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The 2017 Ford Explorer

With seating for up to seven, families in the Jasper, IN area should take a close look at this handsome SUV from Ford. It's not only space that the 2017 Explorer boasts, however. This handsome SUV is powerful and capable, but it's not a creation of pure utility; it also offers a generous amount of standard and available creature comforts, onboard tech, and family-oriented features that make it an ideal choice for those busy families on the move.


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Diving Deeper into the 2017 Ford Explorer!

In the second below, we're going to break down the 2017 Explorer to see what makes it such a great fit for Indiana families, but if you find yourself with any questions along the way, don't hesitate to reach out to us at (877) 876-6394 and someone from our team will gladly help you out! As you continue along your path to your next new Ford, allow us to make one suggestion: check out our page of new Ford incentives and special offers to see if there are any new car, SUV, or truck specials you want to jump on-it never hurts to save a little money on the vehicle you want, after all!

2017 Ford Explorer Trims

The 2017 Explorer offers drives from Jasper five delightful trims to satisfy all your biggest driving needs. Things start off strong with the Base trim, moving onto the XLT trim and Limited trim, then to the penultimate Sport trim and finally to the ultimate Platinum trim. Each trim offers features of graduated excellence, culminating in the fantastically well-appointed Platinum trim, which features treats like a 500-watt Premium Sony® Sound System or 20-inch bright-machined-face wheels, for example. The other trims have treasures of their own, but things are especially sweet at the top.


2017 Ford Explorer Engine Options

There are three available engines in the 2017 Ford Explorer.

  • The base trim starts off with a 3.5-liter V6 with standard front-wheel drive (FWD), though four-wheel drive (4WD) is available. The standard engine is mated to a six-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission, and together this pairing sendsout 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque.
  • There is an available 2.3-liter EcoBoost® inline-four mated to a six-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission; this setup nets you 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque.
  • Finally, there's the available 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine, also paired to that six-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission. It's serving up a lean, mean 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque, though it should be noted this drivetrain is only available as a 4WD setup.

Features that Stand Out in the 2017 Explorer

Like we mentioned above, the 2017 Ford Explorer is loaded with awesome standard and available features. Some notable standard features include a rearview camera, LED Taillights, Ford SYNC®, and cargo hooks and net. Of course, as you climb the trim tree of opt for feature packages, your options definitely expand. Take the available Voice-Activated Navigation System, available heated steering wheel

What's New for 2017?

2017 looks to be a great year for the Explorer, with quite a few updates and additions coming its way. On the outside, the 2017 Explorer enjoys a new grille and updated LED headlights and LED taillights. In addition to this outside refresh, the Explorer now stands with a 113-inch wheelbase, it's largest yet. For some of the lower trim levels that want a sportier look and feel, a new Sport Appearance Package will give your Explorer that aggressive edge with 20-inch wheels, a blacked-out roof rack, and gray grille inserts. 2017 didn't stop on the exterior, however. The interior also received a little love in the form of the available SYNC® 3 infotainment system and an available dual-panel moonroof, which will only accentuate that already spacious interior.

Find Your Ford Explorer Right Here at Your Local Ford Dealership-Ruxer Ford Inc. in Jasper, IN

If all those juicy stats, features, and figures have you ready to take the 2017 Ford Explorer out for a test drive, we'd like to invite you to join us here in our showroom, located on 123 Place Road - Hwy 231 S., Jasper, IN. We're easy to find, and we're only a short drive for our neighbors in Washington, French Lick, Huntingburg, and Petersburg, IN, though folks far and wide and welcome to visit us and discover their next new Ford car, crossover, SUV, or truck as well!


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