Review 2017 Ford Explorer in Grand Prairie

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

The Popular Explorer is Back

The best-selling Explorer has been one of the most popular SUVs since its inception and this model year is no different. 2017 Ford Explorer reviews call the seven-seater a perfect choice for shoppers who need cargo space and functionality while still valuing performance and style. Bold, adventurous design with three engine options and optional 4WD, the Explorer is up for the daily commute and the off-roading adventure. With up to 81.7 cubic feet of available cargo space and additional towing power, the Explorer may just be the versatile SUV you've been searching for.

Interior Updates

One of the most talked about updates in 2017 Ford Explorer reviews is the new sport appearance package available on the XLT trim. This package adds all the styling features of the top-tier Sport model, like additional two-tone seats with leather trimming and suede inserts. The new Sync 3 infotainment system has also been added to select models, and features Siri integration and voice command.

The three-row SUV shows off noteworthy standard creature comforts starting on the XLT trim. A 10-way power driver's seat, push button start and a leather-wrapped steering wheel are just a few of the design features. For a more luxury feel, higher-tier trims add ambient lighting, heating features, a twin-panel moon roof and leather upholstery.

Available Turbocharged Engines

When you're shopping for a 2017 Ford Explorer near Dallas, you have a trio of powertrain selections available to you. All come paired with a smooth-shifting six-speed automatic with paddle shifters. The standard engine, a 3.5-liter V6 with an output of 290 horsepower and 255 lb.-ft., offers quite a bit of power while optimizing fuel efficiency with variable valve timing. The other two choices are both turbocharged. An in-line 4 that makes 280 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque sits in the middle of the line-up, while the top-tier 3.5-liter V6 generates 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. Intelligent 4WD is standard on the turbo V6, and adds hill descent control and a terrain management system to the SUV.

Featured Safety on the Explorer

Whether you are cruising along Highway 360 or venturing along an off-road trail, the Explorer's AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control keeps the vehicle safe and steady. Other standard equipment on the 2017 Ford Explorer in Grand Prairie includes trailer sway control, curve control, a rearview camera, canopy airbags and a post-crash alert system. More advanced drive assist features like lane departure alert, blind-spot alert and adaptive cruise control are also available.

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If you've been out browsing for new cars near Dallas like the 2017 Ford Flex, Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot and the GMC Acadia, then you should definitely check out the 2017 Ford Explorer. Its in-car technologies and polished design might just seal the deal if you're looking at a series of cars. Take advantage of facts included in our evaluation to see if 2017 Ford Explorer is a good choice for you; and when you've decided, take a look at limited-time dealership incentives offered at Grand Prairie Ford.

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*Get Today's Price is available to all customers and can also be obtained by calling or coming into the dealership today. Purchase prices do not include tax, title, license and $150.00 doc fee. Prices include the listed rebates and incentives. Please verify all information. We are not responsible for typographical, technical, or misprint errors. Inventory is subject to prior sale. Contact us via phone or email for more details. *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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