2022 Ford Explorer Limited
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Engine

Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

MPG (City/Highway)

21/28

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$47,070

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Summary

The 2022 Ford Explorer Limited comes equipped with a powerful EcoBoost 2.3L I-4 300hp intercooled turbo engine and a smooth 10-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Safety is a top priority with features such as 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, side seat mounted airbags, and a Safety Canopy System curtain airbag that spans all three rows. The vehicle also includes driver and passenger knee airbags, an airbag occupancy sensor, and automatic air conditioning for optimal comfort. With 20″ aluminum wheels, cruise control, and Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist featuring adaptive cruise control and traction control, the Explorer Limited delivers a luxurious and safe driving experience.

2022 Ford Explorer Limited price

Base MSRP

$47,070

Delivery charges

$1,495

Invoice price

$45,187

Total price

$48,565

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

Overall Side

Overall Rollover Rating

Side - Pole

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side - Barrier

Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)

Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)

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2022 Ford Explorer Limited warranty

Basic (months/miles)

36/36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

60/unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

60/60,000

Roadside assistance (months/miles)

60/60,000

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2022 Ford Explorer Limited Colors

Interior Colors
Sandstone w/Cloth Captain Chairs
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Exterior Colors
Atlas Blue Metallic
Iconic Silver Metallic
Forged Green Metallic
Carbonized Gray Metallic
Agate Black Metallic...

Engine

Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Engine Size (l) 3.30
Cylinders Configuration V-6
Displacement (cc) 3,300
Drive Type RWD
Horsepower (rpm) 6,500
Horsepower (hp) 318
Torque (rpm) 2,500
Torque Lb (ft) 322
Engine Location Front
Valves 24
Compression 12
Bore (mm) 90.40
Bore (in) 3.56

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 18
Grade 68.13

Mileage

EPA City Economy 21
EPA Highway Economy 28
EPA Combined Economy 24
Cruising Range City (mi) 358
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 483.3

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 10
Description 10 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio 4.71
Second Gear Ratio 3
Third Gear Ratio 2.15
Fourth Gear Ratio 1.77
Fifth Gear Ratio 1.52
Sixth Gear Ratio 1.27
Seventh Gear Ratio 1
Eighth Gear Ratio 0.85
Reverse Gear Ratio 4.88
Electric System Net Torque 3.58

Powertrain

HEV (hybrid electric vehicle)
318
322
Type None
Battery Capacity (kwh:) 2
Total Dual Fusion (miles) 500

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 7
Max Seating Capacity 7

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 X 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 X 8
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 198.82
Overall Width (in) 78.90
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 78.90
Overall Height (in) 70.20
Liftover Height (in) 32.80
Track Width Front (in) 66.90
Track Width Rear (in) 66.90
Wheelbase (in) 119.09

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 152.70
Front Head Room (in) 38.90
Rear Head Room (in) 38.20
Third Row Head Room (in) 38.90
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.80
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 61.90
Third Row Shoulder Room (in) 54.60
Third Row Hip Room (in) 40.90
Front Leg Room (in) 43
Rear Leg Room (in) 39
Third Row Leg Room (in) 32.20
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 18
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 88
Cargo Volume To Seat1 (cu.ft) 87.80
Cargo Volume To Seat2 (cu.ft) 47.90
Cargo Volume To Seat3 (cu.ft) 18.20
Floor To Seat1 Cargo Area Length (in) 83.90
Floor To Seat2 Cargo Area Length (in) 49.80
Floor To Seat3 Cargo Area Length (in) 20.80
Beltle Cargo Area Width (in) 59
Cargo Box Height (in) 32.80
Cargo Box Wheelhousgs Width (in) 48.10

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 4,437
Total Option Weight (lb) 0

Steering

Type Rack-Pinion

Trailering

Max Capacity (lb) 5,300
Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 500
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 5,000
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 530
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 5,300

Braking

Type 4-Wheel Disc
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 13.60
Rear Brake Rotor Dia (in) 12.60

Tires

Front Tire Size P255/55VR20
Rear Tire Size P255/55VR20
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type Strut
Front Type Extended Strut
Rear Type Multi-Link
Rear Type Extended Multi-Link

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 02/10/2023

    Campaign ID; 23V069000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2020-2022 Explorer Vehicles Equipped With A 2.3L Engine And 10R60 Automatic Transmission. An Unintentional Powertrain Control Module (Pcm) Reset May Occur While The Vehicle Is In Motion And Result In Park System Damage.

