Ford Explorer has been dynamically redesigned and given an innovative and compellingly stylish personality to meet the requirements of increasingly sophisticated customers. Customers who are in quest of versatile mid-sized vehicle compact with high-tech technology and advanced functionality will not give a second thought considering it to be the vehicle for them.
It has brought numerous improvements. It has replaced its conventional body-on-frame architecture with new hydroformed front frame rails, which contributes in shortening the front overhang and simultaneously improves crash-worthiness, losing considerable overall weight and offering smoother as well as comfortable ride. It has used a new front knuckle-and-strut arrangement to assist increase the track width. Despite its smaller version, Ford has not compromised with its sport-utility segment. The handling system has been given perfection with an improved steering system.
Its interior characteristics retains a spacious, and customer-friendly disposition with seven seating system. In addition, it is fuel-efficient than the 2010 iteration with offering greater comfort, luxury, and enhancement along with state-of-the-art technology and safety features. It is available in base/XLT/Limited trims, front- or four-wheel drive and a standard V6 engine. 2011 Ford Explorer is ready to face the key rivals like Dodge Durango, Honda Pilot Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Chevrolet Equinox/GMC Acadia, and Toyota 4Runner.
Its price starts from $28,000
Affordable Midsize SUVs has ranked Ford Explorer 1 out of 23. According to some surveys, Ford Explorer is a great choice of family vehicle.
Consumer Guide reports that the 2011 Explorer is “Ford is both competent on-road and more capable off-road than most in this class… Overall, it strikes a good balance between the rugged character of its predecessor and the car-like dynamics of a modern crossover. If that’s what you’re looking for in an SUV, Ford has you covered.”
Written by: Mousumi Kumar Saha