Ford Explorer is a perfect family vehicle

By:seemasingh | Date:7/14/16 6:44:54 AM
Category: New Cars

Refreshed from recent redesigning, the new Ford Explorer in Toronto has become a true family vehicle. It has amazing off-roading capability, firm road manners, plush interior and attractive exterior design. Ford has improved the Explorer for the competition. The new Explorer has parallel parking system and also the system can park and pull the SUV even in a perpendicular parking space.

Explorer is a large three row crossover SUV with seating capacity for seven and cargo space that is 81.7 cubic feet with rear sets folded down. But families need more space behind the rear seat and it is where Explorer has an edge over others. The trunk space behind the raised third row is like a deep well that is sufficient space for keeping plenty of stuffs including sports equipment, groceries and office supplies. Driving with family or driving for work, driving Explorer is always a unique experience.

Which Explorer to buy?

The new Ford Explorer in Toronto comes in base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum trims. To make a better choice, you need determining your needs and understanding features of different trims. Base is the first model hence packs necessary equipment only. It is good choice, if you are looking for cost effective option. You will get the space and comfort Explorer is known for at affordable price.

XLT is a better choice as it can be customized with optional packages like Equipment Group 201A package that includes remote start, eight-way power passenger seat, dual-zone climate control and a nine speaker sound system. Other packages available with XLT are Driver Connect package and 202A package that includes all the features of 201A package.

Limited a much better choice as it has got power functions like power-folding exterior mirrors and hands free power lift-gate, power folding third row seat and power adjustable pedals. Driver memory setting and navigation system are standard on Limited. Also it has more optional packages than its predecessor.

Explorer Sport is the first choice of youngsters as it has a sports tuned suspension, unique interior detailing and attractive exterior finishing. Also it has a unique package that is 401A that adds power functions and a load of user-friendly features to the SUV.

Platinum is the top model of Explorer hence it is the best choice, if you want to enjoy the Explorer in its totality. It includes Limited’s 301A package and it also comes with a dedicated entertainment system for rear seat passengers.

Like models, you can also choose an engine for your Explorer. 3.5L V6 with 290 hp and 255 pound-feet torque is the standard engine for base, XLT and Limited trims. Also make a choice between FWD and 4WD with Ford’s Terrain Management System.

Base, XLT and Limited trims have an optional turbocharged engine that is a 2.3L four-cylinder with 270 hp and 300 lb-ft torque. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. FWD is standard and 4WD with is optional.

Sport and Platinum have got a turbocharged 3.5L V6 engine with 365 hp and 350 lb-ft torque. It has six-speed auto transmission and 4WD is standard for the V6. Choose your explorer wisely but don’t worry, if you are short on funds. You can buy a Toronto used Ford Explorer. 

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