2012 Ford Explorer User Reviews

2012 Ford Explorer Review Ratings

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cargurusLV writes:
2012 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD Review
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5

Pros

Everything one could want out of an SUV

Cons

There's a bit of road noise at high speeds, so just pump the music louder.

cargurusLV
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The Ultimate Snowboarding Assault Vehicle — What's the point of getting an SUV with 5-seats? That's just an oversized car that eats up more gas. That's why I got the Explorer. It has 7-seats and luxuriously appointed with a great tech convenience package. I have every bell and whistler Ford offers, so this rig beat out the QX60 and the GL450, and a few thousand cheaper.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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mikepetrey writes:
2012 Ford Explorer Limited Review
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Beautifull stylish SUV, well maintained.  Handles great, smooth ride, luxurious.  Can tow a good size load.  No maintenance problems.

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Mileage per gallon.

mikepetrey
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Feels Good, Looks Good. — Like the appearance and performance. Smooth riding SUV with all the luxuries. The air conditioning is very cold, the heat is very warm. All power features have always worked with no problems whatsoever. This SUV has always performed well and felt safe to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jay writes:
2012 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD Review
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The ride is very smooth, and seats are comfortable. Been on many road trip of 12 plus hours with it already and it makes for an enjoyable drive.

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Low end power is lacking, cruises just fine but I really have to step on the gas to get it up to speed. The Ford SYNC system, when it works it is great unfortunately that is rare.

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Solid Family Car, Vary Happy With It For The Most Part. — I wish I had opted for the Limited, memory seats and the intelligent cruise control would have been great features but were not options in the XLT. The interior is pretty roomy for a midsized SUV, but if you need to use the third row you loose all your luggage space, I had to buy a tow along for trips.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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codemannwo writes:
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Great Style, awesome features, love the MyFordTouch.

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Unknown, only had it for 24 hours

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First Ford, So Far So Good. — I've only had the SUV for 24 hours, so only time will tell. I will keep posting updates with my impression of this vehicle as I drive and use more of it's expansive features. Just wondering if I need the extended warranty.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1991 Ford Explorer Reviews

A Very Useable 4wheel Drive By Aaronhawaii1980

I actually have a had a couple of these Explorers like this and they are tanks I turned one into a monster 4x4 and thats all I did with it. This one however is the Eddie Bauer which has everything in... Read More

Quick By hunterw26

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1992 Ford Explorer Reviews

I Love My Truck!!! By Laurbee

When I moved from Florida to Pennsylvania I was told I SHOULD get rid of my Honda and get a 4WD vehicle. I traded my 97 Honda for my 92 Explorer. Ball joints were bad but expected. Very little rust ev... Read More

Good Vehicle To Own. By Brian

Vehicle has great acceleration, braking, handling, and ground clearance. Have had some minor repairs done (Water pump, Clutch, and Head Gaskets) but should be expected since vehicle has over 200,000 m... Read More

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1993 Ford Explorer Reviews

For Style It's An Suv And His Name Is The Beast By Loree

My Beast has been a good work SUV it is a 1993 and except for a few minor things that didn't cost me much to fix it is an awesome vehicle. Don't know how this years Explorer's have been rated but I ra... Read More

A Great Overall Truck I Love My Fords! By Conway83

Nice riding truck looked great, Tons of cargo space when you folded down the backseats just loved the overall look and sportyness of the 2 door backed up with the 5 speed manual tranny, The on... Read More

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1994 Ford Explorer Reviews

2d 4wd Suv By Alec_William

For a small vehicle it handles great off-road and going into the mountains. It is good at taking corners and going high speeds quickly. The brakes work exceptionally well. It's a fun little vehicle ... Read More

Junk By tfret

Comfortable and stylish, that's the only thing good I can say about it. The performance and fuel economy were both pathetic. I got angry at this car every time I drove it. My wife decided it was bad f... Read More

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1995 Ford Explorer Reviews

P.o.s Winter Beater By Tater343

At first I really liked driving it, but then the brakes went out, the tranny went out, the eletric window motors went out, the radio sounded fuzzy. Bought it for 600 and made it 3 months before the mo... Read More

Nice By Steve

its an ok truck needs more power for a 4.o tho its pretty sleeek in my eyes really like the rims forr bein stock but i really think it sits too low for a 4x4 truck deff needs to sit higher from fact... Read More

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