2015 Ford Explorer
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Reliable SUV

by from Boston, MA on January 22, 2015

This has been the best of the 5th generation Explorers. Very smooth ride and has great power to tow up to 5000 lbs with the tow package. The interior is above average for Explorers and any complaints...
This has been the best of the 5th generation Explorers. Very smooth ride and has great power to tow up to 5000 lbs with the tow package. The interior is above average for Explorers and any complaints would have to be leaning towards a personal preference. The drivers and passengers seats are roomier than before, yet some drivers don't like the left foot rest area; they says it's too small. I'm ok with it.... it woks for me. Also the second row could be a bit larger to allow the middle seat to be "normal" size. The XLT w/appearance package is the best deal out there. Really sharp and loaded with extras.
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Good Vehicle, Very Spacious

by from Los Angeles, CA on December 12, 2014

Have had the new Ford Explorer for about 6 weeks now. Very spacious, good cargo area and legroom, I should have spent more time at the dealer learning the Ford Sync My Ride system. My vehicle has the ...
Have had the new Ford Explorer for about 6 weeks now. Very spacious, good cargo area and legroom, I should have spent more time at the dealer learning the Ford Sync My Ride system. My vehicle has the large touchscreen console with Navigation. Trying to figure out Bluetooth system for the MP3 player on my phone and voice command systems. Very happy with the truck, ride is good, very comfortable seats and interior trim is nice quality. Quiet ride. Acceleration is OK, but would be better with the V8 engine.
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1st "new" car since 1976

by from Maryland on August 17, 2015

Absolutely the smoothest handling and ride to date, not to mention how quiet it is. My wife and I were amazed how quiet it is. Watching traffic and everything outside is like watching a silent movie. ...
Absolutely the smoothest handling and ride to date, not to mention how quiet it is. My wife and I were amazed how quiet it is. Watching traffic and everything outside is like watching a silent movie. lol.
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EXCELLENT SUV AND VERY COMFORTABLE

by from THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS on October 22, 2014

It is an excellent SUV....I exchanged my 2010 Mercedes GL450 for a 2015 Explorer XLT.....of course, you get accustomed to luxury (such as folding mirrors, especially at garage entrance, electronic ste...
It is an excellent SUV....I exchanged my 2010 Mercedes GL450 for a 2015 Explorer XLT.....of course, you get accustomed to luxury (such as folding mirrors, especially at garage entrance, electronic steering wheel, seat positioning, etc.)....but besides that, it has all the luxury of a "luxury SUV"....5 ot of 5
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Explorer Sport

by from Falls Church VA on June 22, 2015

The car works well for us as we needed second row bucket seats so there is room for our dog. We ended up with the Sport and it does handle very nicely. Biggest issue is the very poor gas mileage. Basi...
The car works well for us as we needed second row bucket seats so there is room for our dog. We ended up with the Sport and it does handle very nicely. Biggest issue is the very poor gas mileage. Basically 16 - 17 city and highway. Looks good. Fun to drive. Sound system just ok.
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Pure comfort

by from Thibodaux, La on April 15, 2015

I had test driven similar sized vehicle, but when I sat in the drivers seat of the explorer, I felt like I was in a luxury vehicle. There is a lot of space. The only two negative I have are 1. The pic...
I had test driven similar sized vehicle, but when I sat in the drivers seat of the explorer, I felt like I was in a luxury vehicle. There is a lot of space. The only two negative I have are 1. The pick up is a little slow (but that is actually encouraging better driving habits) and 2. The design of the center console storage is not the best use of space. Overall I am VERY pleased with my purchase and would do it all over again tomorrow if I had too!!!
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sunshine

by from Sylacauga, al on May 30, 2015

I was disappointed in the comfort of second seat. I love the color of the car and overlooked the more important things.
I was disappointed in the comfort of second seat. I love the color of the car and overlooked the more important things.
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2015 Ford Explorer

by from Brighton, MI on October 12, 2014

Love the truck. Super comfortable. Tows well. Some small exterior things coming unglued. Overall love it.
Love the truck. Super comfortable. Tows well. Some small exterior things coming unglued. Overall love it.
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great car

by from north carolina mountains on September 27, 2014

outstanding vehicle, does everything i need it to do. I would definitely recommend this car. I love the interior layout and the driving experience. Excellent performance on steep mountain roads in my ...
outstanding vehicle, does everything i need it to do. I would definitely recommend this car. I love the interior layout and the driving experience. Excellent performance on steep mountain roads in my area. The manual mode on the transmission is especially helpful in the area we live in.
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My 2015 Ford Explorer

by from Houston, TX area on September 22, 2014

I LOVE it! The only criticism I have, is you can not order it with retracting running boards like the 150 Limited Truck (my husband owns one). I am short and running boards are a neccessity. The retra...
I LOVE it! The only criticism I have, is you can not order it with retracting running boards like the 150 Limited Truck (my husband owns one). I am short and running boards are a neccessity. The retracting ones are so wonderful, but I was able to have stationary ones installed at an independent retailer.
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