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Ford Explorer Gas Mileage In MPG (2010 – 2021)

Here is the fuel economy / gas mileage for a Ford Explorer in miles per gallon. The mpg listed is from the EPA data and is for combined, city and highway driving. In the second table I have also listed some sample mileage data from actual users that I have gathered from the web.

Ford Explorer Mileage – EPA Data

Year

 Engine

Gas Mileage – MPG (EPA)

combined

city

highway

2010 (all trims including xlt and eddie bauer) 4.6L Modular 2WD 17 15 21
4.0L Cologne 2WD 16 14 20
4.6L 4WD 16 14 19
4.0L 4WD 15 13 19
2011 – 2012 (all trims including XLT and limited) 2.0 L Ecoboost FWD 23 20 27
3.5 L Duratec FWD 20 18 25
3.5 L Duratec AWD 19 17 23
3.5 L Duratec 4WD 19 17 23
2013 – 2019 (all trims including XLT, Platinum, Sport, flex fuel, limited) 2.0L Ecoboost FWD 23 20 27
2.3L Ecoboost FWD 22 19 27
2.3L Ecoboost AWD 21 18 26
3.5 L FWD 20 17 24
3.5L 2WD FFV 20 17 24
3.5 L AWD 19 17 23
3.5 L AWD FFV 19 17 23
3.5 L Ecoboost AWD (with turbocharger) 18 16 22
3.5 L 2WD FFV (E85 fuel) 15 13 18
3.5 L AWD FFV (E85 fuel) 14 12 17
2020 – 2021 (all trims including ST, XLT, Limited and Platinum) 3.3L Cyclone Hybrid RWD HEV 28 27 29
3.3L Cyclone Hybrid AWD HEV 25 23 26
2.3L Ecoboost RWD 24 21 28
2.3L Ecoboost AWD 23 20 27
3.0L Ecoboost RWD 21 18 26
3.0L Ecoboost AWD 20 18 24
3.3L AWD FFV 19 16 23
3.3L FFV AWD (E85) 13 11 15

User Data :

Ford Explorer Mileage – User Data

Model

Gas Mileage – MPG

combined

city

highway

2017 Explorer 3.5L Ecoboost 17 15 21
2014 Explorer 3.5L V6 FWD XLT nil 16-19 17-24
2018 Explorer Limited FWD V6 nil 17 21
2016 Explorer Sport Ecoboost nil 13-14 nil
2016 Explorer 3.5L AWD 20 16 24-25
2018 Explorer 3.5L 4WD 17 15 21
Explorer Platinum 3.5L Twin Turbo nil 13 22
2020 Explorer ST 20 18 22-26