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Ford Explorer MPG

 

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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2011 2011 4dr SUV 290-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp automatic AWD 22
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With the turbocharged 280hp 2.3L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2011 Ford Explorer has been averaging 22 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Ford Explorers in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 55 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (10 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2011 Ford Explorer in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
2011 2011 4dr SUV 290-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 15.6
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2011 Ford Explorer

2011 Ford Explorer Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Best in Class all that needs to be said. see full Ford Explorer review
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
For such a beast I'm pleased with the gas mileage. I average 19-21 in almost all city/suburban stoplight and rush hour driving. Highway mileage drops fast if you drive over 70. Keep it under 70 and I get about 24. see full Ford Explorer review
 

2011 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.