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2016 Ford Explorer XLT

$28,99867K mi


Only available at CarMax Dulles, VA

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Dulles in Dulles, Virginia 20165
Description: Used 2016 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $28,998, 66,490 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Gray Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.333333333333333 reviews) Very family friendly car, averages 21mpg, lots of conveniences. Ive had the car for nearly a year and have added almost 10k miles to it. It is a very capable car, not nearly as truckish as the previous generations of Explorers were. I havent had it in serious weather so cannot rate its performance in such an environment. It is a Limited trim car so heavily equipped with features that are very convenient. It has had its A/C charge twice after a noticeable drop in cooling during peak Summer months and is clearly leaking somewhere. It has had a vibration that the Carmax techs were not able to address. It should be noted that they did everything that didnt involve actually changing out a part to fix it unless someone else was paying for it ( there was a recall from Ford on a part, which Carmax scheduled and had taken care of). I also had to replace the serpentine belt tensioner, which did in fact quiet the vibration down, but it is again appearing and a rattling noise also appears at idle.

2019 Ford Explorer Limited

$40,99824K mi


Only available at CarMax Dulles, VA

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof
Location: CarMax Dulles in Dulles, Virginia 20165
Description: Used 2019 Ford Explorer Limited for sale - $40,998, 23,625 miles with 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.285714285714286 reviews) it is fully loaded, with cooling & warming seat, heated steering wheel, navigation, changing lane warning, etc. I love it! I have had the vehicle for six months and it doesn't states that oil change isn't needed yet. It is only 1/2 way toward oil changing. Love that it tells me when oil changing is needed. it is a 4 with Ecoburst. Wasn't sure if I would like 4 because I never had a 4. Last was a V-8 with power. So when I bought this explorer limited edition, I took it climbing in the mountains. It has climbing assist and it has the power. I was amazed. I wanted the pedals to adjust, which Explorer Limited Edition has. It has memory so different drivers push button and it remember the driver.
New Arrival

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$31,99821K mi


Available at your store CarMax Dulles, VA

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row
Location: CarMax Dulles in Dulles, Virginia 20165
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $31,998, 20,224 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row
Transmission: Automatic Color:Gray Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.583333333333333 reviews) The technology is UNREAL, the wipers go on when it starts raining, the bright lights go off on their own when a car is coming toward me, the air conditioned seats, the heated steering wheel, the volume goes down on the radio when I'm in reverse and something is behind me and the sounds goes off all together when the phone rings, the cup holders light up and so does the floor where my feet are and you can change the color too when you want, I could go on and on. I hope it lasts FOREVER!!

2015 Ford Explorer Sport

$31,99863K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Laurel, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Laurel in Laurel, Maryland 20723
Description: Used 2015 Ford Explorer Sport for sale - $31,998, 62,302 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Silver Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.5 reviews)
New Arrival

2014 Ford Explorer XLT

$20,998122K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Gaithersburg, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, DVD Video System
Location: CarMax Gaithersburg in Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
Description: Used 2014 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $20,998, 121,479 miles with 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, DVD Video System
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (4.32258064516129 reviews)

2020 Ford Explorer XLT

$35,99830K mi


Only available at CarMax Frederick, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Satellite Radio Ready, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Quad Seats
Location: CarMax Frederick in Frederick, Maryland 21704
Description: Used 2020 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $35,998, 29,969 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Satellite Radio Ready, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Quad Seats
Transmission: Automatic Color:Gray Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (0 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer Sport

$37,99834K mi


Only available at CarMax Frederick, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Frederick in Frederick, Maryland 21704
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer Sport for sale - $37,998, 33,885 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.583333333333333 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer Limited

$35,99855K mi


Only available at CarMax Frederick, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof
Location: CarMax Frederick in Frederick, Maryland 21704
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer Limited for sale - $35,998, 54,679 miles with 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof
Transmission: Automatic Color:Tan Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (4.583333333333333 reviews)

2016 Ford Explorer

$26,99847K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Frederick, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input, Cruise Control, Alloy Wheels
Location: CarMax Frederick in Frederick, Maryland 21704
Description: Used 2016 Ford Explorer for sale - $26,998, 46,457 miles with 4WD/AWD, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input, Cruise Control, Alloy Wheels
Transmission: Automatic Color:Blue Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (4.333333333333333 reviews)
New Arrival

2017 Ford Explorer Limited

$31,99852K mi


$199 Shipping from CarMax Potomac Mills, VA

Key Features
Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof
Location: CarMax Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Virginia 22192
Description: Used 2017 Ford Explorer Limited for sale - $31,998, 51,758 miles with Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (4.592592592592593 reviews)

2017 Ford Explorer XLT

$29,99856K mi


$199 Shipping from CarMax Potomac Mills, VA

Key Features
Technology Package, Cold Weather Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors
Location: CarMax Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Virginia 22192
Description: Used 2017 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $29,998, 55,686 miles with Technology Package, Cold Weather Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (4.592592592592593 reviews)
New Arrival

