• (4.0) 26 reviews
  • MSRP: $432$5,532
  • 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

1998 Ford Explorer Reviews

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Ford had a better idea. With folks complaining about the high price of sport-utility vehicles, theautomaker came out with a bargain-basement version '98 Explorer with a baseprice of only $19,880. OK, maybe most folks don't carry $19,880 around with them, but in the SUVworld, that's a relatively low price considering most go out the door for$25,000 to $30,000. Only catch... Read full review for the 1998 Ford Explorer

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Most reliable car i've owned

by Explorer's are the best from on March 19, 2010

I've had mine for over 10 years and still haven't ran into any major problems with it and it has over 240k miles.

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

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