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2018 Ford Explorer


City 16 - 19 MPG Hwy 22 - 27 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    5 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.9 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 5
Interior 4.9
Comfort 4.9
Performance 4.9
Reliability 4.9
Love the look

by NTI from Saugus | November 08, 2019

This is my 3rd Ford Explorer and In all 3 the transmission seems to bang when going from 1st to 2nd when driving in the city not sure why they can't get that fixed and on my new 2018 spot the roof racks keep flying off on the highway or in the car was they have "fixed" this problem for me 3 times now not sure what is going on but as you can imagine highway driving is difficult due to the fear of them coming off and hitting the car behind me again. But I do love the look of the car,it's snow profomance is great and the sound system in the sport is amazing.

Most Unreliable

by Frustrated Explorer Owner from Steubenville, OH | October 25, 2019

Bought brand new, now at 8,000 miles noises coming from front end that our Ford Dealer nor Ford Engineers can remedy a fix. Their first attempt, replaced struts- Noise still there. Second attempt, replaced entire Axel- Noise still there, Now on 10-23-29 replacing Motor Mounts. Fixed?—- We will see....

So very happy with my purchase

by Jamie from Glenrock, wy | October 21, 2019

It's more than I expected, heated seat, heated steering wheel. Lots of leg room, easy to drive. Easy controls, love the all the features it comes with..

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2018 Ford Explorer Overview

The 2018 Ford Explorer is a popular, full-size SUV that seats up to seven passengers across three rows. It is powered by a standard 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 engine mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive comes standard, while four-wheel drive (4WD) is available. Two other engines are available: a 280-hp turbocharged 2.3-liter 4-cylinder and a more powerful 365-hp, twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6.

Four trims are available: the base model, XLT, Sport, and Platinum.

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