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2021 Ford Explorer AWD
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Specs

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Ford Explorer Hybrid
Limited AWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
--
--
318 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
--
--
322 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
12:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.56 in x 3.41 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 43 in
Back Legroom 39 in 39 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 198.8 in
Width 89.3 in 89.3 in
Height 69.9 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 119.1 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Ford Explorer Hybrid
Limited AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Infinite Blue Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Oxford White
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Stone Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
  • Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System
  • Twin Panel Moonroof
  • Equipment Group 301A
  • Hybrid Equipment Group 310A
  • Wheels: 20" 10-Spoke Aluminum

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