2021 Explorer


Do What You Want. And Then Some.

The 2021 Explorer can take on almost any adventure, thanks to an array of capability-enhancing features. From standard Intelligent 4WD and 10-speed transmission to the available 3.0L EcoBoost® engine, the Explorer is prepared for the road.
A 2021 Ford Explorer Limited at the top of a mountain

2021 Ford Explorer Timberline

Rugged and refined, the 2021 Ford Explorer Timberline is designed to take adventure further. It offers improved ground clearance and departure angles compared to other Explorer models. Plus, steel underbody skid plates for off-roading. The interior offers features like ActiveX Seating Material with Heathered Cloth Insert, Deep Tangerine Stitching, a unique Timberline Logo and a leather-wrapped, heated steering wheel. So you can stay comfortable in any condition.
A 2021 Ford® Explorer Timberline with a roof basket carrying gear parked atop a mountain
A 2021 Ford Explorer Hybrid in Atlas Blue towing a camper on the highway

Towing and Trailer Sway Control

Building on standard AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control , standard trailer sway control selectively brakes and adjusts engine power to maintain trailer control.19  The result is stability and control, even when towing large loads. When properly equipped, the Explorer can tow up to 5,600 lbs. The Class III Trailer Tow Package is available with the 2.3L EcoBoost® and 3.3L hybrid engines, and comes standard with the 3.0L EcoBoost engine.
2021 Ford Explorer Limited in Iconic Silver on a steep hill

Sidewind Stabilization

Sidewind stabilization can help counteract heavy wind conditions, helping stabilize the vehicle in situations where you are likely to encounter heavy gusts of wind. This standard system keeps you from having to fight the wind and put in extra effort when overtaking large trucks, crossing a bridge or simply driving on the open road.
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Explorer Limited Hybrid

The Explorer Limited Hybrid is perfect for everyday exploration. The standard 4WD can take you even further, delivering an estimated range of 700* ** kilometres between fill-ups. Designed to help make the most of your adventure, the Limited Hybrid refuses to compromise, offering 5,000* lbs. of towing power.

*Actual mileage and range will vary. 68.1L tank Fuel consumption ratings of 10.1 city/9.0 hwy/9.6 combined (L/100 km)*.

**Maximum towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

A 2021 Ford Explorer Limited at the top of a mountain