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2017 Ford Explorer
2017 Ford Explorer

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 2017 Ford Explorer Specifications

 Engine Size:  3.5 L
 Cylinders:  V-6
 Horsepower:  290
 Torque:  255 lb-ft
 Transmission:  Automatic
 Drivetrain:  Front Wheel and Four Wheel








2017 Ford Explorer

The 2017 Ford Explorer is finally here and what an attractive SUV it truly is with a sporty exterior that holds all of Ford’s amazing technology. The Explorer also has state-of-the-art technology inside its posh and luxurious cabin. Aside from technology, the all-new mid-sized SUV from Ford also has all the essential safety features that keep the vehicle and its passengers 100% safe at all time. The Explorer begins at a price of $31,660 and for those in Adams, NY, Fuccillo Ford is a reputable dealership that offers all Ford vehicles at reasonable rates. A good trim to check out is the Touring trim package. Here is a closer look at the XLT’s all-new features and specs.


The 2017 Ford Explorer XLT is an extremely sporty SUV that has many fine features. It has a front bumper that features halogen reflector high beam lights, LED low beam lights, and automatic fog lamps. Moving to each side of the vehicle, the Explorer sports massive 20” aluminum wheels that match well with body-colored side mirrors with turn signal indicators. In the back of the SUV, Ford has designed the Explorer with an automatic tailgate release that is powered by remote keyless entry.

Moving inside the cabin of the 2017 Ford Explorer XLT, up to 7 passengers can comfortably sit on leather front and rear seats with power and manual adjustable features. These seats even have ergonomic lumbar support to provide added comfort especially on long road trips. Also, the cabin has a third row cargo space suitable for storing personal items. Furthermore, the cabin also features a lot of utility features such as multiple cup holders, storage compartments, plenty of cargo space, power windows and power locks.


The 2017 Ford Explorer XLT is a powerful SUV that is capable of reaching blinding speeds while offering fuel economy. It can achieve maximum speeds of 290 horsepower with 255 pound feet of torque in under a few seconds. This ability is not found in most other SUVs. It has a 3.5 liter Inline V6 engine that is coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission and variable valve timing.


The technology of the 2017 Ford Explorer XLT also offers state-of-the-art exterior features that keep the SUV and its passengers safe and secure at all times. it has an anti-theft alarm system that efficiently monitors all external movement. This alarm system even has its own engine immobilizer that deploys in the event of a vehicular theft. It also runs on daytime running headlights that keep the vehicle more visible during the day. Other safety features worth mentioning are:

  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Anti-lock Brakes
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Traction Control

Keeping all passengers safe inside the 2017 Ford Explorer XLT are essential safety features such as:

  • Multiple Airbags
  • Front and rear seat seatbelts
  • Child Seat Fasteners
  • Child Safety Locks


The 2017 Ford Explorer XLT is truly an ideal family SUV as it has technology designed to provide entertainment, functionality, and practicality. It has features such as:

  • MyFord Audio System
  • Navigation
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Multiple fuel gauges and odometers
  • Steering Wheel Controls
  • USB/Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization

The exterior technology of the 2017 Ford Explorer XLT has undergone a lot of improvement with newer, more modern exterior features. It has remote keyless entry that allows users automatic access to the car doors and trunk. It also has a hands-free foot-activated lift-gate where users simply place their foot under the rear bumper to activate the feature. Other external tech features of the Explorer XLT include,

  • Backup Sensors
  • Rear View Camera
  • Daytime Running Lights

For more information on the 2017 Ford Explorer and to take it for a test drive, visit our Fuccillo Ford dealership in Adams, New York. Nearby to Syracuse and Watertown.