Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Review

Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Review

Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Review
Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Review

Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Review- The 2010 Explorer Sport Trac keeps on meetting the prerequisites of a particular gathering of managers who look for a special vehicle for an extensive variety of exercises. Not one or the other an undeniable SUV nor a devoted work truck, the 2010 Sport Trac straddles both planets, offering a touch of something for everybody. While its outer surface outline stays questionable, speaking to some however turning off others, the Sport Trac all things considered exceeds expectations in its adaptability, and with its agreeable lodge and deft taking care of, remains a reasonable alternative for managers who need to revel in a smooth, calm ride while pulling around various types of rigging and load.

At a Glance

Passage makes just minor overhauls to the Ford Explorer Sport Trac for 2010. In light of the Ford Explorer undercarriage, the Sport Trac joins components of a SUV and a pickup truck, and offers seating for five and in addition a 4-by-5-foot freight couch with three in-floor secured containers. Accessible in back wheel-drive, all-wheel-drive, and four-wheel-drive designs, the Sport Trac can tow up to 7,160 pounds when appropriately prepared.

Passage keeps on offerring the Sport Trac in entrance level XLT and upscale Limited trims for 2010. The Sport Trac XLT trims get manual lumbar backing for the driver's seat as a standard gimmick not long from now, while the Sport Trac Limited trims now come furnished with a redesigned premium sound framework with a 6-CD changer and overhauled wheels. Furthermore, Ford includes the SYNC correspondence and diversion framework as a standard peculiarity to Sport Trac Limited trims for 2010. The SYNC framework incorporates a GPS overhaul, which empowers drivers to get to movement upgrades, turn-by-turn headings, games scores, and other data through Bluetooth-empowered cellular telephones.

Standard outside peculiarities for the 2010 Sport Trac Review incorporate a three-bar chrome grille, foglights, power sideview mirrors, and a force sliding back window. The XLT trims additionally come furnished with dark guards, dark top side rails, and dark entryway handles, while the Limited trims get a monochromatic outside appearance, warmed sideview mirrors, and programmed headlights, and in addition dark top side rails and entryway handles.

Additionally for 2010, Ford offers the Sport Track with the Adrenalin Package, which incorporates interesting front and back sashes, headlights and foglights, running sheets, and bumper vents, and also an one of a kind dark crosshatch-style grille. Furthermore, the bundle includes 20-inch cleaned aluminum wheels. 

Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Review
Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Interior


A 4.0-liter, single-overhead-cam V6 motor creating 210 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque powers all Explorer Sport Trac trims for 2010. The V6 connections to a five-rate programmed transmission and posts mileage quantities of 14/20 mpg for back wheel-drive trims and 13/19 for four-wheel- and all-wheel-drive trims.

For Sport Trac Limited trims, holders can settle on an accessible 4.6-liter V8 motor, which creates 292 hp and 315 lb-ft of torque. The V8 gimmicks progressed double equivalent variable cam timing engineering, which enhances responsiveness and productivity, as indicated by the automaker. It connections to a six-velocity programmed transmission. Both motors run on consistent unleaded gas.

The Sport Trac XLT comes in back wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive trims, while the Limited offers a decision of back wheel-drive, four-wheel-drive, or all-wheel-drive trims. Passage's Control Trac four-wheel-drive framework, accessible on both the XLT and Limited trims, naturally sends force to the back wheels amid ordinary driving conditions and to each of the four wheels when needed. Also, it offers three modes of operation. Drivers can choose the Auto mode for day by day driving, the High mode for driving on cold streets or in severe conditions, or the Low mode for rough terrain four-wheeling. The full-time, single-speed all-wheel-drive framework, accessible just on the Limited trim, sends an equivalent measure of force to each of the four wheels, guaranteeing ideal footing and solidness on dangerous street surfaces.

All Explorer Sport Trac trims come outfitted with a Class II trailer tow hitch with a four-pin wiring tackle. Managers can include a Class III/IV Trailer Tow Package as a choice. At the point when furnished with the Class II tow hitch, the Sport Trac can tow up to 3,500 pounds. By including the discretionary Class IV hitch and the Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package to trims with the V8 motor, the Sport Trac can tow up to 7,160 pounds.

