New Ford Explorer Model Review

 

Be bold, take command of the powerful and spacious new 2021 Ford Explorer. No matter the season or terrain the new Ford Explorer is ready to exceed all your expectations, offering a standard potent power and a slew of available next-level performance features to take things up a notch. Inside, the new Ford Explorer offers more space than ever with seating for up to seven and an available Cargo Management System. Browse all the premium power, impressive amenities, and advanced technology the new 2021 Ford Explorer has to offer, then stop by Evansville Ford for a test drive and to find a great deal on a new or used Ford. 

Performance and Capability

Choose the performance that best fits your lifestyle needs, whether you're looking for an efficient daily commuter, an off-road companion, or something in-between. Drive without limits, enjoy fantastic options including the available 4WD system, a Terrain Management System™, and seven selectable drive modes to fully customize your drive. Additional Ford Explorer performance highlights include:

  • 21 city and 28 highway mpg
  • Hill Descent Control™, Terrain Management System™, and Trailer Sway Control
  • Available Unique Sport-tuned Independent Front and Rear Suspension
  • 2.3L EcoBoost Engine, available 3.3L Hybrid Engine, or available 3.0L EcoBoost® Engine

Premium Comforts

Take advantage of all the premium space and amenities the new Explorer has to offer. Unpack a slew of impressive standard and available features that optimize you and all your passenger's driving experience. With more space and premium entertainment technology, the all-new 2021 Ford Explorer is equipped to handle whatever life throws your way. Ford Explorer's interior highlights include:

  • Seating for up to seven
  • Available Tri-zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control
  • Available Twin-panel Moonroof
  • Available B&O Sound system by Bang & Olufsen 12 speakers
  • Available Second Row Captain's Chairs with Power-Assist Fold and E-Z Entry

Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology

Don't leave anything to chance, enjoy next-level driving confidence thanks to the new 2021 Ford Explorer's Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology. Featuring advanced safety features that don't just look out for you and your passengers but also other drivers and pedestrians.  Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology advanced safety features includes:

  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Rear View Camera with Dynamic Hitch Assist
  • Available Lane-Keeping System and Pro Trailer Backup Assist™
  • Available Ford Co-Pilot360™ 2.0
  • Available BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert and BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Tow Coverage

2020 vs 2021 Ford Explorer

The 2021 Ford Explorer offers an all-new available XLT Sport Appearance Package that features unique Carbonized Gray-painted 20-inch wheels with matching grille, rugged skid plates, hood lettering, and a bold new dual chrome exhaust tips

2021 Ford Explorer Competitive Comparisons

2021 Ford Explorer vs the Chevy Traverse

2021 Ford Explorer
Fuel Economy: 21 city / 28 highway mpg
Torque: 310 lb-ft
Transmission: 10-speed automatic w/OD
Power Outlets: 5 12-Volt
Rear Legroom: 39.0"
2021 Chevy Traverse
Fuel Economy: 18 city / 27 highway mpg
Torque: 266 lb-ft
Transmission: 9-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Power Outlets: 2 12-Volt
Rear Legroom: 38.4"

Unpack all the new 2021 Ford Explorer superior performance and amenity offers. From the 2021 Ford Explorer’s more impressive fuel economy and torque to the new Explorer’s multitude of 12-Volt power outlets and available B&O Sound system by Bang & Olufsen 12 speaker. Why settle for less, enjoy all the next-level standard space, power, and amenities the new 2021 Ford Explorer has to offer over the 2021 Chevy Traverse.

2021 Ford Explorer vs the Toyota Highlander

2021 Ford Explorer
Starting Price: $32,225
Horsepower: 300
Torque: 310 lb-ft
Transmission: 10-speed automatic w/OD
Power Outlets: 5 12-Volt
2021 Toyota Highlander
Starting Price: $34,910
Horsepower: 295
Torque: 263 lb-ft
Transmission: 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Power Outlets: 2 12-Volt

Don’t pay more for less, enjoy superior technology, power, and amenities in the new 2021 Ford Explorer. The new Toyota Highlander is unable to compete with the Ford Explorer in standard performance let alone Explorer’s impressive Hill Descent Control™, Terrain Management System™, or Trailer Sway Control. The new Explorer also offers an available Unique Sport-tuned Independent Front and Rear Suspension and a slew of superior engine options.

Explorer

Starting at $32,225
  • 2.3L EcoBoost Engine
  • Second-row 35/30/35 split-fold-flat Bench Seat
  • Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology
  • Power Liftgate

Explorer XLT

Starting at $34,000
  • 2.3L EcoBoost Engine
  • Second-row Console
  • First-Row Heated Seats
  • Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology

Explorer Limited

Starting at $45,705
  • Available 3.3L Hybrid Engine
  • B&O Sound system by Bang & Olufsen 12 speakers
  • Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology
  • Wireless Charging Pad

Explorer ST

Starting at $52,605
  • 3.0L EcoBoost® Engine and Intelligent 4WD
  • EXPLORER badge on hood
  • B&O Sound system by Bang & Olufsen 12 speakers
  • Leather Seating Surfaces

Explorer Platinum

Starting at $54,480
  • 3.0L EcoBoost® Engine and Intelligent 4WD
  • Unique with Satin Aluminum Finish Grille
  • B&O Sound system by Bang & Olufsen 12 speakers
  • Tri-Diamond Perforated Leather Seating Surfaces with Accent Stitching

Ford Explorer FAQs


The base Explorer model starts at $32,225.

The new Ford Explore’s dimensions are 198.8” L x 89.3” W x 69.9” H.

The new Explorer offers a 2.3L EcoBoost Engine, an available 3.3L Hybrid Engine, or an available 3.0L EcoBoost® Engine.

Yes, the new 2021 Ford offers Intelligent 4WD for premium traction and confidence in any terrain.

The new 2021 Ford Explorer comes equipped with Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology:

  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Rear View Camera with Dynamic Hitch Assist
  • Available Lane-Keeping System and Pro Trailer Backup Assist™
  • Available Ford Co-Pilot360™ 2.0
  • Available BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert and BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Tow Coverage

The new Explorer offers an available Tri-zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control, an available Twin-panel Moonroof, and even an available B&O Sound system by Bang & Olufsen 12 speakers.

The 2021 Ford Explorer boasts an impressive 21 city and 28 highway mpg fuel economy.

The 2021 Ford Explorer offers premium seating for up to seven passengers.

The 2021 Ford Explorer offers a spacious 152.7 cu-ft of passenger volume.


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