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2018 Explorer

2018 Ford Explorer


Large Utilities Class
Series: Explorer, XLT, Limited, Sport, Platinum

Updated style and greater choice for the 2018 Ford Explorer means five new wheel options, a Safe and Smart Package, and available SYNC® Connect with 4G modem and Wi-Fi hotspot that connects up to 10 devices. Standard rearview camera carries over.


  • 12-volt powerpoints (four)
  • Audio – AM/FM stereo/ single-CD player with MP3 capability and six speakers
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Auxiliary rear climate controls
  • Configurable daytime running lamps
  • Engine – 3.5L Ti-VCT V6
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Hill start assist
  • LED headlamps with halogen reflector high beams
  • Mirrors – Power, heated sideview with integrated blind spot mirrors
  • MyKey®
  • Power windows and door locks with one-touch-down front window feature
  • Remote Keyless Entry System
  • Roof-rack side rails
  • Seat – Eight-way power driver’s
  • Seats – First-row buckets with two-way adjustable head restraints
  • Seats – second-row 60/40 split fold-flat; third-row 50/50 split fold-flat
  • Steering wheel-mounted cruise, audio and five-way controls (two)
  • SYNC® with 4.2-inch color LCD screen in center stack, and media hub with smart-charging USB port
  • Trailer sway control
  • Transmission – Six-speed SelectShift® automatic


  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ and Curve Control
  • Airbags – Front-passenger knee, front-seat side, and three-row Safety Canopy® System with sidecurtain airbags and rollover sensor
  • Anti-Lock Brake System
  • Battery saver with headlamps-off delay
  • Brakes – Four-wheel disc with Illuminated Entry System
  • LATCH – Lower Anchors and Tether Anchors for Children
  • Personal Safety System for driver and front passenger with dualstage front airbags
  • Rearview camera
  • SecuriLock® Passive
  • Anti-Theft System
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (excludes spare)


  • Airbags second-row console
  • Airbags second-row outboard inflatable safety belts
  • Adaptive cruise control and collision warning with brake support
  • Ambient lighting
  • Audio – Audio system from Sony® with Clear Phase™ and Live Acoustics,™ HD Radio™ and 12 speakers
  • Audio – Premium system with nine speakers
  • Audio – SiriusXM® Radio with six-month trial subscription
  • Dual Headrest DVD by INVISION™2
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control
  • Engine – 2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 with six-speed automatic transmission
  • Engine – 3.5L EcoBoost V6 with six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission and paddle shifters
  • Enhanced active park assist
  • Front 180-degree camera with washer
  • Hands-free foot-activated liftgate
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Intelligent four-wheeldrive with
  • Terrain Management System™ and Hill Descent Control™
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • Lane-keeping system with lanekeeping aid and lane-keeping alert
  • Power-tilt/telescoping steering column
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Reverse sensing system
  • Seats – second-row bucket
  • Seats – Multicontour front
  • SYNC 3 with eight-inch color
  • LCD capacitive touch screen with AppLink,® 911 Assist® and two smart-charging USB ports
  • Twin-panel moonroof
  • Voice-activated navigation system
  • Wheels – 20" polished aluminum


  • Class II Trailer Tow Prep Package
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Comfort Package
  • Driver-Connect Package
  • Safe and Smart Package
  • XLT Sport Appearance Package
  • XLT Technology Feature Bundle

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