BEAUTY THAT’S MORE THAN SKIN-DEEP
The power and driving dynamics of Explorer come wrapped in an eye-catching design that boasts authentic comfort and style. And because it was built for our modern active lives, you can also expect an interior space for the kids, the dog, the sports equipment, camping gear and just about everything else you may need on the road to adventure.
WITH AVAILABLE BREATHTAKING EXPERIENCES
It’s time to gear up and get in the game. Explorer has the power and plenty more dynamic features designed to help you play hard and get out there far beyond the roads more traveled.
3.5L ECOBOOST® ENGINE
The 3.5L EcoBoost® combines turbocharging and direct injection. It generates best-in-class15 365 V6 horsepower plus 350 lb.-ft. of torque.68 This EcoBoost is standard in the Explorer Sport and Platinum, which also feature standard Intelligent 4WD with the Terrain Management System™ plus Hill Descent Control.™
TERRAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEM™
Come snow, gravel, sand or grass, you’ll be ready. The available Terrain Management System™ has four settings for you to choose from depending on the road or path you travel.
2.3L ECOBOOST® ENGINE
A powerful 2.3L EcoBoost® engine delivers 280 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque.68 And it’s available with 4WD and the Class II Trailer Tow Package.
Building on AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control,™ the standard trailer sway control selectively brakes and adjusts engine power to maintain trailer control. The result is stability and control, even when towing large loads. When properly equipped, the Explorer can tow up to 5,000 lbs. The Class II Trailer Tow Package is optional with the 2.3L EcoBoost® engine. The Class III Trailer Tow Package is available for the 3.5L Ti-VCT engine, and comes standard with the 3.5L EcoBoost engine. Either the Class II or III Trailer Tow Package is needed for towing.
TOWING AND TRAILER SWAY CONTROL
EXPLORER MAKES IT SO EASY.
The available Ford Safe & Smart™ Package has features that do everything from alerting you to unintentional lane drifting to allowing you to set cruise control and select the speed and distance you want to maintain from the vehicle in front of you. It can alert you to a potential collision with the vehicle ahead.10 Explorer can also help keep you connected from almost anywhere with available SYNC® 3 as well as available FordPass™ Connect.
With the Intelligent Access key in your pocket or purse, just give a little kick under the rear bumper and the available hands-free, foot-activated liftgate automatically opens — making it easier to load and unload cargo. You can also adjust the liftgate height, which is helpful for lower overhangs.
HANDS-FREE, FOOT-ACTIVATED POWER LIFTGATE
After using the driver-convenience features in the Ford Safe and SmartTM Package, you’ll never know how you got along without them.
FORD SAFE AND SMART™ PACKAGE
• Rain-sensing wipers
• Auto high-beam headlamps
• Lane-Keeping System that helps detect and alert you to vehicle drift
• Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support