2019 Ford Explorer SUV

2019 Ford Explorer
MSRP range
$32,365 - $54,165

What’s new

  • Minor changes to the availability of certain features among the various trim levels
  • Part of the fifth Explorer generation introduced for 2011

Pros

  • Quiet and comfortable cabin
  • Strong acceleration from optional turbocharged V6
  • Its infotainment and tech features are easy to use

Cons

  • Subpar legroom in the third row
  • In some trims, feels big and ponderous from behind the wheel
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Features & Specs

MSRP
$34,515
MPG
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
290 hp @ 6500 rpm
MSRP
$46,625
MPG
16 city / 22 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
365 hp @ 5500 rpm
MSRP
$34,400
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
290 hp @ 6500 rpm
MSRP
$36,550
MPG
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
290 hp @ 6500 rpm
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Safety

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
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Marginal
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

2019 Ford Explorer SUV for Sale

Ford Explorer 2019 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
New 2019
Ford Explorer
Base
(3)
Norris Ford
55.4 mi away
MSRP$33,555
Est.Loan: $599/mo
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Dealer Notes
Our EPrice includes the Norris Ford discount as well as all current rebates. Rebates may be in lieu of special financing. If you qualify for any private or addition offers, please call for an updated price. Tax, tags, freight & $299 dealer processing fee are additional. Every effort is made to price vehicles correctly, but we are not responsible for errors or omissions.
Ford Explorer 2019 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
New 2019
Ford Explorer
Base
(3)
Norris Ford
55.4 mi away
MSRP$35,705
Est.Loan: $639/mo
View Details
Dealer Notes
Our EPrice includes the Norris Ford discount as well as all current rebates. Rebates may be in lieu of special financing. If you qualify for any private or addition offers, please call for an updated price. Tax, tags, freight & $299 dealer processing fee are additional. Every effort is made to price vehicles correctly, but we are not responsible for errors or omissions.
Ford Explorer 2019 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
New 2019
Ford Explorer
Base
(3)
Norris Ford
55.4 mi away
MSRP$35,705
Est.Loan: $639/mo
View Details
Dealer Notes
Our EPrice includes the Norris Ford discount as well as all current rebates. Rebates may be in lieu of special financing. If you qualify for any private or addition offers, please call for an updated price. Tax, tags, freight & $299 dealer processing fee are additional. Every effort is made to price vehicles correctly, but we are not responsible for errors or omissions.
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2019 Ford Explorer SUV Overview

The 2019 Ford Explorer SUV is offered in the following styles: 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A), XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Limited 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), and 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A).

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