2023 Ford Explorer Exterior

What's New for the 2023 Ford Explorer?

The 2023 Ford Explorer is a midsize three-row SUV with the standard features that the modern family needs. This year, the Explorer gets a new paint option. It is known as Red Jewel Metallic and joins other head-turning colors such as Atlas Blue and Forged Green.

What Are the 2023 Explorer Trims & Features?

There are eight versions of the Explorer to choose from in 2023. The base model is nicely equipped, with feature highlights including a power liftgate, three-zone automatic climate control, and satellite radio. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are both included as well. XLT models add roof rails, heated side mirrors, heated front seats, and second-row USB ports. The ST-Line has a sporty look and gains navigation and a 12-speaker sound system.

The Timberline model of the Explorer is ideal for off-road enthusiasts. It comes with all-wheel drive, front tow hooks, all-terrain tires, increased ground clearance, and more. The Limited models are more aimed at luxury, adorned with ambient interior lighting and leather upholstery. Finally, there is the ST. It has a sport-tuned suspension and a 12.3-inch digital instrument display.

2023 Ford Explorer Interior

How Much Horsepower Does the 2023 Explorer Have?

Drivers can find an Explorer model with the perfect amount of horsepower for their needs. The standard engine is a turbocharged four-cylinder that generates 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. A turbocharged V6 is also available, bringing the output up to 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque. There is even a hybrid Explorer that creates 318 horsepower. All of these engines are paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

What Safety Features Does the Ford Explorer Include?

The Explorer has a variety of advanced safety features on its standard equipment list. Highlights include trailer sway damping, lane departure mitigation, blind-spot monitoring, forward-collision mitigation, and automatic high beams. Rear parking sensors are also standard. Select models are also equipped with a surround-view camera system and evasive steering assist. Adaptive cruise control is available as well.

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