GoAutoLogo
MENU

Car reviews - Ford - Explorer - range

Used Rivals

Ford logo7 May 2003

TOYOTA LANDCRUISER PRADO 4D WAGON (1996-2001)
CAR-LIKE steering, handling and good performance from silky V6 makes Prado our pick, especially considering its excellent build quality, nice interior, reliability, comfort and eight-seater ability. Huge 159-litre fuel tank gives great range.

JEEP CHEROKEE 4D WAGON (1994-2001)
HANDILY compact around town, the Cherokee appeals with a gutsy 4.0-litre V6 engine that mates well to a four-speed auto (or a clattery 2.5 turbodiesel for torque or economy freaks), and high equipment levels. But it's very old (circa 1983) and feels so in its handling, ride and steering, despite a '97 makeover.

NISSAN PATHFINDER 4D WAGON (1995-1999)
THE good looking, monocoque chassis Pathfinder is at home on the road with commendable steering, ride and handling. The 3.3-litre six is efficient and revvy but not so torquey. Well equipped with a car-like interior although the rear seat is cramped.

SSANGYONG MUSSO 4D WAGON (1996-1998)
BIZARRE styling clothes a practical and city-friendly 4WD package. The Mercedes-sourced, in-line six-cylinder engine and transmission combo is a gem, offering grunt and refinement. Low grade plastics and an orchestra of squeaks and rattles detract, as do uncomfortable seats and cramped cabin. Well specified.

Click to share

Click below to follow us on
Facebook  Twitter  Instagram

Enquire on or Test Drive a New Explorer

Customer Terms and Conditions – New Car Lead enquires

Agreement

This is an agreement between GoAutoMedia Pty Limited ACN 094 732 457 of PO Box 18, Beach Road, Sandringham, VIC, 3191 (“we/us”), the owner and operator of the GoAuto.com.au website (“the website”) and the person wanting GoAuto.com.au to provide them with a lead for the purchase of a new car (“you”).

By completing a New Car Lead Enquiry, you agree to the terms and conditions and disclaimers and acknowledge the policies set out below.

Terms and Conditions

  • In order for us to effect a lead you must you must complete a New Car Lead Enquiry (“Enquiry”).
  • We will call you as soon as possible after you complete the Enquiry and certainly no later than the next business day. When we call, we will discuss with you your new car requirements.
  • You consent to our passing on the Enquiry and your requirements to an appropriate authorised motor car dealer as a lead.
  • We will contact you again in approximately eight days following your initial enquiry to check on the progress of the Enquiry.
  • While we will provide the dealer with the Enquiry and details of your new car requirements, we take no responsibility for what happens after passing on that material as a lead.
  • You acknowledge that we are a new car information service providing new car editorial information, pictures and prices to our customers as a guide only. Any new car prices published on the website are the manufacturers’ recommended retail prices and do not include delivery charges and on-road costs. Any authorized motor car dealer to which we pass on your Enquiry as a lead will provide you with full details of the price at which the vehicle will be sold to you.
  • You acknowledge that we do not sell motor vehicles. Any sale of a new car to you by a dealer after we have passed on your Enquiry to that dealer as a lead, is a sale by that dealer not by us.

Privacy Policy– New Car Lead Enquires

  • We take privacy very seriously. We understand that you will only complete an Enquiry if you can trust us to protect your personal information and use it appropriately. Our policy is to ensure that the personal information collected when you make an Enquiry is only used for the purposes of connecting you with an authorised motor car dealer.
  • We do not on-sell information collected from you or any other customer.
  • From time to time, we may email you with information or promotions that may be relevant for car buyers. You will continue to receive communications from us unless you tell us that you do not want to receive any advertising or promotional information in the future by unsubscribing from these communications.
close
* Denotes required field
** Australian inquiries only
*** Prices exclude on road costs and dealer delivery fees

Motor industry news

GoAutoNews is Australia’s number one automotive industry journal covering the latest news, future and new model releases, market trends, industry personnel movements, and international events.