Track Test Video: 2012 Ford Explorer Ecoboost XLT | Edmunds

2012 Ford Explorer Ecoboost XLT Track Test Video

The Ford Explorer Ecoboost features a turbocharged four-cylinder for those who want slightly better fuel economy than the standard V6. But what type of performance can you expect from a four-cylinder in a large crossover SUV? To find out, we brought our long-term Explorer Ecoboost to the test track. Acceleration was tested with 0-60 and quarter-mile tests, while braking was calculated using 60-0. Handling tests included a timed slalom and two trips around a skid pad to generate a lateral acceleration calculation.

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