2021 Ford Explorer Review

2021 Ford Explorer

At Sheridan Ford, we know many Wilmington, New Castle, and Newark drivers need a well-equipped SUV designed with the whole family in mind. If that sounds like you, turn your attention to the 2021 Ford Explorer. The Explorer not only provides a comfortable and stylish ride but also provides tons of strength for towing.

To learn more about the 2021 Ford Explorer, we’ve created this detailed review. Continue reading to learn more,  then call us with any questions!


2021 Ford Explorer: Performance & Capabilities 

Ford Explorer Engine Specs

Ford Explorer Engine Review

2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 engine

3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine

3.3L Hybrid

300 horsepower

400 horsepower

318 horsepower

310 lb-ft of torque

415 lb-ft of torque

322 lb-ft of torque

The 2021 Ford Explorer comes standard with a 2.3L EcoBoost® engine mated with a 10-speed automatic transmission. This standard powertrain dishes out 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. With the available 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine and 10-speed automatic transmission, you’ll not only access 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque, but you’ll also achieve the SUV’s max tow rating: 5,600 pounds when properly equipped. There’s also a 3.3L Hybrid engine available.

For the best towing experience, the Ford Explorer comes standard with trailer sway control that helps keep your load in place even when heavy winds hit. To give you confidence both on and off the roads, the Explorer also has the option to add Hill Descent™ Control, Intelligent 4WD, and the Terrain Management System™.


Interior Features

Ford Explorer InteriorIf you need tons of interior space, you’ll be happy with the amount the Ford Explorer provides. The Explorer offers seating for up to seven riders with plenty of room for them to stretch out. Speaking of comfort, the Explorer comes standard with plush, cloth seating surfaces. Also, this SUV is available with multicontour seats with Active Motion®, which allows drivers and front-seat passengers to enjoy an isolated back massage during their travels.

As for cargo room, you’ll have several options to maximize the space. If you don’t need all seven seats for riders, you can utilize the second-row 35/30/35 split-fold-flat bench seat and the third-row 50/50 split-fold manual bench seat.


2021 Ford Explorer: Advanced Technology Highlights

Ford Explorer Technology FeaturesOne thing most modern drivers agree about when car shopping is that they want a cabin full of advanced technology. The 2021 Ford Explorer comes equipped with a lineup of advanced safety and driver-assist technologies which are all part of the Ford Co-Pilot360™ suite. When it comes to staying connected on the go, the Explorer provides features such as SYNC® 3 and FordPass Connect™.

With SYNC® 3, you’ll also have access to Amazon Alexa, which brings all the features you love at home along with you on the road. Through voice recognition, you’ll be able to ask Alexa questions, receive traffic information, order from Amazon Prime, and so much more!


Test Drive the 2021 Ford Explorer

While our team at Sheridan Ford has provided some in-depth information about the 2021 Ford Explorer in this review, there’s so much more to learn. The best way to discover what the Ford Explorer is all about is to schedule your next test drive with us.

We encourage drivers near Wilmington, New Castle, and Newark to contact us today. We look forward to working with you!

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