They prefer their 4x4s to have sensible dimensions for on-roading, as well as some ability in the dirt.
"Mid-sized Pajero not too big, not too small," The Press (Christchurch), March 24, 1999
It's hard to argue with more than a quarter-million Explorer buyers each year. Explorer quickly captured the imagination of both the off-road and on-roading public; count how many are parked at your local grocery store (and note that about 40 percent of them are a shade of green).
Tom Opre, "Jumbo Jeep," Outdoor Life, August 1993