Research New SUV Models 2017 Ford Explorer

17/24  CITY/HWY
EPA- Estimated MPG
6.0  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
7
Seats
81.7  cu ft
Cargo Space

Rough and Tough Meet Sophistication

Whether you need a sizeable family SUV or a fearless adventurer suited for various terrains, the 2017 Ford Explorer in Grapevine can do it all. The Explorer's spacious cabin with seating for seven and a slew of amenities ensures the whole crew is comfortable and entertained on every trip. With engine upgrades, an innovative Intelligent 4WD system and an optional towing package, the Explorer can conquer any challenge on the road ahead. New this year is an exciting new sport accessory package that adds all the features of the higher trim Sport model at an economic price, giving shoppers more of what they want for less.

New Trim and Updated Tech

No matter where it goes, the Explorer always stands out. The new XLT Sport Appearance package adds more premium eye-catching accessories such as blackout treatments for the headlamps and tail lamps, black roof-rack side rails and 20-inch metallic wheels. The XLT package gives the interior a boost with leather-trimmed seats with suede inserts and a leather wrapped steering wheel. The updated SYNC infotainment system comes standard on all models of the Explorer and now features hands-free calling, voice control and app-link. Many 2017 Ford Explorer reviews suggest upgrading to a higher trim package for more luxury features, including ambient lighting, push-to-start, a twin-panel moon roof, heated steering wheel and Nirvana leather seats.

Engine Specs

No matter which engine you choose, you are guaranteed strength and power. An impressive 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine that makes up to 290 horsepower and 255 lb.-ft. of torque is base. For something more eco-friendly and fuel-efficient, 2017 Ford Explorer reviews suggest the optional 2.3L EcoBoost engine. With a comparable horsepower of 280, it also offers more torque at 310 lb.-ft. Standard, lower trim models are FWD, but 4WD is available. Sport and Platinum models, however, come standard with the Intelligent 4WD System with Hill Descent Control and Terrain Management. The Sport and Platinum models also boast the most powerful engine in the lineup, a 3.5L V6 turbo DI that makes 365 horsepower and 350 lb.- ft. of torque. All engine options are paired to a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

Safety in Every Situation

The 2017 Ford Explorer near Dallas offers more standard safety features than most other SUVs in its class. The AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability and Curve Control prevent loss of control in multiple situations, including bad weather, rough terrain and sharp turns. With high visibility and a standard rearview camera, drivers will feel more confident on the road. The Explorer is also designed with Belt-Minder, LATCH, a Safety Canopy System and a SOS Post-Crash Alert System for maximum protection in the event of a collision. Optional on lower trims and standard on higher trims are a suite of driver assistance features including reverse sensors, blind spot alert, front collision warning with autonomous braking, lane departure warning with lane keep assist and adaptive cruise control.

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Why the Ford Explorer Is a Great Pick for Dallas-Area Drivers

If you live in the Dallas area and have been searching for a new car like the 2017 Ford Flex, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander and the GMC Acadia, we advise that you take a quick look at the 2017 Ford Explorer. Thanks to its premium in-car technologies and other attributes, it could end up being a proper match for you. Take advantage of data included in our review to see if 2017 Ford Explorer is a good choice for you; and afterward, take a look at the great short-term lease incentives offered at Grapevine Ford.

Test Drive a 2017 Ford Explorer at Grapevine Ford

Among our massive group of cars, the Ford Explorer is a sought-after option at our Ford dealership. When making your final buying decision, we hope our 2017 Ford Explorer review offers the details you to make an informed purchase. Stop by to be won over by a test drive at Grapevine Ford, where you can see the Ford Explorer for yourself. Hoping to get a glance at its equipment prior to your visit? See the embedded video walk-around.

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