Ford Explorer Performance

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Discover the Rugged Performance of the 2017 Ford Explorer Lineup

In the world of SUVs, no model gives Arlington Heights drivers the range of adventurous capability and durable performance of the 2017 Ford Explorer. From the luxurious and efficient Explorer Limited to the bold and brawny Explorer Sport, this SUV lineup has a lot to offer motorists of every type and budget. And with three different powertrains to choose from between the different models, you'll have plenty of options to sculpt your driving experience to fit you.

 

The 2017 Ford Explorer XLT

2017 Ford Explorer XLT - Arlington Heights

The high-standards of Ford craftsmanship are immediately apparent in the XLT model, which takes the already impressive base specs and goes even further with them. It comes with a muscular 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine, which delivers up to 290 horsepower and 255 lb.-ft. of torque to meet your towing and all-terrain needs. In addition, the XLT offers Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management, so that you have both the power and the equipment to tackle any off-road challenge. And standard equipment like AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control and Curve Control ensures that the handling stays smooth and your family stays safe.

 

The 2017 Ford Explorer Limited

2017 Ford Explorer Limited - Arlington Heights

This special trim offers up a supremely efficient 2.3L EcoBoost I4 engine, designed to give you remarkable mileage without sacrificing that powerful Ford performance you crave in an Explorer. In FWD mode, it gets an EPA-estimated 19 MPG city/27 MPG highway, making it one of most economical SUVs on the road today. And it still offers high-quality performance to boot, producing 280 horsepower and an impressive 310 lb.-ft. of torque, so you can go one adventures with the best of them. In addition, its twin-scroll low-inertia turbocharger uses advanced design tricks to obtain enhanced acceleration and quicker turbine spin-up, making the Limited a much more responsive vehicle as well.

 

The 2017 Ford Explorer Sport

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Designed to handle the most intense expeditions, the Explorer Sport comes with a burly powertrain and a suite of features that render it the perfect SUV for the adventurous driver. Under the hood, it comes with our 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine, among the most capable powertrains you can get. It delivers 365 horsepower and 350 lb.ft. of torque, handily outperforming other SUVs in its class and giving you the power you need to overcome the toughest roads. The Sport also comes standard with the intelligent 4WD and 20-inch machined aluminum wheels, so it looks as good as it feels. And with the six-speed SelectShift automatic transmissions, complete with steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters, you'll be able to easily get the most out of your vehicle in any situation.

 

Safety and Stability

2017 Ford Explorer XLT - Safety & Stability

Along with giving you plenty of power, the Explorer also comes with standard features designed to keep your drive as safe and stable as possible, so you always have control of that power. AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control makes use of gyroscopic sensors to keep an eye on your yaw and roll rate, and then compensates to help you maintain control. This works together with Curve Control, which is able to slow you down up to 10 mph quickly and safely if it notices that you're going into a curve too fast and risk sliding.

 

Towing and Trailering

2017 Ford Explorer Sport Towing & Trailering

No matter which model you go for, you'll be able to opt for one of the Explorer's Tow Packages to help you transport your heaviest loads, whether you're taking your boat out to the harbor or a camper into the woods. The Class III Trailer Tow Package comes with everything you need to get started, including an engine oil cooler, tow hitch, and wiring harness. On top of that, the Explorer also offers a number of amenities to simplify and ease the process. Every model comes with a rear view camera that gives you a real-time picture of what's behind you, taking all the guesswork out of backing up. The hill start assist features keeps your vehicle secure and prevents it from sliding backwards when a hill puts undue duress on it and its payload. And with trailer sway control and AdvanceTrac, your vehicle can monitor trailer sway and adjust your speed and braking automatically to correct it.

 

Take On the Road with the Latest 2017 Ford Explorer Performance

Adventurous Schaumburg drivers have found a lot to love in the performance of the new 2017 Ford Explorer lineup, and now you can experience that power and control for yourself at Arlington Heights Ford, located at 80 W. Dundee road. And if you have any questions about the different Explorer trims, contact us online or over the phone at (888) 481-8607.

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