What's Wrong with the Ford Explorer Sport Trac?

Explorer Sport Trac owners have made 440 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (35%), followed by the engine (15%) and the body (10%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Explorer Sport Trac.

Comparing Explorer Sport Trac Generations

You should avoid the 1st generation (2001–2005) Explorer Sport Trac because of its overall PainRank™ of 24.39. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Explorer Sport Trac 2007–2010
99 7.67
1st Gen Explorer Sport Trac 2001–2005
334 24.39

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    The Worst Explorer Sport Trac Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2010 (6), and 2009 (4).