With solid on-road dynamics, decent fuel efficiency and an accommodating, high-class cabin, the 2012 Ford Explorer is a top pick for a large crossover SUV.
- Upscale cabin
- Abundant high-tech features
- Excellent ride and handling balance
- Available fuel-efficient turbocharged four-cylinder.
- Less third-row and cargo room than rivals
- Feels bigger than it is behind the wheel
- MyFord Touch is slow to respond and can be difficult to use.