2015 Ford Explorer

Drive Confidently Through Schaumburg and Arlington Heights in a 2015 Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer has always been synonymous with capability, versatility, and functionality. Even as the model has evolved, those have been its core characteristics. The 2015 Ford Explorer builds on that foundation to create a true go anywhere, do anything, all-purpose vehicle. With this one stylish crossover, all your transportation needs are handled. Discover how much it has to offer drivers in Schaumburg and beyond, and then make plans to test drive it at Arlington Heights Ford.


2015 Ford Explorer Price

2015 Ford ExplorerThe 2015 Ford Explorer is accessibly priced, especially when compared to other family vehicles and other large, capable crossovers.

  • Base: $30,700
  • XLT: $33,000
  • Sport: $38,200
  • Limited: $43,100

2015 Ford Explorer Specs and MPG

2015 Ford ExplorerThe latest Explorer is available with three different powertrain options. No matter which you select, expect to have no trouble rumbling over rough terrain and confidently climbing the steepest inclines. Plus, thanks to advanced engineering, the Explorer is surprisingly fuel efficient for a vehicle of its size:

  • 3.5L V6: All trims except the Sport come standard with a 3.5L V6 engine that puts out 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque and is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive are both available. Fuel economy reaches as high as 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.
  • 2.0L Turbocharged Four-Cylinder: Optional on these trims is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder that puts out 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque through a six-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is the only option, and fuel economy is rated at 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.
  • 3.5L Turbocharged V6: The Sport trim is a four-wheel drive vehicle with a turbocharged 3.5L V6 engine that puts out 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque through the six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is rated at 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway.
  • Towing Capacity: Explorers with V6 powertrains can tow a maximum of 5000 pounds. With the turbo four-cylinder engine, max towing capacity is 2000 pounds.

Trims and Features

2015 Ford ExplorerThe base trim of the 2015 Ford Explorer is impressively equipped, and each successive trim adds more features, options, technologies, and capabilities.

  • 2015 Ford Explorer Base: The low level Explorer comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, roof rails, cruise control, six-way power driver's seat, a 4.2-inch display screen, and a six-speaker stereo with CD player and auxiliary jack.
  • 2015 Ford Explorer XLT: The XLT adds stronger brakes, foglights, rear parking sensors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, keyless entry code pad, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the Ford Sync phone and infotainment interface, satellite radio, and a USB port. Options include leather upholstery, a rearview camera, dual-zone climate controls, heated front seats, and the MyFord Touch system.
  • 2015 Ford Explorer Limited: This trim comes standard with leather upholstery and power front seats and adds 20-inch wheels, keyless ignition and entry, remote engine start, a 110-volt power outlet, and a 12-speaker Sony stereo with HD radio. Options include a power liftgate, a heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, and a navigation system.
  • 2015 Ford Explorer Sport: The Sport and Limited trims have a similar list of features with some differences between what is standard and optional. Unique to this trim is a sport-tuned suspension, front sport seats, and trim specific interior and exterior styling details. Optional on both this trim and the Limited trim is a dual-panel sunroof, a rear seat entertainment system, and second-row captain's chairs.


2015 Explorer ColorThis year, choose a 2015 Ford Explorer in these colors:

  • Tuxedo Black
  • Deep Impact Blue
  • Ruby Red
  • Ingot Silver
  • Oxford White

2015 Ford Explorer Interior

2015 Ford Explorer InteriorThe 2015 Ford Explorer is big enough to handle a large family, a whole group of adults, lots of cargo, or any combination of people and their stuff. Maximum seating capacity is seven, and the vehicle offers 151.7 cubic feet of total passenger volume. There is 21.0 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space, 43.8 cubic feet behind the second row of seating, and 80.7 cubic feet overall.

The materials featured throughout the cabin are consistently of the highest quality and contribute to an overall design scheme. Instruments are easy to read, technology is intuitive and responsive, and every passenger rides in comfort.


2015 Ford Explorer Lease

2015 Ford ExplorerThe 2015 Ford Explorer is a great vehicle to be driving right now. But if you like to give yourself flexibility and options, consider leasing instead of buying. You can enjoy the Explorer for a few years, and then turn it in and drive away in something new. You get the same great vehicle, and the monthly costs are comparable, but you don't have to make the same level of commitment. A sales professional from Arlington Heights Ford would be happy to help you explore your leasing options.


The 2015 Ford Explorer is at Arlington Heights Ford

Start your adventure in the 2015 Ford Explorer by taking a test drive at Arlington Heights Ford. We are only 20 minutes from Schaumburg and easy to find off of IL-53 at 801 West Dundee Road in Arlington Heights, IL. Visit our dealership Monday through Saturday each week.