2012 Ford Explorer XLT EcoBoost: Great Steering
October 31, 2011
I love SUVs. Does that make me a bad person? Don't answer that. Anyway, I've driven a lot of SUVs, and most of them didn't have good steering.
But our long-term 2012 Ford Explorer does: good effort build-up and on-center feel, with a comfortable ratio of 15.75:1.
And the big surprise is that it is electrically-assisted EPS. The Explorer show that a good EPS system can be achieved. And that SUVs don't have to steer like crap.
Albert Austria, Senior VE Engineer @ ~3,500 miles