The current generation of the Explorer was released in 2010, and since then it has not changed much. The car received an important upgrade with 2016 MY, and exceptionally, it received a second major facelift not long ago with Ford Explorer 2018. The new version mainly gets external updates with the main focus of Ford to extend the life of the Explorer until they are ready to launch a successor. Although the modifications have been minimized, it seems that a new version of the car remains relevant. It comes with all the technology one would like and it probably looks better than many of its competitors. The main disadvantage of the Explorer remains the driving characteristics under-by, but even so it still manages to impress.
Ford Explorer 2018 Exterior Interior
The exterior design profile for the Ford Explorer 2018 adopts an aggressive and bold appearance. The body was manufactured using high strength steel to improve its stability and lightweight aluminum materials to improve its aerodynamic performance. The new Ford Explorer will be offered in redesigned grille and bumper. The elegant front is complemented by LED headlights and fog lights. The 4-door SUV will be rolled on an enormous 18-inch alloy wheel that improves off-road capabilities. In addition, a rear end will be equipped with LED lighting technology.
For 2018, in preparation for a new model to arrive in 2019 or 2020, the current Explorer receives smart updates to keep it competitive. Wi-Fi for up to 10 devices via a 4G cell connection is now available, other automakers have greatly missed while GM continues to add it to almost all the models they manufacture and can be used up to 50 feet outside the vehicle. Adapting to the technological theme, Explorer 2018 also features a suite of safety technologies in an all-inclusive “Safe and Smart” package that includes an adaptive cruise control, a front-end collision warning with support braking system, a blind spot information system, a rear traffic alert, the track continues to help you with lane departure warning, automatic high beams and windscreen wipers.
Ford Explorer 2018 Engine And Safety
Ford’s new love of aluminum should continue with the Ford Explorer 2018 to reduce weight and improve the economy. And again, the basic powertrain should be a turbocharged inline-4. This time, we should see a 9-speed automatic instead of aging 6 speeds in the outgoing model. Those looking for greater performance will have to settle for a V-6 turbocharger. And do not be surprised if a hybrid model joins the range on the road.
The 2018 Explorer is available in five trim levels, including the basic model, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum top-spec. Standard and available options include fabric or leather seat surfaces, rear auxiliary air conditioning, 12-speaker premium audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio, navigation, dual-panel sunroof, heated seats and cooled, a heated steering wheel and more.
Ford Explorer 2018 Release Date
The Ford Explorer 2018 is expected to start production in October. We are currently planning a sale date in November. The next complete redesign of the vehicle is not currently scheduled for at least 2020. With us, we anticipate a deferral, we do not expect a big change in the price of the current model, which varies from $ 32,605 to $ 54,180. destination costs included). In this range, the Explorer competes with Chevrolet Traverse ($ 32,195 to $ 44,940), Toyota Highlander ($ 31,570 to $ 47,200) and the Honda driver ($ 31,495 to $ 47,970).