Overview of the Used Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer has been one of the most popular vehicles over the last two decades due to its performance, capability and high-tech features.  The 2004 – 2009 Ford Explorer models has been named one of the 2011 Used Car Best Bets according to Edmunds.com.  The Explorer offers a combination of comfort and rugged versatility.

The 2002 – 2010 Ford Explorer has been an exceptionally reliable vehicle.  Consumers have a choice of a 4.0-liter V6 engine that generates 210-horsepower or a 4.6-liter V8 engine that generates 239-hp.  This generation of the Ford Explorer saw improved ride and handing, the addition of Ford Sync, and a revised navigation system.  An available off-road package is available on some models.  This SUV also includes a very spacious interior and a third row backseat.

The Ford Explorer was redesigned for the upcoming 2011 edition.  This Explorer, also available at Mama’s Used Cars, also has two engine options.  First, is the standard 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque.  Available on some 2011 models is the Ecoboost turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 235-hp.  Ford added the Terrain Management System on the four-wheel drive models, MyFord Touch, a new speedometer cluster, and a new, sleek exterior design.

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