2017 Ford Explorer

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Experience the 2017 Ford Explorer in Huntersville, NC, Today


If you're looking for a new SUV that can handle the whole family on weekend getaways and in carpools, then the 2017 Ford Explorer is the perfect vehicle for you. This outstanding SUV brings you a wide array of performance options for an ideal driving experience, various driver-assistive safety features for your protection and interior amenities to keep everyone in it comfortable and entertained. Feel free to come take it for a test-drive at our Ford dealership in Huntersville, NC, and experience its spaciousness and capabilities for yourself today.


Ford SUV drivers expect their vehicles to have plenty of options, and that includes powertrains. The 2017 Ford Explorer provides you with three quality engines to power you down the road for your everyday errands. You can enjoy the more traditional 3.5-liter V6 engine for a blend of power and efficiency, or take advantage of the more eco-friendly EcoBoost® powerplants. Regardless of what your needs are, the 2017 Explorer is sure to exceed your expectations. Your engine options are:

  • 2.3-liter Turbocharged, Direct Injection EcoBoost® engine that produces 280 hp, 310 lb-ft of torque and up to 27 highway mpg
  • 3.5-liter TiVCT V6 engine that outputs 290 horsepower, 255 lb-ft of torque and up to 24 highway mpg
  • 3.5-liter Twin Turbocharged, Direct Injection EcoBoost® V6 engine that yields 365 hp, 350 lb-ft of torque and up to 22 highway mpg


When you're searching for a new SUV, you're going to have a few key features on your checklist, and one of those is safety. The 2017 Explorer provides you with an array of advanced safety systems that will give you more confidence when you're about to drive off on an adventure. One system offered is the optional forward collision warning with brake support, which will alert you if it senses a possible collision is imminent. A heads-up display, which simulates brake lights, will flash on the windshield to alert you to brake. If you don't react in time, the brake assist will help you to come to a stop. Now, that's safety you can count on! Other standard and available driver-assistive safety systems are:

  • BLIS® with cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-keeping system
  • Hill Descent Control™;
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™;

Interior & Technology

Get behind the wheel of the 2017 Explorer and enjoy the spacious, relaxing cabin, along with the latest technologies for an entertaining ride. This SUV offers you incredible cargo capacity, with 43.8 cubic feet of total storage capacity, and when the second- and third-row seats are folded flat, you have an astounding 81.7 cubic feet of cargo capacity. Whether you're just doing some grocery shopping or need to pack up for a long trip, the Explorer can handle it all. Once you're all properly seated, enjoy the available SYNC® 3 infotainment system, which will allow you to access your mobile apps, music and many other exciting features. Other standard and optional interior and tech perks are:

  • 7-passenger seating
  • Class-exclusive PowerFold® third-row seat
  • Navigation with SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link®
  • 12-speaker Premium Audio System from Sony®
  • Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate

Head over to Huntersville Ford and speak with our team about buying or leasing the new 2017 Ford Explorer!

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