2018 Ford Explorer near Brainerd MN

side view of a white 2018 Ford Explorer with mountains in the background

For families and individuals looking for an attractive crossover SUV the 2018 Ford Explorer near Brainerd MN may hit all the right notes. This three-row model can seat seven passengers and offer up 81.7 cubic feet of cargo space for hauling. It also comes loaded with attractive standard comfort and convenience features like a rearview camera, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, air conditioning, and the Ford MyKey system all come standard.

Moving to a higher trim level like the XLT can offer drivers more features like Keyless access with Push-Button Start, a Reverse Sensing System, and leather accents throughout the cabin. Some attractive features that are available on the 2018 Ford Explorer XLT include Rain-Sensing Wipers, automatic high beams, a power liftgate, dual-zone automatic climate control, and the SYNC 3 infotainment system. Keep reading to learn more, or explore the new Ford Explorer inventory available at Houston Ford in Pine River MN by clicking below.

Engine Options on the 2018 Ford Explorer

The 2018 Ford Explorer near Brainerd MN will be available with up to three engine options, each of which can offer different advantages for drivers. A 3.5-liter V-6 is standard on the base and XLT models of the 2018 Ford Explorer which offers 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque. A turbocharged four-cylinder 2.3-liter engine rated for 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque is also available on the two base models, and standard on the Limited trim. While this turbocharged model offers slightly less horsepower, it amps up acceleration potential thanks to significantly more torque, and does it with better mileage numbers. Drivers with a craving for even more power can opt for the Sport or Platinum models, which come with a turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 that cranks out 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Ford Explorer has a maximum towing capability when properly equipped of 5,000 pounds.

Some driver assistance features that may be available on the 2018 Ford Explorer near Brainerd MN at Houston Ford include blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warnings, lane keeping assistance, rear cross-traffic alerts, and adaptive cruise control. To experience these driving advantages for your self, contact a member of the Houston Ford sales team, or request more information below.