Ford Explorer 4WD has the best terrain management system

By:seemasingh | Date:7/18/16 8:54:45 AM
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Toronto new Ford Explorer needs no introduction as it has already carved a niche market for it. Explorer is a family vehicle now and this is evident from its firm road manners, decent control and plush interior with cushy seats and a deep cargo bay for carrying belongings. But availability of a couple of turbocharged engine choices and option of 4WD shows that the Explorer still retains the ruggedness it is known for.

Choose any of the four trims – base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum; 4WD option is available on all the models. Explorer has got an advance 4WD system that features hill-descent control, hill-start assist and Terrain Management System. The terrain management is an exclusive system developed by Ford. It is a system of four drive modes. It is an electronic system that optimizes traction electronically according to drive conditions.

New Ford Explorer 4WD Toronto comes in three engine choices and all-wheel-drive option is available on the engines. First one is a 3.5L V6 engine with 290 hp and 255 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed auto transmission is standard for this V6 and it is capable of running an Explorer to 60 mph in a little above than 8 seconds. Economy of V6 with 4WD is 19 mpg combined. The 3.5L V6 is standard on Base, XLT and Limited trims.

Second engine is a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder with 270 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. The inline-4 has also get a six-speed automatic as standard transmission and its economy is 21 mpg combined on 4WD. It is a better choice from every aspect as it helps in pulling the Explorer out of curves and negotiating way on busy roads. A properly equipped Explorer with the turbo-4 can tow 3,000 pounds. The turbo-4 engine is made optional for Base, XLT and Limited trims.

The Sport and Platinum have got the most powerful engine that suits to their design and features. Sport has sport tuned suspension and Platinum comes with power equipment. The engine Ford used for these two models is a turbocharged 3.5L V6 with 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. Six-speed auto transmission and 4WD are standard and its acceleration is 60 mph in 6.3 seconds. A new Ford Explorer 4WD Toronto with 3.5L engine can tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Ford has equipped the Explorer with the best safety features that include an automated parking system. The parking system can easily park the SUV in parallel and also it can pull in and out the SUV from a perpendicular parking. Other safety features include front, side and knee airbag and stability and traction control. Also the buyers can opt for a 180-degree camera and rear parking sensor for Base model.

Toronto new Ford Explorer comes with 60/40 split second row and 50/50 split third row seats. Cargo space available with seats down is 81 cubic feet and space behind third row seat is 21 cubic feet. Seats are firm and there is plenty of head and leg room in the interior.


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