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2016 Ford Explorer: First Drive

By Bill Jackson on May 15, 2015


Ford has redesigned its Explorer SUV, and the big news is the addition of a four-cylinder turbocharged engine as well as some needed changes to the interior. I drove the XLT, Limited and Sport versions of the 2016 Explorer, sampling… Read More

2016 Ford Explorer: First Drive

By Bill Jackson on May 15, 2015

Ford has redesigned its Explorer SUV, and the big news is the addition of a four-cylinder turbocharged engine as well as some needed changes to the interior. I drove the XLT, Limited and Sport versions of the 2016 Explorer, sampling… Read More

Looking for a Family-Hauler? Get Ready to Compromise

By Jennifer Newman on April 22, 2015

Life is full of compromises — even more so if yours is filled with three or four kids. With two kids, many cars — even the sportier ones — can work for a family, but add that third child and… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Ford Explorer, Police Interceptor

By Jen Burklow on March 25, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 195,000 model-year 2011-13 Ford Explorer and Police Interceptor SUVs built at the Chicago Assembly Plant from Feb. 1, 2011, to Jan. 31, 2012; June 1, 2012, to June 30, 2012; and Oct. 1, 2012, to Nov. 30,… Read More

2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicle Video

By Jennifer Geiger on February 16, 2015

Most people don't ever want to find themselves getting up close and personal with a police car, but Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays gives us an inside look at Ford's Police Interceptor Utility vehicle, which is based on the Ford Explorer.… Read More

2016 Ford Explorer: Base Model Price Unchanged, New Platinum Trim is $53,495

By Joe Bruzek on November 25, 2014

The refreshed Ford Explorer may have a new face, but it doesn't have a new base price: The 2016 Explorer starts at $31,595, according to Ford's consumer site, the same as the outgoing 2015 version; all prices include a destination… Read More

2016 Ford Explorer Photo Gallery (51 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger on November 19, 2014

Ford made over its three-row SUV for 2016 with blockier styling in-line with its new F-150 pickup truck. A more squared-off grille up front is complimented by new LED headlights and fog lights. Related: More 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show… Read More

2016 Ford Explorer: First Look

By Joe Bruzek on November 19, 2014

Competes with: Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Highlander, Dodge Durango Looks like: An Explorer with Kia Sorento grille Drivetrain: 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6; 270-hp, turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder; 365-hp, turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 (all hp numbers estimated); six-speed automatic transmission; front- or all-wheel drive… Read More

2016 Ford Explorer Video

By David Thomas on November 18, 2014

Ford wowed the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show crowd with the new Shelby GT350 Mustang, but it also provided some meat and potatoes in the form of the refreshed Explorer SUV. In this video, Kelsey Mays explains the changes to… Read More

2016 Ford Explorer: Up Close

By Aaron Bragman on November 18, 2014

Ford redesigned the Explorer for the 2011 model year, so a 2016 refresh is actually somewhat overdue. The latest model has been unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, and now includes a new range-topping Platinum model. The most… Read More

2014 L.A. Auto Show: What to Expect

By Matt Schmitz on November 5, 2014

If you like luxury vehicles, SUVs or sports cars — and even luxury SUVs that perform like sports cars — you're gonna love the lineup of debuts at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. Organizers say there… Read More