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2010 Ford Explorer Limited SUV

2010 Ford Explorer Review

(2 Stars)  New model is on the way

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
The 2010 Ford Explorer is going to be the end of the standard Explorer models and will be discontinued at the end of the year. The essence of the Explorer will live on in some other models of trucks, but mostly just its namesake. Ford will be using the Explorer name on some of its newer Unibody crossover models, but they will be much less rugged and not truck-like at all. The latest generation of Ford Explorers received their last update in 2006 and has not had much new added since. The Explorer has been a solid 4 door truck offering a reasonable amount of towing power and 4WD since the early nineties and has been a great choice for any buyer looking for a entry level 4WD vehicle that offers a lot of interior room and luxuries ever since.

This midsized sports utility can seat up to seven passengers, but more like 5 comfortably. The engines and suspension used in these trucks are slightly outdated but still perform rather well. The Explorer does not get very good mileage and this is one reoccurring complaint about this model.

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2010 Explorer Limited Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 4.0L V 6 OHC
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: EPA (08):, 14 MPG city, 20 MPG highway, 16 MPG combined and 359 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
22.5gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 210 hp @ 5,100 rpm; 254 ft lb of torque @ 3,700 rpm

'10 Ford Limited SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
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Rear Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Tilt
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Trip Computer
  Exterior  
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Moonroof
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Privacy Glass
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Roof Rail
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Side Steps
  Interior  
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Adjustable Pedals
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Parking Distance Control
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Airbag
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Rear Curtain Airbag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Dual Power Seats
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
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Third row seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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Compact Disc Player
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DVD Entertainment
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
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Navigation System
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Voice Activated Controls
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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Full Spare Tire
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