2017 Ford Explorer Change Vehicle

$31,660-$53,235 MSRP range

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Key Specs of the 2017 Ford Explorer

Explorer base trim shown

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

Our Take

The good

  • Sport model's performance
  • Interior quality (Platinum trim)
  • Available turbo four-cylinder engine
  • Front-seat ergonomics
  • Handling and road manners

The bad

  • Unremarkable styling
  • Access to cramped third row
  • Sticker price climbs easily
  • Driver's footwell is too narrow
  • Modest cargo space behind third row

Notable Features
2017 Ford Explorer

  • New Sport Appearance Package
  • Seats up to seven in three rows
  • V-6 engine standard
  • Turbo four-cylinder and turbo V-6 available
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Hands-free liftgate available

2017 Explorer Video

We spent a week outside Baltimore with "MotorWeek" to determine the best three-row SUV for 2016. Watch the video to find out how they did.

Latest 2017 Explorer Stories

What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
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Value For The Money

Latest Reviews


Master Gardener

by Master Gardener from Exeter, CA on February 19, 2018

I bought this car for the large cargo space and for its passenger room. All I really asked for in a 2017 model was garage door remote, hands-free rear door and NOT WHITE. They found all this and mor... Read full review


Most comfortable warm suv I have owned.

by Ford Fan from Clayton, NY on February 15, 2018

Love the heated steering wheel, the ease of visualization of dash, the compass is finally right! Manual and self checks of systems is easy to understand. Plenty of cargo space. Read full review

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