2011 Ford Explorer bring the affordable midsize SUV for crossovers in a modern style than last models. It is a family vehicle that reasonable to own, particularly through new unibody platform, luxury interior quality, state-of-the-art technology for features, multipurpose and convenience cargo capacity, comfortable carrying up to seven passengers, enhanced fuel economy, available optional four-wheel-drive (4WD) in each models (front-wheel-drive or FWD is the standard), and also nice for on- or off-road performance. Rugged looking from the exterior of 2011 Ford Explorer.
All-new 2011 Ford Explorer become Fordâ€™s expectation to improve and make new brand, though it must prepare a big budget if the customers want improve to the upper trim levels with packages. The starting MSRP at $28,360 for Explorer Base, $31,520 for Explorer XLT, and $37,535 for Explorer Limited. Easily to tailored with options packages, such as: Trailer Tow Package (Class III) for all models, Driver Connect Package (XLT), Comfort Package (XLT), and Luxury Package (Limited).
The 2011 Ford Explorer has two engines selections: 3.5L TiVCT V6 and 6-speed automatic transmission for Explorer Base, and 3.5L TiVCT V6 and 6-speed SelectShift Automaticâ„¢ transmission for Explorer XLT and Limited. All deliver 290 horsepower and 255 lb.-ft of torque, then provide with more power for towing up to 5,000 pounds when combine with Trailer Sway Control (Class III tow package) that builds on AdvanceTracÂ® with Roll Stability Controlâ„¢ and Curve Control to improve handling. Other handling features are Independent front and rear suspension systems, Hill Start Assist, Electronic Power Assist Steering (EPAS), and optional Intelligent 4WD System with Terrain Management System (requires V6).
There are highlights standard features for each models below.
First, 2011 Ford Explorer Base, including: 17″ steel wheels with wheel covers, manual single-zone climate control, steering wheel with cruise control (5-way controls and secondary audio controls), MyKeyâ„¢, AM/FM single-disc CD/MP3 player with 6 speakers, media hub with auxiliary input jack and courtesy light, front cloth bucket seats, black exterior door handles, Foundry Gray color for grille, black mirrors (power with blind spot mirrors), dual chrome exhaust tips, roof side rails (Black with Black end caps), front seat -side airbags (Safety Canopyâ„¢ system with side-curtain airbags and rollover sensor), Belt-MinderÂ®, and SecuriLockÂ® Passive Anti-Theft System.
2011 Ford Explorer XLT equipped with 18″ painted aluminum wheels, manual single-zone climate control, steering wheel leather-wrapped with cruise control, Reverse Sensing System, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, front unique cloth bucket seats, chrome bodyside cladding accent, chrome exterior door handles, Satin Silver color for grille, Gloss Black mirrors (heated, with security approach lamps and turn signal incidators), fog lamps, roof side rails (Silver with Black end caps), SecuriCodeâ„¢ keyless entry keypad, and Perimeter Alarm.
Eventually for 2011 Ford Explorer Limited appears with luxury adventurous standard features, such as: 20″ painted aluminum wheels, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control, MyFord Touchâ„¢, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start, Remote Start, Rear View Camera, Universal Garage Door Opener, Ambient Lighting, power adjustable pedals with memory, cargo net, 390 watts SONYÂ® Audio System with HD Radioâ„¢ (12 high-quality premium speakers including a rear subwoofer), media hub with 2 USB ports (SD card reader and audio/video input jacks), Ford SYNCÂ®, front leather-trimmed heated bucket seats, and body-color mirrors (heated, memory, power fold with security approach lamps and turn signal incidators).
Next, for optional equipments, such as: 20″ polished aluminum wheels, all-weather floor mats, dual-panel moonroof, BLISâ„¢ (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross Traffic Alert, Active Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control and Collision Warning, rain-sensing wipers, Navigation System with Sirius Trafficâ„¢ and Travel Linkâ„¢, front perforated leather-trimmed heated and cooled bucket seats, 2nd-row dual bucket seats, 3rd-row PowerFoldÂ® 50/50 split-folding bench seat (part of the Luxury Seating Package), High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps, Red Candy/ White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat Paint, Inflatable Rear Safety Belts, and still others.
Now, 2011 Ford Explorer come with nine exterior colors and three interior colors. For exterior colors there are White Platinum, Candy Red, Ingot Silver, Kona Blue, Bordeux Red, Gold Leaf, Sterling Grey, Golden Bronze, and Tuxedo Black. Here are the interior colors: Charcoal Black, Pecan, and Stone.