As a midsize SUV, Ford Explorer is very impressive. However, the manufacturer is still working to upgrade it so that the buyers will be more satisfied. That is why the manufacturer is going to launch 2018 Ford Explorer. This is purposed for 2018 car market. However, it is a good idea to know the specs and review in detail from now. You can pay attention to the following discussion below.
2018 Ford Explorer Redesigns
For the exterior, we cannot say farther because it is still unpredictable. It may be that there will be some changes on headlamps, taillights, grille and bumpers. In relation to Ford Explorer interior, it will be comfortable with cloth upholstery. With 3 rows of seating, it can accommodate up to 7 people. There will also be many interesting features offered such as iHeartRadio, Pandora, navigation system, 8 inch screen, SYNC 3 system, voice activated commands, Bluetooth, and 4.2 inch touchscreen.
Still related to the interior, many safety features will also be added such as 2nd row outboard position, inflatable safety belts, rain sensing windshield wipers, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot monitoring, active park assist, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, parking camera, and parking sensors. Then, the materials will also have higher quality for better comfort and look.
2018 Ford Explorer Engine
For the engine, 2018 Ford Explorer will be powered by 3.5 Liter V6 engine. According to the rumors, this engine will be mated to 10 speed auto transmission. This midsize SUV will also come in some options of engine but we still cannot say more because it is still difficult to predict. For the drivetrain, it can be both 2 Wheel Drive and 4 Wheel Drive.
2018 Ford Explorer Specs
With the engine above, its gas mileage will be very impressive. If you use it in the city it can cover up to 20 mpg. On highway, this new midsize SUV will be able to cover up to 28 mpg. For the powertrain, this new Ford Explorer will offer from 280 horsepower up to 365 horsepower. The torque may also be increased. However, it is still unknown yet. For the more detailed specs, it will be better to wait for the official confirmation from the manufacturer.
2018 Ford Explorer Price
There will be some trims available. So, 2018 Ford Explorer price will depend on the trim. The base model will cost from 31,990 dollars. For XLT trim, the price will start from 34,020 dollars. Then, there is Limited trim that will be priced from 42,090 dollars. Sport trim will also be available at about 45,950 dollars. The top trim is Platinum. You can buy it at 53,940 dollars.
2018 Ford Explorer Release Date
Lastly, we will talk about the release date. Until now, the manufacturer is still silent about its release date. However, many experts believe that the new midsize SUV will come out in the early of 2018. It is also probable to see 2018 Ford Explorer in the late of 2017.
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