Ford Explorer

2017 Ford Explorer

Rating Summary

The 2017 Ford Explorer is currently rated #8 out of 11 overall in its category, beaten by the 2017 Toyota Highlander for Midsize SUV Cars.

It's a bad car overall compared to others in the same category.

Its Horsepower lose against competitors.

Competitors

Which is better: Ford Explorer or Chevrolet Sorento?

The Explorer costs $6,060.00 more than the Sorento. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Honda Pilot?

The Explorer costs $915.00 more than the Pilot. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Hyundai Santa Fe?

The Explorer costs $860.00 more than the Santa Fe. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Ford Edge?

The Explorer costs $2,710.00 more than the Edge. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Nissan Murano?

The Explorer costs $1,920.00 more than the Murano. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Jeep Grand Cherokee?

The Explorer costs $1,265.00 more than the Grand Cherokee. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Buick Enclave?

The Explorer costs $7,405.00 less than the Enclave. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Nissan Pathfinder?

The Explorer costs $1,370.00 more than the Pathfinder. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Toyota 4Runner?

The Explorer costs $2,550.00 less than the 4Runner. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Ford Explorer or Toyota Highlander?

The Explorer costs $1,030.00 more than the Highlander. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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2017 Ford Explorer Details

Is This Car Good?
Overall Rating

Best Attribute
Horsepower

Worst Attribute
Seating Capacity

Rating Feature Value Analysis
MSRP$31,660.00Bad with 2 stars based on 9 ratings
MPG19 city / 27 highwayBad with 2 stars based on 8 ratings
DrivetrainFWD/4WDGood with 4 stars based on 4 ratings
Horsepower280 to 365 hpGood with 4 stars based on 5 ratings
Fuel Tank Capacity18.6 galBad with 1.5 stars based on 4 ratings
Towing Capacity2,000 to 5,000 lbsAverage with 2.5 stars based on 4 ratings
Cargo Volume21cubic feet behind third row. 43.9 behind second, and 81.7 with rows flat.Bad with 2 stars based on 3 ratings
Seating Capacity7, but optional second row bucket seats drop to 6. 2nd row space limited, 3rd row only good for kidsBad with 0 stars based on 3 ratings
Motor Trend Overall Rating3/5Good with 3.5 stars based on 3 ratings