New liftgate, new taillights, new fascia and new exhaust tips
Redesigned hood, headlamps, grille, fender and fog lamps
Five all new wheel designs and five new colours
Unique interior and exterior and premium appointments on the new Platinum series
Nirvana Leather with micro-perforation and quilting on Platinum model
Available 2.3L EcoBoost® Engine
280 horsepower delivers 310 ft.-lbs. of torque
Twin-scroll low-inertia turbocharger enhances acceleration, responsiveness and efficiency
Available with Class II trailer tow and Intelligent 4-wheel drive with Terrain Management System™
Delivers a substantial increase in horsepower and torque over previous 2.0L EcoBoost® engine
All-New Platinum Model
Distinctive grille with satin chrome finish
20″ bright machined-face wheels with tarnished dark painted pockets
Leather-wrapped instrument panel with contrast stitching
Nirvana leather-trimmed Medium Soft Ceramic seats with quilted bolsters and 1st-row “PLATINUM” embroidery
Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel with contrast stitching and wood inserts
Two-piece appliques featuring real aluminum and brown ash swirl wood
Premium sterling-silver painted front and rear skid-plate elements
Available Enhanced Active Park Assist
Explorer uses its available system of ultrasonic sensors to help you in nearly all parking situations.
Available Enhanced Active Park Assist adds the ability for Explorer to help you with parallel and perpendicular parking. Utilizing the vehicle’s twelve ultrasonic sensors, Explorer will scan for suitable parking spaces, and will assist in backing the vehicle into the spot.* All you have to do is shift, accelerate and brake, and Park Assist will take care of the steering. In addition, it also offers side park sensors and Park Out Assist feature to help steer you out of a tight parallel parking spot.
*Non-angled spots only.
Available SYNC® or SYNC with MyFord Touch®
Voice-activated SYNC® with MyFord® helps keep your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel. A 4.2-inch information cluster screen is also there to assist you.
With hands-free calling, you’ll never miss a phone call when you’re behind the wheel
Simply say what or who you want to hear and get it with voice-activated music search
Bluetooth® audio lets you wirelessly control your entertainment with voice commands
Information screens display the information you want in the cluster panel and centre stack
Have incoming text messages read aloud to you
Voice-activated 911 Assist® connects you to a 911 operator through your paired mobile phone after an accident in which an airbag deploys