Model: Explorer Sport

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The ultimate-performance Ford Explorer.

The 3.5L EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6 under the hood of the Explorer Sport sums up what this unique Explorer is about. This engine delivers 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque for exceptional performance.* And it’s coupled with a 6-speed SelectShift Automatic® with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, so you can easily and quickly change gears. What's more, to keep all this performance under control, the Sport features a sport-tuned suspension engineered for tight handling agility and stability.

*Achieved using premium unleaded gasoline. Class is Large Utilities, Non-Hybrid.

Exceptional power and efficiency.

  • Explorer Sport is powered by a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 generating best-in-class 365 horsepower* and 350 lb.-ft. of torque, while delivering 22 highway mpg**
  • Direct injection extracts optimum power from every drop of fuel
  • Twin turbochargers generate instantaneous low-end torque responsiveness

*Achieved using premium unleaded gasoline. Class is Large Utilities, Non-Hybrid. **EPA-estimated rating of 16 city/22 hwy/18 combined mpg, 3.5L EcoBoost® 4WD. Actual mileage will vary.

Exceptional power and efficiency.

Automatic convenience. Manual sportiness.

  • Enhances control of the standard 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
  • Enjoy the ease of an automatic transmission
  • Feel the lively acceleration of a manual with the performance of paddle shifters

Automatic convenience. Manual sportiness.

Sport-Tuned Suspension.

  • Sport-tuned springs, shocks and dampers deliver sporty handling without compromising the ride
  • Unique tower-to-tower underhood brace ties the top of the front suspension together
  • Unique transmission tunnel crossmember under the cabin
  • Revised steering calibration for improved feel and
    crisp responsiveness

A bold, sporty look.

  • A unique high-gloss Ebony grille with contrasting Sterling Gray mesh
  • 20-inch machined aluminum wheels with painted pockets
  • Dark exterior trim including black roof rack, blackout headlamp and taillamp treatment, black lower cladding, black liftgate appliqués
  • Unique EXPLORER hood badge

A bold, sporty look.

Available Terrain Management System™

  • Dial in specific terrain settings to maximize performance.
  • Standard on vehicles equipped with available Intelligent 4WD
  • Monitors wheelslip, vehicle sway
  • Simple-to-use shift-on-the-fly settings: Normal, Mud/Ruts, Sand, Grass/Gravel/Snow
  • Confidence and traction in all conditions
  • Hill Descent Control regulates speed on steep declines; also included with Intelligent 4WD

Available Terrain Management System™

Unique Sport Interior

  • Sport-style, heated front bucket seats — 10-way power driver’s seat with memory, power lumbar and recline; six-way passenger seat with manual recline and lumbar
  • Contrast-stitched, leather-trimmed with Charcoal or Sienna inserts
  • Available second-row bucket seats
  • Sport floor mats, graphic metallic trim, sport trim appliqués
  • Illuminated scuff plates
  • Contrast-stitched leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Premium Audio System from Sony® with 12 speakersSony is a registered trademark of the Sony Corporation.

20-Inch Aluminum Wheels

  • Unique 20-inch machine-faced aluminum wheels with painted pockets
  • Available summer-only tires

Stay Connected

  • SYNC® with MyFord Touch® driver-connect technology
  • Use voice commands to make phone calls, choose music and more27
  • Three configurable LCD's, including two 4.2-inch color screens in the instrument cluster plus an 8-inch screen in the center instrument panel stack
  • Media hub with two USB ports, SD card reader and video input jacks

Sport Lighting

  • Distinctive headlamp and taillamp blackout treatment
  • Bi-functional projector beam halogen headlamps
  • Light-emmitting-diode (LED) taillamps

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