2012 Ford Explorer

Up to 17 MPG city / 23 MPG hwy
$28,280 - $39,855

2012 Ford Explorer

2012 Ford Explorer

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The 2012 Explorer is a 4-door, up to 7-passenger sport-utility, available in 6 trims, ranging from the Base FWD to the Limited 4WD.

Upon introduction, the Base FWD is equipped with a standard 3.5-liter, V6, 290-horsepower engine that achieves 18-mpg in the city and 25-mpg on the highway. The Limited 4WD is equipped with a standard 3.5-liter, V6, 290-horsepower engine that achieves 17-mpg in the city and 23-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard on both trims. See more... See Less

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Pros Cons
Drivability - comfort & ease all around. Having trouble with sync and commands; still awaiting updates
Convenience of controls in steering wheel & dashboard Front roof supports are too wide, create blind spots
Comfort & room of interior Don't like seat movement when car shuts off
Smooth car-like ride for a truck / suv Gas mileage still needs to improve
Handling & stability, ease of driving and handling Removal of antenna for car wash is inconvenient.
Rear storage - good for moving large items Interior noise from roof: very loud when raining, tinny sound
Mileage - great for large truck Location of emergency blinkers-too sensitive
Storage - hockey / baseball, bass, easy to load & unload. Overall handling in wet weather - terrible compared to other vehicles i have owned
Technology - has just about everything you could want. The noise inside vehicle when wndows are down.
Small smooth engine, good power & miles for this size of suv. Controls for third seats - you can accidently push on them while loading back