2.5 out of 5
4 out of 5
23 city, 26 highway, 25 combined
(no current inventory)
F 43"/M 39"/R 32.2"
F 40.7"/M 40.5"/R 38.9"
Max towing capacity
2.5 out of 52 customer reviews
RepairPal gave the Ford Explorer an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Ford Explorer 20th out of 30 among Midsize SUVs.
RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Ford Explorer is $582, compared to an average of $521 for Midsize SUVs and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
According to RepairPal, Ford Explorer owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.0 times per year, compared to an average of 1.1 times for Midsize SUVs and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 15% for the Ford Explorer, compared to an average of 12% for Midsize SUVs and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.