The 2017 Ford Explorer is an SUV with the power of a truck, and it’s built for 21st century living. Today, the Explorer is more polished than ever before, with exterior accents like a recently redesigned hood, grille, and exhaust tips, while the interior is more comfortable and inviting with Nirvana leather with micro-perforation and quilting in the all-new Platinum version. Ford Canada’s commitment to developing attractive, powerful, comfortable, and fuel-efficient vehicles is evident in the Ford Explorer SUV in Edmonton. And with the versatility of both an SUV and a truck, it certainly makes for a wonderful option for active or travelling families.
Truck-Like Capabilities, Indeed
Every Explorer engine comes with the 6-Speed SelectShift Automatic Transmission and steering-mounted paddle shifters, offering a greater level of control compared to other SUVs. With the available Intelligent AWD, you can decide how power is delivered when driving in crazy Canadian weather conditions. This is the power and efficiency of the capable and versatile 2017 Ford Explorer. For engine choices with the Ford Explorer SUV in Edmonton, you get:
- The all-new 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 at 280 horsepower, 310 lb.-ft. of torque, 12.6L/100 km (FWD city), and 8.5L/100 km (FWD highway)
- 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 at 290 horsepower, 255 lb.-ft. of torque, 13.9L/100 km (FWD city), and 9.6L/100 km (FWD hwy)
- 3.5L EcoBoost V6 at 365 horsepower, 350 lb.-ft. of torque, 14.9L/100 km (4WD city), and 10.7 (4WD hwy)
From City Streets to Lesser Traveled Paths
As you can see, there’s a lot of power potential here. This opens up a ton of possibilities for you that other SUVs just don’t have. For example, this SUV isn’t limited to city streets. The Explorer is called just that for a reason: it can go anywhere and do just about anything. This means it’s the ultimate roadtrip vehicle, able to handle whatever you throw at it. The suspension consists of and isolated subframe with MacPherson struts in front and multi links in the rear, making for a sturdy, safe family vehicle.
Towing and More
Do your kids play a lot of sports? Loading up sports gear is easy on the Explorer, and with 151.5 cu.-ft. of passenger room and 146.6 combined cu.-ft. of cargo room with all the seats folded flat, there certainly is more than enough space for everyone and everything. For boat owners, camper owners or anyone who enjoys a vacation with all the family and gear, the Explorer is up for the task. Take a look at these towing ratings:
|Optional Class III Trailer Tow Package|
|Configuration||Axle Ratio||GCWR||Max Loaded Trailer Weight|
|3.5L TiVCT V6 FWD||3.39||9980||5000|
|3.5L TiVCT V6 4WD||3.65||10160||5000|
|2.3L TiVCT I4 FWD||3.36||6880||2000|
|2.3L TiVCT I4 4WD||3.51||6880||2000|
|3.5L EcoBoost V6 4WD||3.16||10400||5000|
Take a Trip to Team Ford
You bet we’ve got the new Ford Explorer SUV in Edmonton here on our showroom floor, in all the configurations and trims you could hope for. Check out our New Vehicle Inventory for this selection, or feel free to drop in to say hi here at our dealership! We’re sure you’ll have fun test driving the new Explorer–be sure to bring your family for the fun.