2023 Ford Explorer

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Freedom To Go Your Own Way

The 2023 Ford Explorer® SUV helps you and yours live life to the fullest. Adapting to your needs, keeping you connected and providing the capability to experience the world on your own terms.

Third-Row Seat

PowerFold® Third-Row Seat

When you need it, the available PowerFold® third-row seat gives you the ability to fit up to seven passengers. When you don't, fold it down with the push of a button for extra cargo space.

Second-Row Seat

E-Z Entry Second-Row Seats

Passenger-friendly rear seats make getting in and out a cinch.

Cargo Capacity

Expansive Cargo Capacity

The 2023 Ford Explorer® SUV provides 87.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first-row seats when the second- and third-row seats are folded flat. *

*Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

Moonroof

Twin-Panel Moonroof

The available twin-panel moonroof offers an open-air look and feel for the first and second-row passengers.

Multi-Color Ambient Lighting

Set the mood with seven colors of available ambient lighting for the first and second rows. This lighting system adds to the immersive experience that comes with the available B&O® Sound System by Bang & Olufsen® with 12 speakers, include a subwoofer.

Three Engines. Unlimited Possibilities.

The 2023 Ford Explorer® SUV lineup is powered by three unique and highly capable engines. No matter which one you choose, you'll get impressive capability and towing to take on all that comes your way as you live life to the fullest.

2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 Engine

This turbocharged powerplant churns out 300 hp* and 310 lb.-ft. of torque* for spirited drives around town or far from it. The 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 engine comes standard on the Base, XLT, ST-Line, Timberline® and Limited models.

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary. Horsepower and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously.

3.0L EcoBoost® V6 Engine

The 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology is the backbone of the ST, King Ranch® and Platinum model powertrains. It combines turbocharging and direct injection to produce 400 hp* and 415 lb.-ft of torque. *

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary. Horsepower and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously.

3.3L V6 Hybrid Engine

The 3.3L V6 Hybrid engine on the 2023 Explorer® Limited Hybrid and Platinum Hybrid models helps conserve gas while producing 318 hp* and 322 lb.-ft of torque. * Plus, it can tow up to 5,000 pounds. **

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary. Horsepower and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously.
**When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Towing Made Easy

The 2023 Ford Explorer® SUV has the strength to tow up to 5,600 lbs.,* when equipped with the Class IV Trailer Tow Package and the tech to help make it easier with Tow/Haul mode on the standard Terrain Management System.™

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Impressive Towing Comes Standard

The 2023 Ford Explorer® Base, XLT, ST-Line, Timberline® and non-hybrid Limited models can tow up to 5,300 lbs.,* when equipped with the Class IV Trailer Tow Package.

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Take All You Need On Every Trip

2023 Ford Explorer® models offer seating for up to six passengers when equipped with available second-row captain's chairs and seating for up to seven when equipped with the second-row bench seat. Combined with 87.8 cu. ft. of cargo capacity behind the first row with the rear seats folded flat, 47.9 cu. ft. behind the second row with the third row folded and 18.2 cu. ft. behind the third-row seats, you can take everything from tents and coolers to sports equipment - along with everyone - on trips near or far. *

*Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

Trailer Sway Control

Working with AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control), standard trailer sway control selectively brakes and adjusts engine power to help you maintain trailer control.*

* Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. It's always possible to lose control of a vehicle due to inappropriate driver input for the conditions.

Technology

Connected Tech for Easy Trips

The 2023 Ford Explorer® SUV comes equipped with plenty of smart road trip-ready features. Ford Co-Pilot360 Technology helps you navigate increasingly distracting and crowded roads. Staying connected is easy too, with standard SYNC® 3 Technology and FordPass® Connect® along for the ride.

SYNC® 3 Technology

2023 Ford Explorer® vehicles with SYNC®* come with SiriusXM®† a 3-month All Access trial subscription so you get to try the widest variety of entertainment anywhere including the deepest variety of music, ad-free, more sports coverage than anywhere, exclusive talk channels, every kind of comedy and the most complete news coverage. You can also enjoy SiriusXM online, on the app and at home on connected devices - it's included with your All Access trial subscription.

* Don't drive while distracted or while using handheld devices. Use voice-operated systems when possible. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.
† SiriusXM trial subscription will stop at the end of the trial period. Trial is non-transferable. If you do not wish to enjoy your trial, cancel by calling the number below. Service subject to the SiriusXM Customer Agreement and Privacy Policy; visit www.siriusxm.com for full terms and how to cancel which includes online methods or calling 1-866-635-2349. Services, content and features are subject to device capabilities, location availability or active data connection. Fees, content and features are subject to change. Available in the 48 contiguous United States, D.C., and Puerto Rico (with coverage limits and capable receiver). Visit http://www.siriusxm.com/FAQS for most current service area information.

Wireless Charging

The available wireless charging pad can charge a smartphone or compatible device without plugging it in. * Simply place the device on the pad and it automatically charges.

* *Available Qi wireless charging may not be compatible with all mobile phones.

Terrain Management System™

The standard Terrain Management System, on 2WD and Intelligent 4WD Explorer® models, can help tackle any adventure. Up to seven Selectable Drive Modes include Normal, Trail, Deep Snow/Sand (4WD only), Slippery, Sport, Tow/Haul and Eco Mode.

Always consult the Owner's Manual before off-road driving, know your terrain and trail difficulty, and use appropriate safety gear.

SelectShift® Capability with Paddle Shifters

Turn your automatic transmission into an on-demand manual one with available, conveniently placed paddle shifters with SelectShift® capability.

Stand Out Wherever You Go

Explorer® Timberline®

Max Seating: 7

Max Towing: 5,300 lbs. *

8.66" Ground Clearance

Grille-Mounted Ford Performance Off-Road Light Kit

Steel Underbody Skid Plates

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers. Dealer Installed Ford Performance Off-Road Light Kit. Dealer Installed Accessories.

Explorer® ST-Line

Max Seating: 7

Max Towing: 5,300 lbs. *

ActiveX Seating Material with Miko® Inserts and Red Stitching

20" Machined Aluminum Wheel with Painted Pockets

Dual Chrome Exhaust Tips

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Explorer® King Ranch®

Max Seating: 7

Max Towing: 5,600 lbs. *

20" 10-Spoke Aluminum Wheels with King Ranch® Center Cap

Del Rio Leather with Lasso-Perforated Inserts

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Explorer® ST

Max Seating: 7

Max Towing: 5,600 lbs. *

Quad Chrome Exhaust Tips

3.0L v6 Ecoboost Engine

Customers who purchase/lease an Explorer ST receive a complimentary trip for them and a guest to the Ford Performance ST SUV Experience Driving School

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Explorer® Limited/Hybrid

Max Seating: 7

Max Hybrid Towing: 5,000 lbs. *

20" Aluminum Wheels

B&O® Sound System by Bang & Olufsen®, 12 Speakers including Subwoofer

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Explorer® Platinum/Hybrid

Max Seating: 7

Max 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 Engine Towing: 5,600 lbs. *

Unique Grille with Satin Aluminum Finish

21" Bright Machined-Face Aluminum with Luster Nickel-Painted Pockets

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

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