2018 Ford Explorer | Full-Size SUV | Ford.ca

Est. City/HwyL/100km


13.9/9.8 L/100km2  

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2018 Ford Explorer Platinum spacious impressive interior

2018 Explorer Platinum

The Explorer Platinum’s interior is sure to impress with its premium Nirvana leather with micro-perforation and quilted inserts, twin-panel moonroof, and heated and ventilated front seats. Also, adding a prestigious touch are the heated second-row bucket seats, and heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel with real wood accent and unique stitching. At the same time, its exterior stands out with its satin-chrome finish.

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2018 Ford Explorer with 3.5L EcoBoost engine

Available 3.5L EcoBoost® Engine

How does the 3.5L EcoBoost generate a best-in-class* 365 V6 horsepower11 plus 350 lb.-ft. of torque11 ? By combining turbocharging and direct injection. This EcoBoost is standard in the Explorer Sport and Platinum.
*Class is Large Utility based on Ford segmentation.

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2018 Ford Explorer with SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility

SYNC® 390 with Apple CarPlay™111 and Android Auto™110 Compatibility

In addition to the voice-activated benefits of SYNC®, 6  SYNC® 390 adds convenience to your driving experience with its 8-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and easy-to-use interface. Discover the system’s quick reactions to your conversational commands and experience the smartphone-like touchscreen with impressive responsiveness. You’ll also find a sleek user-friendly interface to help you connect to and control your compatible smartphone via Apple CarPlay111 or Android Auto.110  Locate your favourite places with simple destination entry via optional navigation. SYNC AppLink™93 lets you use your voice to control some of your favourite compatible mobile apps while driving.
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2018 Ford Explorer with Available FordPass Connect with Wi-Fi Hotspot, Powered by FordPass

Available FordPass Connect Powered by FordPass (Wi-Fi Hotspot)124

FordPass™, A Smarter Way to Move. Beyond key FordPass124 features like contacting your Dealer and Roadside Assistance115, plus finding parking and comparing fuel prices along your route114, connect to your available FordPass Connect124 modem to:

  • Remotely start your vehicle and schedule recurring start times
  • Lock and unlock your vehicle remotely
  • Check your approximate odometer reading, fuel level and distance to empty
  • Locate your parked vehicle
  • Enjoy a Wi-Fi hotspot with the ability to connect up to 10 devices at once, up to 50 feet outside the vehicle.125

Need help with your journey? Contact a friendly FordGuide right from the app. 

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2018 Ford Explorer with Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System

Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™

Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™ is available on Explorer, XLT and Limited and standard on Sport and Platinum models, and allows you to shift on the fly into one of four settings to match the terrain. So whether the journey takes you through mud, sand, gravel, grass or snow, you can get through it and carry on with confidence and control. The 4WD System also includes Hill Descent Control™ so you can set and maintain a constant speed while traveling downhill10 .

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