The Explorer platform is proven and time tested. Car salesmen have a bad reputation and I think there's some truth in why they do. The biggest and most obvious change is up front, with two grilles — each assigned to a particular trim level — inspired by Ford's F-150 pickup. After 2010 they switched to the new style on a car body. Much bigger than my 99 Explorer. Other Cars to Consider The is one of the best crossovers in its class, with a particularly spacious third row, a smooth ride and great safety scores.
The 24-valve V8 delivers a marked increase in horsepower, along with increases in maximum towing and payload capacities, to 7,300 and 1,520 pounds, respectively. I got the vehicle of my dreams, didn't purchase brand new but like brand new. Power-Folding Third Row Not only do the two rear rows fold almost perfectly flat, but the third row is available with a power folding option that makes it easy to transform the Explorer from people-mover to cargo-hauler and back at the push of a button. The might not have the same off-road capability as the Explorer, but it offers significantly better fuel economy from its base four-cylinder engine, as well as its available V6. The 2010 Ford Explorer remains a very obvious descendant of the first Explorer that materialized some 18 years ago and revolutionized the industry. In addition, both rear rows of seats now fold almost completely flat just two degrees from horizontal , so cargo is more likely to stay in place. This made my day, much easier than filling out paperwork for a loaner.
Give wickstrom an opportunity they won't harass you they'll help you out. There was no time wasting, no shenanigans, straightforward and taking care of business. . However, for a spacious third row, good fuel economy or a smooth, comfortable ride, you may want to consider a car-based crossover instead. I'm so happy I purchased my car at Ziegler Ford.
The most expensive dive keg I ever bought. Currently the Ford Explorer has a score of 7. Front-row seats feature extended seat tracks to better accommodate a wider range of occupant heights, while the second row is available in three seating configurations and the third row offers a power folding feature. In terms of resale value, we expect the 2010 Ford Explorer to hold its value much better than the and slightly less than the Kia Borrego, but far below the and. I got over 300K on my 99 Explorer - I plan on driving this one to at least 250K. I looked on truecar and had sales people calling me constantly like fresh blood in shark infested waters. Everyone go to First Marshall Auto Auction in Harvey ,they are all outstanding, up and above.
They found another and did a dealer trade. Thanks to a sturdy frame and recently revised suspension, the 2010 Ford Explorer is noticeably smoother and more stable out on the highway than previous generations. Still great features - leather seats, sunroof, bluetooth, etc. Still, the Explorer may be a good fit for those who need heavy-duty utility and seating for up to seven. While both ride and handling are improved all around, the balance remains very much in favor of comfort, with handling characteristics that fall short of more car-like competitors, such as the Nissan Pathfinder.
Plenty of room without being too big - like the Expedition. Recent Fair Purchase Prices for the Ford Explorer reflect real-world selling prices, so be sure to check them before you set out to buy. Around back, large taillights and a big nine-inch blue Ford oval further differentiate the new model from previous Explorers. I wanted a truck - not a car - and this fits the bill. I also received a couple of great perks with my brand new used car, complimentary of First Marshall Auto Auction in Harvey. I had a wonderful experience taking my car in for some long overdue service.
Game in to get a key made ended up buying a vehicle. Look how many old Explorers you see on the road. Ironically, the larger and more powerful V8 achieves better fuel economy ratings that the V6. The Highlander also has a more comfortable ride, as well as better safety scores. I was made aware that it would take a couple of hours to complete, and I didn't want to spend all that time at the dealership.
However Sean and the folks at wickstrom were not pushy, in fact they were laid back and let things happen at the pace I chose. Although the Explorer has plenty of newer competition, both domestic and foreign, few offer the combination of an attractive price, three-row seating, a powerful V8 engine and the Explorer's 7,300-pound tow rating. Trim-level, package and stand-alone options include a 4. It's also quieter, making for easy conversation between occupants in separate rows. I wanted to look at the new trucks they showed me one but it was not the trim I wanted. Interior Peace and Quiet Considering its vast interior volume and all the opportunities that exist for outside noise to creep inside, the 2010 Ford Explorer is impressively, refreshingly quiet. Standard features include a four-speaker stereo, stability control and a tilt-adjustable steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, though higher-end models come with features like wood trim, three-zone climate control and rear parking sensors.
Distinguishing this generation from the last is probably most difficult from the side, but look closely and you'll find thicker roof rails, larger and more distinct wheels and bigger side mirrors. On top of taking me to the mall, they called to let me know when the work was done, and where they would pick me up. Vehicle Details The 2010 Explorer's interior sports traditional Ford angular styling along with a few new interior options. Moreover, the Explorer is more responsive around town and, when equipped with the V8 and six-speed automatic transmission, is the most powerful model yet, although we found the V6 had more than enough output to meet our daily-driver demands. Thank you guys for being so professional, I will see Mr Khaldoon on my next purchase. He did mention to ask the dealership for a courtesy vehicle.
Two-wheel drive is standard, but four- and all-wheel drive systems are also available. The only functional sore spot we noted was the awkward placement of the front inside door handles. After dropping off my car and before I even had the chance to ask about a courtesy vehicle, Jessie had asked if I would like to be taken to the mall. . . . .