2016 Ford Explorer Review
In the world of three-row SUVs, the 2016 Ford Explorer remains at the top of its class. This popular family vehicle has an A rating from Edmunds, a leading car review website. The Explorer has an impressive list of conveniences, safety systems, and driver aids. Spaciousness, versatility and a comfortable ride are also hallmarks.
The 2016 Ford Explorer has been updated with a new grille and sharp LED headlamps. The interior offers special extras like rear USB ports to take care of the kids. Consumers will appreciate the updated Sync3 system with a better interface, a more responsive touch screen, and more features. Ford has pushed the envelope by offering upscale amenities such as massaging front seats to its new Platinum edition. Finally, it has added a special front-view camera option for slow forward maneuvers.
2016 Ford Explorer for Your Kids!
A value package, the Explorer base trim doesn't hold back. The Sync3 system, Bluetooth, and a rearview camera are standards. Drivers can find comfort with the power seat and tilt-telescopic steering wheel. The back row folds into the floor to increase the flat cargo hold. Kids will appreciate rear climate controls. The XLT trim adds more amenities, including push button start and a power passenger seat.
2016 Ford Explorer Best Suits for Drivers!
The Explorer Limited is a very cushy ride. Drivers enjoy power-adjusting pedals, and both front seats gain cushion heaters and ventilators. Cargo hauling is even easier with a power liftgate and a power-fold third row. Enriching the audio offerings, the Limited has a 500-watt Sony system. Navigation is added to the Sync3 touchscreen.
Under the hood, three powertrains offer to bring this SUV to life. The well-known standard engine is a V-6 with 290 horsepower. Introduced for the 2016 edition, a four-cylinder, fuel-efficient turbo generates 270 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. of torque.
Why 2016 Ford Explorer is Best?
The Sport and Platinum are equipped with the most powerful Explorer engine. A twin turbo, the 365-horsepower engine kicks out 350 lb.-ft. of torque to help pull the heaviest loads.
Moving the Explorer even further upscale, the Platinum seats have been wrapped in Nirvana leather. Micro-precision improves quality, durability, and fit. The same soft touch wraps the armrests, door bolsters and instrument panel. Ford designers make generous use of elegant materials such as ash wood and real aluminum. Finishes touches include the fabric-wrapped A-pillars and dual-pane moonroof. Parking is less stressful with the Platinum's enhanced park assist.
Why 2016 Ford Explorer is Safe?
Parents can enjoy peace of mind, knowing that the Explorer is safe. Ford offers a forward collision system with the extra benefit of a brake priming feature. Adaptive cruise control adds speed regulation, matching traffic patterns. A blind spot monitor and lane-keeping system help the Ford driver avoid common sideswipe situations.
With so much to recommend it, the all-new 2016 Ford Explorer is sure to maintain its popularity with the Canadian consumer.