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Ford Explorer 1998

The 1998 Ford Explorer range of configurations is currently priced from $2,600.

The 1998 Ford Explorer carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2500 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Ford Explorer 1998 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Ford Explorer here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Lost in the void

    THE problem you've experienced with the Explorer is not unknown, but I would have thought the best course of action would have been to repair it rather than replace it. In any case, I would have thought you had a legitimate claim against the insurer and you should pursue it through the small-claims tribunal or other body for problems such as yours. You will need to produce all relevant documentation about previous servicing and the cost of repairs for the engine replacement, and if you can do that, you should be able to prove your case.

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Ford Explorer 1998 Towing capacity

The Ford Explorer’s towing capacity ranges from 2380kg to 2500kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Ford Explorer Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
XL (4X4) SUV 4.0L,ULP,5 SP MAN 4X4 2380kg
Quest XL (4X4) SUV 4.0L,ULP,5 SP MAN 4X4 2380kg
XL (4X4) SUV 4.0L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 4X4 2500kg
Quest XL (4X4) SUV 4.0L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 4X4 2500kg
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Ford Explorer 1998 Price and Specs

The Ford Explorer 1998 is currently available from $2,600 for the Explorer Quest XL (4x4) up to $6,600 for the Explorer Limited (4x4).

Pricing guides

$4,600
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$2,600
Highest Price
$6,600
Ford Explorer Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
Limited (4x4) SUV 4.0L ULP 5 SP AUTO 4X4 $4,100 $6,600
Quest XL (4x4) SUV 4.0L ULP 5 SP AUTO 4X4 $2,800 $4,730
Quest XL (4x4) SUV 4.0L ULP 5 SP MAN 4X4 $2,600 $4,400
Quest XLT (4x4) SUV 4.0L ULP 5 SP AUTO 4X4 $3,000 $5,170
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Ford Explorer 1998 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 1998 Ford Explorer are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1875mm x 1730mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Ford Explorer 1998 Dimensions  include 1730mm height, 1875mm width, 4805mm length.
Ford Explorer Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
Quest XL (4X4) SUV 1730x1874x4788 mm 235 mm
XL (4X4) SUV 1730x1874x4788 mm 235 mm
XLT (4X4) SUV 1730x1874x4788 mm 235 mm
Quest XLT (4X4) SUV 1730x1874x4788 mm 235 mm
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Ford Explorer 1998 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1998 Ford Explorer is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Ford Explorer currently offers fuel consumption from 11.9 to 12.3L/100km. The Ford Explorer is available with the following fuel type: ULP.

Ford Explorer Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Limited (4X4) SUV 4.0L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 4X4 12.3L/100km
Quest XL (4X4) SUV 4.0L,ULP,5 SP MAN 4X4 11.9L/100km
Quest XL (4X4) SUV 4.0L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 4X4 12.3L/100km
Quest XLT (4X4) SUV 4.0L,ULP,5 SP AUTO 4X4 12.3L/100km
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Ford Explorer 1998 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 1998 Ford Explorer will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Ford Explorer vary from 15x7 inches to 16x7 inches.

Ford Explorer Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
XL (4X4) SUV 235x75 R15 15x7 inches 235x75 R15 15x7 inches
Quest XL (4X4) SUV 235x75 R15 15x7 inches 235x75 R15 15x7 inches
XLT (4X4) SUV 235x75 R15 15x7 inches 235x75 R15 15x7 inches
XLT (4X4) SUV 255x70 R16 16x7 inches 255x70 R16 16x7 inches
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