2017 Ford Explorer

Roadshow Brief

The Ford Explorer has been the best-selling SUV for 25 years running. With room for seven, the Explorer can be had with a 3.5-liter naturally aspirated or Ecoboost engine, or a smaller 2.3-liter I-4 Ecoboost powertrain. Front-wheel drive is standard but an available four-wheel drivetrain with a terrain management system is available as well. New for the 2017 model year is the XLT Sport Appearance package, with 20-inch wheels and magnetic grey accents.

Full Specs


  • MSRP
  • Invoice


  • Fuel
    Flex Fuel Capability
  • MPG
    22 MPG


  • Engine
    V6 Cylinder Engine
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission
    Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode, A/T, 6-Speed A/T


  • Body style

Braking & Handling

  • Brakes
    4-Wheel Disc Brakes, ABS
  • Steering
    Power Steering
  • Tires
    Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Wheels
    Aluminum Wheels

Technology Features

  • Audio
    MP3 Player, AM/FM Stereo, CD Player, Auxiliary Audio Input, Smart Device Integration
  • Locks
    Power Door Locks, Keyless Entry
  • Mirrors
    Power Mirror(s), Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror, Passenger Vanity Mirror, Driver Vanity Mirror, Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
  • Tech
    Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers, Intermittent Wipers, Automatic Headlights, Steering Wheel Audio Controls, Telematics, Bluetooth Connection, Adjustable Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Trip Computer, Engine Immobilizer, Back-Up Camera


  • Safety Features
    Brake Assist, Daytime Running Lights, Traction Control, Stability Control, Child Safety Locks, Driver Restriction Features
  • Air Bags
    Front Side Air Bag, Passenger Air Bag Sensor, Driver Air Bag, Rear Head Air Bag, Passenger Air Bag, Knee Air Bag, Front Head Air Bag


  • Air Conditioning
    Rear A/C, A/C
  • Seat Trim
    Cloth Seats
  • Windows
    Privacy Glass, Rear Defrost, Power Windows
  • Seats
    Rear Bench Seat, Pass-Through Rear Seat, 3rd Row Seat, Power Driver Seat, Bucket Seats, Driver Adjustable Lumbar


  • Wheelbase (in)
    112.8 in
  • Length,Overall (in)
    198.3 in
  • Height,Overall (in)
    70 in
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)
    4443 lbs

Other Details

  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
  • Spare Tire Size
  • EPA Classification
    Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD