Used 2017 Ford Explorer

2017 Ford Explorer
List price range
$24,000 - $49,870

Pros

  • Plenty of high-tech features that are easy to use
  • Optional turbocharged V6 engine delivers plentiful power
  • Cabin is quiet and comfortable on the highway
  • Cargo space is generous behind the third row

Cons

  • Legroom in the second and third rows is subpar
  • Depending on trim level, feels big and ponderous from behind the wheel
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Used 2017 Ford Explorer for Sale

Ford Explorer 2017 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
10,189 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Base
CarMax
3.1 mi away
List$27,998
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet
Ford Explorer 2017 Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
6,266 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Sport
List$38,574
Est.Loan: $702/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
45,391 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
XLT
List$27,413
Est.Loan: $499/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
10,401 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Sport
List$36,990
Est.Loan: $673/mo
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CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Odometer is 13267 miles below market average!Reviews:* Plenty of high-tech features that are easy to use; cargo space is generous behind the third row; turbocharged V6 engine delivers plentiful power; cabin is quiet and comfortable on the highway. Source: Edmunds
Ford Explorer 2017 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
14,121 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Limited
List$32,995
Est.Loan: $601/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
39,789 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Limited
CarMax
18 mi away
List$28,998
Est.Loan: $528/mo
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Dealer Notes
CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet,Short Term Rental
Ford Explorer 2017 Limited 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
39,900 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Limited
List$27,999
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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This vehicle passed a rigorous inspection by an ASE-Certified technician and is backed by a 12-Month/12,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty(1). We offer a free CARFAX (R) Vehicle History Report (TM) and a 7-Day Buyback (2) to give you peace of mind that you are buying a quality used vehicle. Call us for further details or stop by today for a test drive! 1-888-227-7253. (1) Limited Powertrain Warranty begins on the vehicle purchase date & extends for 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. Coverage runs concurrently with manufacturer warranty. Restrictions apply. See a Sales Consultant for details. (2) For a period of 7 days after the date of purchase or 1,000 miles beyond the odometer reading at purchase, whichever comes first, the vehicle may be returned for the exact price originally paid minus a $200 restocking fee, (as allowed by law). Restrictions apply.Price does not include processing, administrative, closing, dealer and handling, or similar fees of $199 or less. Price does not include tax, title, tags, governmental fees, electronic filing charge, any emissions testing and/or state inspection fees, and any finance charges (if applicable).Vehicles subject to prior sale. We make every effort to provide accurate information including but not limited to price, miles and vehicle options, but please verify with your local Enterprise Car Sales location before purchasing. Current mileage may vary due to test drives and vehicle relocation. Used vehicles were previously part of Enterprise short term rental, lease fleet or purchased by Enterprise from other sources including auto auctions, with previous use possibly short term rental, lease or other.
Ford Explorer 2017 Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
14,884 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Sport
Shannon Auto Sales
19.2 mi away
List$38,488
Est.Loan: $701/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
25,698 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
XLT
List$26,000
Est.Loan: $473/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
34,121 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
XLT
List$30,687
Est.Loan: $559/mo
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Dealer Notes
"2017 Ford Explorer XLT AWD 6-Speed Automatic with Select-Shift 3.5L 6-Cylinder SMPI DOHC Lane change/blindspot
Ford Explorer 2017 XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
18,300 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
XLT
List$28,893
Est.Loan: $526/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 Limited 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
42,493 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Limited
List$27,942
Est.Loan: $509/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
32,949 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Limited
Motor World
26.4 mi away
List$30,995
Est.Loan: $564/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
31,954 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
XLT
List$27,997
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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***COMFORT PACKAGE WITH LEATHER HEATED SEATS,***10WAY PASS,***TECH FUTURE BUNDLE,***BLIS,***TWIN PANEL MOONROOF,***VOICE ACTIVATED NAVIGATION SYSTEM,***HEATED STEERING WHEEL,***SYNC3 8'' LCD TOUCH SCREEN....CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Ingot Silver 2017 Ford Explorer XLT AWD AWD 6-Speed Automatic with Select-Shift 3.5L 6-Cylinder SMPI DOHCThank you for considering Cowles Ford. This vehicle has the following optional equipment: Recent Arrival!Cowles Parkway Ford is the Ford President's Award winning dealer for the last 3 years. We have the largest Ford showroom in the metropolitan area.Which makes sense since we have one of the largest inventories as well. We know that people want a great selection and great service. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are consistently rated at the very tops in customer satisfaction. If you are looking great selection, great service and great prices, stop in at Cowles Parkway Ford today! If you buy a Ford anywhere else you will simply pay to much!Reviews: * Plenty of high-tech features that are easy to use; cargo space is generous behind the third row; turbocharged V6 engine delivers plentiful power; cabin is quiet and comfortable on the highway. Source: Edmunds
Ford Explorer 2017 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
38,704 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
XLT
List$26,499
Est.Loan: $483/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
14,714 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
XLT
List$30,992
Est.Loan: $564/mo
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Ford Explorer 2017 XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
30,041 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
XLT
List$28,000
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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$300 Below Market
