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2018 Ford Explorer
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MSRP: $32,140 - $53,940
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PricesMSRPInvoice
Ford Explorer$32,140 $31,015
Ford Explorer 4WD$34,290 $33,090
Ford Explorer XLT$34,175 $32,637
Ford Explorer XLT 4WD$36,325 $34,690
Ford Explorer Limited$42,090 $40,196
Ford Explorer Limited 4WD$44,240 $42,249
Ford Explorer Sport 4WD$45,950 $43,883
Ford Explorer Platinum 4WD$53,940 $51,512
Destination Charge: $995Get your price
2018 Ford Explorer - Specifications & Features
Base - XLT 4WD OTHER TRIMS
Standard Standard Optional Optional
EnginesBaseBase 4WDXLTXLT 4WD
3.5-liter V6StandardStandardStandardStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]17 / 2416 / 2217 / 2416 / 22
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT)Displacement [cc]3,497
Power [hp @ rpm]290 @ 6,500 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]92.5 x 86.7
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]255 @ 4,000 rpmCompression10.8:1
 
2.3-liter Inline-4 turbochargedOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]19 / 2718 / 2519 / 2718 / 25
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT)Displacement [cc]2,261
Power [hp @ rpm]280 @ 5,600 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]87.5 x 94.0
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]310 @ 3,000 rpmCompression10.0:1
 
3.5-liter V6 twin-turbocharged
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]------------
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT)Displacement [cc]3,496
Power [hp @ rpm]365 @ 5,500 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]92.5 x 86.7
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]350 @ 3,500 rpmCompression10.0:1
 
TransmissionsBaseBase 4WDXLTXLT 4WD
6-speed automatic (V6)StandardStandardStandardStandard
Ratios: 4.48, 2.87, 1.84, 1.41, 1.00, 0.74
Final Drive: 3.39 (FWD); 3.65 (4WD); 3.16 (Sport)
6-speed automatic (4-cyl.)OptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
Ratios: 4.58, 2.96, 1.91, 1.45, 1.00, 0.75
Final Drive: 3.36 (FWD); 3.51 (4WD)
Base - XLT 4WD OTHER TRIMS
Exterior DimensionsBaseBase 4WDXLTXLT 4WD
Length [in.]198.3198.3198.3198.3
Width [in.]78.978.978.978.9
Height [in.]70.070.070.070.0
Wheelbase [in.]112.8112.8112.8112.8
Front Track [in.]67.067.067.067.0
Rear Track [in.]67.067.067.067.0
Exterior Features
4 doorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Fog Lights
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Heated Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Auto-dimming Door Mirrors
Power Sunroof
Rear LiftgateStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandardStandardStandard
Trailering Hitch
Base - XLT 4WD OTHER TRIMS
Interior DimensionsBaseBase 4WDXLTXLT 4WD
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]151.5151.5151.5151.5
Seating Cap.7766
Headroom Front [in.]41.441.441.441.4
Headroom Rear [in.]40.640.640.640.6
Headroom Third [in.]37.837.837.837.8
Legroom Front [in.]42.942.942.942.9
Legroom Rear [in.]39.539.539.539.5
Legroom Third [in.]33.333.333.333.3
Shoulderroom Front [in.]61.561.561.561.5
Shoulderroom Rear [in.]61.061.061.061.0
Shoulderroom Third [in.]50.850.850.850.8
Hiproom Front [in.]57.357.357.357.3
Hiproom Rear [in.]56.856.856.856.8
Hiproom Third [in.]40.740.740.740.7
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]21.021.021.021.0
Interior Features
Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Dual-Zone Air Conditioning
Automatic Air Conditioning
Rear Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Cruise ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandardStandardStandard
Navigation System
Power Sunroof
Power WindowsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandardStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandardStandardStandard
Garage-door Transmitter
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandardStandardStandard
Leather Seat-Upholstery
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Driver Seat AdjustmentsStandardStandard
Heated Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Memory Driver Seat
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Manual Passenger AdjustmentsStandardStandard
Power Passenger Seat Adjustments
Heated Passenger Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8-way Front SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
4-way Passenger SeatStandardStandard
8-way Passenger SeatStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Heated Rear Seat
Third Row Bench SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Third Row SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
RadioStandardStandardStandardStandard
CD-Player
HD Radio
Satellite-radioStandardStandard
Satellite-radio capabilityStandardStandard
Internet Access
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandardStandardStandard
6 SpeakersStandardStandardStandardStandard
12 Speakers
Base - XLT 4WD OTHER TRIMS
Safety FeaturesBaseBase 4WDXLTXLT 4WD
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandardStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandardStandardStandard
Lane Departure Warning
Front AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardStandardStandardStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardStandardStandardStandard
Technical Features
DrivelineFWD4WDFWD4WD
LED HeadlightsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Lane Departure Warning
Parking AssistStandardStandardStandardStandard
Security SystemStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.]4,385 - 4,4434,556 - 4,6294,385 - 4,4434,556 - 4,629
GVWR [lbs.]6,1606,1606,1606,160
Towing Capacity [lbs.]3,000 - 5,0003,000 - 5,0003,000 - 5,0003,000 - 5,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]18.618.618.618.6
Steering
Steering TypeRack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]38.938.938.938.9
Heated Steering-Wheel
Power SteeringStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Suspension
Front SuspensionMacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionMulti-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front MacPherson strutsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tires
Front P245/60 HR18StandardStandardStandardStandard
Front P255/50 HR20
Rear P245/60 HR18StandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear P255/50 HR20
Brakes
Front Brakes13.9 x 1.3 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear Brakes13.5 x 0.8 in. power-assisted vented discs
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
OTHER TRIMS Limited - Platinum 4WD
Standard Standard Optional Optional
EnginesLimitedLimited 4WDSport 4WDPlatinum 4WD
3.5-liter V6StandardStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]17 / 2416 / 22------
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT)Displacement [cc]3,497
Power [hp @ rpm]290 @ 6,500 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]92.5 x 86.7
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]255 @ 4,000 rpmCompression10.8:1
 
