19/27  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
6.0  Sec.
0-60 MPH
81.7  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New on the 2018 Ford Explorer?

The Ford Explorer has been a hit with buyers since its initial release in 1990, and in 2018, it continues to be a highly sought-after SUV. To keep up with the ever-changing trends in the automotive industry, the model has received quite a bundle of new features for the new model year and a few exterior enhancements. Minor front and rear modifications keep the 2018 Ford Explorer near San Francisco at the top of its game in the SUV segment, drawing in buyers with its good looks. The addition of fresh technology further boosts its appeal and keeps it a step ahead of the competition.

For more information regarding the new SUV, keep reading our 2018 Ford Explorer review below.

SYNC Connect & Wi-Fi Enter the Lineup

The Explorer's roster does not change for the 2018 model year. Buyers can still select from five top-notch models: base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum. Throughout the lineup, you'll find a variety of technologies, including an available 4G embedded modem that comes with a Wi-Fi hotspot and is capable of supporting up to 10 devices. Users can also stray up to 50 feet away from the vehicle without losing their connection.

If that's not exciting enough, the 2018 Ford Explorer in Colma also comes with SYNC Connect. This device lets owners remotely connect to the SUV with some help from FordPass. You can lock and unlock your doors, access vehicle information and locate the vehicle from afar with this innovative feature.

Three Engines Offered

Delivering 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque, the base engine on the Explorer is a 3.5L V6. A turbo 2.3L four-cylinder engine is also optional, producing 280 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. It's offered on base and XLT trims.

Move up the lineup and you'll get to take advantage of a turbocharged 3.5L V6, churning out 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. You'll find this powerplant on Sport and Platinum models.

Safety Amenities on the 2018 Ford Explorer

A Safe and Smart Package is equipped on the latest Explorer. Filled with driver-assist features such as cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assist, auto high-beams, rain-sensing wipers, adaptive cruise control, and collision warning and blind spot detection, this package has been praised in many 2018 Ford Explorer reviews. You'll be able to find all of these features and more on the Explorer at Serramonte Ford.

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Your Home for Ford Explorer Specs

If you're searching for the 2018 Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot and the GMC Acadia in the San Francisco area, you should also take the 2018 Ford Explorer into consideration. You could find that it entirely accomodates your individual needs, with its marvelous cabin amenities and other positive attributes. Use the tools in our review to find out if the 2018 Ford Explorer works for you, then browse current factory offers!

Take a Ride in the Ford Explorer at

Among our truly expansive selection of cars, the Ford Explorer is a popular option at our Ford dealership. It's imperative to make a knowledgeable choice when searching for a car, and we hope our 2018 Ford Explorer review provides guidance when it comes to this. You can find Ford Explorer inventory at Serramonte Ford - we welcome you to come in for a showing. Are you interested to see it prior to your visit? Check out the enclosed video to view its cabin and exterior.

All advertised sale prices exclude government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer documentation processing charge, any electronic filing charge, and any emissions testing charge. See dealer for complete details. Prices include the listed rebates and incentives. Please verify all information. We are not responsible for typographical, technical, or misprint errors. Inventory is subject to prior sale. Contact us via phone or email for more details. *MPG Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.