The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin.’s recent rollover ratings for ’04 vehicles places a trio of 2-wheel-drive Ford Explorer derivatives and a pair of General Motors Corp. SUVs near the bottom of list. Ford Motor Co.’s rear-wheel-drive Ford Explorer Sport Trac received the study’s only 2-star rating and was assigned a 34.8% likelihood of rolling over. The RWD versions of the Mercury Mountaineer and Ford Explorer both garnered three stars but finished second to last in the study, ...

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