2018 Ford Explorer Features & Specs

Overview

Overview
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Engine Typeflex-fuel (FFV)flex-fuel (FFV)gas
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainall wheel drivefront wheel driveall wheel drive
CylindersV6V6V6
Combined MPG192018
Total Seating777
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.

Drive Train

Drive Train
Starting MSRP: $36,325
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Drive typeall wheel drivefront wheel driveall wheel drive
descent controlyesnoyes
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic

Fuel & MPG

Fuel & MPG
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
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EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)16/23 mpg17/24 mpg16/22 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)297.6/427.8 mi.316.2/446.4 mi.297.6/409.2 mi.
Fuel tank capacity18.6 gal.18.6 gal.18.6 gal.
Combined MPG192018
Fuel typeflex-fuel (unleaded/E85)flex-fuel (unleaded/E85)regular unleaded

Engine

Engine
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Torque255 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm255 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm350 ft-lbs. @ 3500 rpm
Base engine size3.5 L3.5 L3.5 L
Horsepower290 hp @ 6500 rpm290 hp @ 6500 rpm365 hp @ 5500 rpm
Turning circle38.9 ft.38.9 ft.40.0 ft.
Valves242424
Base engine typeflex-fuel (FFV)flex-fuel (FFV)gas
Valve timingVariableVariableVariable
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
CylindersV6V6V6
direct injectionnonoyes

Safety

Safety
Starting MSRP: $36,325
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4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
Rear door child safety locksyesyesyes
dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
daytime running lightsyesyesyes
engine immobilizeryesyesyes
Rear center 3-point beltyesyesyes
post-collision safety systemyesyesyes
child seat anchorsyesyesyes
stability controlyesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyesyesyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyesyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm systemyesyesyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
3 rear headrestsyesyesyes
dusk sensing headlampsyesyesyes
LED headlampyesyesyes
auto delay off headlampsyesyesyes
tire pressure monitoringyesyesyes
traction controlyesyesyes
front, rear and third row head airbagsyesyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsnonoyes
front fog/driving lightsnonoyes

Packages

Packages
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
Starting MSRP: $45,950
XLT Technology Feature Bundleyesyesno
XLT Sport Appearance Packageyesyesno
Equipment Group 202Ayesyesno
Ford Safe and Smart Packageyesyesyes
Equipment Group 201Ayesyesno
Equipment Group 200Ayesyesno
Cold Weather Packageyesyesno
Equipment Group 400Anonoyes
Equipment Group 401Anonoyes

In-Car Entertainment

In-Car Entertainment
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
Starting MSRP: $45,950
AM/FM stereoyesyesyes
speed sensitive volume controlyesyesno
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media controlyesyesyes
satellite radio satellite radioyesyesyes
6 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyesyesyes
USB connectionyesyesyes
6 total speakersyesyesno
Sony premium brand speakersnonoyes
1 subwoofer(s)nonoyes
surround audio surround audio (discrete)nonoyes
memory card slotnonoyes
390 watts stereo outputnonoyes
Sony premium brand stereo systemnonoyes
12 total speakersnonoyes

Comfort & Convenience

Comfort & Convenience
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
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Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyesyesno
overhead console with storageyesyesyes
front seatback storageyesyesyes
cruise controlyesyesyes
front, rear and 3rd row cupholdersyesyesyes
leather steering wheelyesyesyes
keyless ignitionyesyesyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyesyesyes
Front and rear air conditioningyesyesno
rear parking sensorsyesyesno
front and rear door pocketsyesyesyes
electric power steeringyesyesyes
rear view camerayesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
interior air filtrationyesyesyes
Climate controlnonoyes
turn signal in mirrorsnonoyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirrornonoyes
front and rear parking sensorsnonoyes
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)nonoyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelnonoyes
heated steering wheelnonoyes

Power Feature

Power Feature
Starting MSRP: $36,325
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hands-free entryyesyesyes
2 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes

Interior Options

Interior Options
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
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Smokers Kit w/Elementyesyesyes
DVD Headrestsyesyesyes
Deep Tray-Style All-Weather Floor Matsyesyesyes
Cargo Shadeyesyesyes
Rear Cargo Well Protectoryesyesyes
2nd Row Bucket Seatsyesyesno
2nd Row Consolenonoyes
2nd Row Bucket Seats w/Power-Assist Foldnonoyes

Instrumentation

Instrumentation
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clockyesyesyes
compassyesyesyes
external temperature displayyesyesyes
trip computeryesyesyes
tachometeryesyesyes

Front Seats

Front Seats
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
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premium clothyesyesno
bucket front seatsyesyesyes
height adjustable passenger seatyesyesyes
Front leg room42.9 in.42.9 in.42.9 in.
Front head room41.4 in.41.4 in.41.4 in.
height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar supportyesyesno
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyesyesyes
Front shoulder room61.5 in.61.5 in.61.5 in.
8 -way power driver seatyesyesyes
6 -way power passenger seatyesyesno
Front hip room57.3 in.57.3 in.57.3 in.
driver cooled seatnonoyes
multi-level heating driver seatnonoyes
passenger cooled seatnonoyes
leathernonoyes
8 -way power passenger seatnonoyes
multi-level heating passenger seatnonoyes
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar supportnonoyes

Rear Seats

Rear Seats
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
Starting MSRP: $45,950
Rear head room40.6 in.40.6 in.40.6 in.
Rear hip Room56.8 in.56.8 in.56.8 in.
Rear leg room39.5 in.39.5 in.39.5 in.
Rear shoulder room61.0 in.61.0 in.61.0 in.
manual folding split-bench third row seatsyesyesno
rear ventilation ducts with fan controlyesyesyes
reclining rear seatsyesyesyes
Split-folding rear seatbackyesyesyes
folding center armrestyesyesyes
power folding split-bench third row seatsnonoyes
multi-level heatingnonoyes

Exterior Options

Exterior Options
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
Starting MSRP: $45,950
Roof Rack Crossbarsyesyesyes
Wheel Lock Kityesyesyes
20" Polished Aluminum Wheelsyesyesno
License Plate Bracketyesyesyes
Running Boardsyesyesyes
Dual Panel Moonroofyesyesyes
Splash Guardsyesyesyes
18" Aluminum Painted Sparkle Silver Wheelsnoyesno
20" Premium Dark Tarnish Painted Aluminum Wheelsnonoyes

Measurements

Measurements
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
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Maximum cargo capacity81.7 cu.ft.81.7 cu.ft.81.7 cu.ft.
Curb weight4453 lbs.4453 lbs.no
Cargo capacity, all seats in place21.0 cu.ft.21.0 cu.ft.21.0 cu.ft.
Angle of approach15.6 degrees15.6 degrees15.6 degrees
Angle of departure20.9 degrees20.9 degrees20.9 degrees
Length198.7 in.198.7 in.198.7 in.
Maximum towing capacity5000 lbs.5000 lbs.5000 lbs.
Ground clearance7.8 in.7.8 in.7.8 in.
Height71.0 in.70.0 in.71.0 in.
EPA interior volume171.3 cu.ft.171.3 cu.ft.171.3 cu.ft.
Wheel base112.8 in.112.8 in.112.8 in.
Width78.9 in.78.9 in.78.9 in.

Colors

Colors
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
Starting MSRP: $45,950
Exterior Colors
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Cinnamon Glaze Metallic
  • Platinum Dune Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Blue Metallic
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Cinnamon Glaze Metallic
  • Platinum Dune Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Blue Metallic
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Blue Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Ebony Black, premium cloth
  • Ebony Black, leather
  • Dark Earth w/Ebony Black, leather/sueded microfiber
  • Medium Stone, premium cloth
  • Medium Stone, leather
  • Ebony Black, premium cloth
  • Ebony Black, leather
  • Dark Earth w/Ebony Black, leather/sueded microfiber
  • Medium Stone, premium cloth
  • Medium Stone, leather
  • Ebony Black w/Red Accent Stitching, leather

Tires & Wheels

Tires & Wheels
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
Starting MSRP: $45,950
P245/60R18 tiresyesyesno
temporary spare tireyesyesyes
All season tiresyesyesyes
18 in. wheelsyesyesno
underbody mounted spare tireyesyesyes
painted alloy wheelsyesyesno
P255/50R20 tiresnonoyes
20 in. wheelsnonoyes
alloy wheelsnonoyes

Suspension

Suspension
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
Starting MSRP: $45,950
four-wheel independent suspensionyesyesyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryesyesyes

Warranty

Warranty
Starting MSRP: $36,325
Starting MSRP: $34,175
Starting MSRP: $45,950
Basic3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.
Roadside5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.5 yr./ 60000 mi.

Inventory

Inventory
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