The Exceptional 2023 Ford Explorer MPG Ratings

A silver 2023 Ford Explorer is parked along a road at sunset.

Soaring gas prices have a lot of Chicago drivers thinking about gas mileage. Is the 2023 Ford Explorer fuel efficient? The EPA-estimated 2023 Ford Explorer mpg comes in at 28 miles per gallon on the highway, which is not too bad for an SUV of this size. And, of course, there is a hybrid version of the Explorer which delivers better gas mileage in the city than its conventional gas-powered cousin. How many miles per gallon does the 2023 Ford Explorer get when equipped with a hybrid powertrain? Let’s take a closer look at the exceptional Ford Explorer gas mileage.



Is the 2023 Ford Explorer Fuel Efficient?

So, is the Ford Explorer fuel efficient? There are two conventional gas engine options and an all-wheel drive option available for the new Explorer. The 2023 Ford Explorer mpg varies according to which combination of engine and drivetrain you opt for. Still, you can expect impressive gas mileage, regardless of which option you choose.

EPA-Estimated 2023 Ford Explorer MPG by Engine

2.3L EcoBoost I4 Engine 

  • 300 hp
  • 310 lb-ft of torque
  • 21 mpg city / 28 mpg highway (RWD)
  • 20 mpg city / 27 mpg highway (AWD)
  • 19 mpg city / 22 mpg highway (Timberline AWD only)

3.0L V6 Engine 

  • 400 hp
  • 415 lb-ft of torque
  • 18 mpg city / 26 mpg highway (RWD)
  • 18 mpg city / 24 mpg highway (AWD)

How Many Miles per Gallon does 2023 Ford Explorer Get with the Hybrid Powertrain?

Your New Lenox commute should be even more economical with the Explorer Hybrid. While its highway gas mileage is about the same as the other Explorer models, it offers improved fuel efficiency in stop and go city traffic. How many miles per gallon does the 2023 Ford Explorer get when equipped with a hybrid powertrain? Here are the gas mileage estimates by trim:

3.3L V6 Hybrid Engine 

  • 318 hp
  • 322 lb-ft of torque
  • 27 mpg city / 28 mpg highway (HEV RWD)
  • 25 mpg city / 26 mpg highway (Platinum HEV RWD)
  • 23 mpg city / 26 mpg highway (HEV AWD)
  • 23 mpg city / 24 mpg highway (Platinum HEV AWD)

Come See the New Ford Explorer at Sutton Ford of Matteson

The Ford Explorer is waiting for you to test drive it. Why don’t you come down to Sutton Ford and get behind the wheel of this SUV? And, if you’d like to learn more about it, check out some of our other Ford model research. We’re just a short drive away from Hammond, so drop by or contact us today!


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