The Ford Explorer is among the best-selling SUVs ever. Drivers have grown to love its versatility. Not only does the new Explorer promise to offer impressive everyday comfort, but it’s also capable enough to take your family on an exciting off-road adventure. Stylish trims make this midsize SUV even more appealing. Here’s a quick overview of the 2022 Ford Explorer’s key highlights.
|Specs||2022 Ford Explorer|
|Fuel Economy (City/Hwy)||20 city / 28 hwy mpg|
|Standard Engine||2.3L EcoBoost® I-4|
|Horsepower||300 horsepower (trim dependent)|
|Seating Capacity||7 people|
|Transmission||10-Speed Automatic Transmission|
Whether you seek blistering acceleration or extra fuel savings, the Explorer offers the perfect powertrain to suit your needs. Ford’s standard 2.0L, EcoBoost four-cylinder engine allows you to experience the best of both worlds. It’s rated to crank out a competitive 300 horsepower. Drivers seeking more performance can step up to a stronger 3.0L, EcoBoost V6 engine. Its 400-horsepower output enables you to tow up to 5,600 pounds. Another option is the Explorer’s efficient hybrid powertrain, which develops 318 horsepower. Every model features a quick-shifting, 10-speed automatic transmission. For folks who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, Ford offers Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System. Meanwhile, a sports-tuned suspension enables the exciting ST model to offer especially precise handling.
A three-row design enables the 2022 Ford Explorer to accommodate up to seven people. Great interior space allows everyone to stretch out. E-Z Entry second-row seating makes climbing aboard a simple task. Several luxurious amenities are available. While tri-zone automatic temperature control comes standard, available massaging front seats bring greater relaxation. There’s also more than enough cargo space to accommodate your family’s extra gear.
The 2022 Ford Explorer boasts one of the most high-tech cabins in the class. An 8.0-inch SYNC 3 touchscreen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto comes standard. Families can access the internet through the system’s built-in Wi-Fi hotspot. Meanwhile, music fans will want the available Bang & Olufsen premium audio system. Other available features include a wireless charging pad, a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, a larger 10.1-inch portrait touchscreen, and voice-activated navigation.
Excellent crash protection makes the new Explorer an even more satisfying family vehicle. It also benefits from standard Ford Co-Pilot360 safety technologies. A few of the highlights include automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keep assist, and auto high beams. While a backup camera comes standard, you can enhance visibility by upgrading to the SUV’s 360-degree camera system. Evasive Steering Assist, Speed Sign Recognition, and full-speed Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control are available as well.
If you would like to schedule a 2022 Ford Explorer test drive, contact your hometown Ford dealer, Marshal Mize Ford in Hixson, TN.