2017 Ford Explorer

The 2017 Ford Explorer is a crossover SUV that’s designed to deliver maximum interior comfort, car-like handling, and modern safety gear. Inside, you’ll enjoy comfortable accommodations for up to seven passengers. The cabin is also home to a wide range of infotainment options, including the Sync 3 central system, your hub for smartphone integration features. On the road, the Explorer always feels smooth, powerful, and confident. Safety features maintain high levels of passenger protection.

2017 Ford Explorer

The 2017 Ford Explorer cabin is stylish and spacious, with enough room for up to seven passengers. All three rows provide generous head- and legroom, so you can take the whole family on long road trips in style. You can increase passenger comfort with second-row captain’s chairs. Both rear seats are split folding, so you can increase cargo space without sacrificing passenger seating. Behind the third row, you can fill 21 cubic feet of cargo space with your daily necessities. Fold the rear seats flat to create 81.7 cubic feet of maximum cargo space – more than enough to haul your thrift store finds and sporting gear.

For modern drivers, there’s no better pick than the 2017 Ford Explorer. The Sync 3 infotainment system is your command center for everything from music to navigation. You can link your smartphone to the system for even greater options. The touchscreen is sharp, clear, and responsive to user input. You can also use the voice controls to search for music or send voice-to-text messages. In addition to cutting-edge infotainment features, the Explorer is home to impressive conveniences, like the hands-free, foot-activated liftgate. With the key in your pocket, you can swipe your foot under the bumper to pop it open, which comes in handy when you’ve got your hands full.

This crossover is also big on safety. High-tech gear, like the rearview camera, helps you get a handle on unfamiliar surroundings. Ford’s Curve Control technology monitors speed carried into a corner and automatically slows down if necessary. The adaptive cruise control system adjusts your speed according to traffic flow. The system includes a forward-collision warning feature, which can also apply the brakes if it senses an impending crash.

Finally, the Ford Explorer delivers substantial power and impressive driver control. Choose from a range of V6 engines, all of which balance premium performance with significant fuel economy. With four-wheel drive, the Explorer lets you choose from four different terrain management options that enhance performance over a variety of surfaces. Properly equipped, the Explorer can tow max loads of 5,000 pounds.

 Platinum

Explorer Platinum

Inside, the Ford Explorer Platinum is tasteful and luxurious. Leather seats take passenger comfort to the extreme. The dual-panel moonroof offers an excellent view of the skyscape. Under the hood, the Platinum’s turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine provides smooth power. Use this powertrain to tow max loads of 5,000 pounds. It also comes with four-wheel drive for first-class off-road performance.

2017 Ford Explorer Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive

Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive

Choose one of four settings to improve your off-road ride.

2017 Ford Explorer LED Lighting

LED Lighting

The Explorer enhances nighttime visibility and exterior style.

2017 Ford Explorer 5,000 lbs. Max Towing

5,000 lbs. Max Towing

The Explorer hauls max loads without ever feeling strained.

2017 Ford Explorer Sync 3

Sync 3

Access smartphone apps, traffic and weather updates, and navigation.

Conclusion

When you want a vehicle that hauls your family, your boat, and your weekend luggage around, the 2017 Ford Explorer is the perfect pick. During the week, it navigates suburban and city landscapes with ease. When it’s time for your weekend adventures, the Explorer navigates the off-road like a pro. The Explorer cabin is incredibly spacious – a great space for big families and socialites. High-tech gadgets help you stay connected and even avoid accidents. Take the whole family out for a test drive today!

Used Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is a traditional full-size SUV that supplies a roomy cabin, modern convenience features, and impressive power. This iconic model was the first SUV to hit the mainstream in a major way. Today, it remains a standout in its class. Inside, passengers enjoy plush, spacious seating. Under the hood, its dependable engine options give you the necessary power to get you wherever you need to go. Come in and test drive a used Explorer today!

Used Ford Explorer

2011 – 2015

5th Gen Explorer

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If you’re shopping for a used, three-row SUV, you can’t go wrong with the Ford Explorer. Choose from four trim models – the base, XLT, Limited, and Sport – all of which offer impressive comfort, modern convenience, and powerful performance. Inside, the voice-activated Sync system gives you easy access to infotainment features. Keyless entry and ignition save time in the parking lot. Advanced safety systems, like collision warning, warn you of dangers you might not be able to see.

The standard engine is a 3.5-liter V6. With 290 horsepower, you’ll enjoy a smooth, comfortable ride. Add all-wheel drive for impressive traction over slick roads. For increased fuel efficiency, check out the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Finally, the Sport model optimizes performance with a turbocharged version of the base V6, boosting output to 365 horses. All engines are paired with a quick-shifting, six-speed automatic transmission.

2006 – 2010

4th Gen Explorer

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The fourth generation used Ford Explorer introduced enhanced safety equipment and a sleek, modern style – both inside and out. The V8 engine was upgraded, boosting output to 292 horses. Its new six-speed automatic transmission created a smooth, responsive ride. Stability control became standard for the entire lineup, thereby improving on-road balance and safety. In 2008, the voice-activated Sync system debuted, giving drivers the power to alter infotainment options without looking away from the road.

2002 – 2005

3rd Gen Explorer

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Initially, these used Ford Explorer SUVs were available as the XLS, XLT, Limited, and Eddie Bauer trims. You could also choose a long wheelbase model that created impressive space for third-row passengers. Shoppers could choose between two powerful engines: a 210-horsepower V6 and a 239-horsepower V8. In 2004, stability control became available for all models. In 2005, the stability control system was enhanced to include roll stability control, which protected passengers from the risk of rollover.

