Ford

Explorer

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Base MSRP

$31,660

Estimated Lease

$402/mo

Estimated Lease Payment

This estimated monthly lease payment is an estimate based on a 36-month term, a vehicle sale price for the selected trim including an estimated amount of typical options (excluding Acura and Honda vehicles), an estimated drive-off (“due at signing”) payment, current finance rates, regional sales tax and estimated dealer document fees.

This lease calculation assumes the following: a money factor of .00125, a residual value of 57% of the selected trim's MSRP, and an average credit score qualifying for the current finance rates.

The option and amount to purchase the vehicle at lease end, mileage allotment per year, excess mileage charges, and any included maintenance may be determined at lease signing. Any excess wear charges are to be determined at lease end

This estimated lease payment is not a guaranteed monthly price or offer, it is only an estimate based on the above factors.

Estimated Finance

$598

Estimated Finance Payment

This estimated monthly finance payment is an estimate based on a 60-month term, a vehicle sale price for the selected trim including an estimated amount of typical options (excluding Acura and Honda vehicles), an estimated down payment of 10% of the selected trim’s estimated total purchase cost, current finance rates, regional sales tax, registration fees and estimated dealer document fees.

This finance calculation assumes the following: an average credit score qualifying for the current finance rates. Any included maintenance varies per Manufacturer and may be negotiated with and/or purchased from the selling Dealer. This estimated finance payment is not a guaranteed monthly price or offer, it is only an estimate based on the above factors.

 

Overview: It's quite possible that the Ford created the Sport Utility Vehicle when they unveiled the basic two-box Explorer SUV. Over 25 years later the Ford Explorer is better than ever, and continues to redefine the segment.

The Explorer SUV starts at $31,660 and tops out at $53,235 before adding any options. All-wheel drive (AWD) and front-wheel drive (FWD) models are available.

The standard warranty offered by Ford is for 3 Years or 36,000 Miles. Roadside assistance is also offered for the first 5 Years or 60,000 Miles. Free maintenance, however, is not offered.

There are 5 powertrain configurations available across the model lineup, consisting of 4 engines and 2 transmissions. The 2.3L Inline4, Turbocharged Gasoline engine that is offered with a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic transmission produces a maximum of 280 brake horsepower.
The 3.5L V6 Flex Fuel engine that is offered with a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic transmission producing a maximum of 290 brake horsepower.
The 3.7L V6 Flex Fuel engine that is offered with a 6-Speed Automatic transmission producing a maximum of 304 brake horsepower.
And finally a 3.5L V6, Twin Turbocharged Gasoline engine that is available with either a 6-Speed Automatic or a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic transmission producing a maximum of 365 brake horsepower.

The AutoWeb calculated overall safety rating is a maximum 5 out of a possible 5 stars. This score is achieved by aggregating available industry crash test data from NHTSA and IIHS. Available safety features include a blind-spot safety sensor with alert, rear cross-traffic alert, front and rear parking sensors, audible and visual pre-collision warning system as well as in-dash rearview monitor.

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Available Trims

(5 trims available)
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Explorer SUV Base

Starting MSRP $31,660
MPG up to 17 city 24 hwy
3.5L V6 290 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 7 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 21 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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Explorer SUV XLT

Starting MSRP $33,775
MPG up to 17 city 24 hwy
3.5L V6 290 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 7 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 21 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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Explorer SUV Limited

Starting MSRP $41,675
MPG up to 19 city 28 hwy
2.3L Inline4, Turbocharged 280 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission Front-Wheel Drive Drive 7 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 21 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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Explorer SUV Sport

Starting MSRP $45,355
MPG up to 16 city 22 hwy
3.5L V6, Twin Turbocharged 365 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission All-Wheel Drive Drive 7 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 21 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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Explorer SUV Platinum

Starting MSRP $53,235
MPG up to 16 city 22 hwy
3.5L V6, Twin Turbocharged 365 hp 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission All-Wheel Drive Drive 7 Occupants Seatings Max Cargo Volume 21 cu. ft. Basic Warranty 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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