Westway Ford Previews the New Explorer
If you've been considering the Ford Explorer as your next family SUV, you'll be happy to hear that the popular hauler has been fully updated for the 2016 model year. Ford has completely refreshed the SUV's exterior styling, as well as added new safety features, new engine options and even more luxury amenities. For all the details on this latest incarnation of the Explorer, keep reading our 2016 Ford Explorer review below.
The 2016 Ford Explorer in Las Colinas comes in five trim levels: base, XLT, Limited, Sport and the newly-introduced Platinum. The Explorer base model starts things off with automatic LED headlights, a rearview camera, a 4.2-inch display screen, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a six-speaker sound system and Ford's SYNC 3 infotainment system. The SUV's XLT trim adds foglights, heated exterior mirrors, upgraded brakes, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and push-button start.
Looking at the Explorer Limited trim, this model comes with 20-inch alloy wheels, an 8-inch touchscreen, a front-view camera, ventilated front seats, a power liftgate, a navigation system and a 12-speaker Sony sound system. Drivers can add the 301A package to the Limited trim that includes automatic wipers, more safety features, automatic high beams and an auto-diming driver-side mirror.
Several 2016 Ford Explorer review highly recommends either the Sport or Platinum trims, thanks to the increased sport and luxury features they offer, as well as the many excellent safety systems that come standard. The Explorer Sport adds a sport-tuned suspension, 20-inch wheels, and unique interior and exterior details to the SUV. The Platinum trim rounds things out with upgraded leather upholstery, an aluminum and wood interior trim, a dual-panel sunroof and a premium Sony sound system.
The 2016 Explorer comes with several engine options, depending on the trim you choose. The first three trims come with a 3.5-liter V6 engine, while the Sport and Platinum trims come with a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6. All models of the SUV can be had with a fuel-sipping turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder that offers increased fuel economy.
Stop by Westway Ford today to take the 2016 Ford Explorer near Dallas for a test drive!