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2017 Ford Explorer Review

17/24  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
6.0  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
7
Seats
81.7  cu ft
Cargo Space

A Well-Equipped SUV

If you're in the market for a new SUV near Dallas, consider looking into the 2017 Ford Explorer. A roomy and powerful three-row crossover SUV, the Explorer has been a top choice amongst Mesquite drivers. With its well-laid-out cabin, three engine options and high-tech gear, this is one new vehicle you won't want to miss. Keep reading our 2017 Ford Explorer review to learn all about its offerings.

Top-Tier Trims That Suite Various Buyers

The 2017 Ford Explorer in Mesquite is offered in five trims: base, XLT, Limited Sport and Platinum. It can fit up to seven passengers, depending on which of these models you choose. Standard, the vehicle is fitted with 18-inch wheels, rear climate controls, an eight-way power driver seat, a 4.2-inch dashboard display screen, Bluetooth and a six-speaker sound system.

The Platinum adds more luxury like leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated steering, an 8-inch touchscreen and a 12-speaker Sony sound system. There's also a rear-seat entertainment unit to help keep passengers entertained.

Motors That Exemplify Engineering Excellence

At the peak of the power pyramid lies a mind-blowing 3.5-liter turbocharged V6. It can produce 365 horsepower and 360 pound-feet of torque - numbers that make the engine a top choice amongst 2017 Ford Explorer reviews.

The entry-level base and XLT get a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. These trims can also be equipped with a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder as optional. It's capable of generating up to 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.

Every model comes with a smooth six-speed automatic. Both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive are offered. The new Explorer provides a max towing capacity of 5,000 pounds when properly equipped.

An Emphasis on Safety

The 2017 Ford Explorer in Mesquite is packed with next-generation safety gear. Starting with its high-strength design, the vehicle features AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability and Curve Control to offer better handling on adverse roads. A rearview camera is also included, making it easy for drivers to backup and park. Smart cruise control, front collision warning with emergency braking, blind spot alert, and lane keep assist are standard on upper trims and optional on the base and XLT.

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Your One-Stop Shop for Ford Explorer Details

If you're on the lookout for the 2017 Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander, GMC Acadia and the Ford Flex in the Dallas area, you should also take the 2017 Ford Explorer into consideration. You could end up loving its great on-board technologies and polished exterior design among other aspects. Look over the tools in our review to find out if the 2017 Ford Explorer is a match for you, then browse the latest finance and lease offers!

Grab a Test Drive at Town East Ford

As a go-to Ford Explorer dealer, we're the destination to find the latest offers on both new and used car models. When picking out a car, it's essential to make a knowledgeable choice; that's why we've included this 2017 Ford Explorer review an ideal fit on our site. Use our online form to schedule an appointment to test drive the Ford Explorer in Mesquite, TX, and explore the gorgeous model personally. Play the enclosed video to see its cabin amenities before you visit!

*Get Today's Price is available to all customers and can also be obtained by calling or coming into the dealership today. Purchase prices do not include tax, title, license and $150.00 doc fee. Prices include the listed rebates and incentives. Please verify all information. We are not responsible for typographical, technical, or misprint errors. Inventory is subject to prior sale. Contact us via phone or email for more details. *MPG Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.

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