Safety Features by Model

Base $10,703 - $12,620

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Hill start assist
  • 4-wheel antilock disc brakes
  • Traction control
  • AdvanceTrac w/Roll Stability Control (RSC)
  • Hill descent control
  • Terrain management system
  • 2nd generation dual front airbags
  • 2nd generation dual front side seat airbags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Safety Canopy -inc: side curtain airbags, rollover sensor
  • MyKey system inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable sound chimes, Beltminder w/audio mute
  • SOS Post Crash Alert System
  • Seat belts -inc: pretensioners, energy management system, adjustable height in 1st row
  • Belt-Minder feature
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • LATCH system on rear outboard seat locations
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

XLT $13,212 - $15,293

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Hill start assist
  • 4-wheel antilock disc brakes
  • Traction control
  • AdvanceTrac w/Roll Stability Control (RSC)
  • Hill descent control
  • Terrain management system
  • 2nd generation dual front airbags
  • 2nd generation dual front side seat airbags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Safety Canopy -inc: side curtain airbags, rollover sensor
  • Reverse sensing system
  • MyKey system inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable sound chimes, Beltminder w/audio mute
  • SOS Post Crash Alert System
  • Seat belts -inc: pretensioners, energy management system, adjustable height in 1st row
  • Belt-Minder feature
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • LATCH system on rear outboard seat locations
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

Limited $14,581 - $16,904

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Hill start assist
  • 4-wheel antilock disc brakes
  • Traction control
  • AdvanceTrac w/Roll Stability Control (RSC)
  • Hill descent control
  • Terrain management system
  • 2nd generation dual front airbags
  • 2nd generation dual front side seat airbags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Safety Canopy -inc: side curtain airbags, rollover sensor
  • Rearview camera
  • Reverse sensing system
  • MyKey system inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable sound chimes, Beltminder w/audio mute
  • SOS Post Crash Alert System
  • Seat belts -inc: pretensioners, energy management system, adjustable height in 1st row
  • Belt-Minder feature
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • LATCH system on rear outboard seat locations
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2011 Ford Explorer XLT 4-door 4wd

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2011 Ford Explorer XLT 4-door 4wd

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

Rollover Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2011 Ford Explorer XLT 4-door 4wd

Overall

Warranty

Basic Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

60 months / 60,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

60 months / Unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60 months / 60,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

Less than 6 years old/less than 80,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

12 months/12,000 miles

Powertrain Warranty

7 years/100,000 miles

Dealer Certification Required

172-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

May apply

Return/Exchange Policy

N/A

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Rental allowance

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

Yes

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

Structure Mar 24, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 24, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V171000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Explorer vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the interior door handle return spring may unseat, resulting in interior door handle that does not return to the fully stowed position after actuation.
Consequence:
If the interior door handle return spring is unseated, the door may unlatch in the event of a side impact crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect all four of the interior door handles and either repair or replace them, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 11, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S11.
Suspension Jun 10, 2019
Report Receipt Date:
Jun 10, 2019
NHTSA Campaign:
19V435000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Explorer vehicles. The rear suspension toe links may fracture due to stress on the rear suspension.
Consequence:
A fractured rear toe link will cause a sudden change in vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 24, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S17.
Recall May 29, 2014
Report Receipt Date:
May 29, 2014
NHTSA Campaign:
14V286000
Summary:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured May 17, 2010, through February 28, 2012. The affected vehicles may experience an intermittent connection in the electric power steering gear, which can cause a loss of the motor position sensor signal resulting in a shut down of the power steering assist.
Consequence:
If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist it will require extra steering effort at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Power Steering Control Module (PSCM) software, free of charge. If a vehicle shows a history of a loss of motor position sensor signal when the vehicle is brought in for the recall remedy, its steering rack assembly will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by July 25, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S06.