2020 Ford Explorer Model Review

365  Horsepower
With EcoBoost V6
6.0  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
7
Seats
18.2-87.8  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2020 Ford Explorer?

In 2020, just about everything is new for the Ford Explorer. The latest Explorer gets a facelift and interior makeover to be more stylish, sophisticated, and adventurous than ever before. The 2020 Explorer has more room all around this year with additional passenger space and cargo capacity. This makes everything from daily excursions around town to road trips more enjoyable. The 2020 Explorer is part of the sixth generation of Explorers. There are several new versions this year too, including a hybrid vehicle and an ST trim. Seating capacity ranges from six to seven depending on the trim level you choose.

2020 Ford Explorer Interior

Plenty of Trims For Every Use Case

There are four trim levels of the 2020 Ford Explorer. The base model is called the XLT. This trim has a seating configuration for seven. It has a number of desirable interior features including tri-zone climate control, an auxiliary climate control in the back, and an air filtration system to purify the cabin air. Daytime running lights and an auto-dimming mirror are other highlights. Front and rear mats and a push-button start are standard features. A heated steering wheel is optional. FordPass Connect, complete with a WiFi hotspot, and USB charging ports in the back row are standard.

The Limited, which comes next, has a standard navigation system and heated steering wheel. It also has leather seats with accent stitching. Captain's chairs in the second row give it a seating capacity of six. Heated outboard seats and dual cup holders are also standard. The ST, which is the third trim, has a heated steering wheel with an ST logo and paddle shifters. This trim has heated seats in the second row and captain's chairs. It also has a premium sound system. The Platinum gets black carpet floor mats and illuminated scuff plates in the first row. A voice-activated navigation system and perforated leather seats are other standard features on the Platinum.

2020 Ford Explorer Horsepower

2020 Ford ExplorerThere are three engines available for the 2020 Ford Explorer. The base engine is a 2.3L engine with four cylinders and a 10-speed automatic transmission. The engine that powers the ST and Platinum is a 3.0L V6 engine, but there are slight variations depending on the trim level. On the Platinum, this engine produces 365 HP and 380 LB-FT of torque. It is a twin-turbo engine with direct injection technology. On the ST, the engine produces up to 400 HP and 415 LB-FT of torque. Both engines are paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

Innovative Safety Technologies

2020 Ford ExplorerIn addition to being powerful and attractive, the 2020 Ford Explorer is also a safe car. A combination of passive and active safety features work in tandem to keep occupants safe. This includes airbags throughout the cabin and seat belt restraints. A rearview camera is part of the Explorer driver-assist safety package. Lane-keep assist, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and automatic high beam assist are other notable safety amenities in the Explorer. Trailer sway control and post-collision braking are other safety highlights of the 2020 Ford Explorer. These features are standard or optional depending on trim.

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