Ford Company is once again bringing one of its popular SUVs. It is a 2016 Ford Explorer which will appear with unique design and great performance.
Redesign of exterior and changes
2016 Ford Explorer will represent a new generation of one of the best-selling models. With improvement in many segments, it will be in the top of its class. It will compete with Chevrolet Traverse, Honda Pilot and Dodge Durango. It will be available in following trims: base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum. Speaking of the exterior, it will look more sophisticated and smother. The body will be perfectly proportioned and finely detailed. Both, front and rear end will be restyled. The mesh grille will be redesigned. It will be slimmer and placed a bit higher than before. The headlamps will be refreshed and will use LED technology. On the back, we will notice new spoiler and two exhaust pipes. The taillight will be C-shaped. It will have 18-inch alloy wheels.
Interior design and technology
The interior of 2016 Ford Explorer will be redesigned and improved as well. The cabin is quite spacious and comfortable. The seats, which will be covered with leather, are placed in three rows. It can welcome seven passengers without any discomfort. The cabin is even quieter than before and will provide comfortable ride for all the occupants. It will be provided with many safety features. Those are adaptive cruise control, rearview camera, Blind Spot system, collision warning etc. It will be equipped with many infotainment features such as Sony audio system with 12 speakers, USB etc.
Types of engine and transmission
2016 Ford Explorer will be powered with several engines. The one is a 3.5-liter V6 engine. It can produce 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. The other is a 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 engine with the output of 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. New Explorer could also have under its hood a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine. It can make around 280 horsepower. Engine will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. It will appear as front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive will be optional.
Release date and price of 2016 Ford Explorer
2016 Ford Explorer should appear on the market in the middle of 2015. Expected price for the base model should be around $31,000. However, depending on a trim, it will go up to $50,000.
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