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Ford Explorer MPG


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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2001 2001 4dr SUV 210-hp 4.0L V6 5-sp automatic 4WD w/low range 11.4
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With the engine, transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2001 Ford Explorer has been averaging 11.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Ford Explorers in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (0 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2001 Ford Explorer in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2001 Ford Explorer

2001 Ford Explorer Real Gas Mileage: Cons
2002 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
For a low output V6 (210hp) I would expect better gas mileage for this 4,400 suv. I average 14 to 18 mpg per tank depending on mix of city/highway. see full Ford Explorer review
2002 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
17 miles to the gallon on a six. see full Ford Explorer review

2001 Ford Explorer Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Ford Explorer's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.