1995 – 2001

2nd Gen Explorer

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Used Ford Explorer SUV shoppers will love the second-generation. Choose from a variety of well-equipped trim models: the XL, XLT, Eddie Bauer, and Limited. The two-door Sport was also available, offering a smooth, athletic performance. Shoppers could choose from three engine options. The base V6 generated 160 horses for impressive acceleration. For a swifter ride, the 5.0-liter V8 produced 210 horses. In 1997, a new V6 debuted, offering 210 horses.

1991 – 1994

1st Gen Explorer

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When the Ford Explorer first hit the market, it replaced the famous Bronco II. Thanks to its roomy cabin and powerful performance, it was instantly popular. The iconic model eventually set the standard for the entire SUV segment. These models were available in either four- or two-door body styles. At the outset, shoppers could choose between two trim models – the XLS and XLT. In 1992, the Eddie Bauer model launched, followed closely by the upscale Limited. The original Explorer offered a swift ride with its 155-horsepower V6 engine. In 1993, the engine was retooled to generate 160 horses. That same year, antilock brakes became standard equipment.

2016 Ford Explorer

The 2016 Ford Explorer is a large, three-row crossover SUV that offers top-notch safety, high-tech convenience features, and a smooth, quiet ride. The cabin is spacious and refined, establishing long-term comfort. Modern features like the MyFord Touch infotainment system help you stay connected, no matter where you roam. Engine options give you plenty of power for a smooth, swift ride. A long list of safety items keeps you protected on the road. Come in and test drive a Ford today!

2016 Ford Explorer

Inside, the 2016 Ford Explorer treats you to premium style and attractive materials. No matter where you choose to sit, you’ll enjoy plush cushioning and plenty of support. The Explorer is also big on head- and legroom. Niceties like leather upholstery set a luxurious tone. From behind the wheel, you’ll experience a commanding view of the road. The Explorer also delivers an expansive cargo hold, with up to 81.7 cubic feet of space for large items or major grocery hauls.

Modern drivers will appreciate the 2016 Ford Explorer’s impressive range of convenience features. Use Bluetooth connectivity to make hands-free calls on the road. The MyFord Touch infotainment center offers a wide range of apps via intuitive menus and a color touchscreen. The voice-activated Sync system is easy to use, giving you the power to adjust infotainment settings without looking away from traffic. Keyless entry and ignition mean you don’t have to fumble around for a keychain.

The 2016 Ford Explorer delivers safety features you can trust. Standard items like stability and traction control help you master troublesome road conditions. Ford’s MyKey system lets you set speed limitations for teen drivers and valets. The high-tech Curve Control system monitors speed carried into a corner and, if necessary, decelerates to keep you safe. Use the standard rearview camera to ease the Explorer into parallel parking spaces. Four-wheel-drive models come standard with hill-start assist and hill-descent control to enhance performance over elevated roads. Last year, the Explorer earned a perfect five-star rating in government crash tests. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2015 Explorer its top rating of “Good.”

Choose between three engines for the performance that best suits your needs. All three are paired with a six-speed automatic transmission for a smooth, effortless ride. The base engine is a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 290 horses and 255 pound-feet of torque for quick acceleration and smooth highway sailing. Choose between front- and four-wheel drive to maximize performance over rugged terrain. Four-wheel-drive models get a standard Terrain Management System that lets you choose between four settings to optimize performance in different road environments. For greater power, test-drive the turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine. Its 270 horses and 300 pound-feet of torque make it easy to pass slower traffic. For a truly athletic ride, check out the turbocharged 3.5-liter V6, which is rated for 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. Properly equipped, four-cylinder Explorers can tow up to 3,000 pounds. Choose the V6 engine for a tow rating of 5,000 pounds.

On the road, the Ford Explorer is comfortable and refined. When roads get rough, the Explorer soaks up bumps with ease. The cabin remains pleasantly quiet at highway speeds.

 Platinum

Explorer Platinum

The 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum comes standard with an impressive range of modern comfort and convenience features. High-quality leather upholstery contributes to the cabin’s luxury feel. A dual-panel sunroof creates a bright, airy cabin. Advanced safety systems – like lane-departure and blind-spot warning – are standard equipment. The Platinum also excels on the road. It comes standard with the turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine for 365 horses and maximum performance.

2016 Ford Explorer Sync Infotainment

Sync Infotainment

Voice-activated technology lets you access apps without looking away from the road.

2016 Ford Explorer Substantial Towing Capabilities

Substantial Towing Capabilities

Tow up to 5,000 pounds.

2016 Ford Explorer All-New Platinum Model

All-New Platinum Model

Explore the great outdoors in total comfort and style.

2016 Ford Explorer EcoBoost Fuel Economy

EcoBoost Fuel Economy

This engine strikes an excellent balance between power and fuel-efficiency.

Conclusion

The 2016 Ford Explorer is an excellent option for big families and socialites. Its three rows of seating are roomy and supportive, offering plenty of space to spread out comfortably. Modern convenience features keep you connected on the road. High-tech safety features provide an excellent source of passenger protection. Choose between three potent engines for the powertrain that suits your unique lifestyle. The Explorer delivers top-notch performance, both on-road and off. Come in and test drive the Explorer today!