2nd Generation (2007—2010) Explorer Sport Trac Problems

This generations ranks 60th out of 102 Ford generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the transmission (33%), engine (18%), and the cooling system (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Hard Shifting 7 complaints at an average of 74,925 miles in the 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac.
  2. Transmission Slips 6 complaints at an average of 96,719 miles in the 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac.
  3. Radiator Leaking Coolant 11 complaints at an average of 74,108 miles in the 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac.

What Explorer Sport Trac Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 6 1 13 0.66
2009 4 0 11 1.53
2008 10 1 12 4.13
2007 79 1 21 23.94

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