2nd Gen (2007 – 2010) Ford Explorer Sport Trac Problems

The 2nd generation of the Explorer Sport Trac has a cumulative PainRank™ of 7.67. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.

Owners of the 2007–2010 Explorer Sport Trac model years have sent in 99 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (33%) followed by the engine (18%) and the cooling system (12%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 Reliability PainRank (?)
2010 6
0.67
2009 4
1.54
2008 10
4.15
2007 79
24.34

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