User Reviews

if you aren't pinching pennies, then this is a reliable and comfortable ride - Like the comfort and 4x4. Always started, even when it was 20 below. Cargo space is more than enough for what most would need. Plus, there is enoug...

4.0
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if you aren't pinching pennies, then this is a reliable and comfortable ride - Like the comfort and 4x4. Always started, even when it was 20 below. Cargo space is more than enough for what most would need. Plus, there is enoug...

4.0
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excellent - good handling in poor weather. the 4x4 works well in snow. very good power output from the motor. good styling and fit and finish. the c...

5.0
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Reliable, attactive (I have a Sport model) - I have had 2 Ford Explorer Sports. The first one was totaled in a nasty car accident and I lived to see another day. The car protected my life and kep...

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Dependable and Durable - All the areas that rust quickly and the seats are not engineered properly to accommodate large people (weight)...

3.0
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Pricing Trends

The average LemonFree listing price for a Ford Explorer in California:

2009 $22,599
2004 $8,522
2003 $7,365
1999 $4,442
1998 $4,625
Safety Ratings
2014 Ford Explorer
Overall 5.0000
Overall Front Crash 5.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints6
Number of Investigations0
2013 Ford Explorer
Overall 5.0000
Overall Front Crash 5.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls6
Number of Complaints120
Number of Investigations0
2012 Ford Explorer
Overall 4.0000
Overall Front Crash 4.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls0
Number of Complaints162
Number of Investigations0
2010 Ford Explorer
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 3.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints48
Number of Investigations1
2009 Ford Explorer
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 3.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints13
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding Ford Explorer vehicles

2013 Ford Explorer (6/26/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V270000

Component Name: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured November 29, 2012, through December 12, 2012. In the affected vehicles, with sufficient door openings and closings, the child safety locks may change from an activated position to a deactivated position without notice.

Defect: If the child lock is deactivated, the door could be unlocked and opened from the inside which could lead to personal injury to an unrestrained child.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the safety locks. If necessary, the locks will be replaced free of charge. The recall began on August 2, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S07. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.

2013 Ford Explorer (5/31/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V227000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles; and certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may develop a crack, allowing fuel to leak.

Defect: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S04.

2013 Ford Explorer (3/27/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V109000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford is recalling certain model year 2012 Taurus, Lincoln MKS, and model year 2013 Explorer vehicles manufactured July 19, 2011, through March 15, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the fuel tanks may have a marginally sealed seam in the side of the tank. As a result, the fuel tanks may not provide the expected strength in the event of an impact. The tanks may also leak.

Defect: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel tanks and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 9, 2013. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S03. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.

2011 Ford Explorer (2/2/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V063000

Component Name: SEATS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 EXPLORER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 15, 2010, THROUGH DECEMBER 13, 2010, EQUIPPED WITH SECOND ROW 60% SEATS WITH MANUAL RECLINER MECHANISMS THAT MAY HAVE COMPONENTS THAT ARE OUT OF DIMENSIONAL SPECIFICATION. THESE SEATS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 207, "SEATING SYSTEMS."

Defect: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT BACK MAY NOT PROVIDE THE REQUIRED STRENGTH, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Action: FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE SEATS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 15, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

2010 Ford Explorer (9/3/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10E043000

Component Name: EQUIPMENT

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: MARATHON IS RECALLING CERTAIN SEAT COVERS, BRAND SUPERHIDES WITH PART NUMBERS 593, 594, 578, 960, 228, 228-09, 267-08, 333, 625, AND 630, SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE SEAT COVERS ARE MADE OF HEAVIER THREAD AND ARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH SEATS CONTAINING SIDE AIRBAGS. THE HEAVIER SEAT COVER COULD INTERFERE WITH FULL DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIRBAG IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Defect: AN IMPROPERLY DEPLOYED AIRBAG COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY.

Corrective Action: MARATHON WILL NOTIFY OWNERS OF RECORD AND REPLACE THE SEAT COVER FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MARATHON AT 1-800-735-2769.

Used FORD EXPLORER for sale in Redlands California under $5,000

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2000 Ford Explorer XLS

$3,595

2000 FORD EXPLORER XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 143203 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Tujunga, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 18 Hwy

2000 Ford Explorer XLS

New Listing
$3,995

2000 FORD EXPLORER XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 133340 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Santa Monica, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 17 Hwy

1995 Ford Explorer Sport

New Listing
$4,995

1995 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 73577 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Torrance, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

2004 Ford Explorer XLT

$4,995

2004 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 133228 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Stanton, CA
  • MPG: 13 City / 18 Hwy

2004 Ford Explorer XLS

$4,999

2004 FORD EXPLORER XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 93629 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: North Hollywood, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

2004 Ford Explorer XLS

$3,950

2004 FORD EXPLORER XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 152000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Long Beach, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

2005 Ford Explorer XLS

$4,988

2005 FORD EXPLORER XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: South Gate, CA
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer XLT

New Listing
$2,650

2001 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 154880 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1998 Ford Explorer XLT

$4,206

1998 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 166387 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Banning, CA
  • MPG: 13 City / 18 Hwy

1999 Ford Explorer

$4,995

1999 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 180186 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Montclair, CA
  • MPG: 13 City / 17 Hwy

2000 Ford Explorer XLT

$3,900

2000 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 124144 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 17 Hwy

2004 Ford Explorer XLT

$4,990

2004 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 159829 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Santa Ana, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

2001 Ford Explorer Sport

$3,995

2001 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 132819 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Montclair, CA
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy

1999 Ford Explorer

$3,900

1999 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 122694 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy

2002 Ford Explorer Sport

$3,495

2002 FORD EXPLORER SPORT VALUE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 116355 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Inglewood, CA
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy
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