Review the 2017 Ford Explorer in Las Colinas

17/24  CITY/HWY
EPA- Estimated MPG
6.0  Sec.
0-60 MPH
81.7  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2017 Explorer

The 2017 Ford Explorer near Dallas makes a great first impression with a unique, eye-catching exterior that exudes strength and power. Whether you are cruising down the carpool lane or hauling the pop-up camper to the family campsite, the Explorer will do it all with sophisticated ease.

New this model year is a sporty accessory package that offers users more flair and customization power at a great value. No matter how long the drive, riders will be fully entertained by the infotainment system that features app integration. Continue reading our comprehensive review to learn more about this legendary SUV.

New Accessories and Premium Features

2017 Ford Explorer reviews applaud the updated SYNC infotainment system, which now features tech-savvy features like app-linking, hands-free calling and voice command. The Explorer also gets a new XLT Sport Appearance package, offering shoppers more high-end accessories both inside and out.

On the exterior, 20-inch metallic wheels, black roof-rack side rails and blackout treatments for the headlamps and tail lamps add a sporty flair while a leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather-trimmed seats with suede inserts give the cabin a luxurious boost. Higher trims also offer more luxury features like push-to-start, a twin-panel roof, ambient lightening, a heated steering wheel and Nirvana leather seating.

Variety of Engines

With three great engine options, 2017 Explorer shoppers are sure to find one that best suits their needs. The base engine is a 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 capable of 290 horsepower and 255 lb.-ft. of torque, while a 2.3L Ecoboost engine with 280 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque is optional on lower trim models and standard on the Limited model. Lower trim models also have the option of 4WD.

The Sport and Platinum models boast a powerful 3.5L V6 turbo direct-inject engine that delivers 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. With standard Intelligent 4WD with Hill Descent Control and a 4-mode Terrain management System, 2017 Ford Explorer reviews find these models to be the best for heavy duty use. A 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with wheel-mounted paddle shifters are standard across the lineup.

Lots of Safety Features

The 2017 Ford Explorer near Dallas has a number of great safety features, both standard and optional. All Explorer models are designed with AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability and Curve Control that gives drivers an extra layer of control in hazardous situations. A standard rearview camera gives drivers an extra set of eyes when backing out. Other standard features including the Belt-Minder, a Safety Canopy System, LATCH and a SOS Post-Crash Alert System offer maximum protection of all cabin riders in case of a collision.

Advanced driver assistance technologies such as front collision warning with emergency braking, blind spot alert, lane departure warning with lane keep assist, reverse sensors and smart cruise control come standard on higher trim models.

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When searching for new cars in the Dallas metro area, you may have seen the 2017 Toyota Highlander, GMC Acadia, Ford Flex and the Honda Pilot, but the 2017 Ford Explorer is also a praiseworthy option. You could find that it completely suits the demands of your unique needs, with its first-class features and other favorable qualities. Look over the details from our evaluation to determine if the 2017 Ford Explorer is suited for your driving needs. Also make sure you take a peek at Ford financing offers on our site!

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*MPG Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.

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