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2011 Ford Explorer V6 achieves 25 mpg on highway

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Dec 10th, 2010 at 1:01PM

Ford has promised that the 2011 Ford Explorer would achieve a 25 percent improvement in fuel economy, and now we can put a pair of numbers with that claim. Environmental Protection Agency ratings show that the Explorer will average 25 miles per gallon on the highway and 17 mpg in the city; a big improvement over the last generation model's 20/14 numbers. The fuel economy numbers for Ford's newest offering also claims bragging rights over the Honda Pilot and the V6-powered Toyota Highlander. Ford managed such a vast improvement by switching to a lighter front-drive-based setup with a more... Read More

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