The 2018 Ford Explorer is one of America’s best-selling vehicles. This full-size three-row SUV is slotted above the compact Ford Escape and midsize two-row Ford Edge, alongside the slow-selling Flex, and below the massive truck-based full-size Expedition within Ford’s SUV lineup. Prices start at an MSRP of $31,990.
Pros: Smooth Ride, Available Luxury Features, Wide Variety of Trim Levels
Cons: So-So Small Overlap Crash Test Rating, Fuel Economy, Ungainly Styling
Looks Best In: Cinnamon Glaze exterior/Medium Stone interior
Coolest Feature: Quad exhaust tips look great and add class to the back of the Explorer.
Summary: Shoppers have a lot of choices within the three-row midsize SUV market. While the Explorer is competent, there are newer options that are both roomier and more efficient. That’s what we have to say, here’s what Ford has to say:
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