As consumers are still awaiting the 2016 offering of the Explorer, the 2017 Ford Explorer will be bringing an all new concept as well as design. The release of the 2017 Ford Explorer is still a great distance away, therefore the vast majority of information regarding the vehicle is shroud in rumor and conjecture. The changes that are expected to be on the horizon for the Explorer have a great deal of the lines fans waiting for it with heightened anticipation.
2017 Ford Explorer: Engine Specs
Given that the four trim levels of the Ford Explorer underwent a facelift for the 2016 model year, it is increasingly plausible that the power train options will be retained. The uni-body crossover and road biased demeanor will seemingly garner its power from a turbo charged 3.5 liter V6 model as well as a 3.5 liter V-6. The power units will find themselves mated with a manually shifted automatic six speed transmission for the base model and coupled with front wheel drive. The remaining trim levels will receive full time all0wheel drive with zero low range gearing.
2017 Ford Explorer: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Per a number of early reports, the overall design of the widely popular crossover vehicle. The details regarding the precise redesign have yet to be announce or confirmed by the Ford Motor Company. Even with that being said, a number of industry insider that are fairly close to the automotive giant strongly contend that that the modifications are definitely on the horizon. A major assumption regarding the redesign is that the solutions will include a new bumper and new headlights. Additionally, it is firmly believed that the new generation of the crossover vehicle will be afforded a new front grille and hood. As far as the rear, the most notable alterations will most likely involve the exhaust pipes and tail lights.
According to expert predictions, the interior of the 2017 Ford Explorer, consumers will find the latest in automotive technology, which will included and upgraded version of the MyFord infotainment system. There are rumors that are beginning to circulating stating that the levels of comfort, functionality and convenience will be enhanced as well within the cabin. Should the company continue with its current trends, the driver will be provided with heated power seating as well as leather upholstery. In regards to the safety of 2017 Ford Explorer, the all-wheel drive variants will possess as a standard, the following: hill descent control, four wheel electronic traction, and a Terrain Management system and hill ascent assist. Safety standard features of 2017 Ford Explorer will also include the following: blind spot monitoring, inflatable rear seatbelt airbags, curtain airbags and more.
2017 Ford Explorer: Release Date and Price
While most automotive websites are still awaiting the 2016 model, the redesigned 2017 Ford Explorer could very well make an appearance as late as the calendar year 2018. There is currently no accurate or confirmed information available in regards to the crossover vehicle’s base pricing. Given the amount of distance between now and the impending release of the 2017 Ford Explorer has industry experts hesitate to formulate a plausible pricing estimate. As we move deeper into next year, it is certain that more detailed and accurate information will become available.