Have you been searching for that perfect used SUV? Check out the Ford Explorer. The Explorer is perfect with three-rows of seats, its comfortable drive, and its versatility to become exactly what you need. This SUV is perfect for any weather, has tons of towing capability, and is perfectly sized to comfortably fit all of your friends and family. This review is perfect to learn all about what the Explorer has to offer for trims, features, engine capability, and safety!
What types of safety features can I find?
Available on the Ford Explorer are safety and security features like front and rear cameras, adaptive cruise control, collision warning with brake assist, automatic high beams, blind spot information, lane keeping assist, cross traffic alert, enhanced active park assist for both parallel and perpendicular parking, and an intelligent all-wheel drive with the terrain management system.
What trims are each of the engines available to?
The first engine is available to the base, XLT, and the Limited trim. This first engine is a 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 280 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. It has the option of front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive and can reach a top fuel economy of 19/27 miles per gallon. The next engine is available to the base and XLT trim. This 3.5-liter V6 engine has 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes with a top fuel economy of 17/24 miles per gallon. The final trim is available to the Sport and Platinum trims. This 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine has 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque with a fuel economy of 16/22 miles per gallon. All engines come with a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
What does each trim have to offer?
Five trim levels are available to the Ford Explorer to choose from. The first is the base trim. This entry-level trim is complete with all the necessary basics like a rearview camera, rear climate controls, Bluetooth, cruise control, 18-inch wheels, and an eight-way power driver seat. The next trim level is the XLT which offers an upgraded engine with much higher fuel efficiency, and comes with a multitude of optional packages. The Limited trim then adds features like a nine-speaker sound system, heated and ventilated front seats, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, power-adjustable pedals, leather upholstery, and dual-zone automatic climate control. Fourth is the Sport trim, with all the previous features plus a more revved up engine and sport-oriented suspension tuning. The final trim level is the Platinum with additional features like a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel, parking assistance, and a 12-speaker sound system.
Have you been looking for a used SUV with great towing capability, is a comfortable fit for everyone, and drives like a dream? Come see us and try out the Ford Explorer! You are sure to fall in love!