The 2018 Ford Explorer needs a powerful engine to match its stature as a SUV. The 3.5L Ti-VCT engine packs a punch with 290 horsepower and 255lb.-ft. of torque and it comes standard with each one. With a fuel economy of 13.9L/100km in the city and 9.8L in the highway, it makes use of the engine’s optimal performance across every range of the power band and matches its driving conditions.
It also features a standard Towing and Trailer Sway Control system which selectively brakes and adjusts the engine’s power to help you control whatever you’re towing behind you. This offers you stability for your large towing loads, up to 5,000 lbs. In addition, the Curve Control in the vehicle helps slow you down up to 16 km/h in almost one second if it senses you’re going too fast on certain roadway curves. It’s one of the many ways the 2018 Ford Explorer balances both power and safety.
Equipped with the Intelligent 4WD and Terrain Management System on select trims, the 2018 Ford Explorer allows you to shift between different settings for you to conquer multiple sets of terrain. It makes driving through mud sand, gravel, grass, or snow as easy as your morning commute.
The expansive and spacious seating inside the 2018 Ford Explorer lets you carry up to seven passengers. The second row has a 60/40 split-fold bench, while the third row has a 50/50 split folding seat. If you need additional cargo space on top of the already available 21 cubic feet (595 liters), you can fold the third row seats down and get 43.8 cubic feet (1,240 liters). Still not enough? You can fold the second row back and get up to 81.7 cubic feet (2,313 litres) of total cargo space inside the 2018 Ford Explorer!
Combined with the latest 3D mapping and GPS technology, the Voice-Activated Touch Screen Navigation System provides voice-guided turn-by-turn directions, along with swipe-gesture capabilities and pinch-and-zoom functionality to help make using it a lot easier. The touchscreen system also supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for you to hook your mobile smartphone up to the 2018 Ford Explorer’s SYNC 3 system. Also, the Audio System by Sony gives you high-quality sound for all your music preferences.
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