The base engine offered on the 2018 Ford Explorer is a 3.5-liter Flex-fuel (FFV) that makes 290 hp @ 6500 rpm and 255 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed shiftable automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 Ford Explorer takes 7.7 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 3.5-liter Regular Unleaded V-6 that makes 290 hp @ 6500 rpm and 255 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed shiftable automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Ford Explorer takes only 7.7 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 3.5-liter Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 that makes 365 hp @ 5500 rpm and 350 lb.-ft. @ 3500 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed shiftable automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Ford Explorer takes only 7.7 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2.3-liter Gas that makes 280 hp @ 5600 rpm and 310 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed shiftable automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Ford Explorer takes only 7.7 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2.3-liter Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 that makes 280 hp @ 5600 rpm and 310 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm. It is mated to a 6-speed shiftable automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Ford Explorer takes only 7.7 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in - seconds.

Finally, the 3.5-liter V6 here is the final engine on offer. Mated to a 6 speed Automatic, this engine generates 290 hp @ 6500 rpm and 255 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. Powered by this engine, the 2018 Ford Explorer achieves a 0-60 time of 7.7 seconds, while maintaining a - seconds quarter-mile time.

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2018 Ford Explorer 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Trim Name0-60 MPH
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
XLT 4dr SUV (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 AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
+6 More
7.7 sec

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Price Drop, $7075
Earlier Price: $22975
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2019 Ford Explorer XLT

XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

$15,900
Est. $215/mo
Excellent Deal
$7,149 Below market
RMV: $23,049
Listed On 27 Jun 2022 (212 Days)
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Price Drop, $1000
Earlier Price: $12999
1 Oct 2022
Dearborn Heights, MI

2017 Ford Explorer SUV

Police Interceptor Utility AWD

$11,999
Est. $162/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,388 Below market
RMV: $17,387
Listed On 28 Aug 2022 (150 Days)
10
41
Hillside, NJ

2018 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

Police Interceptor 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 304 hp 6A)

$17,900
Est. $243/mo
Excellent Deal
$7,835 Below market
RMV: $25,735
Listed On 03 Jun 2022 (236 Days)
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Price Drop, $2000
Earlier Price: $13999
20 Apr 2022
Waukegan, IL

2017 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

Police Interceptor 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 304 hp 6A)

$11,999
Est. $162/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,183 Below market
RMV: $17,182
Listed On 15 Dec 2021 (406 Days)
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Price Drop, $2000
Earlier Price: $15598
26 Sep 2022
Tampa, FL

2018 Ford Explorer

4dr SUV (2.3L 280 hp 4cyl 6A)

$13,598
Est. $184/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,220 Below market
RMV: $18,818
Listed On 03 Feb 2022 (356 Days)
12
36
Smyrna, GA

2017 Ford Explorer

4dr SUV (2.3L 280 hp 4cyl 6A)

$13,500
Est. $183/mo
Excellent Deal
$4,880 Below market
RMV: $18,380
Listed On 10 Sep 2022 (137 Days)
24
12New
Price Drop, $360
Earlier Price: $16950
28 Dec 2022
Goldthwaite, TX

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

$16,590
Est. $225/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,919 Below market
RMV: $22,509
Listed On 06 Jun 2022 (233 Days)
21
29
Price Drop, $500
Earlier Price: $18000
23 Sep 2022
Alvin, TX

2017 Ford Explorer Limited

Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 290 hp 6A)

$17,500
Est. $237/mo
Excellent Deal
$6,224 Below market
RMV: $23,724
Listed On 19 Aug 2022 (159 Days)
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Price Drop, $1000
Earlier Price: $17981
19 Sep 2022
Rosenberg, TX

2018 Ford Explorer XLT

XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)

$16,981
Est. $230/mo
Excellent Deal
$5,891 Below market
RMV: $22,872
Listed On 16 Apr 2022 (284 Days)

