The 4th generation of the Explorer has a cumulative PainRank™ of 41.41. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? You should probably steer clear of this generation.
Owners of the 2006–2010 Explorer model years have sent in 1108 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (38%) followed by the cooling system (24%) and the engine (10%).