The Ford Explorer 2021 is ranked 3rd at the bottom of midsize SUVs with comfortable ride. It is one of the best three-row SUV offering 7 seating spaces. It is available in various trim levels; XLT, Limited, ST, King Ranch and Platinum. Each trim level offers a smooth drive, plenty of cargo space, and huge list of safety technology and intuitive connectivity. The Ford explorer is known to have an interesting towing capacity compare to rival such as the Kia Sorento, it offers a greater stability as well. It is an excellent SUV from the Ford Motor company which has once again put more efforts to improve the segment of the Ford Explorer making it a new perfect SUV in the ford lineup. It is known to be a long lasting car with regular maintenance; hence, an average annual driving of about 11,00miles can keep the Ford Explorer for more than 16 to 17 years. Another amazing fact about the Ford is the high capability of travelling in snowing conditions event in the worst deep conditions, this potential is attributed to its perfect Four-Wheel drive.
Ford Explorer 2021 exterior and intuitive interior
The Ford Explorer 2021 is quite large, displaying attractive exterior with Auto High Beams, Led Taillamps, black Exterior Door handles, and liftgate Applique Chrome. The interior of the Ford Explorer is full of average quality tools. It has enough space, with a cargo space good for comfortable drive, the ford has 18.3cubic feet of space available behind the third row and about 47.9 cubic feet with the third row seats folded, these features seem to be low compare to that of the Chevrolet Traverse another strong competitor of the ford with a max cargo volume of 98.2 cubic feet. But the ford with its interesting interior specs still stand the way. In fact, it has amazing interior tools such as the tri-zone automatic climate control, push-button start and an interesting SYNC 3 infotainment system connected to an 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, satellite radio, and Wi-Fi hot spot.
Ford Explorer 2021 engine specs and safety tools
With its interesting position among powerful three-row SUV, the Ford Explorer 2021 is equipped with a twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve V6 engine, which releases 400 horsepower, and 415 lb-ft of Torque. It has a gas mileage of up to EPA-estimate 21 city/28 highway mpg on gas–powered model, but the hybrid trim model can release EPA-estimated 27city/27 highway MPG. But these features are still low compare to the ford Escape which is a 30-mpg SUV, a fact making it unique model in the ford lineup with such an amazing performance. The Ford Explorer 2021 got a prestigious safety awards in the IIHS testing. It got a score of good, a rating performance which is well deserve when you look at the huge safety tools found in this Crossover vehicle. It has standard tools including the Ford personal Safety System which provides overall level of frontal crash protection to front seat occupants and is designed to help further reduce the risk of airbags related injuries. Other safety features of the Ford safety system include the front safety belt with pretensioners, energy management retractors, driver’s seat position sensor, front crash severity sensors.
Ford Explorer 2021, competitors
The Ford Explorer carries $33,000 as a starting price which is somehow affordable compare to the Chevrolet Traverse which cost approximately $39,100, with an interior rating of probably 8.9 out of 10. But this fact is acceptable if you look at the excellent infotainment system of the Chevrolet and high-tech equipment which not quite the same in the Ford Explorer. The Toyota Highlander on the contrary with its high quality interior material and great performance in term of reliability stands at the perfect position ahead of the Ford, but is not that good in term of seating spaces because of its smaller third row. Another great competitor of the Ford explorer is the Kia Telluride leading in various aspect such as interior space, technology safety tools. We shouldn’t keep aside the Hyundai palisade which is another rival displaying distinctive style, great number of seating spaces, good technology and enjoyable driving hours, while the ford Explorer offers both hybrid models and great performances.
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