2.3-liter Inline-4 turbochargedOptionalOptional
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]19 / 2718 / 25------
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT)Displacement [cc]2,261
Power [hp @ rpm]280 @ 5,600 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]87.5 x 94.0
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]310 @ 3,000 rpmCompression10.0:1
 
3.5-liter V6 twin-turbochargedStandardStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]------16 / 2216 / 22
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT)Displacement [cc]3,496
Power [hp @ rpm]365 @ 5,500 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]92.5 x 86.7
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]350 @ 3,500 rpmCompression10.0:1
 
TransmissionsLimitedLimited 4WDSport 4WDPlatinum 4WD
6-speed automatic (V6)StandardStandardStandardStandard
Ratios: 4.48, 2.87, 1.84, 1.41, 1.00, 0.74
Final Drive: 3.39 (FWD); 3.65 (4WD); 3.16 (Sport)
6-speed automatic (4-cyl.)OptionalOptional
Ratios: 4.58, 2.96, 1.91, 1.45, 1.00, 0.75
Final Drive: 3.36 (FWD); 3.51 (4WD)
OTHER TRIMS Limited - Platinum 4WD
Exterior DimensionsLimitedLimited 4WDSport 4WDPlatinum 4WD
Length [in.]198.3198.3198.3198.3
Width [in.]78.978.978.978.9
Height [in.]70.070.070.070.0
Wheelbase [in.]112.8112.8112.8112.8
Front Track [in.]67.067.067.067.0
Rear Track [in.]67.067.067.067.0
Exterior Features
4 doorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Fog LightsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Heated Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Auto-dimming Door MirrorsStandard
Power SunroofStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandardStandardStandard
Trailering HitchStandardStandard
OTHER TRIMS Limited - Platinum 4WD
Interior DimensionsLimitedLimited 4WDSport 4WDPlatinum 4WD
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]151.5151.5151.5151.5
Seating Cap.6666
Headroom Front [in.]41.441.441.441.4
Headroom Rear [in.]40.640.640.640.6
Headroom Third [in.]37.837.837.837.8
Legroom Front [in.]42.942.942.942.9
Legroom Rear [in.]39.539.539.539.5
Legroom Third [in.]33.333.333.333.3
Shoulderroom Front [in.]61.561.561.561.5
Shoulderroom Rear [in.]61.061.061.061.0
Shoulderroom Third [in.]50.850.850.850.8
Hiproom Front [in.]57.357.357.357.3
Hiproom Rear [in.]56.856.856.856.8
Hiproom Third [in.]40.740.740.740.7
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]21.021.021.021.0
Interior Features
Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Dual-Zone Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Automatic Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Adaptive Cruise ControlStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandardStandardStandard
Navigation SystemStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power SunroofStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandardStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Trip ComputerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemStandardStandardStandardStandard
Garage-door TransmitterStandardStandardStandard
Cloth Seat-Upholstery
Leather Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandardStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Driver Seat AdjustmentsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Heated Driver SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Ventilated Driver SeatStandardStandardStandard
Memory Driver SeatStandardStandardStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Manual Passenger Adjustments
Power Passenger Seat AdjustmentsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Heated Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Ventilated Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandard
8-way Front SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
4-way Passenger Seat
8-way Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Rear SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Heated Rear SeatStandardStandardStandard
Third Row Bench SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Third Row SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
RadioStandardStandardStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardStandardStandardStandard
HD RadioStandardStandardStandardStandard
Satellite-radioStandardStandardStandardStandard
Satellite-radio capability
Internet AccessStandardStandardStandardStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardStandardStandardStandard
6 Speakers
12 SpeakersStandardStandardStandardStandard
OTHER TRIMS Limited - Platinum 4WD
Safety FeaturesLimitedLimited 4WDSport 4WDPlatinum 4WD
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardStandardStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandardStandardStandard
Lane Departure WarningStandard
Front AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardStandardStandardStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemStandardStandardStandardStandard
Technical Features
DrivelineFWD4WD4WD4WD
LED HeadlightsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Day-time Running-lightsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Lane Departure WarningStandard
Parking AssistStandardStandardStandardStandard
Security SystemStandardStandardStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.]4,385 - 4,4434,556 - 4,6294,9014,901
GVWR [lbs.]6,1606,1606,1606,160
Towing Capacity [lbs.]3,000 - 5,0003,000 - 5,0005,0005,000
Fuel Capacity [gal.]18.618.618.618.6
Steering
Steering TypeRack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]38.938.940.039.8
Heated Steering-WheelStandard
Power SteeringStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Suspension
Front SuspensionMacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionMulti-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front MacPherson strutsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tires
Front P245/60 HR18
Front P255/50 HR20StandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear P245/60 HR18
Rear P255/50 HR20StandardStandardStandardStandard
Brakes
Front Brakes13.9 x 1.3 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear Brakes13.5 x 0.8 in. power-assisted vented discs
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
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