1998 Ford Explorer

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20 reviews
Available Price Range $67-$5,431 Trims13 Combined MPG 17-19 Seats 4-6

Our Take on the 1998 Ford Explorer

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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, maybemost 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 is that t... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

Based on 20 reviews

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.

13 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 15 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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