The new 2019 Ford Explorer will get smart updates to keep its competition roaring. Ever since it was introduced in the market, the Ford Explorer is one of the perfect class SUVs.
This time it has come up with doing necessary changes in the car although the car looks inspired with Range Rover. The present Explorer is still a strong seller in most markets.
2019 Ford Explorer – Body and Design
The 2019 Ford Explorer gets polished before its major changed version. The outer design includes four new paint options namely cinnamon glaze, burgundy velvet tinted clearcoat, platinum dune tricot, and blue metallic. It will also have five wheel choices.
There are some slight pinches of the front and rear fascia. The sports model features a new wheel design and a mildly updated grille, with blacked out accents. The platinum model is high in luxury gets quad exhaust pipes which are also found in the Sport.
This time Ford has introduced quite new features. These include an optional 4G LTE connection. Ford will possibly charge a subscription fee for data access, though it’s not confirmed. Not only till this, the car has a Wi-Fi hotspot that has a tendency to support up to 10 devices till 50 feet of distance from the vehicle. Thus these enable the owner to lock, lock, unlock and locate their car using the FordPass app. There’s safe and smart package also which includes several techniques to make the vehicle look safe. The characteristics are adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keep assist, automatic high beams and rain-sensing wipers.
The 2019 Ford Explorer will be updated to the new grille and fog lights, and quad exhaust tips. The 2019 Explorer is coming up with five trim levels including the base model, XLT, Limited, Sport and top-spec Platinum. They are available with cloth or leather seating surfaces, rear auxiliary climate control, 12-speaker Sony premium audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio, navigation, a twin-panel moonroof, heated and cooled seats, heating steering etc. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost comes with the all-wheel drive while its previous counterpart of 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4 was a front drive only.
Engine Specs of the 2019 Ford Explorer
The Explorer’s engine comes in different variables for different models of Explorer. One of them is a base 3.5-liter V6 which gives 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. The mid-one being a 2.3-liter turbocharged I4 for 280 horsepower and 310 torques. The other powerful one includes a 3.5-liter, turbocharged V6 with the output of 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.
The engine is available in the six-speed automatic system. As mentioned, the front drive is standard with 3.5-liter and 2.3-liter. The automaker’s all-wheel-drive system is also there with two modes- base 3.5-liter and 2.3-liter Ecoboost and standard 3.5-liter EcoBoost.
2019 Ford Explorer – Sales and Price
The Ford will start the sale of its new model Explorer this fall. Thus, the wait will be worth it for knowing the price.
When we talk about the price of the vehicle, it varies according to which model one is buying. The three-row midsize 2019 Ford Explorer stands above the compact Ford Escape, midsize two-row Edge, and three-row Flex. Though it’s still below the full-size Expedition SUV.