2012 Ford Explorer Long Term Road Test

2012 Ford Explorer XLT Ecoboost: MyFord Touch Takes A Beating

August 23, 2012

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The MyFord Touch system seen in our Ford Explorer hasn't exactly been a hit with our editors and owners in general. Yesterday, Consumer Reports weighed in.

In a blog post entitled "Why the MyFord Touch Control System Stinks," it criticized the system for being "distracting," saying it "wouldn't recommend dealing with the frustrations of MyFord Touch on a daily basis even to an adversary."

Warren Clarke, Automotive Content Editor

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

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