If it’s a capable towing and hauling vehicle you’re after, the 2008 Ford Explorer fits the bill. SUV enthusiasts have long appreciated the Explorer for its versatility and this year’s model doesn’t disappoint. The Explorer is offered in a variety of trims, including XLT, Eddie Bauer and Limited, with engines ranging from a 210 horsepower 4.0-liter V6 to a 292 horsepower 4.6-liter V8. Automatic transmission comes standard. Inside, the Explorer features seating for up to five passengers and a nice list of standard equipment, including heated lumbar seats and MP3/Satellite radio.