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Ford Expedition vs. Ford Explorer Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending June 30, 2017. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model % of Average Repair Frequency  
2016 - 2017 Ford Explorer Reliability by Generation2016 - 2017 Ford Explorer
38% Best 104% Worst
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2011 - 2015 Ford Explorer Reliability by Generation2011 - 2015 Ford Explorer
89.4285714286% Best 194% Worst
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2003 - 2006 Ford Expedition Reliability by Generation2003 - 2006 Ford Expedition
52.2857142857% Best 129% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
6-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
No issues in 22,000 miles except for cheap plastic chrome trim....corroded after one winter. Had to dechrome the truck at my own expense...$1,200. full 2008 Ford Expedition review
2006 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
FORD TOUGH.WHEN I TOLL MY 20 FT BOAT [ 3600 LBS ] IN THESE COLORADO MOUNTAINS I CAN NOT ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE RELIEABLE OR DURABLE. full 2006 Ford Expedition review
2005 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
No problems except brakes in 77,000 miles full 2005 Ford Expedition review
2003 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
After 120,000 miles nothing has needed replaced on the expedition other then normal scheduled maintenance. full 2003 Ford Expedition review
2003 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
see above full 2003 Ford Expedition review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
6-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
No issues in 22,000 miles except for cheap plastic chrome trim....corroded after one winter. Had to dechrome the truck at my own expense...$1,200. full 2008 Ford Expedition review
2006 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
FORD TOUGH.WHEN I TOLL MY 20 FT BOAT [ 3600 LBS ] IN THESE COLORADO MOUNTAINS I CAN NOT ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE RELIEABLE OR DURABLE. full 2006 Ford Expedition review
2005 4dr SUV 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
No problems except brakes in 77,000 miles full 2005 Ford Expedition review
2003 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
After 120,000 miles nothing has needed replaced on the expedition other then normal scheduled maintenance. full 2003 Ford Expedition review
2003 4dr SUV 260-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
see above full 2003 Ford Expedition review