2022 Ford Explorer AWD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD.

The 2022 Ford Explorer AWD has 4 model options: Automatic (S10) 6-cyl, 3.0 L, Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L, Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L and Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L.

The 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Automatic (S10) 6-cyl, 3.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD car class.

The 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD car class.

The 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD car class.

The 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD is 21 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic (S10) 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 18 24
Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 20 18 24
Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L 23 20 27
Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L 22 20 26

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2022 Ford Explorer AWD?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD is $2,963.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2022 Ford Explorer AWD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $3,313 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic (S10) 6-cyl, 3.0 L $3,150 spend $4,250 more
Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L $3,150 spend $4,250 more
Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L $2,700 spend $2,000 more
Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L $2,850 spend $2,750 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD will consume in one year is 14 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic (S10) 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15
Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 15
Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L 13
Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L 14

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Emit?

The 2022 Ford Explorer AWD will emit an average of about 6,300,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 215 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 4 2022 Ford Explorer AWD model options.

Automatic (S10) 6-cyl, 3.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Automatic (S10) 6-cyl, 3.0 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,250
Fuel Cost $3,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Grams of CO2 6,660,000
Trees Needed to Offset 317
Drive Part-time 4-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S10)
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,250
Fuel Cost $3,150
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Grams of CO2 6,675,000
Trees Needed to Offset 318
Drive Part-time 4-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 10-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L:

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 27
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,000
Fuel Cost $2,700
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 13
Grams of CO2 5,805,000
Trees Needed to Offset 276
Drive Part-time 4-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 10-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2022 Ford Explorer AWD Automatic 10-spd 4-cyl, 2.3 L:

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 26
Combined MPG 22
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,750
Fuel Cost $2,850
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Grams of CO2 6,060,000
Trees Needed to Offset 289
Drive Part-time 4-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 10-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Disclaimer

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