2018 Ford Explorer Atlanta GA
For full-size performance and full-size comfort, many drivers turn to the Ford Explorer, a full-size SUV that rivals the competition in more ways than one. On top of exceptional power and innovative technology, the 2018 Explorer has so much more to offer drivers in Atlanta, GA and the surrounding area.
The Ford Explorer comes in five different trim levels—base, XLT, Limited, Sport, and Platinum—each of which provides a unique set of features and capabilities for shoppers to choose from. Additionally, drivers can decide between a few different options, depending on their power requirements. Read on to get a better idea of what to expect from the 2018 Ford Explorer before getting behind the wheel at Wade Ford.
The 2018 Explorer base and XLT trims come standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that is capable of producing 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. The Limited is equipped with a 2.3-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that is able to crank out 280 horsepower and 310 lb-ft. On the Explorer Sport and Platinum trims, drivers can take advantage of a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 that can deliver 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque for an extra dose of power.
Transmission & Drivetrain
All of the Ford Explorer engines are paired with a six-speed automatic transmission that promises responsive shifting and quick transitions in a variety of conditions. On the base, XLT, and Limited trims, drivers can choose between front-wheel or all-wheel drive. The Sport and Limited trims, on the other hand, are only available with all-wheel drive, which is designed to provide added confidence even in less-than-ideal driving conditions.
Design & Technology of the 2018 Ford Explorer
On the outside, the Ford Explorer's rugged, striking design alludes to its impressive capability both on and off the road. Despite its durable exterior, the Explorer is anything but rough on the inside. Its cabin is designed to provide the utmost comfort for anyone who steps inside. With room for seven passengers as well as plenty of cargo space, the 2018 Explorer is sure to serve your needs, no matter what they might be. Available interior features include:
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel
- Multicontour front seats with Active Motion®
- Dual-panel moonroof
- 180-degree camera and Forward Sensing System
- SYNC® 3 infotainment system
- Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate
- Second-row smart-charging USB ports
- Lane-Keeping System