1998 Ford Explorer Xlt Sport Utility 4-door 4.0l Cold Ac All Wheel Drive Safe on 2040-cars
Sussex, New Jersey, United States
Engine:4.0L 245Cu. In. V6 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
Body Type:Sport Utility
For Sale By:Private Seller
Exterior Color: Green
Interior Color: Gray
Trim: XLT Sport Utility 4-Door
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: AWD
Options: Cassette Player, 4-Wheel Drive
Number of Cylinders: 6
Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
Disability Equipped: No
Sub Model: XLT
Condition: UsedA 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.Seller Notes:"Vehicle shows normal wear and tear associated with any vehicle of this era. Any further damage or defects are shown in pictures below."
1998 Ford Explorer all wheel drive, V6 engine much more efficient than the V8, automatic transmission shifts well. Truck has been sitting about one month interior has been vacuumed and cleaned out exterior has not been washed in some time. Pictures of front of vehicle are showing bird droppings that will wash off. Truck is in fair condition for its age, engine starts quickly and sounds good. All power accessories are working including ice cold air conditioning, No visible leaks, smoke, or noises. Tires could stand to be replaced but it is drivable as is, I lent a friend 3000 to buy this vehicle and unfortunately I ended up with it. I have no need for another vehicle and know almost nothing about this truck, I have never driven except in my parking lot. I know that he installed a front wheel bearing and the receipt is in the vehicle. Truck is being sold with a clean new jersey title in as-is where-is condition with no warranty expressed or implied. Pictures serve as part of the description. Please ask any questions you may have before the auction ends. Deposit via paypal in the amount of 500 is due immediately when auction ends no exceptions, deposit is non refundable. What you bid is what you pay no more no less, no exceptions. Perspective buyers are welcome to come view the vehicle please call or text me anytime to set up an appointment. Thanks and good luck bidding 973-670-6496
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:28:00 EST
Ford took in $2.6 billion in pre-tax profits in the third quarter of the year, making for a record trio of months that saw the Blue Oval's year-over-year earnings increase by $426 million. The earnings are being attributed not just to improvements in North American sales, but sales around the globe.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:00:00 EST
Revenue was up 12 percent, to $36 billion, although net income took a hit, dropping $359 million to $1.3 billion. Ford was dinged with $498 million in pre-tax charges, which are being blamed for the drop in net income.
The news has boosted Ford's hopes for full-year results, bumping it's total profits up past $8 billion, according to Automotive News. The Dearborn, MI-based manufacturer is still expecting a loss in Europe, although it's forecasted less than the $1.73 billion it burned in 2012. In fact, according to CFO Bob Shanks, Ford's European losses dropped by 51 percent year-over year, a huge improvement for the brand.
When one speaks of sporty and fun-to-drive utility vehicles, few would put the Ford Explorer in the same category as the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, BMW X5 or Porsche Cayenne. Yet, with just a few reservations, I'd toss the new-for-2013 Ford Explorer Sport close to that arena for consideration.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:31:00 EST
As a recap, the sportiest of Explorers is fitted with Ford's twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter Ecoboost V6, making 365 horsepower and 350 pound feet of torque. Acceleration is brisk (figure about 7 seconds to 60 miles per hour), as power goes to all four wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission. Contributing to its more athletic demeanor are larger front brakes, a sport-tuned suspension, chassis upgrades, quicker steering ratio and a more aggressive wheel/tire package. Cosmetically, the Sport is distinguished by its blacked-out lights, black trim and noticeable lack of chrome (with the exception of the door handles).
Ford recently handed me the keys to a Ruby Red Metallic Explorer Sport. Rather than mindlessly drive the big seven-passenger all-wheel drive hauler in soccer mom circles around Los Angeles, I loaded up my family and embarked on a long weekend road trip to Yosemite National Park.
Ford is recalling an estimated 64,869 examples of the 2014-2015 Fusion, Fusion Energi and Fusion Hybrid in North America because the key can be removed when the vehicle isn't in Park under certain conditions. Specifically, the campaign covers 56,479 units in the US, 6,048 in Canada and 2,342 in Mexico, according to the automaker's tally on November 11.
Ford says a programming problem in the instrument cluster means that the key can be removed 30 minutes after the ignition is turned off, even if the transmission is not in Park. The situation where this could happen seems quite limited, and the company is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue. However, the fault puts the vehicle out of compliance with federal regulations covering theft protection and rollaways, and must be repaired.
The fix is easy: Ford will reprogram the instrument cluster at no cost to consumers. According to Ford spokesperson Kelli Felker in an email to Autoblog, "We will notify customers the week of January 5th." Scroll down to read Ford's announcement.