2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Concept

2016 Ford Explorer platinum concept… – Explorer was not the first SUV, but it was certainly the most important and popularized the market of this type of vehicle. In the period from 1990 to 2011, over six million users have left Ford plants in the US states of Kentucky and Missouri, and during a short period, this Ford Explorer SUV 2016 was imported to Great Britain, where nevertheless failed to leave a significant mark. What is it seemed Explorer so popular?

For starters, unlike most SUVs, which were designed specifically for difficult terrain, the Explorer has been civilized for street use in the extent SUV can be. For the first time, US customers who want an alternative to MPV vehicles, they were able to get a vehicle that can comfortably accommodate a family of five, beat all weather conditions, provide sufficient off-road capabilities, provide a rich equipment, and at the same time it looks robust and powerful.

2016 Ford Explorer side

2016 Ford Explorer Exterior

2016 Ford Explorer is designed by Jim Holland, who earlier celebrated the work of the Land Rover and played a major role in the design of models such as the Range Rover and LR2. It can be seen at a glance where Ford Explorer 2016 provides many similar line to the British cousin, but also provides many line with the rest of the Ford line. The design of the headlamps is copied directly from Ford models Flex, Edge, Expedition and F-150, which was obtained by the same aggressive design.

While some criticize the move, changing the checkered line with aerodynamic design, the majority must agree that this crossover looks quite modern. With a length of more than five meters (5,010 mm to be exact), the Explorer is one of the biggest crossover in its class, and this is reflected in the dimensions of the interior.

2016 Ford Explorer rear

Interior

Speaking of the interior to tell you to forget about everything that you know about the explorer. Gone is the cheap plastic and 2016 Ford Explorer now provides high-quality materials, which become only better to decide what the more expensive versions. For the first time in its history Explorer can be obtained with premium equipment such as satellite Sync audio system and MyFord, which controls all the electronic controls. For those who are accustomed to the simple options, equipment 2016 Ford Explorer may be too much. The interior is sometimes seems too complicated and do not be surprised if by mistake squeezing the wrong button and if you needed a few seconds to realize where the button that you want to compress.

2016 Ford Explorer interior

Compared to its competitors, such as the Dodge Durango and Chevrolet Traverse, Explorer provides less space in the interior, as well as in the trunk, which provides a maximum of 2,264 liters of space with the seats folded down. This does not mean that this small crossover and four terms most families will not have a problem with space and Explorer can accommodate up to seven adults.

2016 Ford Explorer seats

2016 Ford Explorer space

Engine and Performance of 2016 Ford Explorer

The standard engine on all versions of 2016 Ford Explorer except Sport, 3.5L V6 is, which develops 290 hp and 345 Nm of torque, while the power is transferred to the front wheels (or optional all-wheel drive) via a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine offers an average fuel consumption of 11.7 liters and maximum traction than two tons, which are ideal numbers in the class.

In the middle of the year, Ford is in line added a new 2.0L EcoBoost I4 engine. This engine, which is an optional extra of $995 develops 50 hp less than the V6 engine 240 horsepower, but because provides 366 Nm of torque at just 1,500 RPM. Although we can not boast performance, Explorer with this engine provides a combined consumption of ten liters per 100 km, making it a leader in its class. At the top of the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine, which is only available in the Sport version and has already premiered in several Ford vehicles (Ford Taurus SHO and Flex and Lincoln MKS and MKT). The power of this engine is 365 hp and 480 Nm of torque, making it the most powerful engine in its class.

2016 Ford Explorer grill

Equipment

Although the new model crossover, Ford made an effort to equip users with equipment that will be able to overcome terrain as its predecessor. Ford’s AWD system is very similar to the Land Rover and provides additional support when driving in mud and mountain roads, and if you opt for a special off-road equipment package comes with off-road tires, stiffer suspension and shorter-speed gearbox.

Despite all the praise, 2016 Ford Explorer is not perfect. The third row seat is not comfortable as some competitors (Chevrolet Traverse), for the first time in the history of the V8 engine is offered, and for those who do not go down with asphalt will certainly notice that the Mazda CX-9 more sports. But Ford does not have to worry about.

2016 Ford Explorer Price

We went on to the price list and it will depend on the level of equipment. In this case we say that the price of 2016 Ford Explorer is around $50,305. That’s the price you have to pay to have this beauty in your home. For details of prices of all options of vehicles we will be able to offer that provides very soon.



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