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2008 GMC Envoy

2008 Ford Explorer

  2008 GMC Envoy SLE1 2008 Ford Explorer RWD 4-door V6 XLT Angular Rear Exterior View
MSRP
$27,980
$26,495
Invoice $26,161 $24,771
MPG
City/Highway
13/20 13/20
Rating
6.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line If you have a load to pull on a regular basis, the 2008 GMC Envoy might make sense. Otherwise, you can do better when hauling passengers. Read Full Review As the perennial best-selling truck-based SUV, the Ford Explorer is still the one to beat. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Quite comfortable, cushy ride
  • Relatively low loading height and step-up

Dislikes:

  • Soft, vague handling not suited for curvy roads
  • Road and engine noise inside
  • Design has aged past its sell-by date
  • Not as safe as modern mid-size crossovers

Likes:

  • Independent rear suspension
  • Interior styling
  • Stable handling
  • Power-folding third-row seat

Dislikes:

  • Ride isn't as smooth as car-based crossovers
  • V-6 engine noise
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