2018 Ford Explorer | Arlington, TX

Discover Adventure in the 2018 Ford Explorer at Don Davis Ford Lincoln in Arlington, TX

Drivers from all over the greater Fort Worth, TX area know that our favorite American automaker knows how to make an exceptional SUV, and the 2018 Ford Explorer is absolutely no exception to the rule. This mid-size SUV has a lot to offer for solo drivers, car-poolers, and families alike, so take a look with us at all the features and functions it has to offer you on your drives through Grand Prairie, TX and beyond.



 

What's New for the 2018 Model Year?

There have been some design tweaks this time around for the mid-size SUV, including a slight change in design to the front grille, four new color options for the exterior, new wheel designs, and the Sport trim gets new quad exhaust tips. Inside the cabin, you'll enjoy the available connectivity of a 4G Wi-Fi Hot spot and, to keep you as safe as possible, there's the new Safe and Smart package. This optional package provides you with adaptive cruise control, forward-collision warning, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assist, automatic high-beams, and rain-sensing wipers, giving you the peace of mind you deserve on every Mansfield, TX drive.

Style and Design

You'll find that the 2018 Explorer comes in five different trim levels - the base Explorer, XLT, Limited, Sport, and Platinum - to give you plenty of options for how your Explorer model will look, feel, and perform. With a confident look that's sure to draw eyes all over Grapevine, TX, the Explorer provides standard and available exterior features like LED signature lighting, fog lamps up front, quad exhaust tips around back, 20-inch machined aluminum wheels on the sides, and so much more. You'll always be in the center spotlight.

Convenience and Safety Technology

The excellence of the exterior continued to the cabin of the 2018 Explorer, providing you with a plethora of features and functions to make even the most mundane errand in Fort Worth, TX feel like a new adventure. Your seats can be upgraded to the supreme comforts of perforated and quilted premium Nirvana leather, there's a twin-panel moonroof up top that lets in the sun and breeze on nice summer days, there's seating for up to seven passengers, and there's even the available SYNC 3 touchscreen infotainment system up front for connectivity and entertainment on the go. Add on the available 12-speaker Sony premium Audio system with Clear Phase and Live Acoustics technology, and you'll have crystal-clear audio everywhere you go.

Beyond the conveniences the 2018 Explorer offers, there's also a lot of safety to keep you out of harm's way; for example, the Enhanced Park Assist system employs 12 ultrasonic sensors to help you fit into the right parking space like it's second nature. And when you need the utmost safety on all your rides, opt in for the available Safe and Smart package for the addition of adaptive cruise control, forward-collision warning, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keeping assist, automatic high-beams, and rain-sensing wipers. You'll be rolling through Grand Prairie, TX without a care in the world.

 

Performance and Efficiency

Rest assured that the 2018 Explorer doesn't cut any corners when it comes to power and performance; with all this style, comfort, convenience, and safety, you'll also have the choice of three engines to put in your Explorer model. These engine options are:

  • 3.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine - 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine - 280 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.5-liter V6 engine - 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque

Regardless of your choice, you'll get a muscular engine that offers the get-up-and-go to get you through nearly any situation that comes your way. And when you add on the available Towing and Trailer Sway Control system to make towing even easier, Curve Control to help you slow down more if you're going too fast through a turn, and the Terrain Management System to provide driving settings for snow, gravel, sand, and grass, there's no Arlington, TX road condition that can slow you down.

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