2020 Ford Explorer Model Review

365  Horsepower
With EcoBoost V6
6.0  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
7
Seats
18.2-87.8  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2020 Ford Explorer?

Inside and out, the 2020 Ford Explorer gets a full, fresh new look for the latest model year. The latest Explorer debuts with a bold exterior design complete with swooping curves, defined angles, and a simultaneously muscular and sophisticated appearance. The 2020 Explorer dazzles with chrome accents, impressive towing capability, and all the technology and creature comforts passengers could need.

There are also two new trim levels in the Explorer lineup this year, which are a hybrid and the ST. With a number of color choices and add-on amenities, there are plenty of options for customizing the Explorer.

2020 Ford Explorer Interior

2020 Explorer Trim Options & Innovative Tech

This year, there are four trim levels of the 2020 Ford Explorer. The base trim is called the XLT. Starting from the outside, it has a number of key features and amenities. In the front, automatic high beams with automatic LED lamps make the Explorer more visible and safe. Body-colored door handles, chrome bars, and a lift gate spoiler add intriguing design elements to the base trim. The back end is also accentuated with LED tail lights. Fog lamps are optional for better visibility in low light. The mirrors are power-operated and heated.

A three-zone climate control with an air filter keep the cabin comfortable for everyone. The base trim has comfortable cloth seats. Moving up to the Limited, you'll also get a heated steering wheel and ambient lighting. A heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel is also standard. The ST, which is a new trim this year, gets a heated steering wheel that is accented with a special ST logo. Paddle shifters let you change the gears manually with the standard automatic transmission.

Leather seats are standard on the ST, while a dual-pane moonroof is optional. Carpeted floor mats and a premium B&O sound system are standard on the Platinum, which is the highest trim level. All trim levels get a dual USB charging port. You'll get either a six-seat or seven-seat configuration depending on trim.

What Engine is on the 2020 Ford Explorer?

2020 Ford ExplorerThere are three engines available with the 2020 Ford Explorer, including a new hybrid engine. The base engine is a 2.3L engine with four cylinders. The second is a 3.0L engine with six cylinders. It features an EcoBoost mode as well to maximize fuel economy. This engine, standard on the Platinum and the ST, produces up to 400 HP and 415 LB-FT of torque. A third engine, available on the hybrid, is a 3.3L with six cylinders. All three engines are paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

Ford Explorer Safety Improvements

2020 Ford ExplorerAlong with all of its other impressive features, the 2020 Ford Explorer is also a safe car. You'll find a variety of standard and available safety amenities in the Explorer designed to protect you in case of an accident and even prevent crashes in the first place. Tire pressure monitoring, trailer sway control, and roll stability control are some of the Explorer's safety amenities. Its driver-assist package includes blind-spot monitoring, lane-keep assist, and automatic emergency braking. A backup camera and automatic high beams are other safety features. These amenities are standard or available based on the trim.

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