The new 2016 Ford Explorer SUV is the latest addition to the crossover SUV segment. Ford Company has made lots of new implementations and comes up with the impressive front end and refined interior maintaining the tough bold look. It is the first affordable smaller compact truck that still rode like a car and let you pack all the stuff back in the car.
Exterior / Interior Changes
The new Ford Explorer SUV grill is three rowed and looks like the Land Rover and not many changes in the rear, the tail lights are lifted a little from the bodywork and alloys wheels are of 18 inch. Interior includes Nirvana leather wrapping, wood trimmed and stitching matching throughout the interior giving the rich feel. This is the best interior that the Ford has offered in a while.
500 watt Sony audio system is newly introduced with this vehicle making the audio crystal clear with theatrical effect. Front and Rear camera washers with wide angle lenses will be helpful in the winter and washer prevents from any dust or snow. The headlamps made with LED are brighter and classy giving a continuous glow.
The 2016 Ford Explorer has three rows seats making it a 7 seater ,in which the second row seat has to be folded to enter to the third row make it uncomfortable and the third row is not spacious. Fog lamps, cross traffic alert, collision warning, blind spot information and LED accent lighting are the features of this car. It also gets smart USB which charges quicker than before.
Engine Specifications and Mileage Specs
The new Ford Explorer SUV 2016 has 2.3 liters four cylinder Eco boost engine with 270 horsepower and 300 pound feet of torque can be paired with intelligent four wheel drive. Mileage of the car is maintained at 28 mpg. It is going to be introduced with Base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum levels. The first three levels comes with 290 horsepower, 3.5 liter and six speed intelligent drive, while latter includes 3.5 liter twin turbo v6 and 365 horsepower and 350 pound feet of torque. The Sport SUV model is impressive with unique steering gear and special suspension hardware.
- year: 2016
- make: Ford
- Model: Explorer
- price: $ 30700 (Est.)
- Engine: V6
- Horsepower @ RPM: 290
- Torque @ RPM: 255
- Displacement: 3.5 L
- 0-60 time: 8 sec. (Est.)
- Top Speed: 125 mph (Est.)
2016 Ford Explorer SUV: Price and Release Date
It will available in the summer with a price tag ranging from $30,000 to $53,000 depending on the version.
2016 Ford Explorer is the America’s best selling SUV for 25 years and it is the safest car to buy.