2016 Ford Explorer Fort Lauderdale

Ford Explorer
SUVs continue to evolve and new models enter this market all the time. Some come with state-of-the-art features that distinguish them from the rest, and the 2016 Ford Explorer Limited is one of the latest entrants. 2016 seems to be a good model year for the Explorer and this year the Explorer won a Kelley Blue Book “5-Year Cost to Own Award” for the vehicle’s strong residual value and low maintenance cost.

Interior Features

Ford has gradually been increasing technology and convenience features across their entire line of vehicles, and Ford did not take short cuts on the Explorer’s interior. The Explorer offers comfortable cloth seating for seven people and the car’s versatility in terms of cargo-carrying space is commendable. The vehicle’s second-row seating is a 60/40 split-fold-flat bench seat and the third-row seating is a 50/50 split-fold bench seat.

The SUV is equipped with four 12-volt power outlets, so each row of seating has easy access to charge mobile devices. The Explorer has a great entertainment system equipped with six speakers, and music can be played via the MP3 hookup or the media hub and USB port, which also doubles as a charger.

Exterior Features

The 2016 Explorer has been designed with bold features that help give it an athletic aesthetic. The Explorer rides on 18-inch aluminum rims fitted with all-season BSW tires and buyers can opt for four-wheel-drive if desired. Designed with aerodynamics in mind, the Explorer has a body-colored liftgate spoiler and curved corners. Brighter than conventional lightbulbs, LED taillamps and automatic LED low-beam headlights are standard on all Explorer models.The vehicle’s windshield has been updated with acoustic-laminate glass and the car’s back two side window panes are made of privacy glass.

Engine Specs

The Ford Explorer Limited comes standard with a 3.5-liter, V6 engine paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. This engine configuration generates 290 horsepower and 255 b.-ft torque making it capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds. Drivers will enjoy the SUV’s fuel economy of 17 MPG in the city and 24 MPG on the highway, which is above average for an SUV. 2016 Ford Explorer interior available in South Florida


The car boasts some of the best safety features in SUVs, including a rearview backup camera to help drivers see everything behind the car. The car has daytime running lights that make it easier to drive anywhere and under any condition. Other safety features include a safety canopy system and AdvanceTrac with roll stability control. The child seat anchors have helped to make the car safer and more convenient for drivers with children.


The most basic Explorer Limited has a starting MSRP of $31,050, which is a competitive price in comparison to other SUVs. All Ford vehicles are backed by a basic 3-year or 36,000-mile warranty and five years or 100,000 miles for the powertrain warranty.

Ford Explorer Interior