The premiere of the updated Ford Explorer 2015-2016 model year, an official in November 2014 at Los Angeles Auto Show.
Restyled version of the Ford Explorer got strong and solid front part of the body with new headlamps, stylishly accented corners LED daytime running lights (at the Platinum version of the head light and fog filled with all-LED), compact lined grille in the shape of a trapezoid, behind which lurk active blinds that automatically open or close depending on the speed and the need for cooling the engine and bumper gigantic size with two tiers of air intakes, fog lights original configuration, powerful plastic cover and pronounced aerodynamic elements.
Rear Ford Explorer after upgrading received adjust the shape of marker lamps. The rear bumper is more massive and solid, stylish pad and chrome exhaust tips trapeze added American crossover respectability.
A careful examination of the body new Ford Explorer detects the front and rear camera provides a nice overview and is equipped with a self-cleaning system (if contamination on the lens of the camera is supplied under pressure stream of water).
Base for the new crossover Explorer are 245/60 R18 tires on alloy or aluminum wheels with five spokes 18th size as an option and is standard for equipment provided Platinum tires Hankook 255/50 R20, dressed in the stylish two-tone wheels 20th the size of the aluminum.
Changes in the cabin of the updated Ford Explorer minimal and reduced to the installation of more modern steering wheel tighter decorative elements on the front panel and center console, audio enhancement and noise reduction through the use of new gaskets side doors, windshield and front side windows acoustic. Interior pleases almost premium materials and finishes excellent ergonomics, the cabin is very light and comfortable.
Upgraded Ford Explorer in the most complete packaged Platinum is equipped with the full program: wide-angle camera with washer, front and rear, fully LED headlamps and tail lamps, perpendicular parking and the system parallel, electric tailgate (Electronics responds to the wave of legs under the bumper), Sony Audio System with a proprietary chip Live Acoustics (live sound) and Clear Phase technology, active grille shutters, adaptive cruise control with the function of warning and automatic braking with the threat of a collision, the system control Lane Departure (Lane-keeping system).
The same system of monitoring blind spots, electronic assistant which monitors objects when maneuvering in and out of the parking lot in reverse (Cross-traffic alert), parking sensors front and rear, adaptive headlights, inflatable seat belts for rear passengers’ series, multifunction steering wheel heated, cooled and heated front seats, heated second-row seats, leather trim (seats, door cards, armrests, front), a digital instrument panel, touch color 8-inch screen multimedia system MyFord Touch (Radio, CD MP3 DVD, Bluetooth, WiFi, inputs USB, SD, AUX, voice control, navigation), electric front seats, two-piece electric sunroof, luxury wheels R20.
The seven-seat configuration interior and huge internal dimensions of Crossover Ford Explorer can comfortably accommodate the driver and all his companions. If necessary, carry luggage shipping large American SUV is able to take about 600 liters of luggage. Folding third-row by an electric drive, you can free up space for the transportation of 1,240 liters. Well, in addition and the second row is a huge cargo bay with a flat floor and a volume of 2285 liters.
Specifications of the Ford Explorer 2015-2016 model year promise the presence of three petrol engines, working exclusively mated to a 6 Automatic SelectShift. The base engine turbocharged 2.3 liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost (270 hp 300 NM). More powerful version of the 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 (290 hp 255 NM). The most powerful 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 (365 hp 350 NM) is established solely on the version of Explorer Sport and Explorer Platinum. Armed with an intelligent four-wheel drive crossover system with Terrain Management System, a fully independent suspension with MacPherson struts in front and multi-link rear architecture. Suspension renewed American crossover Ford Explorer has undergone revision, as a result of the car became more comfortable, but it was collected and characterized by stable behavior even at high speeds.