2013 Ford Explorer Overview

4WD 4dr Base Change Style

MSRP: $31,100
Invoice: $29,312

Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy:17 mpg City, 23 mpg Hwy
  • Engine:3.5L Gas V6, 290 HP
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Drive Type:Four Wheel Drive
  • Passengers:Up to 7
  • Doors:4
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What You'll Like

The Ford Explorer has been rated one of the safest utility vehicles at any size or price; it's the first vehicle in the world to offer rear inflatable seatbelts. Curve control--a more advanced version of electronic stability control--is also a Ford exclusive. Ford's MyKey system helps parents reel in teen drivers.

The Explorer also stands out for being one of the "greenest" choices available. Ford claims best-in-class gas mileage for non-hybrids and notes that the Explorer EcoBoost will go 20 percent farther on a gallon of gas than the Honda Pilot.

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What's New for 2013

The Explorer got a redesign in 2011 and additional powertrain options in 2012, but enters 2013 with no significant changes.

Also Available: 2014 Ford Explorer


  • Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 Years / 60,000 Miles
A vehicle’s warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer’s lot, and it’s important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission.

NHTSA Crash Test Ratings

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The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) provides consumers with vehicle safety information based on independent testing, primarily front and side crash rating results, and more recently rollover ratings, to aid consumers in their vehicle purchase decisions.
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