If we consider that company did a facelift last year, it is pretty much for sure that 2018 Ford Explorer will come without bigger changes. This model is among the most familiar nameplates from this producer. It remains in production for more than 25 years, and it is a real household name. During all these years, it progressed from a traditional body on frame SUV to a modern three-row crossover, which is still among the most popular models from Ford. A present generation came in 2011, however it got a substantial update for the 2016 year model. Since of that, we believe that current generation will be in production for next couple of years too. We expect 2018 Explorer to get here later in the year.
2018 Ford Explorer Redesign
After current update, 2018 Ford Explorer must continue in the pretty much same method. It will feature all the novelties that came last year. As you most likely know, this crossover got brand-new styling. Front end includes new headlights, front fascia, hood, bumper, all influenced by new F-150. Rear end also features brand-new taillights, bumper and some other parts. Interior likewise included some tweaks. When it concerns equipment, there is a new Platinum trim. So, there are now 5 variants of this crossover– Base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum. Currently base 2018 Ford Explorer will come with things like 18-inch wheels, rearview camera, cruise control, rear climate controls, 4.2-inch display screen, Bluetooth, 6-speaker audio system etc. Higher models add things like larger touchscreen, better engines, larger wheels and much more of hi-tech features.
2018 Ford Explorer Engines
There will be three engines on offer for 2018 Ford Explorer, much like it is case with current model. Base model will feature big and proven 3.5 liter engine with 290 horse power and 255 pound-feet of torque. Optional engine is new 2.3 liter EcoBoost, which features far better efficiency. Besides significantly more power, 280 hp and 310 lb-ft, it also gives better economy. Lastly, there is a 3.5 EcoBoost V6 system, which comes with a turbocharger and offers lots of power and fantastic performances. It has max output of 365 horse power and 360 pound-feet of torque. With this engine, 2018 Ford Explorer will require just 6.3 seconds for a 0-60 sprint.
2018 Ford Explorer Release Date and Price
The 2018 Ford Explorer need to arrive by the end of year. Base model will go around 32.000 dollars. There are many models in this segment, however main competitors will be models like Mazda CX-9, Honda Pilot, GMC Acadia etc.