2018 Ford Explorer Sport
After recent update, 2018 Ford Explorer Sport should continue without major changes. This model is one of the most popular versions of this crossover, which uses familiar nameplate. As you may know, this nameplate original appeared in 1991. However, first models were in totally different manner, when it comes to design. Until current generation, which came in 2011, this was a mid-size SUV, with traditional body on frame platform. Nowadays, it is a full-size crossover, which comes with more car-like appearance and plenty of modern features. This particular model comes with several unique characteristics, both when it comes to bodywork and mechanics. As we already mentioned, 2018 Explorer Sport should continue in the same way, without bigger changes.
2018 Ford Explorer Sport redesign and features
As we already mentioned, 2018 Ford Explorer Sport should continue in same way, without bigger changes. Compared to base model, it will feature several unique characteristics. First of all, there are some unique visual details. This model looks more attractive that other versions, thanks to sportier bumpers, rear spoiler, new rims etc. Besides visual details, it also features more equipment. It comes with plenty of comfort and convenience. Some of notable standard features are leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable pedals, dual-zone automatic climate control, 8-inch touchscreen with newest version of Sync 3 interface, nine speaker audio system etc. Besides these advanced technologies inside, 2018 Ford Explorer Sport will also come with several differences in terms of mechanics. There is a special sport-oriented suspension tuning, and powerful V6 EcoBoost engine.
2018 Ford Explorer Sport engine
The 2018 Ford Explorer Sport will feature a powerful and highly-efficient EcoBoost engine. It is a 3.5 liter V6 unit, which is good for about 365 horses and 360 pound-feet of torque. It comes in pair with 6-speed automatic transmission. These amount of power promises excellent performances. According to company’s specs, this crossover needs just a little over six seconds to reach 60 miles per hour, which is excellent result for a crossover of this size. This model also features great off-road characteristics, thanks to the Terrain Management System, letting you toggle between Normal, Mud/Ruts, Sand and Grass/Gravel/Snow.
2018 Ford Explorer Sport release date and price
We expect 2018 Ford Explorer Sport to arrive somewhere late this year, while price should remain the same, around 45.000 dollars.