The 1996 model Ford Explorer is a classic versatile vehicle that still makes the occasional appearance on today’s roadways. The Ford Explorer has long been the staple flagship mid-sized sports utility vehicle for Ford motor company.
The 96 Explorer as the second year model of the second generation Ford Explorer. The 96 comes in two body styles, a 3 door and a 5 door style. The 96 got surprisingly good gas mileage coming in at 18 mpg in the city and 23 in the highway. Its tank could hold 17.5-20 gallons of fuel.
The 96 was outfitted with a 5.0l Windsor v8 engine with a 4 speed automatic transmission.