2018 Ford® Explorer SUV | 7-Passenger SUV | Ford.com

EPA- Est. City/HwyMPG

Standard

17/242   MPG

Seating for

7
2018 Ford EXPLORER

2018 Explorer Platinum

The Explorer Platinum’s interior awes in its premium Nirvana leather with micro-perforation and quilted inserts, dual-panel moonroof, heated second-row bucket seats, and a heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel with real wood accents and unique stitching. And its exterior stands out with its satin-chrome finish.

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3.5L EcoBoost® Engine

How does the 3.5L EcoBoost generate a best-in-class15  365 V6 horsepower plus 350 lb.-ft. of torque?68  By combining turbocharging and direct injection. This EcoBoost is standard in the Explorer Sport and Platinum.

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SYNC® 3/SiriusXM® Radio

SYNC 3 is voice-activated technology that helps you make hands-free decisions. Whether you need directions, to connect and control your smartphone, or just want to change your SiriusXM Radio station, SYNC 3 lets you stay focused on the road ahead.161

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Explorer Ford Alexa Screen

Ford+Alexa, a match made in tech heaven. 

Introducing Ford+Alexa–bringing the amazing capabilities of Amazon Alexa from your home to the road. By using the Ford+Alexa app and connecting via SYNC® 3 AppLink® , you’ll have access to Voice Navigation, Traffic Information, over 30,000 Skills, Amazon Prime shopping and can even control your supported Smart Home devices. Stay connected, no matter where you are.
*Requires available SYNC 3 AppLink version 2.2 or higher. Don’t drive while distracted or while using handheld devices. Use voice controls. Certain Alexa functionality is dependent on smart home technology.
Explorer Interior Waze Screen

Ford & Waze. Your commute just got better.

Using Waze inside your Ford vehicle is now easier since the much-loved, crowd-sourced navigation and traffic app is now compatible with available SYNC® 3 AppLink.® By accessing Waze through SYNC 3 AppLink, you can collaborate with other users, outsmarting traffic by sharing information to get the best routes, and receive real-time alerts about accidents, road hazards and traffic jams. Moving Waze to the dash screen allows you to conveniently access the app’s features on a larger display. You can operate Waze through your vehicle’s touchscreen, as well as use voice commands for hands-free control, helping to keep your eyes on the road.* Available via iPhone® in Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 with Software Version 3.0. Waze is also available on Android Auto.
*Commands may vary by phone and AppLink software. Don’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don’t use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones. Message and data rates may apply. iPhone is a trademark of Apple, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android Auto is a trademark of Google Inc.
Hands navigating map via the FordPass app

FordPass-A Smarter Way to Move

With an available SYNC Connect-equipped vehicle, you can use FordPass to track your vehicle’s location and remotely access vehicle features, such as start, lock and unlock, and vehicle status, including fuel level. You can also schedule specific times to remotely start your vehicle so it’s ready to hit the road as soon as you are.*

With the FordPass app, you have A Smarter Way to Move more freely throughout your day.163

  • Find parking169 ahead of time
  • Compare fuel prices at stations along your route
  • Receive key vehicle info and schedule service
  • Lock, unlock and start your vehicle remotely*
  • Get FordPass help from a friendly FordGuide

These are just some of the great things you can do with FordPass. Watch our video for FordPass tips and info that will help get you on your way. And if you haven’t already, download the FordPass app on the App Store167 or get it on Google Play.43

*SYNC Connect includes complimentary 5-year subscription for remote features excluding Wi-Fi hotspot, and starts with vehicle sale date. Subscription is subject to compatible 4G network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks may affect future functionality. Certain restrictions, 3rd-party terms, or message/data rates may apply.

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Intelligent 4WD with the Terrain Management System

Intelligent 4WD with the Terrain Management System is available on Explorer, XLT, Limited and standard on Sport and Platinum, and allows you to shift on the fly into one of four settings to match the terrain. So whether the journey takes you through mud, sand, gravel, grass or snow, you can master it and carry on with confidence and control. The 4WD System also includes Hill Descent Control so you can set and maintain a constant speed while traveling downhill.10  

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