2017 Ford Explorer Tampa FL
2017 Ford Explorer Tampa FL

2017 Ford Explorer Tampa FL

The 2017 Ford Explorer near Tampa FL is ready to prove the full-size SUV is still going strong. These vehicles appeal to owners looking to get ample cargo and people hauling capabilities all in a comfortable package. The new Explorer offers a variety of excellent comfort and technology features spread out over the SUV’s five trim levels.

Very few SUVs can match the capabilities of the Ford Explorer. With multiple engine options that deliver and ample blend of power and fuel economy, the 2017 Explorer maintains the vehicle’s position at the top of the SUV class. This comfortable and capable vehicle is ready to handle all of your driving, hauling and cargo needs. Take a 2017 Ford Explorer for a test drive today!

2017 Ford Explorer engine options

Engine Options

Three total engines are available on the 2017 Explorer. Standard equipment includes a 3.5-liter V-6 that produces 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. The first available engine is an EcoBoost 2.3-liter four-cylinder that delivers 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Rounding out the engine lineup is a turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 that maxes out the SUV’s performance at 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.

 

2017 Ford Explorer fuel economy

Fuel Economy

When equipped with the base engine, the Explorer earns an estimated 17 miles per gallon in the cities and 24 miles per gallon on the highways. The best fuel economy numbers come with the available 2.3-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost, which checks in at 19 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway. The final 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6 offers 18 miles per gallon in the cities and 25 miles per gallon on the highways.

 

2017 Ford Explorer safety features

Safety Features

The Explorer can be equipped with a variety of safety systems. Standard and available safety equipment includes, traction and stability control, trailer sway control, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, a front-passenger knee airbag, a rearview camera, forward collision warnings with brake priming, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warnings with lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring with rear-cross traffic alerts and inflatable seat belts.

2017 Ford Explorer interior
2017 Ford Explorer front
2017 Ford Explorer side
2017 Ford Explorer dash and display

2017 Ford Explorer Models and Features

Ford has spread out the standard and available features offered on the 2017 Explorer over five trim levels: Base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum. Each model includes a different collection of equipment. Some highlights include:

  • Dual-panel moonroof

  • Hands-free liftgate

  • Second and third row privacy glass

  • LED taillights

  • Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity

  • Satellite radio

  • 12-speaker Sony sound system

  • Keyless ignition and entry

  • Sync 3 infotainment system

  • Real wood interior accents

  • Leather heated seats

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

Interested in a 2017 Ford Explorer?

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