2023 Ford Explorer at Columbine Ford

The 2023 Ford Explorer SUV helps you and your life to the fullest by adapting to your needs, keeping you connected, and providing the capability to experience the world on your terms. The Explorer can easily keep up with whatever the day brings, with an interior designed for active lifestyles. Wherever you take your Ford Explorer, you’ll be backed by Ford Co-Pilot360 Technology, advanced and purposeful tech to help keep you in command. In addition, you can confidently take a boat, trailer, or camper along on any trip with a 5,600 lbs towing capacity. If you want to learn more about the 2023 Ford Explorer, keep reading!

Interiors Designed to Adapt and Impress

10.1-Inch LCD Capacitive Portrait Touchscreen

The 2023 Ford Explorer’s 10.1-Inch LCD Capacitive Portrait Touchscreen provides a vibrant customizable display at your fingertips. 

Road Trip Ready Seats

Multicontour seats with Active Motion provide added comfort to the driver and front passenger. The Active Motion seats offer five uppers of lower back massage themes.

Iconically Styled and Smartly Designed

Adaptive LED Headlamps

Adaptive headlamps help guide you through the darkness and adjust with your vehicle’s movement. The lights turn with you when you turn, aiding your visibility around corners.

Twin-Panel Moonroof

Available on all 2023 Ford Explorer models except Base, the twin-panel moonroof does more than just let light in. It offers an expansive view of the sky and lets you feel the warmth of the sun.

Impressive Towing Comes Standard

Trailer Sway Control

Working with AdvanceTrac with RSC, the 2023 Ford Explorer’s standard trailer sway control selectively brakes and adjusts engine power to help you maintain trailer control.

10-Speed Automatic Transmission

The 10-speed automatic transmission makes shifting gears a smoother, more efficient process while helping to provide a wide power band for your performance and towing needs.

Connected Tech for Easy Trips

Ford+Alexa App: A Perfect Match

Ford+Alexa App brings the amazing capabilities of Amazon Alexa from your home to the road. By using the Ford+Alexa App for iPhone and Android devices and connecting to voice-activated SYNC 3 AppLink, you’ll have access to voice navigation, traffic information, Amazon Prime shopping, and more. You can even control your supported smart-home devices from your vehicle.

SYNC 3 Technology

2023 Ford Explorer vehicles with SYNC 3 come with SiriusXM, a 3-month All Access trial subscription, so you get to try the widest variety of entertainment anywhere, including the deepest variety of music, ad-free, more sports coverage than anywhere, exclusive talk channels, every kind of comedy and the complete news coverage. 

2023 Ford Explorer Trim Levels


  • Power Liftgate
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Terrain Management System 


  • ActiveX Seats
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • 360 Camera with Split View


  • B&O Sound System 
  • Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist+
  • Seats w/ Miko Inserts and Red Stitching


  • Unique Timberline Grille
  • 360 Camera with Split View
  • 3.58 Torsen Limited-Slip Rear Axle


  • 3.0 EcoBoost V6
  • Unique ST Interior 
  • Ford Performance Driving School


  • Leather Seats
  • Twin-Panel Moonroof
  • 14 Speaker B&O Sound system

Is there a lot of cargo space in the 2023 Ford Explorer?

No matter what the day brings or where the road leads, the 2023 Ford Explorer lineup features interiors outfitted to exceed your needs at every turn. From easily configurable seating in all three rows to tech that keeps everyone connected on the move, it’s ready for whatever comes your way. Ford’s PowerFold third-row seats make it easy to accommodate passengers and cargo. With the seats up, the Explorer can carry seven people. They also quickly fold down for more cargo room. The Explorer offers 87.8 cubic feet of cargo capacity behind the first row, with the rear seats folded flat, 47.9 cubic feet behind the second row with the third row folded, and 18.2 cubic feet behind the third-row seats. So you can take everything from tents and coolers to sports equipment along with everyone on trips near or far. 

Which engines are available in the Ford Explorer?

Three unique and highly capable engines power the 2023 Ford Explorer. The 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 turbocharged powerplant churns out 300 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque for spirited drives around town or far from it. The 3.0L EcoBoost V6 engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology combines turbocharging and direct injection to produce 400 horsepower and 415 lb.-ft of torque. Finally, the 3.3L V6 Hybrid engine helps conserve gas while producing 318 horsepower and 322 lb.-ft of torque. Plus, it can tow up to 5,000 pounds. The 2023 Ford Explorer has the strength to tow up to 5,600 pounds when equipped with the Class IV Trailer Tow Package and the tech to help make it easier with Tow/Haul mode on the standard Terrain Management System.

How does Ford’sAdaptive Cruise Control system work?

The 2023 Ford Explorer comes equipped with plenty of smart road trip-ready features. Ford Co-Pilot360 Technology helps you navigate increasingly distracting and busy streets. Ford’s Pre-Collision Assist With Automatic Emergency Braking system scans the road ahead and can alert you to potential collisions with vehicles or pedestrians detected in your path. If an impact becomes imminent and you don’t take corrective action, the brakes can apply automatically. The Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control system helps you keep pace on your journey and features Speed Sign Recognition that can slow down your vehicle if the traffic ahead has stopped or slowed. ACC with Stop-and-Go can even help you come to a complete stop. As soon as things clear, you’ll resume your set speed. The added Lane Centering feature also scans lane markings to help you keep your vehicle centered between the lines.

Your 2023 Ford Explorer is waiting for you at Columbine Ford!

Head to Columbine Ford for your 2023 Ford Explorer today. We are proud to be locally owned and operated. We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customer’s needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more vehicle information, set up a test drive, or inquire about financing. We can’t wait to help you find your next new car!