Ford Explorer

Price $46,199 – $65,909
Fuel consumption 8.6 – 13.4 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 73%(view ratings)
The Explorer midsize SUV is one of Ford’s most important vehicles as it caters to many North American families. The diversified powertrain lineup includes a fuel-efficient hybrid system and the performance-oriented Explorer ST with 400 horsepower. A new Timberline model is now available for outdoor and off-road enthusiasts, complete with increased ground clearance, more rugged tires and a limited-slip differential. Let’s not forget the ST-Line package offering sportier looks.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 73%
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 5/10
Safety 7/10
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 8/10
Overall 7/10

What's new in 2022

New Timberline and ST-Line trims.


  • Fun to drive
  • Comfortable seats
  • Large trunk
  • Good towing capability


  • Third row small and hard to access
  • High fuel consumption
  • No plug-in hybrid version