2018 Ford Explorer: Get Ready to Explore the Road

If you're ready to explore the open road with your friends and family, you're going to need a spacious, dependable vehicle that has all of the comfort, technology, and safety features you want. That's where the 2018 Ford Explorer comes in. Once you read more about all the Explorer has to offer, we're certain that your mind will be made up.

The 2018 Ford Explorer is offered in five separate trim levels:

  • Explorer Base - The base trim provides a rearview camera, Sync voice commands, cloth upholstery, 18-inch wheels, and adjustable front seats.
  • Explorer XLT - This trim adds a few basic standard features and offers the same engine.
  • Explorer Limited - The Limited offers heated and ventilated front seats, leather upholstery, power-folding third row seats, premium audio, power-adjustable pedals, and a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel.
  • Explorer Sport - Drivers who choose the Sport will receive a new, more powerful engine as well as firmer suspension tuning and a towing package.
  • Explorer Platinum - This top trim level provides premium leather upholstery, an automated parking system, a panoramic sunroof, and a premium audio system.

To learn more about the Explorer, we've taken a closer look at several aspects of this popular Ford model below.

The Interior of the 2018 Ford Explorer

The interior of the Ford Explorer comes with a variety of technology features that will let you and your friends stay engaged and connected during those long road trips. The Sync 3 technology interface is easy to use and an asset on the road. The inside of the cabin is also extremely roomy, which is another reason why your friends will be begging you to drive on the next trip.

If you're looking for comfort, you'll enjoy the fact that the Explorer has heated and ventilated seats. The coziness of the Explorer can't be overstated and in fact, is one of the reasons many people choose this popular Ford.

The Exterior of the 2018 Ford Explorer

The 2018 Explorer is offered in several distinct exterior paint colors:

  • Ruby Red
  • Ingot Silver
  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Blue
  • Platinum Dune
  • Cinnamon Glaze
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black
  • White Platinum
  • Magnetic

Engine & Performance Aspects of the 2018 Explorer

The engine options for the 2018 Explorer are:

  • A non-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque.
  • A turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 280 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque.
  • A powerful turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque.
2018 Ford Explorer Available Technology Features

Available Technology Features

  • Navigation
  • Real-Time Traffic
  • *Bluetooth®
  • USB Ports
  • Android Auto
  • Premium Audio System
  • Sync Voice Command
  • Mobile Wi-Fi
  • 4G LTE
  • Real-Time Weather
  • Apple CarPlay
  • 12-Volt Outlets
2018 Ford Explorer Available Safety Features

Available Safety Features

  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Child Seat LATCH Points
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Front Parking Sensors
  • Rearview Camera
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Spare Tire
  • Blind-Spot Monitor
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Automated Parking System
  • Parking Assist
  • Airbags

Where to Get Your Ford Explorer

Still searching for the 2018 Explorer? Rest assured, at our dealership, you'll find the 2018 Explorer and many other popular Ford models. We gladly provide a large inventory filled with a diverse selection. On top of our stock, we also give shoppers a variety of ways to save big. From new specials to Berglund New Bargains, you'll find that the cost of a new model is cheaper than you thought!

During your visit to our dealership, you can swing by our service center where our experts can have you back on the road in no time. Whether you're in need of an oil change, tire rotation, or other service, our specialists will work diligently and efficiently to give your car the top-quality maintenance it deserves.

We are conveniently located at 1415 Boxwood Terrace, Bedford, VA 24523 which means residents of Lynchburg, Big Island, and Roanoke are just a short drive away. Once you arrive, our knowledgeable employees will gladly show you around, fill you in on our specials, and let you take a test drive. Get up close and personal with the new Ford Explorer, today. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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