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!
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.
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.
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 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:
Second and third row privacy glass
Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity
12-speaker Sony sound system
Keyless ignition and entry
Sync 3 infotainment system
Real wood interior accents
Leather heated seats
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel