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2021 Ford Explorer ST Specs & Features

Starting MSRP

Engine TypeGas
Transmission10-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
Combined MPG20 MPG
Total Seating6
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)18/24 MPG
Combined MPG20 MPG
Range in miles (cty/hwy)363.6/484.8 mi.
Fuel tank capacity20.2 gal.
Base engine size3.0 L
Base engine typeGas
Horsepower400 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Torque415 lb-ft @ 3,500 rpm
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)
Valve timingVariable
Direct injectionyes
Towing & Hauling
Towing & Hauling
Max Towing Capacity5,600 lbs.
Transmission10-speed shiftable automatic
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Descent controlyes
Four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Length199.3 in.
Overall Width with Mirrors89.3 in.
Overall Width without Mirrors78.9 in.
Height70.2 in.
Wheel base119.1 in.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place18.2 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity87.8 cu.ft.
Ground clearance7.9 in.
Angle of approach21.0 degrees
Angle of departure22.0 degrees
Curb weight4,701 lbs.
Maximum towing capacity5,600 lbs.
Exterior Colors
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Infinite Blue Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Interior Colors
  • Ebony, leather
  • Ebony, leather/sueded microfiber
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room40.7 in.
Front leg room43.0 in.
Front shoulder room61.8 in.
Front hip room59.2 in.
Sport front seatsyes
8 -way power driver seatyes
Height adjustable driver seatyes
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
6 -way power passenger seatyes
Height adjustable passenger seatyes
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
Multi-level heating driver seatyes
Multi-level heating passenger seatyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room40.5 in.
Rear leg room39.0 in.
Rear shoulder room61.9 in.
Rear hip Room59.1 in.
Folding rear seatbackyes
Folding center armrestyes
Rear ventilation ducts with fan controlyes
Manual folding bench third row seatsyes
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance systemyes
Pre-collision safety systemyes
Post-collision safety systemyes
Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyes
Front, rear and third row head airbagsyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Stability controlyes
Traction controlyes
Child seat anchorsyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
Emergency braking preparationyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Tire pressure monitoringyes
Dusk sensing headlampsyes
Auto delay off headlampsyes
LED headlampyes
Daytime running lightsyes
Front fog/driving lightsyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
2 front headrestsyes
2 rear headrestsyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
Remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
Engine immobilizeryes
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In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
AM/FM stereoyes
6 total speakersyes
USB connectionyes
USB with external media controlyes
Satellite radio satellite radioyes
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyes
Speed sensitive volume controlyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
2 one-touch power windowsyes
Hands-free entryyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
Keyless ignitionyes
Tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheelyes
Electric power steeringyes
Rear view camerayes
Rear parking sensorsyes
Cruise controlyes
Front, rear and 3rd row cupholdersyes
Front and rear door pocketsyes
Overhead console with storageyes
Front seatback storageyes
Manual driver seat easy entryyes
Leather steering wheelyes
Heated steering wheelyes
Three zone climate controlyes
Interior air filtrationyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Turn signal in mirrorsyes
Trip computeryes
External temperature displayyes
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Painted alloy wheelsyes
20 in. wheelsyes
All season tiresyes
P255/55R20 tiresyes
Temporary spare tireyes
Underbody mounted spare tireyes
Airbag Deployment Notificationyes
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)yes
Destination Downloadyes
Basic3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Mechanical Options
Mechanical Options
Engine Block Heater +$90
Ford Co-Pilot 360 Assist+ +$895
ST High-Performance Pack +$1,595
ST Street Pack +$995
Equipment Group 401A +$4,995
Smoker's Package +$70
Equipment Group 400A +$0
Premium Technology Package +$1,295
Safety & Security Options
Safety & Security Options
Daytime Running Lights (Fleet) +$45
Interior Options
Interior Options
2nd Row Bench +$495
All-Weather Floor Mats w/Carpet Mats +$200
Cargo Mat +$150
Dual-Headrest DVD Rear Seat Entertainment System +$1,995
Cargo Area Management System +$165
Exterior Options
Exterior Options
Outfitters Cargo - MegaWarrior +$935
Outfitters Bike - Front Loader +$935
Roof Rails +$250
Outfitters Cargo - Skybox +$935
Dual Panel Moonroof +$1,695
Roof-Rail Crossbars +$325
Splash Guards +$160
Wheel Lock Kit +$75
License Plate Bracket +$0