Discover What's New for the Ford Explorer at Bob Poynter Ford

With room for seven passengers and two new trim options, our team is excited about the changes in the new Ford Explorer. It’s been completely redesigned for the new model year with new features like its rear-wheel drive. As such, the Explorer is ready for your next adventure in Seymour, IN.

Explorer Performance Features

Changes like the new rear-wheel-drive add off-roading capabilities and give you 600 pounds in extra towing capacity compared to previous generations. Standard on the Ford xplorer is the 2.3L EcoBoost engine. This turbocharged and Direct Injection engine provides you with 300 horsepower and up to 310 lb.-ft. of torque as you drive the Explorer in Columbus, IN.

If 4WD is more your route, the Explorer’s Intelligent 4WD comes equipped with the Terrain Management System. You can choose from up to seven different drive modes such as sport, towing, eco, and trail through the easy to use dial. For added information, you can choose the available 12.3-inch digital cluster to get performance information on the fly.

The Explorer ST is one of the new trim options in our lineup and is packed with the performance you need. Designed by the Ford Performance team, it’s equipped with a 400 horsepower on the twin-turbocharged 3.0L EcoBoost engine. With 415 lb.-ft. of torque and trailer sway control, you can tow a wide range of options in and around the Scottsburg area.

Technology and Safety

The Ford Explorer is designed to help you stay connected with a wide range of smart features. The Sync 3 works hand in hand with the Amazon Alexa to give you natural voice navigation. You can also get traffic information while you’re on the road and even control your smart-home devices with ease. The Sync 3 has built-in apps like the Waze. in can sync with your smartphone to get crowd-sourced navigation and traffic information on the Explorer’s larger interactive touchscreen. It’s compatible with both Android Auto and iPhone devices. You can even upgrade the Sync 3 to a 10.1-inch portrait screen.

Driver-assist features make up a large portion of the newer technology built into the Ford Explorer. With the Ford Co-Pilot360 system, it comes standard with features such as the rearview camera, Blind Spot Information System, Auto High-Beam Headlamps, and a wide range of other features to keep you safe in North Vernon. The Blind Spot Information System has a Cross-Traffic Alert feature built right into the design. It will detect vehicles coming into your blind spots and alert you. When backing up, the Cross-Traffic Alert will detect when there’s traffic behind you for situations where you’re backing out of a parking spot.

The rearview camera equipped on the Explorer has a built-in washer that keeps the lens clear of snow and dust for a clear view when backing up. When your Explorer detects potential collisions, the Automatic Emergency Braking with Pre-Collision Assist feature will alert you and even activate the brakes as needed. When you start to drift from your lane, the Lane-Keeping System will help by warning you when you move out of the lane. It works by scanning the lines on the road and helps keep you alert.

Ford Explorer Trim Levels

New in the Explorer lineup is the Hybrid and ST. The Explorer Hybrid gives you up to a 500-mile range between trips to the pump while still being able to tow up to 5,000 pounds. The Hybrid is also equipped to handle off-roading as well and has been designed with either a rear-wheel drive or 4WD system. At the other end of the performance spectrum is the Explorer ST. It can go up to 143 mph and comes equipped with the 10-speed automatic transmission to get the most of the 3.0L EcoBoost V6 engine’s performance.

With design options like the tri-diamond perforated leather seats and the carbon-fiber dash and center console give you a luxurious feel to the interior of the Explorer in Edinburgh. Other features like the available Twin-Panel Moonroof gives a great view of the night sky for both the first and second-row passengers.

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