2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

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4.7
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Just the right size with the right power

by from Houston, TX on January 2, 2008

I traded a larger Ford truck for a 2008 Sport Trac Limited 2WD V8. I could not be more happy. What a joy to drive. Parks so easily, almost like a compact car. Very zippy with the small V8 and around 1...
I traded a larger Ford truck for a 2008 Sport Trac Limited 2WD V8. I could not be more happy. What a joy to drive. Parks so easily, almost like a compact car. Very zippy with the small V8 and around 19 mpg average so far. The SYNC option is very handy. This truck has so many features it is hard to list them all. The 6 speed auto is very smooth and the way the truck steers and handles is exceptional. Overall, the right truck for me at the right time. If I had it to do all over again, I would buy exactly what I have. No regrets on this one.
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"Right size with the right power" X 2

by from Dallas, Tx on April 30, 2009

I bought a silver Adrenalin and it's perfect for me. Crew Cab, not too big, not too small, good power (v8) and EXCLUSIVE. I don't need to tow a million pounds and I'm not an offroader. It having a v8 ...
I bought a silver Adrenalin and it's perfect for me. Crew Cab, not too big, not too small, good power (v8) and EXCLUSIVE. I don't need to tow a million pounds and I'm not an offroader. It having a v8 and being able to fit in my garage with my Mustang was a big selling point. People don't tend to understand the logic of the Sport Trac and that's fine but, those that buy them tend to love them. They tend to be at the same or higher price point as some F150s but the features make them worth it.
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Great Truck/SUV Combination

by from Raleigh, NC on February 2, 2011

I have owned a 2006 Nissan Frontier and now a 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, and I would definitely say that I prefer the Sport Trac. This truck is very comfortable for the entire family and it has th...
I have owned a 2006 Nissan Frontier and now a 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, and I would definitely say that I prefer the Sport Trac. This truck is very comfortable for the entire family and it has the ability to off-road, haul, and transport most of what I need it to in its bed. While its bed is a foot shorter than the Frontier and other mid-size pickups, it more than makes up for it in handling and overall comfort. It also has a very smooth ride and is a great truck! I highly recommend and am sad to see that it is being discontinued for now.
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I love my Sport Trac!

by from Mississippi on September 22, 2012

I am a mid forties female. You name it, I've owned it, sports cars, luxury cars, sedans and trucks but my Sport Trac is my favorite of all! I bought it new in 2008 and have not regretted one minute of...
I am a mid forties female. You name it, I've owned it, sports cars, luxury cars, sedans and trucks but my Sport Trac is my favorite of all! I bought it new in 2008 and have not regretted one minute of it. Rides good with roomy interior. When I need to throw something in back, I can! It's a great girl truck! Love, love, love it. I can't believe they stopped making them.
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A Blast To Drive

by from Pakersburg, WV on September 7, 2011

I bought my Sport Trac a couple weeks ago. An '08 with 30k miles on it and it great condition. I really like how it handles and the power & love the Sync system. My teenage son (who has his driving pe...
I bought my Sport Trac a couple weeks ago. An '08 with 30k miles on it and it great condition. I really like how it handles and the power & love the Sync system. My teenage son (who has his driving permit) always wants to drive it and pouts when we take one of the other vehicles.
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LOVE it!

by from Mississippi on July 6, 2014

In 2009 I bought a new 2008 Sport Trac. I LOVE this truck. I'm a lady in my early 50's and I've owned LOTS of vehicles and this is one of my top favorites. Rides, handles and parks very well. Gas mile...
In 2009 I bought a new 2008 Sport Trac. I LOVE this truck. I'm a lady in my early 50's and I've owned LOTS of vehicles and this is one of my top favorites. Rides, handles and parks very well. Gas mileage could be a little better but, hey, it IS a truck! It tells you if you have a low tire, your door is ajar and a whole bunch of other stuff. I will have this vehicle as long as it will hold up if that's 20 years from now!
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Transmission Gone after 110,000 miles

by from DC area on December 31, 2014

Have a 2008 Sport Trac transmission gone with a little over 110k miles, $2600 repair. After reading reviews seem like this is a common problem. This is my last ford, will trade it after I get it fixed...
Have a 2008 Sport Trac transmission gone with a little over 110k miles, $2600 repair. After reading reviews seem like this is a common problem. This is my last ford, will trade it after I get it fixed. See you never again ford.
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Sports Trac

by from Lubbock Texas on May 14, 2013

Im driving my 2nd Sports trac. I Loved both I would have traded last year, But no Sports Trac. Cause F150 is too big and bundlesome . to even get in My Garage. Much Less Park at the mail. I've had no ...
Im driving my 2nd Sports trac. I Loved both I would have traded last year, But no Sports Trac. Cause F150 is too big and bundlesome . to even get in My Garage. Much Less Park at the mail. I've had no problems what so ever. I'd Buy another tomorrow I f one was aviailable Guess I,ll have to Look elsewhere.
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The best truck/car I know

by from Georgia on April 13, 2011

I've had 2 of these types of truck and the comfort ang extended bed is the absolute best, I would recommend to anyone
I've had 2 of these types of truck and the comfort ang extended bed is the absolute best, I would recommend to anyone
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Mid size truck, big size heart!

by from Missouri on December 19, 2012

This is my second truck. Great handling. Plenty of power and snappy horsepower. Very nice interior. Would buy another when the time comes.
This is my second truck. Great handling. Plenty of power and snappy horsepower. Very nice interior. Would buy another when the time comes.
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