Ford Explorer SUV
The 2017 Ford Explorer SUV lives up to its name, with rugged good looks, loads of options and an advanced all-wheel-drive system.
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What's New for 2017
With the exception of a new Sport Appearance package for the XLT trim, the 2017 Ford Explorer SUV carries over unchanged.
Seating for Seven
The Explorer's two-position caboose is among the smaller third rows in the segment, but it's plenty roomy for the smaller passengers most likely to crawl back there.
Hands-Free Power Liftgate
If your hands are full and your keys are in your pocket, gently kick your foot under the rear bumper and the Explorer's tailgate will open automatically.
Keyless Entry and Pushbutton Start
Unlock and start the car without ever touching the key. You'll never go back to the old way.
Heated Front Seats and Steering Wheel
Good for chilled bones or aching backs.
USB and Bluetooth Phone Connectivity
Connect your device for hands-free calling, music listening and much more.
Dynamic maps and turn-by-turn directions make it easier to find your way in the world.
Adaptive Cruise Control
Set your speed and the Explorer slows down when it approaches slower traffic, and speeds up again when the road is clear.
Blind Spot Monitor with Cross-Traffic
Change lanes and back out of parking spaces more confidently with the help of visual and audible alerts.
Active Park Assist
The Explorer can practically parallel park itself or back into a stall, all you have to do is man the gas and brakes and let the car do all the steering.
Front 180-Degree Camera
The segment's first and only front-mounted 180-degree camera makes it easy to peek left and right while exiting a tight parking spot or structure.
How does it compare?
|#1||2018 Chevrolet Traverse||305|
|#2||2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee||295|
|#3||2018 Hyundai Santa Fe||290|
|#4||2018 Kia Sorento||290|
|#8||2017 Ford Explorer||290|
|#1||2017 Nissan Rogue||34|
|#2||2018 GMC Terrain||32|
|#3||2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid||32|
|#4||2018 Chevrolet Equinox||32|
|#54||2017 Ford Explorer||20|
|#1||2017 Audi Q3||9.8|
|#2||2018 Mazda CX-9||9.6|
|#3||2017 Mazda CX-9||9.6|
|#4||2018 Chevrolet Traverse||9.4|
|#42||2017 Ford Explorer||8.1|
Based on 232 ratings for the 2011 - 2018 models.
November 30, 2017
I love this car but the mileage is too high
I have no problems with the explorer, I want a lower monthly payment and less miles.The miles are because we drove to California and...
November 15, 2017
This car is a work horse.
I have owned this car for six years. I have not had to replace any major components. I did have to replace the back-up camera, but...
July 08, 2017
Love this vechicle have limited 6 cy. 4wh drive
Purchased for travel and it is a dream perfect suv.
June 29, 2017
excellent vehicle but oldfolks need something low
It is a little too far from the ground as we get older. Has 3000 miles on new michelins
March 28, 2017
Excellent SUV. I bought two of them!!
It has the ride of a Lincoln with great towing ability. I have no faults with this vehicle. I would highly recommend this vehicle!!
January 29, 2017
Great for familys... great for singles!
I bought it for the exterior design and the comfortable and quit cabin it offered along with the many great features it offered, got the...
January 23, 2017
Third Explorer new to Ford and VERY impressed!
Okay so i always loved foreign vehicles and thought they were the best but when the 2011 Ford Explorer came out i saw it and immediately...
January 17, 2017
Love our Explorer; We're proud to drive it.
2015 STL, two wheel drive. We bought it for towing a camper. It came with a towing package. We sold the camper. We also wanted to be...
November 23, 2016
I owned a 2015 ford explorer xlt prior to getting my new platinum. I absolutely loved that truck, but love my new one even more! The...
August 19, 2016
love our exployer.
we carry six grand children to school and shopping, plenty of room