Safety Features by Model

Value Sport $21,355 - $25,420

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts
  • Front adjustable-height shoulder safety belts
  • 2nd row child seat tether anchors
  • Side door intrusion beams
  • Dual note horn

Value $21,355 - $25,420

MSRP
  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts
  • Front adjustable-height shoulder safety belts
  • 2nd row child seat tether anchors
  • Side door intrusion beams
  • Dual note horn

Choice Sport $23,190 - $26,210

MSRP
  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts
  • Front adjustable-height shoulder safety belts
  • 2nd row child seat tether anchors
  • Side door intrusion beams
  • Dual note horn

Choice $23,190 - $26,210

MSRP
  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts
  • Front adjustable-height shoulder safety belts
  • 2nd row child seat tether anchors
  • Side door intrusion beams
  • Dual note horn

XLS $24,585 - $26,465

MSRP
  • Driver & front passenger "Second Generation" airbags w/theft deterrent
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts w/1st & 2nd row height adjustment
  • Driver side BeltMinder feature
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear child seat tether anchor brackets
  • Dual note horn

Premium Sport $24,750 - $27,915

MSRP
  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts
  • Front adjustable-height shoulder safety belts
  • 2nd row child seat tether anchors
  • Side door intrusion beams
  • Dual note horn

Premium $24,750 - $27,915

MSRP
  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts
  • Front adjustable-height shoulder safety belts
  • 2nd row child seat tether anchors
  • Side door intrusion beams
  • Dual note horn

XLT $28,535 - $30,500

MSRP
  • Driver & front passenger "Second Generation" airbags w/theft deterrent
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts w/1st & 2nd row height adjustment
  • Driver side BeltMinder feature
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear child seat tether anchor brackets
  • Dual note horn

Eddie Bauer $32,545 - $34,510

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Driver & front passenger "Second Generation" airbags w/theft deterrent
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts w/1st & 2nd row height adjustment
  • Driver side BeltMinder feature
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear child seat tether anchor brackets
  • Dual note horn

Limited $32,545 - $34,510

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Driver & front passenger "Second Generation" airbags w/theft deterrent
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
  • Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts w/1st & 2nd row height adjustment
  • Driver side BeltMinder feature
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear child seat tether anchor brackets
  • Dual note horn

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4-door 4wd

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Warranty

Basic Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

60 months / Unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage

36 months / 36,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

Less than 6 years old/less than 80,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

12 months/12,000 miles

Powertrain Warranty

7 years/100,000 miles

Dealer Certification Required

172-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

May apply

Return/Exchange Policy

N/A

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Rental allowance

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

Yes

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

Structure Sep 13, 2004
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 13, 2004
NHTSA Campaign:
04V442000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE LIFTGATE GLASS STRUT MAY BECOME DISENGAGED OR THE HINGE MAY FRACTURE ALLOWING THE GLASS TO FALL AND POSSIBLY BREAK.
Consequence:
IF THE HINGE SHOULD FRACTURE, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE GLASS TO FALL AND ULTIMATELY BREAK AND PERSONAL INJURIES COULD OCCUR.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL HAVE THE LIFTGATE GLASS STRUT BRACKETS AND GLASS HINGES REPLACED. FOR THE VEHICLES BUILT FROM AUGUST 1, 2000 THROUGH MARCH 3, 2002, THE DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HINGES AND LIFTGATE STRUT BRACKET. ON VEHICLES BUILT FROM MARCH 3, 2002 THROUGH JUNE 23, 2003, THE DEALERS WILL ONLY REPLACE THE HINGES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2004. A POSTCARD WAS SENT TO OWNERS ON DECEMBER 27, 2004, ADVISING THEM THAT PARTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Structure Mar 7, 2003
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 7, 2003
NHTSA Campaign:
03V094000
Summary:
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, AND MINI VAN CONVERSIONS EQUIPPED WITH SOUTHERN COMFORT BUILT RUNNING BOARDS THAT CONTAIN CERTAIN COURTESY LIGHTS MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN TECHNOLOGY COMPONENTS, INC. THESE UNITS CONTAIN A COURTESY LIGHT OR LIGHTS THAT MIGHT OVERHEAT WHEN THE WIRE HARNESS IS EXPOSED TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE AND ROAD SALT.
Consequence:
THIS OVERHEATING CONDITION CAN CAUSE THE RUNNING BOARD TO MELT OR CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESS ON THESE RUNNING BOARDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 7, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SOUTHERN COMFORT AT 1-800-745-6096.