Though hardly the newest in its class, the Explorer is a capable and feature-rich three-row SUV.
The Ford Explorer is available with seating for six or seven passengers.
The base 3.5-liter V6 engine produces 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque.
Explorer Sport models come with a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6, producing a healthy 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet.
Ford also offers the Explorer with an I4 engine, a turbo 2.3-liter unit good for 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet.
The Explorer is available with either front- or all-wheel drive, though AWD is standard on Sport and Platinum models with the 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6.
Regardless of engine, a six-speed automatic transmission handles shifting duties.
The second and third rows of seats fold flat to accommodate as much as 81.7 cubic feet of cargo.
Second row captain's chairs are available on higher trim levels.
Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system is available and comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Explorer pricing starts at $33,135, including $995 for destination.
Read our review of 2018 Ford Explorer here.
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