Restyled Ford Explorer of 2016 will be the fifth generation of this model, which celebrated its 25th anniversary. After all, the first Explorer hit the road in April 1990. Since then, more than seven million copies of the popular SUV have gone around the world. More than one hundred countries around the world sold this model of Ford motor company.
“Ford Explorer” is one of the reflections of traditional American ideas about the perfect car: massive, spacious and comfortable. And, although it was decided to replace the frame structure of the body carrying option in the new version; updated Ford Explorer of 2016 continues to reflect these views
Exterior of Ford Explorer of 2016 year
Any revolutionary changes to the body design of the Ford Explorer of 2016 model year have not suffered.
All dimensions of the machine remained the same:
Length -5006 mm;
Width – 2232 mm;
Height 1805 mm;
Wheelbase – 2860 mm;
Ground clearance – 212 mm.
The new Ford Explorer of 2016 year which restyling has not affected the machine profile (side-view). However, noticeable changes were designed to modernize the model and to “keep up with the times”; the exterior of the Ford Explorer of 2016 is available.
Front part of the car, remaining within a strict design, began to look more progressive at the expense of the main headlights of the new form and massive bumper of other configurations in which an unusual fog in the form laid on its side is integrated.
The new trapezoidal grille is equipped with dampers which close at high speeds for improved aerodynamics.
The feed of car has also been corrected in the spirit of the new time. The rear bumper began to look more massive, more solid. Respectability is designed to add chrome finishes to the bumpers; new rear doors and exhaust pipes are larger.
Rear lights are also changed and executed in the same style with the front “flag”. Rear and the headlights were led.
The overall impression of the exterior of Ford Explorer of 2016: facelift, judging by the photo, attached the car a more brutal, effective and modern look. Thus, it does not look heavy and clumsy.
Interior of Ford Explorer of 2016 year
You immediately drew the attention of a completely new steering wheel and different design of the control unit on the center console in the interior of the Explorer of 2016 year. From an advanced touch control system, with its inevitable eternal fingerprints and scuffs refused, in favor of a good old block of keys.
Extremely high-quality plastic for interior and upholstery of seat was replaced more pleasant; they were available as materials earlier only in cars of premium class. Interior is trimmed in leather «Nirvana» with micro ventilation, as well as natural wood and aluminum.
Particular attention engineers of «Ford Motor» were paid to acoustic comfort of passengers in the Explorer of 2016 year. For this purpose, there are new door seals, the mechanism of attachment of the motor to the sub frame, windscreen and acoustic front side glass.
The SUV is equipped with third row of seats. Even if they are decomposed, trunk has volume of 600 l. The volume of luggage compartment will increase to 1240 L when the seats are folded down (and electrically). The 2nd series will increase up to 2280 l.
A list of available optional equipment is amazing. Before buying a car everyone will be able to study these two sheets to select and “collect his car, as a designer”.
Specification of Ford Explorer of 2016 year
The base engine for the Explorer of 2016 year is turbocharged 249-strong petrol “Eco-boost” volume of 2.3 L.
The suspension of the SUV has been revised and returned to improve handling. Its basic design has remained classic: front is Mac Pherson front and a lot of lever in rear
Price and appearance of Ford Explorer of 2016 year
Appears of the Ford Explorer of 2016 year is planned at the end of 2015. n the U.S., where sales of Explorer of year 2016 started in the summer of 2015, its price was from 31 250 $. You can see how Ford Explorer of 2016 year will look externally.