• (4.1) 62 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $1,496–$8,316
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-18
  • Engine: 210-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (flexible; E85)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5-7
2004 Ford Explorer

Our Take on the Latest Model 2004 Ford Explorer

What We Don't Like

  • V-6 performance
  • Fuel economy
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • Fully independent suspension
  • V-6 and V-8 engines
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Side-curtain airbags/Safety Canopy
  • ControlTrac 4WD

Consumer Reviews

(4.1)

Average based on 62 reviews

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Very good/reliable vehicle for the price

by David from San Antonio on December 19, 2017

Very good/reliable vehicle for the price. 2004 Ford Explorer XLT. Plus i had put in a brand new transmission (it had 125,000 miles on it when the transmission went out, to it's good for another 125,0... Read Full Review

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2004 Ford Explorer Safety Ratings

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L

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NHTSA Ratings

Based on Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L

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Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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