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Ford Explorer vs. Ford Expedition

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Ford Explorer

2015 Ford Explorer
$722
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Ford Expedition

2016 Ford Expedition
$833
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Overall Reliability Rating

Above Average

The Ford Explorer Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 21st out of 26 for midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $722 which means it has average ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Above Average

The Ford Expedition Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 8th out of 14 for fullsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $833 which means it has higher than average ownership costs. The frequency of repairs is average, but when issues do arise, they have a higher chance of being severe than with other models.

Reliability Rating Breakdown

Cost
Average annual repairs total
$722
inexpensive
very expensive
$833
inexpensive
very expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.5
not often
way too often
0.4
not often
way too often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
12%
minor issues
major issues
14%
minor issues
major issues

Overall Car Ratings & Details

(146 Reviews)
(83 Reviews)
Rating Details
5 star
(9)
4 star
(69)
3 star
(44)
2 star
(15)
1 star
(5)

The Ford Explorer ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in drive train.

Read more detailed reviews here.

“I would buy one again.”

Rating Details
5 star
(3)
4 star
(50)
3 star
(15)
2 star
(9)
1 star
(1)

The Ford Expedition ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in electrical.

Read more detailed reviews here.

“Runs good..handles well especially on highway. Good fuel economy..good turning radius. Comfortable ride and lumbar support.”


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