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$33,99831K mi


$199 Shipping from CarMax Potomac Mills, VA

Key Features
Technology Package, Cold Weather Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors
Location: CarMax Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Virginia 22192
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $33,998, 30,590 miles with Technology Package, Cold Weather Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors
Transmission: Automatic Color:Silver Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.583333333333333 reviews)

2017 Ford Explorer XLT

$31,99836K mi


$199 Shipping from CarMax Potomac Mills, VA

Key Features
Technology Package, Cold Weather Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors
Location: CarMax Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Virginia 22192
Description: Used 2017 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $31,998, 35,675 miles with Technology Package, Cold Weather Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.592592592592593 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$31,99835K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Ellicott City, MD

Key Features
Technology Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Ellicott City in Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $31,998, 34,945 miles with Technology Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Gray Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.583333333333333 reviews)

2020 Ford Explorer XLT

$37,9988K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Ellicott City, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row
Location: CarMax Ellicott City in Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
Description: Used 2020 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $37,998, 7,904 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (0 reviews)

2019 Ford Explorer Sport

$36,99833K mi


Only available at CarMax Ellicott City, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Ellicott City in Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
Description: Used 2019 Ford Explorer Sport for sale - $36,998, 32,868 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.285714285714286 reviews)

2015 Ford Explorer XLT

$21,998103K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Brandywine, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row
Location: CarMax Brandywine in Brandywine, Maryland 20613
Description: Used 2015 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $21,998, 102,788 miles with 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row
Transmission: Automatic Color:Brown Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.5 reviews)

2015 Ford Explorer Limited

$26,99873K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Brandywine, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof
Location: CarMax Brandywine in Brandywine, Maryland 20613
Description: Used 2015 Ford Explorer Limited for sale - $26,998, 72,692 miles with 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Panoramic Sunroof
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (4.5 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer Platinum

$40,99840K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Brandywine, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Brandywine in Brandywine, Maryland 20613
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum for sale - $40,998, 39,258 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Red Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.583333333333333 reviews)

2020 Ford Explorer XLT

$42,99816K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Brandywine, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Brandywine in Brandywine, Maryland 20613
Description: Used 2020 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $42,998, 15,121 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Silver Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (0 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$34,99823K mi


On test drive at CarMax Brandywine, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row
Location: CarMax Brandywine in Brandywine, Maryland 20613
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $34,998, 22,042 miles with 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row
Transmission: Automatic Color:Gray Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.583333333333333 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$31,99826K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Brandywine, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input
Location: CarMax Brandywine in Brandywine, Maryland 20613
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $31,998, 25,665 miles with 4WD/AWD, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.583333333333333 reviews)

2017 Ford Explorer Platinum

$31,99892K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax White Marsh, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax White Marsh in White Marsh, Maryland 21162
Description: Used 2017 Ford Explorer Platinum for sale - $31,998, 91,143 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.592592592592593 reviews)

2016 Ford Explorer Sport

$30,99876K mi


Only available at CarMax White Marsh, MD

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax White Marsh in White Marsh, Maryland 21162
Description: Used 2016 Ford Explorer Sport for sale - $30,998, 75,894 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.333333333333333 reviews)

About The Ford Explorer

Vehicle Summary

For years, the Ford Explorer has remained one of the most popular midsize SUVs on the road thanks it to its roomy, premium interior, powerful engine options, large amount of cargo space, and useful technology features. 

Beginning with the 2011 Ford Explorer, Ford began offering the fifth generation of the vehicle, updating the explorer with new engine options, new technology features, and new exterior and interior styling. Today, fifth generation Ford Explorers remain an attractive option for those who are in the market for a high-quality used SUV.

Ford Explorer Trim Configurations

2011 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2011 Ford Explorer features a 6-speaker audio system, a 6-way power driver's seat, a 4.2-in color LCD display, and more!

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2011 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, automatic headlamps, unique cloth seats, chrome door handles, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2011 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as heated front row seats, driver's seat memory, an 8-in LCD touchscreen display, dual-zone automatic temperature control, leather-trimmed seating surfaces, and more!

2012 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2012 Ford Explorer features a manual day/night rear view mirror, a 6-speaker audio system, a 6-way power driver's seat, a 4.2-in color LCD display, and more!

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2012 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, a reverse sensing system, illuminated vanity mirrors, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2012 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as push-button start, remote start, heated front seats, an 8-in LCD touchscreen display, leather-trimmed seating surfaces, and more!

2013 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2013 Ford Explorer features a 4.2-in color LCD display, a 6-speaker audio system, a manual day/night rear view mirror, dual chrome exhaust tips, and more!

