Here comes another brilliant masterpiece from Ford factory. As usually, new model will be the last word of technology and it’ll be named 2016 Ford Explorer.
Interior and exterior design
2016 Ford Explorer will be the fifth generation of this model and it will bring some great improvements. First of all, new model will be made of some stronger materials. Also, it will be stronger and less heavy too. With lightweight materials in construction, new model will improve general performances as well as fuel consumption. With redesigned , more modern look, better performances and fuel economy and with totally improved and more luxurious cabin new model will be the first choice of many costumers. The reason more is that new model is SUV with three rows of seats, which could be ideal for many families. 2016 Ford Explorer will be able to accommodate up to seven passengers in one of the most comfortable interiors. There will be enough free space for every passenger, so the long drives and trips will become adventures. Cabin will be equipped with the high quality soft plastics, newest fabrics or leather seats, beautiful chrome and aluminum details and a lot of technological features. On the center console passengers will find large touch screen display which will be connected with new infotainment system. New audio system, climate control, navigation system, Smartphone, Bluetooth and USB connectivity are just some of many features. You will see that engineers and designers have put a lot of effort to make so harmonious and compliant interior, as well as the exterior. As for the exterior, like we have already said, it will be more modern, sophisticated and irresistible. Whole crossover and its body lines will be a bit rounded. 2016 Ford Explorer will have a bit sportier look with luxurious glow. Some of the major changes of 2016 Ford Explorer will be made on its front Fascia. We will see redesigned front bumper with new fog lamps, new front grille, headlights, side mirrors and taillights. Front grille will be more dominant, mesh and powerful. In the center of it will be placed large and shiny Ford emblem. Headlights will be narrower, more elongated and perfectly fitted to front grille. Headlights as well as angular taillights will be powered with latest LED technology, for better visibility in all conditions. There are also some rumors about more aggressive, sporty and bigger alloy wheels. Wider palette of exterior colors has also been mentioned as new thing about the new 2016 Ford Explorer.
2016 Ford Explorer powertrain
When it comes to the performances of 2016 Ford Explorer, in offer will be few engine options. The base model will keep 3.5 liter V6 engine, which is capable to produce 290 horsepower and 255 pound feet of torque. Beside this engine, we will be able to see and hear 2.0 liter four cylinder EcoBoost engine. This engine is able to provide approximately 240 horses and 270 lb-ft of torque. Under the hood of new 2016 Ford Explorer there will be also available 3.5 liter Eco Boost V6 power unit, which is capable to produce more than 360 horses and 350 lb-ft of torque. All engines will be paired with a six speed automatic transmission. The power will be transmitted to front wheels, while the all four wheels drive will be an extra cost choice.
Release date and price
It is expected that 2016 Ford Explorer will debut in summer 2015. The price for the base model will be below 31,000 dollars. As for the higher trims, XLT will cost around $ 33,500 while the Platinum model will have a price tag of $ 52,500.