Gorgeous exterior styling, which includes 20-inch sporty wheels.
Strong engine provides ample acceleration and towing power.
Terrain Management System optimizes traction based on conditions.
Thoughtful safety features offer peace-of-mind.
Expected to score well in crash tests like last year.
Upscale cabin with thoughtful layout and comfortable leather seats.
Plenty of technology and entertainment features available for personalization.
Electronic power steering system is responsive.
Smooth ride, even over rough and uneven terrain.
Small turning circle makes Explorer Sport easy to maneuver and park.
MyFord Touch interface is a bit slow to respond, and can be difficult to use while driving.
Third row seat is cramped for adults.
Not nearly as much cargo space as you would expect to find in an SUV.
High dash and wide roof pillars make the vehicle feel larger than it is when behind the wheel.
Even though the V6 is more than adequate, some SUV drivers simply feel more confident with a V8 engine.
No all-wheel drive option is available, which some people prefer.