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Old 04-28-2012, 01:58 PM
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I bought my wife a new 2013 Explorer yesterday. We opted for the ecoboost. I was worried about the power untill I drove it.

My wife loves it. She was tired of feeding the Excursion. So I inheriated it.
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You have my sympathy regarding the Excursion.
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:44 AM
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I love the Excursion. We have had it for 5 Years. It has 170000 miles on it. We hav put 116000 of them on it. It has been one of the good 6.0's. No major problems. A little maintaince here and there.

I actually traded my 08 F150 in so I could keep the Ex.
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I am truly glad you like it and get good use out of it.
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Robert...congrats on the bride's new ride!!! You know the rules...no pics means it didn't happen!!!
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Heres some pictures.




And my favorite
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Nice pics Robert. How do you like the EcoBoost???
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Old 05-03-2012, 04:45 PM
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I like it alot. I thought it was going to be weak but thats not the case.

With the real time MPG display we both find ourselfs trying to drive for miliage.
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Congrats on the Explorer Robert!

Very nice looking vehicle.
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She filled up yesterday. Hand calculated 27 MPG.
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I wish I could get 27 mpg with my 2013 EcoBoost. I'm at about 20. Of course, the stoplights on the highway I have to drive up and down everyday are perfectly sequenced so I have to stop at every single one of them....just like all the other lights in the Houston area.

I've got to go up to Dallas in a couple of weeks so I'm interested in seeing what it will really do on the highway
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That sure is one purrrrty ride you have there. Congrats!
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Very nice, congrats.
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Congratulations. My wife's got her eyes peeled for a new Explorer. She hasn't seen the exact one she's looking for yet.
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We have put 6500 miles on it. A trip to Orlando we averaged 26 MPG.

She just came back from a trip to Kansas City where she averaged 24-25 mpg.

We like it alot. it sure is saving me money on fuel.
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