2016 Ford Explorer Full-Size SUV Pricing & Features

Since its inception, the Ford Explorer has proved to be a great success for the American automaker. It is one of the most popular 3 row SUVs in the US. As for the 2016 Explorer, it went on sale in June 2015 with most “significant update”.

2016 Ford Explorer

The 2016 Ford Explorer is available in 4 variants; Base, XLT, Limited, and Sport and an all-new Platinum version. Powertrain options include a new 2.3L EcoBoost engine for the Base, XLT, and Limited models, which is a replacement of the previous 2.0L engine in the outgoing model. It produces 280 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque.


In addition, the standard 3.5L V6 engine paired with six speed select shift automatic transmission delivers 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque, while the 3.5L twin-turbo charged EcoBoost V6 engine also mated with the same gearbox generates 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.


The exterior updates include more vibrant LED headlamps combined with a bold looking new front grille, aggressive fog lamps and a new pair of exhaust tips at the back. The new technological features comprise of a front and rear wide angle lens camera, smart charging USB ports, parking assist, hands-free lift gate, a new Sony audio system and more.


The 2016 Ford Explorer is available at Ford dealerships now carrying a price tag of $31,050.

Martin Coffey has worked in the auto industry for a number of years in different roles and has loved cars since childhood.