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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
|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|