV to modify!

by Papa_smurf from Perris CA on November 28, 2017

Make sure to try and find the 5-speed version due to the fact that it makes it so enjoyable to drive! Great for offroading with little amounts of cash

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1998 Ford Explorer Safety Ratings

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There are currently 14 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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