Information on Ford Explorer
The Ford Explorer represents a midsize SUV from the Ford stable. Ford Explorer
is definitely a looker with its ‘framed’ body, five large doors and a spacious interior. The lineup of Ford Explorer
comprises the XLT 2WD ($25,300), XLT 4WD ($27,595), Eddie Bauer 2WD ($28,300), Eddie Bauer 4WD ($30,595), Limited 2WD ($31,400) and Limited 4WD ($33,659). The prices mentioned are for models in standard execution.
The Ford Explorer is available either with the standard 4.0-liter V6 and five-speed automatic transmission or an optional 4.6-liter V8 with a six-speed automatic. The 4.0-liter single-overhead-cam V6 features variable valve timing and Explorer Model
is rated at 210 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque. It meets federal Tier II, Bin 4 emissions requirements for Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle II (ULEV II) status. The 4.6 liter V8 is the recent introduction in this SUV model.
The Explorer specification comes with single overhead camshafts and three valves per cylinder and helps in generating 292 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque. The Explorer
V8 delivers low emissions as well, meeting the Tier II, Bin 5 federal standard, which is compliant with California's Low Emissions Vehicle II (LEV II) standard. With the V8, you get a six-speed automatic with two overdrives, plus full electronic control of up-shifting, downshifting and torque converter functions.
is the best buy among the fellow competitors like Chevy Trailblazer, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Toyota 4Runner or the Nissan Pathfinder.
The 2006 Explorer Model
is on road behavior is satisfying too with speed-sensitive steering, responsive brakes and improved suspension. The pleasure of riding is instantly felt as these new set-ups of brakes, suspension and steering offer a fairly confident and stable high-way ride even at high speeds. The mileage is reasonably too good .
The recent Explorer 2007 Car Model
has smoother engine as well. The engine noise is absent inside the cabin due to an excellent insulation. The air conditioning is quiet efficient and cools the interiors quickly. The seats of this Car Model
are made more supportive and comfortable and the colors, trims and combinations also call for appreciations. The third row seats are available with manual or power folding and unfolding options. Moreover, with folded seats, the cargo floor gives you more room to use otherwise.
The interior of the Ford
Explorer is designed tastefully and the visibility from the driver’s seat is also very good. The DVD-based navigation system has a big eight-inch display and excellent colors and graphics and is easy to use.
The Ford explorer
is one of the ‘competent’ mid-size sport utilities when the performance and pricing are considered.