Ride & Handling 

All Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin trims ride on free front and back suspensions, which permit each one wheel to respond freely to harsh or uneven street surfaces, guaranteeing a smooth ride and additionally nimble taking care of, as indicated by the automaker. Also, the Sport Trac's firm, completely boxed casing, and its lighter weight, when contrasted with the standard Explorer SUV, aides give snappier taking care of and a sportier ride.

The Ford Sport Trac XLT trims ride on 16-inch painted aluminum wheels, while the Limited trims get 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels. All trims come furnished with all-season tires, which do cause some street commotion in the lodge, generally over harsh landscape. Notwithstanding, the street commotion is not unreasonable, most holders report. Also, a few managers discover the guiding a bit numb, despite the fact that its not unreasonable.

The Explorer Sport Trac offers more headroom and legroom in the first and second columns than a regular group taxicab, a few commentators report, and significantly taller drivers will discover a lot of room behind the directing wheel, and additionally strong seats. In any case, a few holders whine about the inner part format of controls on the Sport Trac's dashboard, and regularly find certain handles and switches hard to reach. Inside storage rooms are restricted to the core carpet support, glovebox, front seat-back guide pockets, and front and back cupholders. Extra storage rooms in the load bunk incorporate an under-carpet stockpiling receptacle for bigger items and different sorts of payload.

Lodge & Comfort 


Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Review
Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin


The 2010 Explorer Sport Trac's inside stays one of its frail spots. A few holders find the inside calm and large however needing in ergonomics. The area of the movement lever, for example, can now and again square simple access to the atmosphere controls, and holders additionally gripe about the unbalanced turn lever. What's more, a few holders experience issues with the Sport Trac's entryway handles, while others discover entering and leaving the vehicle a bit of a task, because of its prominent. Other than that, managers give the Sport Trac's inside by and large great imprints for its solace and the nature of its materials. The Limited trims particularly, with their upscale materials, smooth out a percentage of the inner part's unpleasant edges.

Standard inner part emphasizes for all Sport Trac trims incorporate front basin situates, a 60/40-part collapsing back seat, aerating and cooling, a cowhide wrapped multifunction controlling wheel, voyage control, and force windows. XLT trims additionally come furnished with fabric upholstery, a two-line message focus with outside temperature presentation, and an AM/FM sound framework with a CD player, Sirius satellite radio, and a Mp3 data jack. Restricted trims include a 10-way control flexible driver's seat, a message focus compass show, an auto-darkening rearview mirror, the SYNC infotainment framework, and a 190-watt premium AM/FM sound framework with a 6-CD changer and a subwoofer.

Alternatives for all trims incorporate a force moonroof, power-movable pedals, and a Reverse Sensing System, which alarms drivers of articles in the vehicle's way when moving down. For the Limited trim, double zone atmosphere control and a voice-enacted route framework with a 10-gigabyte hard drive are additionally accessible as choices.

The Sport Trac's load cot measures a little more than 4 feet long and offers 37.5 cubic feet of freight space. Freight cot choices, for example, a payload confine bunk extender and a tonneau spread, are accessible for all trims.


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration honored the 2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac a top security rating of five stars for ensuring travelers amid front and side-sway accidents, and three stars for securing travelers in the occasion of a rollover. Standard wellbeing peculiarities incorporate Ford's Safety Canopy System, which incorporates side shade airbags for ensuring first- and second-push detachable travelers in certain side effects and rollovers. Double front airbags, front seat side airbags, electronically monitored slowing mechanisms, and the Advancetrac footing control framework with Roll Stability Control likewise come standard. Moreover, Ford outfits the Sport Trac with a Trailer Sway Control framework, which applies the brakes if important to help the driver hold the vehicle under control when towing a trailer. A Securilock detached hostile to robbery ignition framework and a tire weight checking framework are among the Sport Trac's other security characteristics.

Ford Explorer Sport Trac Adrenalin Review

What Owners Think

Managers like the Sport Trac's smooth ride and coordinated taking care of, and in addition the flexibility of its freight couch. The SYNC framework, which comes standard on Limited trims and is accessible as an alternative on XLT trims, additionally gets high checks. What's more, managers like the Sport Trac's outer surface styling and inner part comfort, in spite of the fact that lodge ergonomics and the position of controls, some of which are out-of-scope for shorter drivers, get negative imprints. Some discover the ride a bit firm, albeit most like the "fun element" of driving the Sport Trac. Generally, the vehicle's unwavering quality, flexibility, execution, and auto like taking care of draw the most astounding imprints from managers.