Explorer is one of the American most favorite family SUVs. It can accommodate up to 7 passengers and the interior room is ample. The 2019 Ford Explorer also comes with a very upscale exterior design and all-wheel drive configuration.
The high-tech and safety amenities are on another level and there are three available drivetrain options across the five trim levels. One of the most popular models is for sure the 2019 Ford Explorer Sport that uses a powerful V6 engine. Sport model offers more interior features as standard, the exterior looks sportier, logically, and there are plenty of packages in the offer. The price gap between these two models is big, but for the right reasons.
2019 Ford Explorer and Explorer Sport Exterior Design
The first look at this SUV shows plenty similarities with the Land Rover Range Rover model. However, the 2019 Ford Explorer comes with a more unique design, especially the front end. The LED low-beam headlights are standard, the bumper and the grille are providing a SUV-like presence. Generally, the design is so upscale that it looks more expensive than the Explorer actually is. The hood comes with a bulging styling and the sides are slightly sculpted.
The 2019 Ford Explorer Sport adds more aggressive styling and plenty of blacked out trims. The grille adds nice inserts and the fog lights are more distinctive. The rear part comes with an all-new lower fascia and the chrome exhaust pipes. The 20-inch wheels are standard and generally, this model comes with a sportier stance and muscular body. There would be a four new exterior paints, a Cinnamon Glaze, Blue Metallic, Platinum Dune Tricoat and Burgundy Velvet Tinted Clearcoat.
Modern Interior With Plenty of Room
The upcoming 2019 Ford Explorer offers a seating for up to seven persons across the three rows. Even the third row comes with an ample legroom and generally, this SUV offers a roomy interior. On top of that, the cargo space is generous. The control’s layout is perfect and the digital screen between the gauges looks very nice. The 8-inch infotainment touchscreen is using a Ford’s Sync 3 system that is very responsive and easy to use. And while the interior looks very upscale,
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When it comes to the 2019 Ford Explorer Sport, this model offers even better high-tech amenities. That includes a 4G LTE modem with the Wi-Fi hotspot and the Ford Pass system that allows you to lock and unlock your SUV from anywhere in the world. Leather seats are available with the cooling and heating options, and panoramic moonroof and the all-digital gauge are in the offer as well.
The base model of the 2019 Ford Explorer will use a 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. This turbocharged unit comes with great power and good fuel economy. It can produce 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque, while the fuel economy is rated at 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.
The forthcoming 2019 Ford Explorer Sport comes with an astonishing 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 drivetrain. While the base model offers all-wheel drive as optional, this system is standard on the Sport model. The V6 output is capable of creating up to 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy is slightly lower, 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway. Both engines are using a 6-speed automatic transmission.
2019 Ford Explorer and Explorer Sport Price and Release Date
The starting price of the all-new 2019 Ford Explorer is set at around $32,500. However, if you are a fan of a more aggressive SUVs, then the 2019 Ford Explorer Sport is the right choice. You can get a Sport model for around $46,000. We will see new Explorer on the roads this fall.