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FORD CERTIFIED! 2017 Ford Explorer XLT Blue Jeans Metallic FORD CERTIFIED, ALLOY WHEELS, REAR VIEW CAMERA, TOUCH SCREEN, THIRD ROW SEATING, SIRIUS XM RADIO, REMOTE START, PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM, POWER LIFTGATE, NAVIGATION, FOUR WHEEL DRIVE, BLIND SPOT MONOTORING SYSTEM, AWD, 2 Driver Configurable 4.2 Color LCD Displays, Auto-Dimming Driver's Sideview Mirror, Auto-Dimming Rear-View Mirror, BLIS Blind Spot Information System, Class III Trailer Tow Package, Cold Weather Package, Driver Connect Package, Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Ctrl, Equipment Group 201A, Forward Sensing System, Hands-Free Foot-Activated Liftgate, Heated Front Seats, Heated Steering Wheel, Navigation System, Remote Start System, SYNC 3 Communications & Entertainment System, Unique Cloth Bucket Seats, Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System, XLT Technology Feature Bundle. AWD 6-Speed Automatic with Select-Shift 3.5L 6-Cylinder SMPI DOHC TOTAL CONFIDENCE WITH FORD CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED! Koons of Silver Spring is America's fastest growing Pre-Owned Certified Ford dealer! All Pre-Owned Certified Ford vehicles come with a 7 year / 100,000 mile warranty which includes 12 months / 12,000 miles COMPREHENSIVE factory coverage! This Pre-Owned Certified Ford may also qualify for special finance rates with Ford Credit...please e-mail us or call 301-890-6100 for further details! All prices are plus, tax, tags, and $300 processing fee. Koons of Silver Spring has the BEST selection of pre-owned Fords with the MOST competitive pricing in the market! FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE OWNER, ALEX PERDIKIS, DIRECT AT ALEX@KOONSOFSILVERSPRING.COM! Please come see us today at Koons of Silver Spring if you are looking for a new Ford, Lincoln, Mazda, or used car in the Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Columbia, Wheaton, Washington DC, Rockville, Gaithersburg and Silver Spring areas.
Ford Explorer 2017 Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
9,928 miles
Used 2017
Ford Explorer
Platinum
List$45,000
Est.Loan: $819/mo
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Gas hog, small tank, some improvements needed.
Od723, 1/14/2017
I owned this car a year. It drives very nice, very much like a car. It has a bold look on the exterior which I like. The seats are very comfortable. The negatives are the rear seats, very hard to fold seats, takes a good hard yank and the rear seat is hard to access. The remote to start the car and unlock doors is very sensitive. I wish they would recess the panic button, it goes off very easy when I'm my pocket and my horn starts going crazy. I had a GMC Sierra 5.3 V8 crew cab truck before this car, My GMC averaged better gas mileage than the V6 in the explorer. Car has a small tank and gets between 280-300 miles a tank. I drove it 6,000 miles in the 1st year. This car has terrible resale value. The worse of any car I have ever ownwed. It has been in paint shop twice for paint bubbling and the learher seats started to seperate, both were covered under warranty. The vehicle is garage kept and had low miles so poor quality control to be having these defects. I would not recommend this car.
Is this a Ford or a European SUV.............
Tim, 10/31/2016
Unbelievable Value. Leased for same price as middle Acura MDX but have Sooooooooo much more! 35-50% cheaper than more expensive brands like Volvo XC90, Audi Q7 and other higher end SUV's but have cheaper insurance, and cheaper property tax (yes we pay yearly property taxes here in Connecticut) Seats are not perfect, could be longer, however the Seat Massage makes you forget about the seat size, AWESOME feature, esp for someone with a bad back. Interior is gorgeous. The radio is outstanding. The engine is powerful, fun, and sporty. In 'D' drives relatively normal, with def spunk. Put it in 'S' and you have yourself a rocket, with some exhaust growl to boot. Very Fun to drive. 450 mile trip yday, avg 21.4 mph. Just an outstanding value if you are looking at Higher End brands, want value, understand more horsepower equals lower mph, and want it all, Platinum is the WAY TO GO. The adaptive cruise control is OUTSTANDING. I thought, gimmick. Awesome feature. Land departure is ok. Blind spot is excellent. Absolutely must test drive the 17 Platinum Explorer!
2017 Limited 3.5 4WD....not bad overall!
WalleyeChris, 11/26/2017
I am going to throw comparisons to the Buick Enclave in here since I’ve spent quite a bit of time behind the wheel of one previous to buying my Explorer. I found this 2017 Limited with 1950 miles on it and saved a nice chunk of change. What was Important to me? 4 or all wheel drive, the ability to tow a 3400 pound boat/trailer and some cargo room. 95% of the time it’s just me driving this vehicle. I drove a 2002 Town Car for the last 11 years as a daily driver, so the Explorer was a pretty radical change. The tech is impressive for me, the infotainment package does all I need and more and Car Play is great, texting is an option now for me while driving, since I don’t have to take my eyes off the road. Comfort is fairly good for me and my 6’7” frame. I agree there could more more left leg room, it has plenty of head room, but I find the center console isn’t diggging into my right leg like the Buick, and thank you power pedals and power telescoping steering wheel!! After 3 hours in the Buick I have to get out and move around. The Buick does have better seats in my opinion especially the headrests, you can truly rest your head. But the Explorer truly wins with the dash design and instrumentation, the Buick is dated in all regards there. Rear seats? They are nice (heated!) but the bench does not adjust back and forth on the larger half, too bad. Passengers are not my full concern most the time but the few that rode back there said it was fine. I’d say taller than 6’2” would be an issue, as I can fit back there but the person in the front would have to be less than 6’. The Buick and the rear buckets have more leg room for sure, I fit in them just fine. I do enjoy the power fold rear seats for convenience and the trunk well that is there for groceries etc. And the hands free lift gate opening is a blessing as well. The Buick wins for total cargo space and third row comfort but lacks the options and configurations as the Ford. Performance wise both vehicles are similar from the engine and transmissions, though the Buick may shift slightly smoother. Gas mileage similar too with both being AWD models. The Ford has a bit tighter feeling in the steering department. I do love the brakes on the Ford so far! The Buick has a smoother ride in the front row by a little bit but the second row on that vehicle, it’s hard to read the newspaper and it gets real bouncy. I’ve yet to see snow in this vehicle and am anxiously awaiting to test out the AWD system. Heck driving a RWD Lincoln for 11 years had some white knuckle moments but I was very used to it in the snow and did fine, but this should be a major improvement. Bottom line I like my Ford, I like the styling and overall so far it is a nice vehicle and get many complements. I almost bought a Buick but since like 5 people in my family have them, I really didn’t want to be the 6th, LOL. And the styling and interior was getting old and tired to me (I know they have a new 2018 model coming). So many choices out there for sure and I drove them all. This was the best combo of space, size and utility for me.
BEST SUV EVER
Kim M., 4/10/2017
I traded in my 2016 Chevy Equinox on the 2017 Ford Explorer . I had looked at Chevrolet ,Honda,Toyota, and even a kia but nothing stood out to me. The Ford Explorer was a win the second I got in. You can't tell by looking at it but its got a ton of room inside. The drive is unbeatable. I cant imagine a better car. I have moved furniture with it, had every seat full and no one complained about the ride. The A/C is outstanding . You will not regret buying this car trust me .
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Features & Specs

MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
290 hp @ 6500 rpm
MPG
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
290 hp @ 6500 rpm
MPG
16 city / 22 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
365 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
16 city / 22 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
365 hp @ 5500 rpm
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Safety

Our experts like the Explorer models:

Collision Warning with Brake Support
Alerts the driver to an impending forward collision and pre-charges the brakes to shorten the stopping distance.
Lane Keeping System
Vibrates the steering wheel and reduces steering effort if the car veers toward the edge of its lane.
Blind-Spot Information System
Senses vehicles in adjacent lanes and illuminates a warning in the side mirrors.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover16.4%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Marginal
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2017 Ford Explorer
Used 2017 Ford Explorer Overview

The Used 2017 Ford Explorer is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A), XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), Limited 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A), 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A), and 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A).

What's a good price on a Used 2017 Ford Explorer?

Save up to $695 on one of 111 Used 2017 Ford Explorer for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $24,000 as of08/17/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2017 Ford Explorer trim styles:

  • The Used 2017 Ford Explorer XLT is priced between $24,000 and$48,978 with odometer readings between 4028 and46421 miles.
  • The Used 2017 Ford Explorer Limited is priced between $26,828 and$49,870 with odometer readings between 0 and42929 miles.
  • The Used 2017 Ford Explorer Platinum is priced between $38,995 and$45,000 with odometer readings between 7394 and37362 miles.
  • The Used 2017 Ford Explorer Sport is priced between $35,995 and$40,774 with odometer readings between 1172 and28754 miles.
  • The Used 2017 Ford Explorer Base is priced between $25,995 and$28,991 with odometer readings between 10189 and14653 miles.

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