2017 Ford Explorer Redesign, Price

In the ever expanding SUV market, Ford’s luxury Explorer model
has been a resounding success so far. But Ford wants to make it
an even more resounding one by combining luxury elements with
fuel economy and a more affordable pricing. One of the
noticeable luxury elements in the 2017 Explorer will definitely
something that will be available in the XLT sports Appearance
Package, and that is the possibility for the buyers to add a
visual edge to their vehicles. But here is a more detailed
description for you.

2017 Ford Explorer - front

2017 Ford Explorer – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious
Interior Design

Five trim levels will be offered with this model: they are
Base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum. It is expected that the
Ford Explorer 2017 will feature some extensive changes. The
2017 Ford Explorer will have a new grille, front bumper, the
hood will be redesigned, new LED headlights will also be in
installed. There will be a new bumper design it the back too,
as well as LED taillights and modified pillars. Wheels choice
will be 18-inch alloys for the base models and 20-inch aluminum
for the higher trims. More luxury 5-door models, among other
things, will also feature a moonroof, HID headlights, and
rain-sensing windshield wipers.

Interior:

As far as the interior is concerned, the cabin of 2017 Ford
Explorer  will feature a 3-row seating arrangement and
will accommodate 7 passengers. The interior itself will be
further upgraded high-quality materials will be installed, as
well as latest technologies. The standard features included
will be cloth upholstery on seats, 60/40 split folding
second-row seats, 50/50 split folding third-row seats, a 6-way
power driver’s seat, cruise control, a 4.2 –inch display
screen, Bluetooth connectivity. These will also include
auxiliary audio inputs, as well as a CD player and a rearview
camera. The XLT and Limited model will be introduced, that will
among other things include parking sensors, satellite radio,
keyless entry and ignition for the XLT model, and a premium
Sony audio system. An additional package that will include
adaptive cruise control, blind spot and forward collision
warning will also be offered. Top trims will also include,
among other, a rear entertainment system and a dual- panel
sunroof.

2017 Ford Explorer - interior

2017 Ford Explorer – Modification under the Hood

There will be 3 drive-train options for the 2017 Ford Explorer.
All engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission
system. This sends power to the front wheels as standard. There
is an option for an AWD for the lower versions, and AWD is
standard on the Sport and Platinum versions. The base, XLT as
well as the Limited models will feature a 3.5-liter, the V6
unit which is capable of producing 290 hp and 255 pounds per
feet torque. The second engine will be available on the Sport
and Platinum models. The engine will remain a 3.5-liter, V6,
set to produce 365 hp and 350 pounds per feet of torque.
Motorists looking for a more budget version opt for the
2.3-liter, 4-cylinder engine which delivers 270 hp and 300
lb-ft of torque. The engine is optional for the base, XLT and
Limited models. The official EPA ratings are not out but Ford
says that the Explorer will return an estimated 22 mpg on
combined drives. Further info is yet to be released.

2017 Ford Explorer - rear

2017 Ford Explorer – Expected Date of Arrival and Price

The release date of the new 2017 Ford Explorer is at the moment
expected to be in the Autumn of 2016.  The price of the
2017 Ford Explorer is still not exactly certain, but there is
information that will be between $35 000 to $55 000.