2018 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Jeep Cherokee3.3 sec11.7 sec180 mph-108 ft.
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 sec12 sec117 mph168 ft.-
2018 Dodge Durango4.6 sec----
2018 GMC Yukon5.2 sec15.5 sec-192 ft.-
2018 Ford Expedition5.7 - 5.9 sec----
2018 Volvo XC605.4 - 6.4 sec----
2018 Nissan Armada6.2 - 6.3 sec14.9 sec120 mph-128 ft.
2018 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2018 Honda Pilot6.5 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Traverse6.3 - 6.8 sec----
2018 Toyota Sequoia6.3 - 6.8 sec----
2018 Buick Enclave6.6 - 7 sec----
2018 GMC Terrain6.8 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler6.1 - 7.5 sec15.3 sec115 mph-128 ft.
2018 Buick Envision7 sec----
2018 Kia Sportage7.1 sec----
2018 Ford Edge7.2 sec----
2018 Kia Sorento7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV7.2 sec----
2018 Toyota Highlander7.2 sec----
2018 Mazda CX-97 - 7.5 sec----
2018 GMC Yukon XL SUV7.5 sec14.3 sec113 mph179 ft.-
2018 Chevrolet Suburban7.5 sec----
2018 Subaru Forester7.5 sec16 sec123 mph-115 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas7.2 - 7.9 sec----
2018 Nissan Pathfinder7.6 sec----
2018 Toyota 4Runner7.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Murano7.3 - 8.1 sec----
2018 Ford Explorer7.7 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV7.7 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Equinox6.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Lincoln MKX8 sec----
2018 Honda CR-V7.5 - 8.6 sec----
2018 Subaru Outback6.9 - 9.4 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUV8 - 8.4 sec----
2018 Ford Escape8.3 sec----
2018 Toyota RAV48.3 sec----
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe8.4 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander8.6 sec----
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan8.2 - 9.1 sec----
2018 Buick Encore8.8 sec----
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid SUV8.6 - 9.2 sec----
2018 Nissan Rogue8.9 sec----
2018 Jeep Wrangler JK SUV9 sec----
2018 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid SUV9 sec17 sec125 mph-138 ft.
2018 Chevrolet Tahoe9.2 sec----
2018 Dodge Journey9.5 sec----
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2017 Ford Explorer 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Limited 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 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)
+5 More
7.7 sec
Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
5.8 sec

2017 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

2016 Ford Explorer 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Trim Name0-60 MPH
XLT 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
+4 More
7.1 sec
Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
6.4 sec
Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
6 sec

2016 Ford Explorer vs. Competitor's 0-60, Top Speed and Quarter-Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Honda Pilot6.2 - 6.4 sec----
2016 Acura MDX5.9 - 6.5 sec14.6 - 14.9 sec-185 ft.-
2016 BMW X59 sec16.8 sec155 mph-122 ft.
2016 Buick Enclave7.3 - 7.9 sec15.3 - 16.3 sec117 mph-126 ft.
2016 Chevrolet Equinox7 - 8.9 sec15.6 - 16.8 sec123 mph-116 ft.
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe6.8 - 6.9 sec----
2016 Chevrolet Traverse7.3 - 8.1 sec----
2016 Dodge Durango7.3 sec----
2016 Dodge Journey7.2 - 7.8 sec----
2016 Ford Explorer6 - 7.1 sec----
2016 GMC Acadia6.1 sec----
2016 GMC Terrain5.8 sec----
2016 GMC Yukon5.7 sec----
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe7.8 sec----
2016 Infiniti QX609.4 sec----
2016 Jeep Cherokee9 sec----
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee7.1 - 9.3 sec----
2016 Kia Sorento7.1 - 9.6 sec----
2016 Lincoln MKX7.9 sec----
2016 Mazda CX-97.1 - 8.4 sec----
2016 Nissan Murano7 sec----
2016 Nissan Pathfinder7.5 - 9.1 sec----
2016 Nissan Rogue9.7 sec----
2016 Subaru Outback9.8 sec----
2016 Toyota 4Runner7 sec----
2016 Toyota Highlander7.7 sec----
2016 Volkswagen Touareg7.8 - 8 sec----
2016 Volvo XC906 - 6.9 sec----
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