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2022 Ford Explorer

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Ford Explorer highlights

Customer reviews

2.5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

23 city, 26 highway, 25 combined

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New for 2022

  • The Explorer is available in a new trim called the ST-Line.
  • Explorer trims have been upgraded with Leatherette Seats, Seat Massagers, Leather & Suede Seats, and Run Flat Tires as standard equipment this year.
  • Flex Fuel Vehicle features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The Base trim now comes with Remote Start and Smart Key as standard equipment.
  • The ST trim now comes with Bang & Olufsen Audio as standard equipment.
  • The King Ranch trim now comes with Fold-Away Third Row as standard equipment.
  • The Timberline trim now comes with Cloth Seats as standard equipment.

Explore Ford Explorer details

Limited 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bang & Olufsen Audio
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sync System
  • Third Row Seat
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

  • DVD Video System
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Power Folding Third Row
  • Quad Seats
  • Running Boards
  • Tow Hitch

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

2.3L

Horsepower

300

Torque (ft-lbs)

310

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

17.9

Wheelbase

119.1"

Overall length

198.8"

Width

78.9"

Height

70.2"

Leg room

F 43"/M 39"/R 32.2"

Head room

F 40.7"/M 40.5"/R 38.9"

Front tires

P255/55HR20

Rear tires

P255/55HR20

Seating capacity

6

Max towing capacity

530/5300 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

2.5 out of 5

2 customer reviews

RepairPal reliability rating

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 Ford Explorer 20th out of 30 among Midsize SUVs.

Cost

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.

Frequency

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.

Severity

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.

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