2021 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Ford Explorer Trim Levels


The Ford Explorer is a versatile SUV that’s ready to help you jumpstart your next adventure. How do you know which 2021 Ford Explorer trim level has just what you need?

Our team at Sheridan Ford is here to help you find the Ford Explorer trim level that best suits your needs when traveling around Wilmington, New Castle, and Newark, DE. As you read ahead, don’t hesitate to contact us with any further questions!


Ford Explorer: The Standard

Ford Explorer InteriorUnder the hood of the 2021 standard Ford Explorer trim level, lives a peppy 2.3L EcoBoost® engine. The interior features comfortable cloth seating for up to seven passengers. To keep your passengers safe, you will also find a variety of standard Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology features that boost your senses and provide backup:

  • Reverse Sensing System
  • Rear View Camera with Washer
  • Lane-Keeping System with Lane-Keeping Assist, Lane-Keeping Alert, and Driver Alert

Ford Explorer XLT: Interior Comforts

The 2021 Ford Explorer XLT trim level includes everything found on the standard trim, along with heated front-row seats and a 10-way power driver’s seat, so you can find your sweet spot before taking off. In addition, the XLT trim adds:

  • Unique cloth seating surfaces
  • Second-row bucket seats
  • Second-row console

Ford Explorer Limited: Extra Infotainment

Ford Explorer Infotainment TechnologyAs you move up to the 2021 Ford Explorer Limited trim level, you will find second-row heated captain’s seats and leather seating surfaces with micro-perforation and accent stitching. To help you enjoy the journey as much as the destination, this trim level also includes an immersive 12-speaker B&O Sound System by Bang & Olufsen.

The standard SYNC® infotainment system features a Voice-Activated touchscreen Navigation System that displays the following for streamlined journeys from Point A to Point B:

  • Detailed map views
  • Turn-by-turn directions
  • Personalized traffic alerts

Ford Explorer Timberline: Off-Road Ready

The 2021 Ford Explorer Timberline trim level comes standard with the Class III Trailer Tow Package that enables it to tow up to an impressive 5,300 pounds when properly equipped. To top it off, you’ll be able to tailor every ride, thanks to the Terrain Management System™ that features seven Selectable Drive Modes, including normal, sport, eco, and trail, as well as:

  • Deep snow/sand
  • Slippery
  • Tow/haul
Ford Explorer Engine Specs Ford Explorer Capability

Ford Explorer ST: Sporty Performance

On the 2021 Ford Explorer ST trim level, you’ll find a unique interior, as well as a sport-tuned independent front and rear suspension. This trim level also features the Terrain Management System™ and adds Active Park Assist 2.0 to help you parallel park like a pro every time. After completing the following short steps, you can sit back while this system handles the rest:

  • Shift into Neutral gear
  • Remove your foot off the brake pedal
  • Hold down the Active Park Assist 2.0 button

Ford Explorer King Ranch: Unique Design

Ford Explorer ExteriorThe 2021 Ford Explorer King Ranch trim level puts a fashionable foot forward. The interior features Del Rio leather seating across every row, as well as a Mesa Del Rio leather-covered center console with a distinct King Ranch logo and Java door sill scuff plates. On the outside you will find a few more stylish features, including:

  • A Chrome liftgate appliqué
  • A Stone Gray grille mesh insert
  • 20-inch 10-spoke aluminum wheels with a King Ranch center cap

Ford Explorer Platinum: Premium Amenities

The 2021 Ford Explorer Platinum trim level features elegant tri-diamond perforated leather seating surfaces with accent stitching that make a statement, yet never go out of style. It also includes a crystal-clear 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster with 3D animated graphics for each selectable drive mode, as well as the following amenities:

  • Available twin-panel moonroof
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate

Ford Explorer Liftgate


Seize the Day in Your Favorite 2021 Ford Explorer Trim Level

Now that you know a bit more about what each of the Ford Explorer trim levels has to offer, it’s time to experience your favorites in person. To do just that, contact us at Sheridan Ford to schedule your 2021 Ford Explorer test drives near Wilmington, New Castle, and Newark, Delaware, today!

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