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New 2017 Ford Explorer at Sheridan Ford for New Castle, DE

If you have been looking for a fantastic sport utility vehicle (SUV) then you are at the right place because the 2017 Ford Explorer is one of those. Did you know that the Ford Explorer has been one of the world's best-selling SUVs throughout the past 25 years?  Also, in 2015 over 740,000 Ford brand SUVs were sold, with sales of Explorers only increasing that year. Thus there is no reason why you shouldn't consider the 2017 Ford Explorer. For 2017 the Ford Explorer gets an all-new XLT Sport Appearance Package that includes Ebony Black body side molding, mirror caps, twenty-inch Magnetic Gray wheels and a dark-accented exterior. This SUV is assembled in the United States. The manufacturer's suggested retail price for the 2017 Explorer is $32,105. Keep reading to learn more about how the 2017 Ford Explorer could be for you!

Under the Explorer's Hood

For the standard, entry-level 2017 Explorer you can count on having a six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift. The engine is a 3.5-liter V6 unit that runs on flex fuel. The gas tank can hold up to 18.6 gallons of fuel. The engine produces 255 lb-ft of torque @ 4000 rpm and 290 horsepower @ 6500 rpm. It has 24 valves. The Explorer is a front-wheel drive vehicle. It needs 39.2 feet available to it to turn around in a circle. When correctly equipped the Explorer can haul up to 5,000 pounds worth of equipment behind it. You will have standard P245/60R18 BSW tires. The above-mentioned XLT Sport Appearance Package includes Intelligent Access with push-button start.

Design of Ford Explorer

Getting the Ford Explorer can provide you with interior enhancements like Dark Earth Gray front seats with leather bolsters and Salerno and Miko suede for door panels and inserts. Up to seven people can comfortably fit in this SUV that has four doors and a 112.6-inch wheelbase. Rear passengers can expect to have 33.3 inches of legroom. When the Explorer is full of passengers the driver can expect to have 81.9 cubic feet available for transporting cargo. Count on having standard cloth bucket seating. The XLT Sport Appearance Package offers a ten-way powered driver's seat with lumbar support as well as SYNC 3. Examples of exterior colors that you can get the SUV in are Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Coat, Blue Jeans Metallic and Ingot Silver Metallic.

Where is the Explorer assembled?

It is assembled in the United States. And it is made to haul up to 5,000 pounds worth of equipment behind it.

How much rear legroom is there?

Rear passengers will have up to 33.3 inches of legroom. This is a good amount to have!

Where are you located?

At 4001 Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington. Get directions to us here!


Child door locks come standard on the 2017 Ford Explorer to ensure that people do not try escaping the vehicle while it is in motion. An engine immobilizer is standard and so is traction control. Standard airbags include rear head curtain, front side, front knee, front head curtain, passenger and driver. The XLT Sport Appearance Package provides LED fog lamps. You will have four-wheel anti-lock brakes. Daytime running lights will decrease the chance of a daytime accident. Dusk sensing headlamps will be there to turn on when it starts to get dark out at night. Come down to Sheridan Ford at your earliest convenience to learn even more about what the 2017 Ford Explorer has to offer. We look forward to assisting with your vehicle search here at our dealership!

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