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2018 Ford Explorer

3.5-liter V6 Engine

2018 Ford Explorer

The 2018 Ford Explorer

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For more than 25 years, the Ford Explorer has remained one of America’s favorite SUVs. You can expect the new model to remain at the top of its class. An abundance of passenger room and smooth driving dynamics make it hard to beat. With the arrival of a 4G Wi-Fi hot spot, the 2018 Explorer has transformed into an even more rewarding family vehicle. You also can’t overlook the new Smart and Safe package, which includes a number of high-tech driving aids.

To bolster the 2018 Explorer’s styling, Ford installed an updated front grille. Meanwhile, quad exhaust tips help give the high-performance Sport model an especially powerful look. You will also love the SUV’s new wheel designs.

2018 Ford Explorer Exterior


Ford will continue to offer the same engine lineup. With a total output of 290 horsepower, the base V-6 engine is a more than worthy choice. Drivers can use the Explorer’s brute power to tow up to 5,000 pounds. You can also opt for a 2.3L EcoBoost engine, which is tuned to deliver the optimum fuel efficiency. Step up to the turbocharged V-6 engine if you crave sports car-like acceleration. It pushes out a staggering 365 horsepower and 360 pound-feet of torque. The high-powered Explorer jets to 60 mph in a blistering 5.9 seconds. A specially tuned suspension puts the Explorer Sport among the best-handling SUVs in its class. In the event that you decide to travel off the beaten path, the Intelligent 4WD system will provide superior traction.


Automotive publications such as Edmunds rave about the Explorer’s high-quality interior. It has the craftsmanship of a high-end European model. While even the base model’s cabin looks impressive, leather upholstery gives the Explorer an even more upscale appearance. As always, the 2018 Ford Explorer promises to keep everyone comfortable. Up to seven people can climb aboard. Heated and ventilated front seats are featured on the higher trim levels.

2018 Ford Explorer Interior


A number of high-tech goodies are available for the new Explorer. Voice activation and a backup camera come standard. Featuring a high-resolution touch screen, Ford’s updated Sync 3 infotainment is bound to be a popular upgrade. The booming Sony sound system will also intrigue a lot of music fans. If you want to keep children satisfied on long road trips, the rear-seat entertainment system may prove to be a must-have feature. Your entire family will love the new 4G Wi-Fi hotspot.


Look forward to the 2018 Ford Explorer earning yet another five-star safety rating. Aside from the SUV’s excellent crash protection, it also offers a new Safe and Smart package. Blind-spot monitoring helps you to identify any vehicles in the next lane. Forward collision warning provides an extra measure of protection. Some of the other advanced driving aids include adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, and rear cross-traffic alert.

The revamped 2018 Ford Explorer is destined to remain a top-selling SUV. While the base model is a true bang for the buck, the electrifying Sport model offers an extra measure of performance. To find out when the 2018 Explorer will be released, contact our Mountain View Ford dealership.

MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at MSRP refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

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