2020 Ford Explorer at Columbine Ford
What’s that? Oh, just the redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer, which drives into 2020 with all of the features and capabilities you want out of your SUV. You’ll find an impressive new rear-drive platform, the first-ever Explorer Hybrid and high-performance ST models, seating for up to seven passengers, and a great engine lineup. These features all combine to make an Explorer that has never been better, and truly offers the kind of modern technology and safety that you need. We are going to be digging deeper into what the 2020 Explorer has to offer, and if you want to follow along, you can read down below as we take you through this vehicle.
- 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4
- Rear-wheel drive
- 300 horsepower
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Forward collision warning
- Lane keeping assist
- 8-inch touchscreen
- Power liftgate
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
What is the trim lineup?
Ford is making the Explorer available with five trim levels. The base trim comes standard with features like a 40/20-40 second-row seat, dual-zone climate control, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, an 8-inch touchscreen, a power liftgate, 18-inch painted alloy wheels, Ford Co-Pilot360 safety, satellite radio, and Sync3 connectivity. Moving up in the lineup is XLT, which includes LED signature lighting, 18-inch painted alloy wheels, push-button start, keyless-entry keypad, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, roof-rack side rails, a 6.5-inch color LCD cluster screen, and dual 3nd-row USB ports. The highest trim, Platinum, comes with a twin-panel moonroof, a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, LED taillights with amber trim, adaptive headlights, power-folding side-view mirrors, and a leather-wrapped front console.
What is the engine lineup?
The engine lineup for the 2020 Explorer means business. There are three engines, with one of the engines switching things up depending on the trim that you get it with. The base engine is a turbocharged 2.3-liter inline-4, which can produce 310 pound-feet of torque and 300 horsepower. Rear-wheel drive is standard, with all-wheel drive being made available. The next engine varies depending on whether you get it with the Platinum or ST trim. This 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 gets up to 365 horsepower with Platinum, and 400 horsepower with ST. The final engine is a hybrid option, a 3.3-liter V6 with an electric motor that pops out 318 horsepower. You will never feel like the Explorer isn’t giving you what you want. This is a powerful SUV with great engine options.
What are a few standard safety features?
When it comes to safety, Ford has taken things up a notch with the 2020 Explorer. Standard features found with every model include a rearview camera, automatic emergency braking, automatic high beams, forward collision warning, lane-keeping assist, rear cross-traffic alert, a blind-spot system, pedestrian detection, and dynamic brake support. Other features that you can add include Evasive Steering Assist, Speed Sign Recognition, and post-impact braking. As you can tell, you never have to worry about being safe in the Explorer.
Final Thoughts on the 2020 Ford Explorer
Anyone that is interested in adding some capability and power into their life needs to consider buying the 2020 Ford Explorer. You will enjoy the trim lineup, the multiple engines, and the standard features. You can’t go wrong with the Ford Explorer, and we have a great inventory for you to choose from! We hope to see you at our dealership soon!