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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