If you’re looking for a new SUV that can handle some towing, can carry many passengers with comfort and has the fuel efficiency to handle a road trip, then you should look into the 2017 Ford Explorer in Jacksonville NC. Take a look at the rest of our model research page or swing by to give the 2017 Ford Explorer a test drive if you think this seven-seater SUV is for you!
The 2017 Ford Explorer offers both comfort and capability in a sleek, sporty package. It comes standard with seven total cloth trimmed seats and 152 cu.ft. of passenger room -- so everyone has the space to stretch out as they please. Perforated leather seats can be found in mid-tier trims, while going with something like the Explorer Platinum gives you unique, perforated Nirvana leather and a quilted design for maximum comfort.
What helps the 2017 Ford Explorer set itself apart as a great road trip or weekend getaway vehicle is its capabilities and interior tech. The 2017 Explorer comes standard with a powerful 3.5L V6 engine that allows you to tow up to 5,000 lb. If you don’t think you need that big of a trailer behind you and want to increase your fuel economy then you can also switch it out for a 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 for up to 27 MPG on the highway. You can also equip the Explorer with a third engine -- a V6 EcoBoost -- for 365 horsepower and a speedy 0-60 mph time.
The Explorer has available features that can offer whatever you need. The bench in the second row can be swapped out for a set of bucket seats if you want one less seats but more room. Tech features like the 500-watt Sony audio system and Ford’s newest version of SYNC 3 work together to keep passengers and driver entertained, even on a long drive.
Ready to give the 2017 Ford Explorer in Jacksonville NC a test drive? Just swing by Sanders Ford and we can go over the 2017 Explorer in detail with you and let you take it for a spin.