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2005 Ford Explorer
2005 Ford Explorer
Available Price Range $2,213-$9,521 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 16-18 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2005 Ford Explorer

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • V-6 performance
  • Fuel economy
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • Fully independent suspension
  • V-6 or V-8
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Optional Safety Canopy side-curtain airbags
  • AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 24 reviews

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2005 is a solid and reliable Truck

by Oregon Explorer from Eugene, Oregon on August 24, 2011

I currently drive a 2005 V6 XLT Explorer This is my second Explorer, My first was a 1991 V6 XLT I logged 300K Miles on the 1991.It started to collect dust after I started driving a Honda CR-V "Tin-Can... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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