2016 Ford Explorer Redesign and Specs

2016 Ford Explorer

The new 2016 Ford Explorer is a new generation model which fans have eagerly expected to see. It is a popular SUV which will be improved in many segments.

External Appearance and Changes

2016 Ford Explorer will share the same body architecture with the Ford Taurus sedan which means that it won’t differ much from its predecessor regarding its dimensions and interior space. Automaker will use aluminum in construction of this model which will improve handling, mileage and fuel efficiency. Front part will be modified with thinner grille, and redesigned narrow headlamps which will be equipped with LED lighting. We are expecting refreshed bumper, and trapezoidal tail lights in the back. Its handsome look, capacity, stability and durability will surely be appealing to car enthusiasts, and big families as well.

2016 Ford Explorer side

Interior Redesign and Equipment

We can say that the spaciousness of 2016 Ford Explorer is a pure luxury.  It has three rows of seats and it is able to accommodate even eight passengers. The cabin is made of premium materials, leather and quality plastics and ensures comfortable and enjoyable ride. Many modern features are included such as navigation system, Bluetooth, stability control, traction control, side and curtain airbags, audio system, new infotainment system  and lots of others standard and optional features.

2016 Ford Explorer interior view

Types of Engine and Horsepower

Speaking of the engine of 2016 Ford Explorer, there some rumors that it will appear with several options under its hood.  One option is a 2.7-liter Eco Boost V6 engine which is able to make 325 horsepower and 375 lb-ft of torque. The other is a 2.3-liter four cylinder turbo engine making 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. We can also see it with a 2.7-liter Nano EcoBoost V-6 engine as well. It will come with a standard front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive will be an optional.

2016 Ford Explorer rear view

2016 Ford Explorer Release Date and Price

2016 Ford Explorer should appear on the market sometime during 2016. Its base price is expected to be around $40,000 but it is just a rumor. It main competitors will be Toyota Highlander, Acura MDX and Honda Pilot.

 

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