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The car

Ford Explorer 2008

Eddie Bauer
28 trips
20 MPG
Gas (Regular)
4 doors
5 seats

Hosted by

Matthew All-Star Host
52 tripsJoined Nov 2016
Typically responds in 45 minutes
All-Star Hosts like Matthew are the top-rated, most experienced hosts on Turo.


*****First Time Renters***** Use the link below to receive your $25 discount towards your first rental *****First Time Renters***** Clean, smooth and quiet SUV that is great for running errands or taking a road trip. The Explorer is very comfortable for a scenic drive through the Big Bend country and has plenty of ground clearance when you decide to explore the roads less traveled. It's also a great choice for a quick business trip in Midland & Odessa. With a high seating position, great visibility and a very tight turning radius you will quickly feel confident behind the wheel whether you are maneuvering into a tight parking space or passing a semi-truck on the highway. The Explorer has Microsoft SYNC (hands free Bluetooth) that allows you to make phone calls and control your streaming music from the steering wheel controls. An auxiliary input jack is also available for a quick connection. The sunroof is perfect for our cool mornings and beautiful west Texas sunsets! It has a very intuitive reverse sensing system that lets you squeeze into those tight parking spaces. The two tone leather seats look great and the rear seat folds 60/40, or all the way down. Whether upright or folded you will find plenty of luggage space in the Explorer for luggage and strollers. If you are an adventure seeker sledding down Monahans Sandhills, kayaking down the Rio Grande through Santa Elena Canyon, or carving powder at Ski Apache in Ruidoso, the Explorer has room for your gear. Skis fit in the back with one seat folded (still allowing 4 people to ride comfortably. Bikes fit easily in the back. I've had 3 kayaks on the roof rack too.


Automatic transmission
Audio input
Long-term car
USB input
Toll pass
parking assist
Leather seats


Add optional Extras to your trip at checkout.
Unlimited mileage
Worry less, drive more! This extra adds unlimited miles for your trip, just one less thing to think about. Great option for adventure seekers headed to New Mexico or Big Bend!
Post-trip cleaning
Basic cleaning/vacuuming of the floors and exterior. Don't bother with the vacuum or carwash! Does not cover upholstery cleaning, spills, stains, pet hair, or smoke removal.
Prepaid refuel
Crunched for time and don't want to mess with refueling? Your worries are over! Return the car with less than a full tank for the following prices: 3/4 = $17.50, 1/2 = $35, 1/4 = $52.50, Empty = $70


Pets welcome, but please return the car clean. No smoking allowed. Guests may be charged up to $250 if the car is returned with a smoke smell.


  • Where can I pickup the car?
    The Explorer can be picked up at my home in central Midland, close to downtown, or it can be waiting for you at the airport for the delivery fee. Usually I am not able to meet you when your flight lands, so the car can found in short term parking and I let you know which row the car is in. Further details about keyless entry are available once you have booked your trip. Midland & Odessa do have Uber drivers available around the clock to increase your pickup/dropoff options.


29 ratings

Matthew made everything easy and convenient. I was without a car, mine was in the shop, so he delivered the vehicle. The Explorer is well taken care of, like-new clean, and everything works the way it should. When I need to rent a vehicle, I will look at Turo before car rental agencies.

Kathleen K.-Jun 7, 2019

This was my first time using Turo and Matthew was more than accommodating. The SUV was exactly what I needed for my trip! The rental car companies in Midland were completely empty so be aware that's a thing that happens. Book with Matthew if you can.

Corey L.-May 28, 2019

Great! Will look for again!

Jesse L.-May 21, 2019

Great experience, great hospitality. Matthew is great

John M.-May 10, 2019

The host cancelled this trip 1 day before it started. This message was automatically posted by Turo.

Turo-May 6, 2019

Car Location
Midland, TX 79701

Midland International Airport

Up to 10 miles
Free delivery to select locations for trips of 1 week or longer