2016 Ford Explorer

New 2016 Ford Explorer is going to be exciting. Crossover will get many changes, all over the vehicle. There is new exterior design, with new lines and colors, interior is refreshed with a lot of features and special attention was paid to security. Also, changes under the hood will complete overall impression about Explorer as attractive and modern vehicle. This vehicle is one of the legendary SUVs in America, alongside Jeep Cherokee and Chevy Suburban. The name has been building for over the quarter of the century, and it is certain that Explorer has a huge base of fans which can’t wait to see what would 2016 year model bring.

2016 ford explorer front view

2016 Ford Explorer styling

Familiar look of the classic Explorer crossovers will be kept for new model. Even though there are some major changes, you will be able to recognize this SUV with its familiar appearance. However, that doesn’t mean 2016 Ford Explorer won’t get some cosmetic modifications to improve and modernize its look. Overall dimension will be the same. There is still room for up to 7 passengers in three-row seating layout in the cabin. Exterior is refreshed with new squared grille and new lights. We are sure that car will have at least three or four trim levels, as many other Ford’s crossovers. Certainly, Platinum edition will top the class with most of the expensive features offered built into that vehicle.

2016 ford explorer side view

2016 Ford Explorer engine

There will be few engines offered for all buyers planning to shop 2016 Ford Explorer. Current engine is going to be carried over, so 3.5- V6 is base option. Power is set at around 300 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. EcoBoost unit is second powertrain. It is 2.3-l four-cylinder engine with 270 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. We expect the Platinum model of new 2016 Explorer to get special drivetrain. It could be twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6, with highest output numbers from entire segment, 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed auto gearbox is standard for all types of motors and 4-wheel drive is not standard for all trims. Ford offers few drive modes for this off-roader.

2016 ford explorer rear view

2016 Ford Explorer price

It is still unknown when we will see 2016 Ford Explorer. However, price is almost unchanged comparing to current vehicle, starting around $32,000. Platinum model tops the class with performance and equipment, so price over the $50,000 mark is not a surprise.

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