User Reviews

DANGEROUS AND SHOULD BE RECALLED - REGRET PURCHASING THIS 2004 FORD EXPLORER. I HAVE SPENT 5 YEARS PAYING 360 PAYMENTS TO HAVE IT ONLY END UP AS "JUNK". VERY UPSETTING AND DANGEROUS--...

1.0
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my impression is that it is a great commuter. - what I like is that it rides smooth, brakes are smooth. power everything and it all works. great in snow and rain. the only thing I don't like is that...

4.0
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Overall this is a good hardworking car. - I am selling my car simply because I need a 3rd row SUV. (remember, we are a large family) The gas mileage is not good but gets me where i need to go...

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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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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Pricing Trends

The average LemonFree listing price for a Ford Explorer in North Carolina:

2013 $31,815
2004 $7,771
2003 $6,616
1999 $3,712
1998 $3,905
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 (12/2/2015)  

Campaign Number: 15V812000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Explorer Police Utility, Taurus, Taurus Police Interceptor, Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may 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 December 21, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 13S04-S1.

2016 Ford Explorer (9/28/2015)  

Campaign Number: 15V605000

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

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS, and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured on July 24, 2015. During vehicle production, the fuel tank attachment bolts may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the fuel tank straps may fracture and the fuel tank could separate from the vehicle.

Defect: If the fuel tank separates from the vehicle, a fuel leak may occur, increasing the risk of a fire.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the fuel tank attachment bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on October 19, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S26.

2016 Ford Explorer (7/24/2015)  

Campaign Number: 15V464000

Component Name: PARKING BRAKE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 23, 2015, Lincoln MKT vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 21, 2015, and 2015-2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 23, 2015. The affected vehicles have a parking brake that may not fully engage when applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Defect: If the parking brake does not fully engage and the transmission is left in a gear other than 'Park' while on a slope, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the operation of the parking brake system, and if necessary, replace the parking brake control assembly, free of charge. The recall began on September 4, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C07.

2015 Ford Explorer (7/24/2015)  

Campaign Number: 15V464000

Component Name: PARKING BRAKE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 23, 2015, Lincoln MKT vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 21, 2015, and 2015-2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured May 4, 2015, to May 23, 2015. The affected vehicles have a parking brake that may not fully engage when applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Defect: If the parking brake does not fully engage and the transmission is left in a gear other than 'Park' while on a slope, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the operation of the parking brake system, and if necessary, replace the parking brake control assembly, free of charge. The recall began on September 4, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C07.

2013 Ford Explorer (3/24/2015)  

Campaign Number: 15V171000

Component Name: STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Explorer vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the interior door handle return spring may unseat, resulting in interior door handle that does not return to the fully stowed position after actuation.

Defect: If the interior door handle return spring is unseated, the door may unlatch in the event of a side impact crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect all four of the interior door handles and either repair or replace them, free of charge. The recall began on July 23, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S11.

Used FORD EXPLORER for sale in Hickory North Carolina under $20,000

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$19,995

2011 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 77,114 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Spartanburg, SC
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy
  • 20 Days on Lot
$18,000

2013 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 73,792 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Johnson City, TN
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy
  • 30 Days on Lot

2012 Ford Explorer Base

$17,980

2012 FORD EXPLORER BASE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 87,073 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mount Airy, NC
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy
$18,999

2012 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 97,058 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy
  • 141 Days on Lot

2012 Ford Explorer Base

$18,595

2012 FORD EXPLORER BASE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 94,136 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy

2010 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

$16,095

2010 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 101,343 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Winston-Salem, NC
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy
$19,992
$21,991
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2012 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 102,084 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Greenville, SC
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy
  • 25 Days on Lot
$16,982
$17,698
Price Reduced!

2011 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 105,592 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Boone, NC
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy
  • 73 Days on Lot
$20,000
$20,300
Price Reduced!

2012 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81,544 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Spartanburg, SC
  • MPG: 18 City / 25 Hwy
$17,995

2013 FORD EXPLORER BASE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 74,089 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy
  • 97 Days on Lot
$20,000
$20,447
Price Reduced!

2011 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 79,949 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Arden, NC
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy
  • 14 Days on Lot

2013 Ford Explorer Base

$19,997

2013 FORD EXPLORER BASE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81,469 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: High Point, NC
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2013 Ford Explorer Base

$16,952

2013 FORD EXPLORER BASE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 94,337 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Travelers Rest, SC
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy
$17,893
$19,893
Price Reduced!

2013 FORD EXPLORER BASE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 93,995 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy
  • 29 Days on Lot
$19,887
$21,887
Price Reduced!

2013 FORD EXPLORER BASE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 82,992 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy
  • 27 Days on Lot
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