Ford Dealership in Mesquite Reviews the 2016 Explorer
For families around Dallas, the Ford Explorer has been their go-to family SUV of choice, thanks to its powerful and agile powertrain, excellent safety features and luxurious interior amenities. This model year, the Explorer is receiving many terrific updates, including a refreshed exterior design, new engine options, updated safety equipment and a brand-new luxury trim level.
The 2016 Ford Explorer in Mesquite is available in five trim levels: base, XLT, Limited, Sport and the all-new Platinum. The base model of the Explorer starts things off with automatic LED headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, a 4.2-inch display screen, Ford's Sync system, Bluetooth connectivity and a 6-speaker sound system.
The next-level XLT trim adds heated exterior mirrors, upgraded brakes, foglights, push-button start, rear parking sensors and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Explorer Limited model gets 20-inch alloy wheels, a front-view camera, a power liftgate, a navigation system and a 12-speaker Sony sound system.
Many 2016 Ford Explorer reviews really like the Sport and Platinum trim levels. The Sport trim gives the SUV a unique look that includes new interior and exterior details, as well as a sport-tuned suspension. The all-new Explorer Platinum model adds a dual-panel sunroof, upgraded leather upholstery, a premium Sony sound system, and aluminum and wood interior trim.
Standard safety features across all five trims include a rearview camera, stability and traction control, side curtain airbags, a front passenger knee airbag and Ford's MyKey system. Optional safety equipment includes lane-departure warning, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.
Under the hood, the 2016 Ford Explorer near Dallas offers three powertrain options, depending on the trim you choose. The base, XLT and Limited models get a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 290 horsepower, while the Sport and Platinum trims come with a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 that produces 365 horsepower. For drivers who would like to add a bit more fuel economy to the SUV, Ford also offers a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine.
The 2016 Ford Explorer is now at Town East Ford. To learn more about the Explorer and its many exceptional features, keep reading our 2016 Ford Explorer review below!