What Explorer 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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 43 2 19 21.75
2009 14 1 16 6.55
2008 105 3 18 33.57
2007 189 3 22 54.32
2006 766 4 37 92.0

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