“An exceptional mix of confidence, capability, power and driving dynamics wrapped in an eye-catching design”
Ford Explorer is beautifully crafted, inside and out. The power and driving dynamics of Explorer comes wrapped in an eye-catching design that boasts authentic comfort and style. It’s roomy, rides well, and offers some standout features while comfortably seating seven adults. Its cargo capacities are among the best in the segment. This SUV is not afraid to take the road less travelled and can handle any terrain it comes across.
Ford Explorer features intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System with seven selectable drive modes. With this system, you can adjust the 4WD of the vehicle to tackle multiple different terrains like mud, sand, gravel, grass or snow. It is designed for seamless shift-on-the fly confidence to go off the beaten path and improves the experience, making driving less stressful. For added convenience, the system automatically defaults to normal mode whenever the Explorer is started to ensure it’s ready for normal driving conditions.
Reigning as one of the most spacious 3-row crossover SUVs on the market, the interior cabin of the Ford Explorer is roomy and offers both functional and comfortable features. The 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat makes long-distance driving easier and reduces fatigue.
For more than 10 years Ford Motor Company has been using soybean-based foam as key material in seat cushions, seat backs and headrests of every vehicle built in North America. Recycled tyres and soybean oil are incorporated into exterior mirror gaskets. 300 vehicle parts are derived from renewable materials, like nylon, soy, rice and even coconut fibres.
This is true also for the Ford Explorer. Within the seats resides a polyurethane foam that’s 40% soy based. Plus, the vehicle itself is over 85% recyclable.
To create a safer, more secure ride the Ford Explorer is loaded with safety features that provide real peace of mind. The list is extensive and includes a total of seven airbags, including the Safety Canopy. In addition, safety features include AdvanceTrac, which is an electronic stability system designed to further improve control in even the most challenging conditions. When AdvanceTrac is equipped, stopping power is increased, traction is improved, handling is more responsive and overall stability is enhanced.
Extensive support is at hand with hill start assist, preventing the vehicle from rolling when starting on a hill, and hill descent control, which sets and maintains a constant speed when going downhill. The SecuriCode keyless entry keypad is located on the driver’s side door and allows you to enter a 5-digit code to get back inside your vehicle. Perimeter alarm combined with engine immobilization system adds to further safety.
Ford Co-Pilot360 is a suite of driver-assist features that can help you drive more safely. The system includes a pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, blind spot information system with cross-traffic alert and rear-view camera. These features can help you in a variety of situations and conditions, as they supplement your driving skills and help you feel confidently in command.
Behind the wheel of the Ford Explorer you feel confident. Once you’ve found your optimal driving position, you can use the convenient memory feature to store and recall settings for all these features with the push of a single button. Steering wheel mounted controls allow you adjust driver-assist features to your liking. Every control is at your fingertips.
Seating and storage capabilities are generous and flexible. Cargo compartment with space of almost 600 litres. If you need to adapt to passengers or more cargo, the third-row seats fold and expand storage to 1250 litres. When maximum space is needed, the second-row seats fold down to get an incredible 2290 litre of cargo space.
Ford Explorer BASE (photos above) is available from stock in following configuration:
- AWD version. 2.3L EcoBoost engine matched to a 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with auto start-stop technology. 300hp@5,500rpm and 420@3500rpm of torque