New Ford Explorer For Sale at Ford of Downtown LA

The Ford Explorer is a staple in the Ford lineup, and for good reason. This SUV offers drivers three rows of seating and peppy powertrain options for quick acceleration. At Ford of Downtown LA, we have the full lineup of Ford vehicles is available for you to try. Learn more about this standby SUV below.

Trim Levels

The Ford Explorer is offered in eight trim levels: Base, XLT, ST-Line, Timberline, Limited, ST, King Ranch, and Platinum.

Superb Performance

Across the multiple trim levels of the Ford Explorer, drivers will find a few lively and fuel-efficient powertrain options to help them get on the move. The base trim levels include a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine capable of producing 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. This version of the Ford Explorer clocks in at an EPA-estimated 24 MPG combined, beating out similarly sized models. Upper trim levels offer an even more powerful turbocharged three-liter V6 engine, pumping out 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque.

If you're interested in an eco-friendly powertrain, a 3.3-liter V6 with hybrid components is available. This option produces 318 horsepower while saving you many trips to the gas station. The Ford Explorer also has a maximum towing capacity of 5,600 pounds. This SUV is more than capable of handling nearly any job you need to accomplish.

Interior and Tech

Ford did not hesitate in outfitting the Ford Explorer with a generous suite of tech features to help you get through the day. The base model features tri-zone automatic climate control, keeping everybody comfortable. An eight-inch touchscreen entertainment display pairs nicely with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The XLT trim adds a few more premium elements like keyless access with push-button start. This trim also includes a power-adjustable front passenger seat, heated front seats, and a second-row USB port for easy charging. The ST line trim offers a sporty look plus ambient interior lighting, simulated leather and suede upholstery, and a wireless smartphone charging pad. For a bit more luxury, consider the Limited trim. This includes rain-sensing windshield wipers, full leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, and more. The Timberline trim is aimed at off-road warriors. It comes with simulated leather upholstery and second-row heated seats to keep you comfortable on your next adventure.

The King Ranch trim is a fabulous blend of capability and luxury amenities. This trim includes a hands-free liftgate, unique leather upholstery, and a 12.3-inch digital instrumentation panel, which displays vital driving information. The Platinum trim is the luxury version of the Explorer. This trim includes many of the features from the King Ranch trim, while adding on a satin aluminum grill and exterior trim, exclusive wood interior, and diamond-patterned leather upholstery.

Safety Features

Ford has included a handy array of driving aids and safety features with the Ford Explorer. These include automatic high-beam headlights, forward collision mitigation, blind-spot warnings with rear cross-traffic alerts, lane departure mitigation, rear parking sensors, and trailer sway dampening.

Drivers can also choose to add Ford's Co-Pilot360 Assist+ package. This offers drivers adaptive cruise control, a lane-keeping system, evasive steering assistance, and a built-in navigation system.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Does the Ford Explorer have third-row seating? Yes, the 2023 Ford Explorer does include third-row seating.
  • Is there a Ford Explore hybrid? Yes, there is a hybrid powertrain option for the Ford Explorer
  • Which Ford Explorer has captain seats? The XLT trim features second-row captain's chairs.
  • Can a Ford Explorer go off-road? Yes, the Timberline trim is fully equipped for off-road performance.

Visit our Dealership in Los Angeles

At Ford of Downtown LA, we have the Ford Explorer available now. We have a wide array of new, used, and Certified Pre-Owned Ford models on sale now. If you're in need of a serious bargain, browse our bargain inventory online now.

Come down for a test drive and find the right Ford for your needs. Chat with our finance center, and our team will help you hit the road in no time. Save time at the dealership by filling out an online finance application. Visit Ford of Downtown LA today!