The 2018 Ford Explorer rates poor because its structure was seriously compromised. Intrusion reached 15 inches at the lower door hinge pillar and 13 inches at the upper door hinge pillar and the dashboard. The door sill was pushed in 6 inches toward the dummy. Measures taken from the dummy showed a high likelihood of injuries to the right hip in a real-world crash of the same severity, as well as a possibility of left lower leg injuries.

The Explorer also had poor structural performance in the driver-side test and earns an overall rating of marginal for driver-side small overlap protection. Ford is redesigning the Explorer and says the new model will have improved small overlap protection on both sides.

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Comments

    • Deplorable
      Deplorable

      Fusion held up way better

      about 28 days ago
    • Cristian De Praga
      Cristian De Praga

      Ahora entiendo porque tiene pesima reventa. Ni cagando compro una explorer, ni expedition ni una edge. Tiene mejores resultados la F150.

      about 1 month ago
    • Prince Duties
      Prince Duties

      My dad was going to buy this suv. After he watched this video. He went to chevy

      about 1 month ago
    • XxItz_AdianZxX
      XxItz_AdianZxX

      Remember when the Explorer was a 4x4 brick?

      about 2 months ago
    • Deklen Martin
      Deklen Martin

      Ford stands for F. Found. O. On. R. Road. D. Dead!!

      about 2 months ago
    • Endorion
      Endorion

      Ford fanboys are so upset, yet me and the whole car industry laughs at Ford

      about 2 months ago
    • d.j Harden
      d.j Harden

      🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯

      about 3 months ago
    • Francis Sousa
      Francis Sousa

      Plastic cars

      about 3 months ago
    • Afrim Ademi
      Afrim Ademi

      Wow im a 17 year old teenager and i was happy that my parents gave me a 2016 ford explorer sport and that was a pricy 50k. Seeing this has made me so terrified for an accident and im just shocked that this is how weak the material could be. Does thos only pertain to the 2018 model or what. Anyways im getting a 2020 explorer st this summer so hopefully the new frame and design has made it tougher.

      about 3 months ago
    • Trucker Nation
      Trucker Nation

      Dodge. No silly turbos here.

      about 3 months ago
    • Cooper Lawrence
      Cooper Lawrence

      Gm would never

      about 3 months ago
    • Explorer2000
      Explorer2000

      wtf

      about 3 months ago
    • DZ_RZ
      DZ_RZ

      Why do cops use these

      about 3 months ago
    • Jan Nowak
      Jan Nowak

      That`s how I explained my Mom that her Explorer is a piece of shit :D

      about 3 months ago
    • Sky Pilot
      Sky Pilot

      Too bad the 2001 version of Ford Explorer is good

      about 3 months ago
    • 배상훈
      배상훈

      ford car = cooking foil?

      about 4 months ago
    • David GC
      David GC

      Anybody know the artist and song name of the music playing in the background?

      about 4 months ago
    • Ye Chan Choi
      Ye Chan Choi

      if you want a strong, big, and anti-eco auto, buy a bus or a semi-truck.
      Those are probably the hardest cars you can get from the market.

      about 4 months ago
    • eRaZe doni
      eRaZe doni In reply to Ye Chan Choi

      Because were really gonna drive around in a bus or semi-truck

      about 4 months ago
    • Lufty25
      Lufty25

      I wonder how much safer cars would be if it was mandatory every dealership had a tv showing the crash test beside every vehicle (display vehicle) so potential customers can see and judge if they wanna risk buying such a vehicle. because this would turn me off completely I own an f150 supercrew and thought that all fords were up to that standard of safety I guess not :/

      about 4 months ago
    • Emmanuel Perez
      Emmanuel Perez

      The sister F-150 got a better result on the other hand...

      about 4 months ago
    • jillresident4
      jillresident4

      Dont worry these are the weight reduction button

      about 4 months ago
    • Connor Falcon
      Connor Falcon

      All that money. All those highly qualified engineers. All the time they’ve had to improve the explorer since it came out. This is pathetic Ford, Pure garbage. Shall we take a trip back to the dynamics/statics classes in uni? Perhaps you need to freshen up.

      about 4 months ago
    • 최도영
      최도영

      Car is very good

      about 4 months ago
    • chance powell
      chance powell

      You can't make a car as light as a Geo and expect it to be safe

      about 4 months ago
    • Michael Rueckert
      Michael Rueckert

      This is why you buy a Toyota.

      about 4 months ago
    • Anthony Gramaglia
      Anthony Gramaglia

      Have you guys noticed Ford changed their motto from “built Ford tough” to “built ford proud”

      about 4 months ago
    • Zach Pye
      Zach Pye

      I worked at the factory that makes the engine cable for these, the reinforcements are on the drivers side not the passenger side. Why they're not on both sides I'll never know, most likely cost

      about 4 months ago
    • Motrhead69
      Motrhead69

      And yet.....most police departments use these vehicles,at least in a crown vic when you get rear ended go up in a ball of flame

      about 4 months ago
    • EGGBIRDTHEROOSTER
      EGGBIRDTHEROOSTER

      American engineering in a nutshell for ya.. ☝🏼 meanwhile, all coppers drive in this rubbish deathtraps these days.. 🤔

      about 4 months ago
    • Tyler Allen
      Tyler Allen

      Not going to stop me from buying a Explorer Interceptor. Cause I’m pretty sure I’m not going to be going 120 into a Solid steel corner

      about 4 months ago