Did you know that the iconic Ford Explorer was getting redesigned for the 2020 model year? That’s right, the legendary SUV that has been on the lineup since 1991 is entering its sixth generation in the new model year. If this is news to you, you might be even more surprised to hear that the all-new model is already available here at Broadway Automotive! We figured we’d highlight some of the most exciting new specs & features in the model below, so read on to find out more!
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First, let’s focus on the mechanical enhancements that underpin the Explorer. There are three new engine options available for the 2020 model year, as follows:
- 3L EcoBoost 4-cylinder
- 0L EcoBoost V6
- 3L Hybrid Powertrain
Additionally, a new 10-speed automatic transmission featuring SelectShift capability will comes standard on the vehicle, as will a rear-wheel drivetrain.
New Technology & Features
There are all kinds of great new features for the 2020 Explorer, like the massive 12.3-inch display audio screen found in the ST and Platinum trim levels. But we thought we should focus on the many new safety technologies found in the vehicle first and foremost, like the 360-degree camera and Adaptive Headlamps on certain higher trim levels. Additionally, the following driver-assistive safety tech is available or standard in the vehicle:
- Auto High-Beam Headlamps
- Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert
- Lane-Keeping System
- Lane-Keeping Assist
- Lane-Keeping Alert
- Driver Alert
- Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
- Pedestrian Detection
- Forward Collision Warning
- Dynamic Brake Support
- Rear View Camera
- Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
- Lane Centering
- Speed Sign Recognition
- Evasive Steering Assist
- Active Park Assist 2.0
- Post-Collision Braking
- Reverse Brake Assist
Of course, there are all kinds of other new features and technologies found in the all-new Ford Explorer, as well as plenty of things that have been changed or enhanced. Be sure to give us a call if you’re interested in learning more about the new midsize crossover!
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