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2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$27,899* 15K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Laurel, MD

Key Features
Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input, Cruise Control
Location: CarMax Laurel in Laurel, Maryland 20723
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $27,899, 14,890 miles with Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input, Cruise Control
Transmission: Automatic Color:Gray Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$26,899* 31K 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 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $26,899, 30,952 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: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$27,998* 13K mi


$99 Shipping from CarMax West Broad, VA

Key Features
Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input, Cruise Control
Location: CarMax West Broad in Richmond, Virginia 23060
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $27,998, 12,775 miles with Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input, Cruise Control
Transmission: Automatic Color:Silver Interior Color: Gray Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)
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2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$26,998* 26K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Newark, DE

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input
Location: CarMax Newark in Newark, Delaware 19711
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $26,998, 25,164 miles with 4WD/AWD, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input
Transmission: Automatic Color:Red Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$30,998* 36K mi


$99 Shipping from CarMax Midlothian, VA

Key Features
Technology Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Midlothian in Richmond, Virginia 23114
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $30,998, 35,313 miles with Technology Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:White Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$23,899* 58K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Salisbury, MD

Key Features
Technology Package, 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors
Location: CarMax Salisbury in Salisbury, Maryland 21801
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $23,899, 57,541 miles with Technology Package, 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors
Transmission: Automatic Color:Blue Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$28,998* 46K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Turnersville, NJ

Key Features
Technology Package, Sport Package, 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather & Suede Seats, Satellite Radio Ready
Location: CarMax Turnersville in Sicklerville, New Jersey 08081
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $28,998, 45,066 miles with Technology Package, Sport Package, 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather & Suede Seats, Satellite Radio Ready
Transmission: Automatic Color:Silver Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer Platinum

$34,998* 51K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Virginia Beach, VA

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum for sale - $34,998, 50,089 miles with 4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Transmission: Automatic Color:Gold Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer Sport

$32,998* 38K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Virginia Beach, VA

Key Features
4WD/AWD, Turbo Charged Engine, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer Sport for sale - $32,998, 37,005 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: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer

$23,998* 17K mi


Free Shipping from CarMax Virginia Beach, VA

Key Features
Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input, Cruise Control, Alloy Wheels, Overhead Airbags
Location: CarMax Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer for sale - $23,998, 16,605 miles with Rear View Camera, Fold-Away Third Row, Auxiliary Audio Input, Cruise Control, Alloy Wheels, Overhead Airbags
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)
New Arrival

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$28,998* 32K mi


$99 Shipping from CarMax Greensboro, NC

Key Features
Technology Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather Seats, Satellite Radio Ready, Parking Sensors, Rear View Camera
Location: CarMax Greensboro in Greensboro, North Carolina 27407
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $28,998, 31,221 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: (4.571 reviews)

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

$28,998* 23K mi


$99 Shipping from CarMax Raleigh, NC

Key Features
Technology Package, Sport Package, Cold Weather Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather & Suede Seats, Satellite Radio Ready
Location: CarMax Raleigh in Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
Description: Used 2018 Ford Explorer XLT for sale - $28,998, 22,895 miles with Technology Package, Sport Package, Cold Weather Package, 4WD/AWD, Leather & Suede Seats, Satellite Radio Ready
Transmission: Automatic Color:Black Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: (4.571 reviews)

About the 2018 Ford Explorer

Vehicle Summary

The 2018 Ford Explorer is a solid performing midsize SUV, perfect if you like a large vehicle with ample elbow room and cargo space — a generous 21 cubic feet and 80.7 cubic feet including the seating area. On the Limited, Platinum, Sport, and XLT trims, the 2018 Explorer offers the option of captain chairs that slide and recline which make it easier to get in and out for your third-row passengers.

The new-for-2018 Safe and Smart™ package (not available on the base model, optional for the Limited, XLT, and Sport models, and standard on the Platinum) includes cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control, giving you more tech for your money. With a host of updated features like these, it's clear the Ford Explorer has evolved with the times since its debut in the 1991 model year.

This SUV is available in three different drivetrains with multiple seating configuration options, so one of them is sure to match your needs.

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FAQ

Q: What engines are available in the 2018 Ford Explorer?