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2013 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, automatic headlamps, a Ford SYNC® voice-activated, in-vehicle connectivity system, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2013 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as heated front row seats, push-button start, remote start, an 8-in LCD touchscreen display, leather-trimmed seating surfaces, and more!

Sport - The Sport trim of the 2013 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Limited trim as well as a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, a sport-tuned suspension, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, Intelligent 4WD, and more!

2014 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2014 Ford Explorer features a 4.2-in color LCD display, a 6-speaker audio system, a manual day/night rear view mirror, a 6-way power driver's seat, and more!

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2014 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a SYNC® voice-activated, in-vehicle connectivity system, chrome door handles, a reverse sensing system, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2014 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as leather-trimmed seating surfaces, heated front seats, a 12-speaker Sony® audio system, an 8-in LCD touchscreen display, and more!

Sport - The Sport trim of the 2014 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Limited trim as well as a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, a sport-tuned suspension, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, Intelligent 4WD, and more!

2015 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2015 Ford Explorer features a 4.2-in color LCD display, a manual day/night rear view mirror, a six-way power driver's seat, a six-speaker audio system, and more!

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2015 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as chrome door handles, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, a reverse sensing system, a SYNC® voice-activated, in-vehicle connectivity system, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2015 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as heated front seats, leather-trimmed seating surfaces, a rear view camera, a 12-speaker Sony® audio system, an eight-in LCD touchscreen display, and more!

Sport - The Sport trim of the 2015 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Limited trim as well as a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, a sport-tuned suspension, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, Intelligent 4WD, a class III trailer tow package, and more!

2016 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2016 Ford Explorer features a Ford SYNC® voice-activated, in-vehicle communications system, a 6-speaker audio system, a 4.2-in color LCD display, a six-way power driver's seat

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2016 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as LED signature lighting, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, push-button start, a reverse sensing system, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2016 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as leather-trimmed seating surfaces, a heated steering wheel, a hands-free liftgate, 12-speaker Sony® audio system, an eight-inch LCD touchscreen display, and more!

Sport - The Sport trim of the 2016 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Limited trim as well as a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, a sport-tuned suspension, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, Intelligent 4WD, a class III trailer tow package, and more!

Platinum - The Platinum trim of the 2016 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Sport trim as well as lane keeping assist, a dual-panel moonroof, enhanced active park assist, heated second-row seats, and more!

2017 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2017 Ford Explorer features a 4.2-in color LCD display, a six-speaker audio system, a Ford SYNC® voice-activated, in-vehicle communications system, and more!

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2017 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as push-button start, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a reverse sensing system, LED signature lighting, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2017 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as leather-trimmed seating surfaces, a SYNC® 3 entertainment system, and eight-inch touchscreen LCD display, heated and cooled front seats, and more!

Sport - The Sport trim of the 2017 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Limited trim as well as a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, a sport-tuned suspension, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, Intelligent 4WD, a class III trailer tow package, and more!

Platinum - The Platinum trim of the 2017 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Sport trim as well as heated second-row seats, a dual-panel moonroof, enhanced active park assist, lane keeping assist, and more!

2018 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2018 Ford Explorer features an eight-way power driver's seat, a 4.2-in color LCD display, a Ford SYNC® voice-activated, in-vehicle communications system, a 6-speaker audio system, and more!

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2018 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, push-button start, a reverse sensing system, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2018 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as heated and cooled front seats, a heated steering wheel, leather-trimmed seating surfaces, an 8-in touchscreen LCD display, 12-speaker Sony® audio system, and more!

Sport - The Sport trim of the 2018 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Limited trim as well as a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, a sport-tuned suspension, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, Intelligent 4WD, a class III trailer tow package, and more!

Platinum - The Platinum trim of the 2018 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Sport trim as well as adaptive cruise control, heated second-row seats, a dual-panel moonroof, lane keeping assist, and more!

2019 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Base - The base trim of the 2019 Ford Explorer features a 6-speaker audio system, a 4.2-in color LCD display, a Ford SYNC® voice-activated, in-vehicle communications system, an 8-way power driver's seat, and more!

XLT - The XLT trim of the 2019 Ford Explorer features everything found on the base trim as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a reverse sensing system, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, push-button start, and more!

Limited - The Limited trim of the 2019 Ford Explorer features everything found on the XLT trim as well as a hands-free liftgate, a heated steering wheel, chrome door handles, an eight-inch LCD touchscreen display, remote start, and more!

Sport - The Sport trim of the 2019 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Limited trim as well as a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine, a sport-tuned suspension, a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters, Intelligent 4WD, a class III trailer tow package, and more!

Platinum - The Platinum trim of the 2019 Ford Explorer features everything found on the Sport trim as well as heated second-row seats, a dual-panel moonroof, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, and more!

FAQ

What Engine Sizes are Available in the Ford Explorer?

The 2011 Ford Explorer comes equipped with a 290 hp 3.5L V6 engine. The 2012 Ford Explorer comes with this engine option as well as a 240 hp 2.0L EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. 2013-2015 Ford Explorer models come available with both of the previous engine options as well as a 365 hp 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine. For 2016-2019 Ford Explorer models, the 2.0L EcoBoost engine was replaced with a 280 hp 2.3L EcoBoost four-cylinder engine.

Does the Ford Explorer Have Third-Row Seating?

The Ford Explorer has three rows of seating. These seats can be folded down for increased cargo capacity.

What is the Seating Capacity in the Ford Explorer?

The Ford Explorer has three rows of seats with two seats per row. It is capable of seating up to six passengers.

Does the Ford Explorer Have Captain Seats?

Captain seats are not available on the Ford Explorer. Instead, the Ford Explorer comes standard with bucket seats on all rows.

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Reliability Research

4
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Ford Explorer an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks the Ford Explorer 23rd out of 31 among Midsize SUVs.

  • Cost RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Ford Explorer is $534, compared to an average of $475 for Midsize SUVs and $556 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Frequency According to RepairPal, Ford Explorer owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1 times per year, compared to an average of 1.1 times for Midsize SUVs and 1.4 times for all the vehicle models RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Severity RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 14% for the Ford Explorer, compared to an average of 12% for Midsize SUVs and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features.

*RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/01/2021. Learn more.

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Reviews for Ford Explorer

Overall Rating

4.4 out of 5 (280 reviews)

Has anything and everything you can possibly imagine.

The technology is UNREAL, the wipers go on when it starts raining, the bright lights go off on their own when a car is coming toward me, the air conditioned seats, the heated steering wheel, the volume goes down on the radio when I'm in reverse and something is behind me and the sounds goes off all together when the phone rings, the cup holders light up and so does the floor where my feet are and you can change the color too when you want, I could go on and on. I hope it lasts FOREVER!!

Pros

  • Weather Versatility: The 4 wheel drive for winter
  • Technology and Entertainment: I didn't even know some of these things existed.
  • Styling: It is totally a step above all the other SUV's I saw

- Colleen Merletti, 2013 Ford Explorer

Excellent car at terrific price with low miles

it is fully loaded, with cooling & warming seat, heated steering wheel, navigation, changing lane warning, etc. I love it! I have had the vehicle for six months and it doesn't states that oil change isn't needed yet. It is only 1/2 way toward oil changing. Love that it tells me when oil changing is needed. it is a 4 with Ecoburst. Wasn't sure if I would like 4 because I never had a 4. Last was a V-8 with power. So when I bought this explorer limited edition, I took it climbing in the mountains. It has climbing assist and it has the power. I was amazed. I wanted the pedals to adjust, which Explorer Limited Edition has. It has memory so different drivers push button and it remember the driver.

Pros

  • Technology and Entertainment: it is fully loaded, with cooling & warming seat, heating steering wheel, navigation, changing lane warning, etc. It is just the best. I love it!
  • Cost to Maintain: I had vehicle for six months and it doesn't states oil change is needed yet. It is only 1/2 way toward oil changing. Love that it tells me when oil changing is needed.
  • Power: it is a 4 with ecoburst. Wasn't sure if I would like 4 because I have never has a 4. Last was a V-8 with power. So when I bought this explorer limited edition, I took it climbing in the mountains. It has climbing assist and it has the power. I was amazed.

- T. Shull, 2016 Ford Explorer

Land Rover Styling cues, Ford experience

Very family friendly car, averages 21mpg, lots of conveniences. Ive had the car for nearly a year and have added almost 10k miles to it. It is a very capable car, not nearly as truckish as the previous generations of Explorers were. I havent had it in serious weather so cannot rate its performance in such an environment. It is a Limited trim car so heavily equipped with features that are very convenient. It has had its A/C charge twice after a noticeable drop in cooling during peak Summer months and is clearly leaking somewhere. It has had a vibration that the Carmax techs were not able to address. It should be noted that they did everything that didnt involve actually changing out a part to fix it unless someone else was paying for it ( there was a recall from Ford on a part, which Carmax scheduled and had taken care of). I also had to replace the serpentine belt tensioner, which did in fact quiet the vibration down, but it is again appearing and a rattling noise also appears at idle.

Pros

  • Technology and Entertainment: Its got a Lot of luxury features. Ford learned form owning Land Rover. You can see the influences all over the car in its styling and AWD tech.
  • Interior Space:

Cons

  • Ride and Handling: Vibration has never been fixed after multiple visits. Worse, it can be smooth, but then rough. I thought it might be the roads I was on, but it still get it sometimes on freshly paved smooth road. I think the problem is likely unique to this particular car vs the whole line.

- Jeb Bradbury, 2014 Ford Explorer

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