All-New Replacement 2018 Ford Explorer
Ford Explorer becomes one of the SUV lineups from Ford. There are Expedition and Ford Edge as the other SUVs from the lineup. Based on its position, Ford Explorer is placed between the full-size Expedition and midsize Edge. In this case, the Ford Explorer already becomes one of the popular SUVs and this already has 5 generations. In this case, the 2018 Ford Explorer will be the new generation of this car. As one of the great SUV from Ford, this car is available in several trims. 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum becomes the trim with great specification.
2018 Ford Explorer Platinum
Compared to the other trims, it is true that 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum get some exclusive specifications. Maybe, only 2018 Ford Explorer Sport is the car that has quite a similar specification as the Platinum trim. In general, all of the trims get the upgrades and several updates for the interior and exterior. Specifically for the new Explorer Platinum, this car has quite different design of grille. There is a unique design of grille with some touches of brightness. Then, about the wheel, the Platinum is using 20-inch wheels and this is similar to the Sport trim.
Then, about the upholstery, Platinum trim has a different design. It also uses leather, but this trim has quilted leather. Then, for its interior, there are touches of real wood and aluminum material for its cabin. Of course, this shows the class of this trim, and it means that this will have extra prices compared to the other trims.
About the mechanical aspects, overall the 2018 Ford Explorer will provide better and easier handling. Comfortable driving becomes the main concern related to the mechanical parts. For the standard option of trim, the car is going to have a 3.5-liter V6 engine and this will be able to produce up to 290 horsepower. This is quite big power, of course. Then, the 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum and Sport will have 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine. This can bring a big difference since this engine can produce up to 265 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.
2018 Ford Explorer Redesign
Ford Explorer is one of the SUV lineups manufactured by Ford. There are also Ford Expedition and Ford Edge. Ford Expedition represents the full-size SUV while the Ford Edge is in the class of midsize SUV. About the Explorer, its position is between those two lineups. In this case, both the Edge and Expedition is going to release the new generation for 2018.
Of course, Ford also prepares a new generation for the Explorer. In this case, the 2018 Ford Explorer is being prepared and manufactured. About the 2018 Ford Explorer, there is still limited information. Even, there is still no confirmation about when the new generation of Ford Explorer will be released. About its price, it is predicted that this will is launched around $32,000 for the base option.
Next information about 2018 Ford Explorer is about its redesign. This car is said to bring some new touches and they are premium touches. These can be found in its interior and exterior. However, as its release date, there is still unclear information about the updated design. However, this car is predicted to have a more refreshed look to get bigger attention. The interior will get some changes and the changes will be different based on the choice of trim. In this case, the Premium and Sport becomes trims that get premium updates and designs.
Then, related to the 2018 Ford Explorer is about things under the hood. In this case, there are three options of engine. The first option is for its base model. This model will have a 2.3-liter Ecoboost engine of four cylinders. This engine will be able to produce up to 280 horsepower and it is not a bad power to produce, even for a base model. The second option is the 3.5-liter V6 engine and this will provide output up to 290 horsepower. The last and highest engine specification is the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine that will be able to produce up to 365 horsepower. This engine is said to have turbocharged feature and this is predicted to be an engine for the Sport and Platinum trim.
2018 Ford Explorer Sport
2018 Ford Explorer is going to be released by Ford. There are many rumors stated that this car is being prepared to be launched at the end of this year or in 2018. There have been many rumors, but there is still no clarity and official information about this car. Although this car is still covered by fogs, there have been some points related to its specification.
Based on the news and rumors, this car will appear as the alternative for SUV lineup. It is because Ford is also preparing the new generation of Expedition and Edge. Between those three SUVs, this car is plotted in the middle of them. That is why this car can be an alternative. Then, there is also news stating that there are some trims and 2018 Explorer Sport is one of them.
In this case, it seems that 2018 Ford Explorer will not make big changes for the designs. Both the exterior and interior will not get major changes. Ford tries to provide an updated and refreshed look, yet there are no big changes to offer. Specifically, each trim may have its own specialty and characteristic related to the design.
It is said that the 2018 Ford Explorer Sport will have the design of black-shadowed trim with quite a spacious cabin. This car will have 20-inch of wheels to show aggressiveness and power. Then, for the interior, this trim will have leather upholstery. About the Ford Explorer, in general, it seems that there are some safety features as things to wait for from this car.
Under the hood, the base model of new Explorer will have 23-liter turbocharged four inline engines that can produce output about 280 horsepower. Then, the 2018 Ford Explorer Sport will have the same engine specification as the 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum. These trim will have the highest specification of engine and it is a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine with the EcoBoost technology. The Sport trim will only have All-Wheel Drive and there are no other options.