2020 Ford Explorer gets a redesign and full overhaul to reach highest possible efficiency. It is sixth generation with a step forward design from its predecessor. But under the hood there is lot more things to look-in as there are significant transformation. Just like many other SUVs, 2020 Ford Explorer also gets rear-wheel drive which is really a significant shift compared to its predecessor model. Beside to construction shift from body-on-frame to transverse-engine crossover there are many other changes.
There are many more improved things in Ford Explorer 2020 including interior design, handling, ride quality and even power-trains. Below you can find in-depth information about the prices, specs and other important info which you may be looking for.
What is Ford Explorer 2020 Pricing
|Trim||Engine||Drive Wheels||Entry Price|
|XLT||2.3L EcoBoost I4||RWD||$36,675.00|
|XLT||2.3L EcoBoost I4||AWD||$38,665.00|
|Limited||2.3L EcoBoost I4||RWD||$48,120.00|
|Limited||2.3L EcoBoost I4||AWD||$50,120.00|
|Limited||3.3L Hybrid V6||RWD||$52,270.00|
|Limited||3.3L Hybrid V6||AWD||$54,465.00|
|ST||3.0L EcoBoost V6||AWD||$54,730.00|
|Platinum||3.0L EcoBoost V6||AWD||$58,250.00|
Overview of Ford Explorer 2020 Exterior
The design is similar to predecessors but it is significantly different from last generations. The Explorer 2020 continues with its steel body panels rather then switching to aluminum just like in Expedition or Navigator. In Explorer ST you will get unique rear and front fascias, red brake calipers, painted black wheels, and quad exhaust tip. While on the other side Explorer Platinum will offer you chromed exterior including grille, wheels and rocker panels.
Overview of 2020 Ford Explorer Interior
New interior design provides an spacious feel & more space for passengers along with higher level of comfort. You will also get new version of Ford Sync 3 infotainment system with WiFi and 4G support. You will get standard 8-inch screen in 2020 XLT & Limited variations while Explorer ST & Platinum will have new 10.1 inch portrait screen. All of the model variations for Explorer 2020 will offer digital gauge cluster. B&O sound system is included on ST, Limited, and Platinum variants. Lastly, you will get seven seat for passengers in all variations.
Ford Explorer 2020 Performance & Fuel Economy
Explorer standard models will get 2.3 liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which offer 310 lb-ft tourque along with 300 hp. This variant gives 21 mpg within city and 28 mpg on highway.
Explorer hybrid will get 3.3 liter V6 engine along with electric motor and total output gives 318 hp and 332 lb-ft tourque. In an expert test this variant gives an average of 27 mpg within city and 29 mpg on highway.
ST 2020 engine assembly is same as Platinum but it offers 400 hp and 415 lb-ft tourque. However, it offers a little bad on economy with 16 mpg within city and 23 mpg on highway.
Finally, we reach to Explorer Platinum 2020 with 3.0 liter twin-turbo V6 engine providing 380 lb-ft of tourque and 365 hp. This variant provides 18 mpg within city and 24 mpg on highway.
All variants for Explorer 2020 comes with Rear-wheel drive except ST which is AWD. Beside to that every other variant also comes with AWD option for the comfort of one’s need.
What is 2020 Ford Explorer Specifications
|Explorer Base||Explorer XLT||Explorer Limited|
|2.3L I-4 Engine||All the Features from Base||All the Features from XLT|
|10-spd w/OD Transmission||18″ silver aluminum Wheels||20″ painted aluminum Wheels|
|300 @ 5,500 rpm Horsepower||Heated mirrors||driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback Heated front seats|
|310 @ 3,500 rpm Torque||premium cloth Seat trim||SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan Radio|
|rear-wheel Drive type||driver Lumbar support||front Fog/driving lights|
|ABS and driveline Traction control||Windshield wipers – rain sensing|
|18″ painted aluminum Wheels||leather Seat trim|
|front air conditioning, dual zone automatic||driver and passenger Lumbar support|
|rear air conditioning, with separate controls||Navigation system|
|SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan Radio||Parking assist|
|2 – 1st row LCD monitor|
|keyfob and smart device Remote keyless entry|
|cloth Seat trim|
|50-50 bench Third row seats|
|Reverse Sensing System Parking assist|
|Explorer ST||Explorer Platinum|
|All the Features from Limited||All the Features from ST|
|3.0L V-6 Engine||365 @ 5,500 rpm Horsepower|
|400 @ 5,500 rpm Horsepower||380 @ 3,500 rpm Torque|
|415 @ 3,500 rpm Torque||1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass Sunroof|
|four-wheel Drive type|
|20″ machined w/painted accents aluminum Wheels|
|Active Park Assist Parking assist|