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2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,225
Invoice
$33,198
Average Price Paid
$29,015
476 listings nationwide

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King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD
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AWD
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King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD
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AWD
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King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD
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Specs

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
--
18 MPG
18 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
--
23 MPG
23 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Biodiesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
--
--
250 hp @ 3,250 RPM
400 hp @ 6,000 RPM
420 hp @ 5,000 RPM
400 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
--
440 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
500 lb-ft @ 3,100 RPM
570 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
410 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
16:1
10.5:1
10.5:1
12:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,000 cc
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
5,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.31 in x 3.54 in
3.64 in x 3.41 in
3.64 in x 3.41 in
3.63 in x 3.65 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
Leather Seats -- Standard
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 5 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 43.9 in
Back Legroom 39 in 43.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs 2,135 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 9,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 13,900 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 231.7 in
Width 89.3 in 95.7 in
Height 69.9 in 77.2 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 145.4 in
Bed Length -- 67.1 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Guard Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Kodiak Brown Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Smoked Quartz Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Stone Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Electronic Locking W/3.73 Axle Ratio
  • Engine: 3.0L Power Stroke V6 Turbo Diesel B20
  • Engine: 3.5L POWERBOOST Full-Hybrid V6
  • Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost
  • 360 Degree Camera
  • 6" Extended Chrome Running Board
  • Aluminum CROSSBED Toolbox By Weather Guard
  • FX4 Off-Road Package
  • Ford Co-PILOT360 Active 2.0
  • Hard Folding Tonneau Box Cover
  • King Ranch Chrome Appearance Package
  • Max Trailer Tow Package
  • Power Tailgate
  • Premium Aluminum CROSSBED Storage Toolbox
  • Pro Power Onboard - 2KW
  • Pro Power Onboard - 7.2KW
  • Retractable Tonneau Pickup Box Cover
  • Soft Folding Tonneau Box Cover
  • Stowable Loading Ramps
  • Tough Bed Spray-In Bedliner
  • Tow Technology Package
  • Trailer Tow Package
  • Equipment Group 601A High
  • Twin Panel Moonroof
  • Wheels: 20" Machined-Aluminum

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