Newton Ford Explorer


Featuring modern performance features, adventure-ready interior, advanced infotainment equipment, and adaptive safety systems, the versatility of the Ford Explorer is unmatched. Whether you need more space to stretch out during your daily drive, or you are simply looking for more storage space for your active family, the Explorer has got you covered on all fronts. Although it operates in a very competitive segment, its incredibly plush interior, combined with its Land Rover-like styling steers it clear ahead of the competition. Available in different trim packages and engine selections, the Explorer can meet your monthly budget and suit your active lifestyle.

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Ford Explorer Key Benefits

- Five-star rating
- Comfortable and roomy cabin
- Excellent ride and handling
- An impressive list of advanced electronics and safety features
- Relaxed and comfortable ride

Ford Explorer Interior and Features

The Ford Explorer features an impressive cabin with plenty of high-quality materials. The interior is tightly assembled and well trimmed. The Sync 3 infotainment system is easy to use, with handy knobs and buttons within easy reach. Getting in and out is easy, thanks to the big front and rear doors. Most drivers will obtain a comfortable driving position easily. It also offers a good view of the road ahead. It comes with loads of headroom, a super airy up front and plenty of elbow space.

Seating capacity depends on the configuration. The base model can seat seven people. However, the capacity reduces if you opt for second-row bucket seats. It comes standard with cloth upholstery. Available seating features include power-adjustable front seats, leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, heated and cooled front seats, as well as heated second-row seats. There is no interference from external noise thanks to the well-insulated cabin.

Standard interior features in the Ford Explorer include Bluetooth connectivity, a six-speaker audio system, a USB port, a rearview camera, Sync voice control interface, as well as Ford's MyKey feature. Optional features include dual-zone automatic climate control, a push-button start, multiple Sony audio systems, a twin-panel moonroof, and navigation and satellite radio.The SYNC 3 infotainment system is also available, featuring Siri Eyes Free, smartphone connectivity and a 6.5 or eight-inch touchscreen display. The MyKey feature is a favorite for parents since it allows them to set volume and speed limits their vehicles, meaning you can control your teen's driving habits.

The SYNC 3 infotainment system is more intuitive and responsive. You can swipe and pinch the touchscreen. Furthermore, periodic updates are available as long as the system is running. Technologically-averse drivers will not have any issues using the infotainment system since some functions are operated through physical controls. You will have access a top-rated infotainment system, regardless of the one you choose. One of its most interesting features is the automatic parking capability. Ford has realized that majority of new drivers tend to encounter challenges when parking. However, with this feature, the vehicle handles parking automatically.

Ford Explorer Performance and Handling

The Ford Explorer offers several engine options. There is a base V6 engine known power and performance, a turbocharged four-cylinder engine for fuel efficiency and a twin-turbocharged V6, which compares to most V8s. Its handling is adequate, and ride quality is great, making it a great vehicle for road trips. It delivers excellent pulling and passing power while its heavily weighted steering gives it impressive cornering ability, despite its size.

The base model comes with a 3.5-liter, V6 engine, with an output of 290 hp. This engine is then mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Its power is sufficient for your daily driving needs. If the base engine is not up to your level, then you can swap it for any of the available engines. The turbocharged four-cylinder engine, with an output of 280 hp is not as powerful as the V6 engine. On the other hand, the twin turbocharged V6 engine delivers the best in power and acceleration. When properly outfitted, the Ford Explorer has a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, which means it can handle small trailers with ease.

Ford Explorer Safety and Reliability

The Explorer earns impressive safety and reliability scores. A rearview camera comes standard, together with various driver assistance features. They include front and rear parking sensors, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and blind spot monitoring.

Final Word

The Ford Explorer is one of the best SUVs on the market. Its healthy list of tech features appeals to most drivers. It comes with powerful and capable engines. It is also versatile and roomy and a good value for your money.

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