2016 Ford Explorer - Arlington Heights



The 2016 Ford Explorer is Now Available in the Arlington Heights and Schaumburg Area

The 2016 Ford Explorer is one of the most popular vehicles that Arlington Heights Ford sells to Arlington Heights and Schaumburg drivers. This classic SUV has plenty of power and safety features to traverse even the roughest terrain while protecting your family. Choose from five trim trims and three engines to satisfy your every automotive need.

2016 Ford Explorer Redesign

2016 Ford Explorer Redesign

The 2016 Ford Explorer's has receives some significant changes for the new generation. Satin chrome accents highlight the SUV's muscular-looking body, while the front diamond-grid grille has been redesigned with Platinum coating to appear brighter. The rear lift is more family-friendly, and the 20-inch wheels with dark-painted pockets give the Explorer a dynamic touch.

The Explorer's interior has been revised as well, with user-friendly MyFord Touch buttons and more USB ports. Suspension has been geared for a smooth, composed ride, allowing for quicker reaction times and enhanced responsiveness. You'll get new safety features at each trim level, and a brand-new premium trim, the Explorer Platinum, is now available. Finally, the old 2.0L EcoBoost engine has been replaced by a new, more powerful 2.3L that can be paired with four-wheel drive.

Price Points

2016 Ford Explorer Price PointsThe base level 2016 Ford Explorer starts at $30,700. Upgrade to the XLT and your SUV will cost around $33,400. The luxurious Limited starts at $41,300, and the performance-based Sport starts at $43,300. Expect to pay about $52,600 for the top-level Platinum.

Color Your Explorer

Ford Explorer - ColorsThe 2016 Ford Explorer is available in the following colors: 
  • Shadow Black
  • Guard (Grey)
  • Caribou (Dark brown)
  • Bronze Fire Metallic
  • Magnetic (Metallic grey)
  • Blue Jeans
  • Ruby Red Metallic
  • White Platinum Metallic
  • Ingot Silver
  • Oxford White

Key Features

2016 Ford Explorer - Key FeaturesThe base-level 2016 Ford Explorer comes with roof rails, a rearview camera, and 60/40-split second row seating with a 50/50-split third row. Upgrade to the XLT, and you'll get updated brakes, rear parking sensors, and a keyless entry code pad with push-button ignition. Also available are remote start, an eight-inch touchscreen, and heated leather seats.

The Ford Explorer Limited has the above plus chrome exterior trim, a hands-free power lift gate, and a navigation system. An automatic parking system is also available, as well as a Trailer Tow package and additional safety technology. The Sport gets a sport-tuned suspension, unique trim details, and optional gadgets similar to those available with the Limited.

The new Platinum trim adds a dual-panel sunroof, leather upholstery with wood and aluminum interior trim, and a premium audio system. You can also choose a rear entertainment system and second-row captain chairs to keep your kids entertained and out of each other's hair.

Performance and Fuel Efficiency

2016 Ford Explorer Performance & Fuel EfficiencyStandard on the 2016 Ford Explorer basic is a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes on the Base, XLT, and Limited trim levels, along with a six-speed automatic transmission. You can stick with the standard front-wheel drive or opt for four-wheel drive, which comes with special features for navigating hills and the Ford Terrain Management System that offers four modes of traction for different driving conditions.

The base, XLT, and Limited trims also give you the option of purchasing the new turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder EcoBoost engine. This engine produces 270 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine can tow up to 3000 pounds when properly equipped.

The Sport and Platinum trim levels have a turbocharged 3.5L V6, which generates 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes with a six-speed automatic transmission and hauls up to 5000 pounds.

2016 Ford Explorer Interior

2016 Ford Explorer - InteriorThe 2016 Ford Explorer's enhanced interior features a soft-touch dashboard, with controls that lend well to the SUV's precision and responsiveness. Materials throughout the vehicle are luxurious and aesthetically pleasing, hugging supportive front seats for long drives. Outside sounds heard within the cabin are minimal, even at highway speeds.

The Explorer seats eight, with three rows of seating. The third row is perfect for smaller children, while the second row is snug and cozy. Maximum cargo space is 81.7 cubic feet.

Get the 2016 Ford Explorer at Arlington Heights Ford

Bring the whole family to try out the 2016 Ford Explorer at Arlington Heights Ford! Visit the dealership at 801 W. Dundee Rd. in Arlington Heights, IL when you can gather up the gang, or schedule an appointment for a test drive ahead of time by contacting our sales staff.


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801 W. Dundee Road
Directions Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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