2018-2019 Ford Explorer 2011 th year of the sample, though changed externally and internally, but has maintained its principles.
New Generation – it’s the same typical American SUV, which uses the same platform on which built Lincoln MKT and 2018-2019 Ford Flex.
Rama replaced monocoque body, which is, in essence, means that from Explorer SUV turned into a big crossover.
Rejection of the frame structure and the use of aluminum body parts allowed to reduce vehicle weight by 45 kg.
The new 2018-2019 Ford Explorer is available in two trim levels – Limited and XLT.
The first variant is equipped with full power, 20-inch wheels and leather interior.
XLT version – roof rails, xenon headlights and tinted windows.
Updates touched not only the exterior but also the interior decoration. 7-seater salon 2018-2019 Ford Explorer became a cozy and comfortable, thanks to the high quality materials and improved sound insulation.
Ergonomics are also at a high level – regulated pedals and steering column and driver’s seat has 8 settings.
The center console is slightly pushed forward.
Main place here has got 4.2-inch multifunction touch screen.
Depending on the 2018-2019 Ford Explorer may have adaptive cruise control, multifunction steering wheel, CD / MP3-radio 6 or 12 speakers and an USB-input, keyless access to the interior, the Sirius satellite radar, 2-zone climate control and ventilated seat of the first row.
For safety in the 2018-2019 Ford Explorer meet the side and front airbags, sensors, anti-theft system, electronic parking system and tire pressure sensors.
Specifications also have been changed.
New 2018-2019 Ford Explorer got rid of the large volume engines. 4,0- and 4,6-liter power units in the past.
They were replaced by engines smaller volume having the same capacity, but 30% more economical.
Now 2018-2019 Ford Explorer is in, or in-line 4-cylinder engine 2 liters, or with V-shaped 3.5-liter atmospheric “six”.
First – this is the EcoBoost turbocharged, which has a capacity of 237 horsepower, which is 27 more strength than the previous V6 4 liter.
Its consumption per 100 kilometers in the city amounts to 13 liters of fuel, and on the road – 9 liters.
The second engine is a sign on the Flex model, but after the completion of its power increased to 294 horsepower, with torque of 345 Nm.
Both engines come with a 6-step “automatic» SelectShift Automatic.
The AWD system has 4 modes – “dirt”, “snow”, “sand” and “normal.”
In normal mode the front-wheel drive, in the “mud” – four-wheel drive is activated with an appropriate tightening torque and in the “sand” and “snow” – the vehicle is moving at low gear to avoid wheelspin.
In addition, 2018-2019 Ford Explorer pickup truck borrowed from the F-150 systems such as control of lifting and descent on steep sections of Hill Descent Control, assistance with tight corners Curve Control and Dynamic Stability Control.
If we talk about the cost of the new 2018-2019 Ford Explorer, then on the XLT version it starts with 1 800 000 rubles, and the price of the Limited starts at 1.96 million rubles.
* The length of the car – 5006 mm.
* Vehicle height – 1788 mm.
* Width without mirrors – 2004 mm.
* The width of the mirrors – 2291 mm.
* Wheelbase – 2860 mm.
* Ground clearance – 190 mm.
* The volume of the luggage compartment – 595 – 2285 liters.
* Fuel tank capacity – 70.4 liters.