A: The base and XLT trims give you a 290-hp, 3.5L V6, six-speed automatic transmission, and requires regular fuel.

The Limited trim includes 280-hp, 2.3L inline-four, six-speed automatic, and requires premium fuel.

The Sport and Platinum trims include a 365-hp, 3.5L V6, six-speed automatic, and also requires premium fuel.

Q: Does the 2018 Ford Explorer have 3rd row seating?

A: The 2018 Ford Explorer offers three rows of seats and plenty of space for your camping gear and sporting equipment with room left over for your pets. Depending on the configuration you choose, it will seat up to seven of your friends, with a 60/40 split bench or captain chairs in the second row. The last row comes as a 50/50 split-folding bench seat.

Q: Is the Ford Explorer considered a midsize or a full-size SUV?

A: The Ford Explorer is a midsize SUV with plenty of space for six or seven people and cargo space too. The Explorer's big brother, the Expedition, is the full-size SUV in Ford's production line.

2018 Ford Explorer Trim Configurations

Options include Base, Limited, Platinum, Sport, and XLT.

Base model - The base trim level comes with a 3.5L V6 engine as well as an option of FWD or AWD. It also includes tech features like SYNC® infotainment interface, a 4.2-inch color display, voice command, Bluetooth®, a USB port, six speakers, an eight-way power-adjustable driver seat, cruise control, MyKey® parental control system, and a rearview camera.

XLT - After the base trim comes the XLT, which also features a 3.5L V6 engine and FWD or AWD, but also features satellite radio, a 10-way power-adjustable driver seat, a six-way power-adjustable passenger seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear parking sensors, door keypad access, proximity key, push-button start, and upgraded brakes.

Limited - The Limited trim gives you a turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost® engine, also with FWD or AWD, and takes things a step above the XLT with tech features like a 12-speaker Sony® audio system, upgraded SYNC 3 interface, an eight-inch touchscreen display, two 4.2-inch driver information displays, a 180-degree front parking camera, hands-free liftgate, and a 110-volt household power outlet. The interior sports dual-zone climate control, leather seating, heated/cooled front seats, heated second-row outboard seats (the seats nearest the doors), and power-folding third-row seats.

Sport - The sport gives you a twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6, AWD, hill descent control, sport-tuned suspension, terrain management system, and an upgraded towing package.

Platinum - The 2018 Ford Explorer's highest trim package also features a twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6 engine and AWD, as well as adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic braking, lane departure warning, active park assist, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, rain-sensing windshield wipers and inflatable safety belts for the second-row seats nearest the doors. The interior also sports wood and leather trim.

Safety Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's independent crash tests help you make informed decisions about vehicle safety. NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Ratings give consumers insights into how vehicles perform in crash tests, with more stars equaling higher safety ratings. Here are the ratings for the 2018 Ford Explorer. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Visit nhtsa.gov/recalls to look up a specific vehicle.

NHTSA Overall Rating
5/5
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Overall
5/5
Front Driver Side
4/5
Front Passenger Side
5/5
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Overall
5/5
Driver
5/5
Rear Passenger
5/5
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
Overall
5/5
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Crash Ratings: Test data is combined to indicate overall safety by passenger location.
Front Seat
5/5
Back Seat
5/5
Rollover Resistance Test: A single vehicle moving at 55 mph loses control on a curve, leaves the road, and rolls over.
Rollover Rating
4/5
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk of Rollover
16.4%

Safety Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's independent crash tests help you make informed decisions about vehicle safety. NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Ratings give consumers insights into how vehicles perform in crash tests, with more stars equaling higher safety ratings. Here are the ratings for the 2018 Ford Explorer. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Visit nhtsa.gov/recalls to look up a specific vehicle.

NHTSA Overall Rating
5/5
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Overall
5/5
Front Driver Side
4/5
Front Passenger Side
5/5
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Overall
5/5
Driver
5/5
Rear Passenger
5/5
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
Overall
5/5
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Crash Ratings: Test data is combined to indicate overall safety by passenger location.
Front Seat
5/5
Back Seat
5/5
Rollover Resistance Test: A single vehicle moving at 55 mph loses control on a curve, leaves the road, and rolls over.
Rollover Rating
4/5
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk of Rollover
16.4%

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