The 2016 Ford Explorer SUV features bucket front seats, rear ventilation ducts with fan control, interior air filtration, a rear-view camera and remote key-less power door locks. The 2016 Ford Explorer has four doors, seats seven people, has a six-speed shiftable automatic and has a V-6 engine that generates 290 horsepower. The Sport and Platinum models have the same 3.5-liter engine but with twin turbochargers that boost the output to 365 horsepower.
The base model gets an estimated 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 on the highway. The turbocharged models get 16 and 22.
Instrumentation includes a compass, tachometer, clock, trip computer and external temperature display. The transmission, cruise and audio controls are on the steering wheel, which tilts and telescopes. The sound system has six speakers, an AM/FM radio, a USB connection and external audio control. A hands-free Bluetooth wireless connection is optional.
The sport utility vehicle features variable intermittent windshield wipers, a roof rack, a rear defogger, a rear window wiper and privacy glass. The wheels are 18 inches, and the vehicle comes with a temporary spare tire mounted under the body. Safety features include anti-lock brakes, daytime running lights, stability control and traction control. The SUV has dusk-sensing headlights, an engine immobilizer and tire pressure monitoring.