2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Concept Rumors… – The new generation of Ford’s popular SUV called Explorer brings new looks, improved technological features, and new thinking to this excellent SUV. The very first generation of this ubiquitous vehicle arrived in 1991 and it has soon become the most popular model in its segment and in general. When we first saw the newly designed Explorer, we immediately thought that we have already seen some of the design cues of the vehicle.
Oh, yes, the company used the popular Land Rover as an inspiration to refresh the exterior design of the Explorer 2016. Besides being changed in terms of exterior, the newcomer also brings newly designed interior. The new generation of this popular utility vehicle was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Since many novelties and improvements will be offered this time, we expect some changes in terms of price as well. Read the article below to find out more about the Ford Explorer 2016.
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2016 Ford Explorer Interior concept
The cabin of the 2016 Ford Explorer can accommodate up to three passengers at the time in its three rows of seats. Since the vehicle has a pretty sizeable cabin, even the third row of seats offers ample of headroom and legroom space. Cargo space is also excellent but in case you need more, you can simply fold two rows of seats and get generous cargo space in the nick of time. One novelty that we particularly like is that the company finally replaced touch-sensitive controls with real buttons. New is also a 10-inch digital screen that is integrated into the gauges. Repositioned armrests also represent an excellent and practical improvement, especially for shorter drivers.
The new generation of Explorer will be offered in five different trim levels: base, XLT, Limited, Sport, and Platinum. All of the trim levels will be excellently equipped. Let’s now present the standard equipment for the 2016 Ford Explorer: a rearview camera, cruise control, an audio system with six speakers, air conditioning, and Ford’s SYNC, etc. If you want to have all bells and whistles for the new Ford, the list of optional equipment is pretty long. Among many other features, you will be offered blind spot monitoring, leather seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, navigation, etc.
2016 Ford Explorer Exterior concept
We can say that the new Explorer received mid-cycle refreshment for the 2016 model year. The overall look of the vehicle will remain the same, but with new features and new styling cues, it will look more attractive than ever. The front and rear end of the car have been completely redesigned. The Ford Explorer 2016 vehicle won’t sport the trademark three-bar grille. The newly designed grille looks much better and it has honeycomb-like look. Also new are rectangular headlamps that seem to be a bit larger. Fog lights have also received a new shape. The shape of the rear bumper, taillights and rear glass will basically remain unchanged. The new 2016 Ford Explorer rides on 19” or 20” wheels. If you decide to choose the highest-end Premium trim level, you will get unique lightning surroundings machined 20” wheels, a dual-panel moonroof and much more.
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The engine lineup for the 2016 Ford Explorer consists of three engine options. The first one is a 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 that churns 270 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. A 3.5-liter V6 is also a member of the lineup. It has the capacity to deliver 290 ponies and 255 lb-ft of torque. The third member of the lineup is a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 that enables you to get the maximum output of 365 ponies and 350 lb-ft of torque.
2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Release date and price
The price of the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum will vary from $30,700 to $52,600. The vehicle will go on sale in mid 2015.
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