2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0 Liter on 2040-cars
Mission Viejo, California, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Model: Explorer Sport
Options: CD Player
Drive Type: RWD
Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows
Sub Model: Sport
Exterior Color: Mocha Frost
Interior Color: Gray
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Number of Cylinders: 6
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
Up for bid is my 2001 Ford Explorer Sport. Is is not the high end model,, but does have ice cold a/c, am/fm cd stereo, p/s, pb (with anti lock), p/w, and pdl. This little SUV has low miles for it's age. Most of the miles are all freeway miles. Interior is in good condition, no rips or tears, some slight staining on the carpeting. Exterior is in good condition, has a few scrapes here and there, but no major dents or damage.
I have maintained this SUV per the manufactures specs. Mechanically it is in good condition. Tires are good. Larger tires designed for a small truck, gives it a better feel and is more stable. Runs great and drives great. This is a good SUV at a good price! It has been very reliable I have seen these SUV'S go to over 300K with proper maintenance. Wife got new one, so we no longer need this one.
Vehicle is for sale locally and I reserve the right to pull listing early. I am pretty fussy about my vehicles, and I really enjoyed this one! This has always be a reliable vehicle. Currently registered and insured.
The reserve is set low on this SUV. I just do not need another SUV any longer due the new one! I will really miss this one!!!
Ford Explorer Sport for Sale
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