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2012 Ford Explorer Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2012 Ford Explorer

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The annual maintenance cost of a 2012 Ford Explorer is $737. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2012 Ford Explorer Problems

2012 Ford Explorer vehicles have 6 reported problems. The most commonly reported 2012 Ford Explorer problem is: A Cosmetic Crack May Develop on the Liftgate.

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2012 Ford Explorer Reviews

2012 Ford Explorer vehicles rate highest in Heating and needs improvement in Drive Train
Overall (1 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
2012 Ford Explorer Reliability Rating
Below 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 $737 which means it has poor ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Most Common 2012 Ford Explorer Questions

There are 6 related questions for 2012 Ford Explorer vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked 2012 Ford Explorer questions.
2012 Ford Explorer AWD The headlights will not go off as long as my car is running. Even if I turn them off they ...
steady beeping when back up

2012 Ford Explorer Recalls

2012 Ford Explorer vehicles have 3 known recalls. The most common recall is: Inside Door Handle Does Not Return To Stowed Position.