The Ford Explorer is the epitome of power and versatility. Everything from its lively performance to its cozy cabin are made to suit the needs of the road. Whether you’re around Huntsville, Birmingham, and Chattanooga or exploring the unknown, this is an SUV you’ll want by your side.
At Harbin Ford Scottsboro, we’re here to show you what you can look forward to with this 2023 Ford Explorer review.
MAX TOWING CAPACITY
If you dream of discovering the open road, then this is the SUV for you. The Ford Explorer has all kinds of capabilities that will help you reach your destination. This model comes standard with rear-wheel drive (RWD) and a 10-speed automatic transmission to ensure you’ll have dependable performance on the road.
Intelligent 4-wheel drive is available for drivers who want some extra traction and support. Pair this drivetrain with the standard Terrain Management System™ with seven selectable drive modes, and you’ll be able to choose which drive mode you need with the easy-to-use center console dial.
You’ll have performance-enhancing settings, such as Normal, Sport, and Eco modes, as well as modes designed for specific terrain and situations:
- Deep Snow/Sand
Behind all that power, the Explorer will have one of three available engines:
- 2.3L EcoBoost® Engine: 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque
- 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 Engine: 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque
- 3.3L Hybrid Engine: 318 horsepower and 322 lb-ft of torque
Which matches your mojo?
When you take a seat inside the Explorer, you’ll be surrounded by incredible amenities that will ensure you'll have a great road trip.
All your passengers can admire the view through the available twin-panel moonroof. Each person will also feel like they have the best seat in the house thanks to the available B&O® Sound System by Bang & Olufsen™ with 14 speakers.
While you have room for up to seven passengers, the Explorer also has 18.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear row. You can reconfigure the rear-row seating and cargo arrangements with the available PowerFold® third-row seats. In fact, with the rear and middle rows folded down, you’ll have a maximum of 87.8 cubic feet of cargo volume.
Multiple safety features, including AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ and Rear Parking Sensors, come standard to lend an extra level of security to every drive. You’ll also have the standard Ford Co-Pilot360™ to offer additional safety features, including:
- Lane-Keeping System
- Auto High-Beam Headlamps
- Rear View Camera
- BLIS® (Blind Sport Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
- Pre-Collision Assist® with Automatic Emergency Braking
You can control your infotainment system through the SYNC® 3 10.1-inch touchscreen. It comes paired with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, so you can stream your favorite tunes, podcasts, or audiobooks with ease.
When you see the Ford Explorer here at Harbin Ford Scottsboro, you’ll immediately understand why this is such a popular SUV. Its performance abilities, comfort, and technology features are only a few of the many ways this vehicle will improve your drives around Huntsville, Birmingham, and Chattanooga.
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