2000 Ford Explorer

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27 reviews
Available Price Range $345-$5,869 Trims13 Combined MPG 17-20 Seats 4-5

Our Take on the 2000 Ford Explorer

Our Take

The most popular SUV is a carryover from 1999, when it was among the top five vehicles in sales. The Mercury Mountaineer is a clone of the Explorer but comes only in a four-door body style, while ... Read Full Report


Consumer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

Based on 27 reviews

Engine won't Die

by Rick from Lowell Massachusetts on July 26, 2010

Bought it used with 70,000 on it, at 102,000 it developed Timing chain Rattle, Ford knew about this happening in their 4.0 engines, called ford and found out I was 2,000 miles over their warrenty, Was... Read Full Review

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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