Next-gen Ford Explorer 2020 to be built in China

Updated Sep 20, 2022 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

The new Ford Explorer 2020 will be launched in 2019 as the 2020 model.

At this year's Beijing Motor Show, Ford has announced that it will launch another new sizable SUV - the next-gen Ford Explorer. Especially, the new Explorer will be built in China.

The Blue Oval also released a teaser photo showing the next-gen Explorer sheltered under a blue wrapping. Through the silhouette of the forthcoming Explorer, we can get some ideas about what the SUV will look like, even it is still not entirely clear.

Ford Explorer 2020 teased

The Blue Oval also released a teaser photo showing the next-gen Explorer sheltered under a blue wrapping

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The front fascia seems to get a smoother look while the hood looks shorter than the on-going model with a less slopping face. Look up at the top, the roof rail is now paired with a more stylish roofline. Besides, the wheel looks more rounded and bigger than the current-gen model’s.

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According to the latest car news, the all-new Ford Explorer 2020 is still expected to be driven on a completely new platform and also equipped with a performance-directed ST version.

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Ford Explorer

Currently in its sixth generation, the Ford Explorer 2023 is a five-door midsize crossover SUV. It was introduced globally in 2019, and then Ford Philippines launched it for the local market in December 2021 for the 2023 model year. In the local market, the Explorer's sole variant is the Limited 2.3 EcoBoost 4WD AT, which comes with a Php 3,498,000 price tag.

Under the hood of the Ford Explorer is a 2.3-liter inline-4 turbocharged gasoline engine that's capable of making up to 300hp and 420Nm of torque. The said engine is then linked to a 10-speed automatic gearbox which sends power to all four wheels.

Size-wise, the all-new Explorer is 5,049mm long, 2,268mm wide, and 1,783mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 3,025mm, and a ground clearance of 208mm. 

In the Philippines, the Ford Explorer rivals the likes of the Mazda CX-9, Hyundai Santa Fe, and the Kia Sorento. 

₱ 3,498,000