Get To know the 2021 Ford Explorer SUV

Mid-size SUVs are an ideal choice of vehicle for people near Agawam. SUVs offer the power that allows flexibility in functionality. You can use your SUV within the city while it also has the capability for off-road drives. The 2021 Ford Explorer comes with functionality features to meet your needs. It has powerful powertrains to provide the power you need to conquer all terrains in West Springfield, MA. It also has plenty of cargo space as well as passenger capacity with its three rows of seats. The different trims offer different performances based on their engines and other specs.

Engine, Transmission, and Performance

All the Ford Explorer trims have a standard 10-speed automatic transmission. However, the trims have different engines, differentiating their power and performance. The Base, XLT, and Limited trims run on a 2.3 L four-cylinder turbocharged engine providing a 300 horsepower. The Explorer Platinum uses the 3.0 L V-6 twin turbocharged engine with a 365 horsepower while the Explorer ST has a 3.0 L V-6 engine with a 400 horsepower. The hybrid version has a 3.3 L V-6 engine as well as an electric motor that provide a combined horsepower of 318. A towing capacity of up to 5,600 pounds makes the Explorer an ideal partner for adventure in Springfield, MA. The rear-wheel drive vehicle also allows you the option of all-wheel drive. The fuel efficiency for the rear-wheel drive hybrid model is 27/29 MPG in the city/highway. The fuel economy changes to 24/25 MPG for the city/highway. The four-cylinder engine gives a fuel economy of 20/27 in the city/highway. The Terrain Management System further makes the Explorer efficient, offering seven selectable drive modes.

Interior Features

The interior of the 2021 Explorer is primed for comfort. It has tri-Diamond perforated leather seating, a twin-panel moonroof, 10.1-inch portrait touchscreen, 12.3-inch digital instrument panel cluster, and third row PowerFold seats for more cargo space when you need it. The vehicle also has a hexagon carbon-fiber front dash. The Explorer also offers nine different power points to allow you charge your mobile devices as you travel. It has USB ports as well as regular plugs, 12V, USCs, and 110V plugs.


The 2021 Explorer features a 10.1-inch touchscreen as a standard feature. The infotainment system includes Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration. It also has a Wi-Fi hotspot to allow you to continue enjoying internet connection during your drives. Other connectivity features include Ford+Alexa, Ford and Waze, and FordPass. The vehicle also has a voice-activated navigation system as well as an entertainment system for the rear seat. A 12-speaker B&O by Bang and Olufsen audio system is also a standard feature.

Safety Features

The 2021 Ford Explorer ranks well in terms of safety features. It incorporates a range of driver assist features to help the driver avoid collisions that pose danger to the occupants of the vehicle as well as other road users. Some of the key safety features include self-parking assist, blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning with lane keeping assist, towing and trailer sway control, and forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking. Other features that enhance safety include auto high-beam headlamps, rear view camera, intelligent adaptive control, and reverse brake assist.

The 2021 Ford Explorer features a few changes from the 2020 version. The new features add to its comfort, functionality, and look. It has sufficient cargo space that would allow you enjoy your adventures in Westfield, MA.

If you are interested in buying a new Ford Explorer around Chicopee, MA, visit the Marcotte Ford showroom in Holyoke, MA. We have a wide inventory of vehicles that may interest you.

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