Ford Explorer Reviews from Consumer Reports
The Ford Explorer is a 4-door SUV offered in a FWD 4dr Base, 4WD 4dr Base, FWD 4dr XLT, 4WD 4dr Limited, 4WD 4dr Sport, 4WD 4dr XLT and FWD 4dr Limited. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (240 hp), 3.5-liter V6 (290 hp) and 3.5-liter V6 turbo (350 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 17 mpg city to 23 mpg highway. The Explorer uses Regular fuel.
Last Model Reviewed: 2011
Reviewed Ford Explorers from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2011 Ford Explorer XLT V6
- 2006 Ford Explorer XLT V6
- 2005 Mercury Mountaineer Luxury V8
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