For the 2015 Ford Explorer is expected to arrive with revisited design and engine options. Trying to stay competitive, Ford has made improvements in fuel economy. Most of the things will be carried from predecessor, 2014 Ford Explorer, like size. But, front of the 2015 year model will be changed.
2015 Ford Explorer redesign
Headlamps and grille is expected to get a new look, for improved elegance and rounded curves of the exterior. Also, rear lights expect some changes in form, which now will look trapezoidal. The 2015 Ford Explorer will have three rows of seats and will be made for off road drive. That means passengers will have plenty of room, and that won’t affect volume of storage area. Exterior will have new colors in its palette.
Inside the cabin, few things will be changed, while existing technology will be updated. Expected minor changes won’t affect the price of 2015 Ford Explorer. Nevertheless, there are rumors telling that it could drop since engine lineup will remain the same. However, possibility of complete redesign of Explorer is left for 2016.
2015 Ford Explorer engines
Engines from previous model will be carried over to the 2015 Explorer. These will be three options. Base models will be packed with 3.5-l V6 with outputs of 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. Its MPG numbers are really attractive and these will be main trump in offer to buyers. This vehicle has fuel economy of 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. Other option will be 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost engine that will produce 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque and also great MPG numbers – 28 mpg on the highway. Sport model will be strongest and most expensive option of 2015 Ford Explorer, with 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 EcoBoost engine and output of 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. All 2015 Explorer models will be driven with front wheels, while AWD will be an option. Automatic 6-speed gearbox will be paired to all engines.
2015 Ford Explorer release date and price
With only small updates new Ford Explorer could be cheaper from its predecessor. But, there is no confirmation from Ford yet, so we need to wait the start market sales during this year to ensure in this. However, expect the price tag to be just under $30.000.
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