2016 Ford Explorer Specs And News
The first generation of the Ford Explorer was launched in 1991 to replace the Ford Bronco II. The second generation went into production in 1994, be amended every year. It is also the third and fourth generation model. 2016 Ford Explorer refers to the fifth generation model debuted in 2010. The new 2016 Ford Explorer was shown in November 2014 Auto Show in Los Angeles and Ford said it would be sold on the US market mid 2015 2016 model. Their release should coincide with the 25th anniversary of the original 2016 Ford Explorer model and receive both indoor and outdoor events, including widening range of engines.
The changes in the 2016 Ford Explorer outside will not change the shape of the car in any way, and yet the details are changed, it will make it more beautiful. As in all headlights and taillights redesign are not spared. It was the most profitable, striking as immediately as something new. This also applies to the bumper, which now looks like a Land Rover Range Rover in great respect. Do not mistake this as a bad decision. He gave this vehicle a new look, but it seems that may be too heavy at first. Other changes are that luxury cosmetics like any other, but the security measures in the form of front and rear camera for easier parking. In a way, they are required, by the size of the vehicle. And it’s great.
This is a new era. No vehicles updated without all those fancy electronics. 2016 Ford Explorer has succeeded not only that, but more for third-row passengers also space. Yes, now seven people in this SUV can travel “medium”. This was the agreement with the latest version as well, but what is new is that this time, even an adult can settle. You can fold the last two lines and do a hell of a cargo space. Perhaps to put a smaller car. Another good thing is, when it comes to luxury electronics, the new ten-inch digital display with the center of the gauges. Do not worry, there are more buttons than the latest version, and got rid of the bad old hated buttons, you can almost touch, not too sensitive. People loved. And, of course, the quality of the adjustment along the dashboard, seat heating, two air conditioning, six-speaker audio Ford Sync, Ford My Key and more.
Regarding the technical specifications, the most notable change for the new 2016 Ford Explorer is a new engine, the EcoBoost 2.3-liter engine, which is a less powerful replacement for the previous 2.0L engine. The new EcoBoost output is 270 hp instead of 240 hp in the previous model. Due to the use of relatively small 4-cylinder engines offer better fuel efficiency than the V6 or V8 engine. However, Ford did not give V6s. For new engines 2016 Ford Explorer V6 are both available, the first is Duratec V6, 3.5L with an output of 290 horsepower (which comes standard), and the modified version of the turbocharged engine Ecoboost V6, with a mass amount of 365 horsepower.
All the more powerful V6 excluding engines could be equipped with a front wheel drive or design of drive trains four wheels. EcoBoost V6 comes only as a four-wheel drive car. The transmission is automatic 6-speed, no matter what engine and trim level you choose. Fuel consumption is 3.5L V6 Ford Explorer 2016 base is 20 mpg for FWD combined (17 city and 24 highway). With four-wheel drive setting down slightly at 19 for 1 mpg and 16/23 for the combined city and highway driving, respectively. With fuel consumption of the engine turbo 4-cylinder Ford Explorer 2016 has increased to 22 and 19/28 mpg combined for the road (FWD) and all-wheel drive 21/18/26. The most powerful EcoBoost V6 is 18 miles per gallon in combined mode, 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. As stated above, turbo V6 is equipped only with the entire power train.
The price for 2016 Ford Explorer will start at about $ 31,000 for FWD V6 standard based model. With EcoBoost 4-cylinder that adds $ 995 in total, while the 4-wheel drive adds another $ 2,000. Platinum Sport and begin to $ 44,000 and $ 53,000. The release date is expected this summer.