    Recall Consequences

    A Park System That Is Damaged May Not Shift Into "Park," Resulting In A Vehicle Rollaway And Increasing The Risk Of Injury Or Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect The Park System For Damage And Repair As Necessary, Free Of Charge. Owner Notification Letters Are Expected To Be Mailed March 20, 2023. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 23S05.

  • Recall Date 02/10/2023

    Campaign ID; 23V070000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2022-2023 F-150, Mustang, Explorer, Bronco, And 2023 Lincoln Aviator Vehicles Equipped With Automatic Transmissions. The Transmission May Contain A Loose Bolt Which Could Prevent The Transmission From Engaging The Park Gear, Although The Gear Shifter Position May Indicate That The Vehicle Has Been Shifted To "Park."

    Recall Consequences

    The Inability To Secure The Vehicle In The Park Position Can Result In A Rollaway, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash Or Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect And, If Necessary, Replace The Transmissions, Free Of Charge. Owner Notification Letters Are Expected To Be Mailed February 27, 2023. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 23S06.

  • Recall Date 01/23/2023

    Campaign ID; 23V022000

    Component Back Over Prevention

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2020-2023 Explorer, Lincoln Aviator, And 2020-2022 Lincoln Corsair Vehicles Equipped With A 360-Degree Camera. The Video Output May Fail, Preventing The Rearview Camera Image From Displaying.

    Recall Consequences

    Loss Of The Rearview Camera Image Can Reduce The Driver'S Rear Visibility, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Update The Image Processing Module (Ipmb) Software, Free Of Charge. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed February 13, 2023. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 23S02. This Recall Expands And Replaces Nhtsa Recall Number 21V-735. Vehicles Previously Repaired Under 21V-735 Will Need To Have The New Remedy Performed.

  • Recall Date 09/14/2022

    Campaign ID; 22V685000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2022 Explorer And Ranger Vehicles Equipped With 2.3L Engines. The Fuel Line May Be Loose Due To Improper Tightening Of The Fuel Line Connection.

    Recall Consequences

    An Improperly Tightened Fuel Line Connection May Result In A Fuel Leak, Increasing The Risk Of Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Inspect And Replace The Fuel Line Assembly, If Needed, Free Of Charge. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed September 29, 2022. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 22S60.

  • Recall Date 06/24/2022

    Campaign ID; 22V454000

    Component Structure

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2022 Lincoln Aviator And Ford Explorer Vehicles. The Engine Rails May Have Been Improperly Heat-Treated. As Such, These Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Numbers 208, "Occupant Crash Protection" And 301, "Fuel System Integrity."

    Recall Consequences

    Improperly Heat-Treated Engine Rails May Reduce The Vehicle'S Structural Protection In A Crash, Increasing The Risk Of Injury. In Addition, An Engine Rail May Detach And Contact The Road While Driving, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Perform An Engine Rail Strength Test And Replace The Rails As Necessary, Free Of Charge. If The Engine Rails Require Replacement, Owners Will Have The Option For A Vehicle Replacement Or Buyback. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed August 22, 2022. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 22C13.

  • Recall Date 02/16/2022

    Campaign ID; 22V088000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2022 Explorer And Lincoln Aviator Vehicles. The Fuel Filler Tube May Detach During A Crash. As Such, These Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 301, "Fuel System Integrity."

    Recall Consequences

    A Detached Fuel Filler Tube Can Result In A Fuel Leak, Increasing The Risk Of A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Install A Fuel Vapor Line Redundant Locking Clip, Free Of Charge. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On April 4, 2022. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 22C02.

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