2012 Ford Explorer Long Term Road Test

2012 Ford Explorer: 5,000 Miles

November 21, 2011

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explorer_5K.jpg We've cleared 5K with our Explorer. Overall, I really like this crossover. It drives pretty well even with the four-cylinder, it's comfortable, and it holds lots of stuff if you need it to. And for me personally, MyFord Touch wasn't really a problem once I spent some time with it.

I'd still get a Flex, though. I like its styling more.

Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor

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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2012 Ford Explorer in VA is:

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