User Reviews

First Car - This is my first car and I love it. It is just the right size for me, I can take a couple friends or but the seats down and have plenty of room. Its a...

3.0
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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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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

2016 Ford Explorer (3/31/2016)  

Campaign Number: 16V183000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC vehicles manufactured November 25, 2013, to January 25, 2016, and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured October 20, 2014, to January 28, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with 2.3L GTDI engines and engine block heaters. These engine block heaters have elements that may overheat while plugged in.

Defect: Overheating of the engine block increase the risk of a fire.

Corrective Action: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine block heater, free of charge. Dealers will also inspect and replace the electrical cord, as necessary. The recall is expected to begin May 16, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S14. Note: Owners should not use the engine block heater until the vehicle has been remedied.

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.

Used Red FORD EXPLORER for sale under $5,000

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$2,995

1996 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 182,341 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Missoula, MT
  • MPG: 12 City / 17 Hwy
$3,998

2000 FORD EXPLORER XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 210,345 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Brick, NJ
  • MPG: 14 City / 18 Hwy
  • 27 Days on Lot
$2,498

2002 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 258,471 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Brunswick, OH
  • MPG: 13 City / 18 Hwy
  • 24 Days on Lot
$3,500
$3,895
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2000 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 180,037 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Greenville, SC
  • MPG: 14 City / 18 Hwy
$4,250

2003 FORD EXPLORER XLS

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 127,112 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Random Lake, WI
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy
  • 45 Days on Lot
$4,000

2000 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 146,535 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Crystal Lake, IL
  • MPG: 14 City / 18 Hwy
  • 15 Days on Lot
$4,988

2006 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 170,823 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Vinita, OK
  • MPG: 13 City / 19 Hwy
  • 10 Days on Lot
$4,393

1999 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 115,504 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Pinconning, MI
  • MPG: 13 City / 18 Hwy
  • 39 Days on Lot
$3,990

2004 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 163,382 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: North Olmsted, OH
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy
  • 28 Days on Lot
$3,495

1999 FORD EXPLORER SPORT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 152,958 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Woodstock, IL
  • MPG: 13 City / 18 Hwy

2002 Ford Explorer XLT

$4,999

2002 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 203,852 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Rocky Mount, NC
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy
$3,495

1995 FORD EXPLORER XL

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 73,891 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Woodstock, IL
  • MPG: 14 City / 18 Hwy

1992 Ford Explorer

$2,995

1992 FORD EXPLORER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 96,973 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Wickenburg, AZ
  • MPG: 15 City / 20 Hwy
$2,995

2000 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 182,877 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Anna, IL
  • MPG: 14 City / 18 Hwy
  • 89 Days on Lot

2004 Ford Explorer XLT

$4,950

2004 FORD EXPLORER XLT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 172,000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • MPG: 14 City / 19 Hwy
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