The performance features that come with the Ford Explorer provide Macomb drivers with capability and power. The new RWD system gives you enhanced off-road capability, and there's also all-new Intelligent 4WD with the Terrain Management System featured with the Ford Explorer, which gives you optimal stability on all types of terrain. The available 3.0-liter EcoBoost V6 engine offers 365 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque.

The hybrid powertrain that's available with the Ford Explorer includes a 3.3-liter engine. The engine that's equipped with the high-powered ST is a 3.0-liter EcoBoost with twin turbos that delivers 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque. The new 10-speed automatic transmission provides you with seamless and responsive upshifts and downshifts. Other performance features that come with the Ford Explorer include:

  • Post-Collision Braking
  • Available Reverse Brake Assist
  • Towing & Trailer Sway Control


Safety Features

You get exceptional protection in the Ford Explorer with its plethora of safety features. The Ford Explorer has Ford Co-Pilot360, which includes a rearview camera, auto high-beam headlamps, Automatic Emergency Braking, a Lane-Keeping System, and a BLIS (Blind Spot Information System). You can also choose the BLIS with available Trailer Coverage that helps you change lanes safely when you're pulling a trailer.

Technology Features

The 2020 Ford Explorer has a host of smart features that offer convenience, connectivity, and entertainment. The SYNC 3 infotainment system comes with this SUV and is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. You can also choose an available wireless charger and SYNC 3 AppLink, which supports Ford and Waze and Ford + Alexa. You can enjoy crisp sound quality with the available B&O Sound System that comes with 12 speakers. FordPass Connect is a Wi-Fi hotspot that's available with the Ford Explorer. Up to 10 mobile devices can connect to this hotspot at the same time.

Trim Options

You can choose from four trims with this SUV, which include the XLT, Limited, ST, and Platinum. The XLT has seating for seven, an available twin-panel moonroof, and second-row captain seats with Power-Assist Fold. The Limited trim has comfort-enhancing features that include second-row heated captain seats and a heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel with paddle shifters. The Limited Hybrid comes with 20-inch hand-polished aluminum wheels.

The interior of the new ST trim comes with leather micro-perforated seats with City Silver accent stitching. The Platinum trim offers seating for seven and the Premium Technology Package, which comes with a 10.1-inch portrait display screen with swipe and pinch-to-zoom capability, the B&O Audio System, and multi-contour front seats with Active Motion.

Interior & Exterior

Exterior Features

The Ford Explorer sports an eye-catching design. The exterior has been updated to include signature headlights with LED lighting and other sleek details. The hands-free, foot-activated liftgate can be opened when you have the key fob at your side and hover your foot under the motion sensor. This feature comes in handy when your hands are full. The side mirrors of the Explorer are heated and have integrated LED turn signal indicators.

Interior Features

The cabin offers E-Z Entry seating. With these innovative second-row seats, your rear passengers can get to their seats in the third row with the touch of a button. There are also available third-row PowerFold seats that bring the Explorer's seating capacity to seven. The cabin also has multi-contour seats that feature Active Motion with five new massage settings to optimize comfort. The redesigned front dash comes with a 12.3-inch driver display cluster that you can customize to your preference.

2021 Ford Explorer Trim Highlights

  • Base
  • XLT
  • Limited
  • Limited Hybrid
  • ST
  • Platinum

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Buy or Lease the 2021 Ford Explorer with Our Macomb Ford Dealership

If you've searched for a solution to your transportation woes, our team has you covered. With seating for seven, the 2021 Ford Explorer for sale in Macomb gives you a lot to look forward to on every journey. It's a capable SUV that has proven itself over the years and continues to step up to the challenge of staying relevant in a market that's inundated with SUV options. People continue to choose the new 2021 Explorer because it's built to go anywhere, and this SUV's capability doesn't overshadow its comfort.

What's New in 2021 for the Ford Explorer?

While most manufacturers are increasing prices for their 2021 models, Ford is defying convention. This year, the 2021 Ford Explorer decreases on the base trim, while the higher trims see a more drastic drop, offering thousands in savings. 2021 also brings heated seats as a standard feature on the Explorer XLT trim level. The overall look of the 2021 Explorer is also fresher, giving you a better glimpse at what this SUV can offer you on the inside.


The base engine offered on the 2021 Ford Explorer gives you a lot of reasons to celebrate. Offering up to 5,600 pounds of towing when properly equipped, the 2021 Explorer is a great pick for the driver interested in checking out the sights from all types of terrain. This feat is especially possible when you equip the available Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System, and you'll have a choice of three engines to consider:

  • A 2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4 Engine with 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque
  • A Limited Hybrid 3.3-liter Powertrain with 450 miles per tank
  • A 3.0-liter EcoBoost V6 engine with 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque

With the type of performance specs that the 2021 Ford Explorer can offer, it's no wonder so many drivers are choosing this to be part of their next adventure. Aside from its capability, you know that the 2021 Explorer gives you premium interior features that delight any passenger.


In the 2021 Explorer, the Ford Co-Pilot360 Suite is standard. This suite offers a Rear View Camera, Blind Spot Information System, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane-Keeping System, and Auto High-Beams. The Explorer also offers an optional Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist+ with Enhanced Park Assist added to the list of features.


New for 2021, you're getting an upgrade to the eight-inch touchscreen display. The 2021 Ford Explorer offers an optional 10.1-inch vertically oriented screen, perfect for accessing the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone connectivity. An available Bang and Olufsen Sound System with 14 speakers add the clarity of sound you desire, and you also get access to an available Hands-Free tailgate, PowerFold Third Row, and E-Z Entry Third Row Seating. Wireless Charging is available for compatible devices, along with FordPass Connect 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot for up to 10 devices, and a SiriusXM Satellite Radio trial.

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    Macomb, MI 48042

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