2017 Ford Explorer - Cocoa, FL

2017 Ford Explorer - Cocoa, FL

Exterior

The 2017 Ford Explorer is stylish enough for fast-paced city life while also being tough and rugged enough for the great outdoors. Regardless of what you use the Ford Explorer for, those standard roof rails are there for your convenience, and you can take advantage of available features like the hands-free power liftgate for even more capability. The exterior is made to look good, but it does its part in making your life easier, too.

 

Performance

The Ford Explorer comes with a few different engine options. The standard 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 has a powerful output of 290 horsepower, but if you want more torque, the next level up gives you the 2.3-liter EcoBoost inline-4, which only gets 280 HP but makes up for it with a torque rating of 310 lb-ft. Last of all, the Twin Turbo V6 delivers 365 HP and 350 lb-ft of torque, making it the most powerful option. The Explorer pairs all engines with a six-speed automatic and is available in front- and four-wheel drive, and when properly equipped can tow up to 5,000 lbs.

 

Fuel Economy

The Explorer’s base engine gets a fuel rating of 17 mpg in the city and 24 on the highway*. However, the most efficient engine in its powertrain lineup is the I4, which achieves 19 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway*. These numbers fluctuate depending on if you choose FWD or AWD.

 

Interior

The cabin of the Ford Explorer was designed to be spacious, quiet, and comfortable - perfect for both running errands and long road trips. Enjoy the leisure and convenience of the 2017 Explorer by taking advantage of infotainment technology like SYNC 3 and available integrated navigation, and if you need more versatility, the seats can be folded down to make room for up to 81.7 cubic feet of cargo.

 

Safety

Features like Traction Control, Advancetrac with Roll Stability Control, a post-crash alert system, and plenty of air bags are standard in order to make the Ford Explorer as safe as possible. If you’re looking for extra peace of mind, there are also available systems like the BLIS Blind Spot Information System and Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist.

 

*All fuel ratings are estimated by the EPA and may or may not match your mileage.