Ford Explorer 2020 launched, showing its biggest upgrades in a decade

Jan 10, 2019 | Same topic: Auto industry: Latest updates
The all-new Ford Explorer 2020 is now more modern, more spacious and more powerful.

Ford has recently launched the all-new Ford Explorer 2020 which now offers roomier space, more power and is armed with new and smart technologies. 

Thanks to a new Terrain Management System featuring 7 easy-to-engage drive mode and intelligent four-wheel drive, the SUV’s off-road capability is also improved. The vehicle comes standard with some features including FordPass Connect Wi-Fi service for up to 10 devices, 8’’ digital touch screen with SYNC 3, an all-new 10-speed transmission and a power liftgate. 

Ford Explorer 2020 angular front

Ford has recently launched the all-new Explorer 2020 

Speaking of new technologies, the Ford Explorer 2020 now comes with more driver-assist technologies on the top-of-the-line version. Especially, the car is armed with Ford Co-Pilot360 which contains series of driver-assist technologies:

  • Auto headlamps with auto high-beams
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Rearview camera with built-in lens cleaner
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, including Dynamic Brake Support, Forward Collision Warning and Pedestrian Detection
  • Evasive Steering Assist
  • Post-Impact Braking 

Ford Explorer 2020's driver-assist technologies

The Explorer 2020 now comes with more driver-assist technologies on the top-of-the-line version

Inside, the Explorer is offered a 10.1’’ touch screen, navigation maps, along with the updated SYNC 3 system. The more intuitive layout of the standard SYNC 3 gives motorists compatibility with available features like Waze navigation, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. 

Also available in the Ford Explorer 2020 are four USB ports, a 110-volt outlet, three 12-volt outlets, four USB ports and 980-watt, 14-speaker B&O premium audio system. The 12.3’’ all-digital instrument cluster showcases important information of the vehicle such as gas gauge and speedometer.

The car now comes with new E-Z entry second-row seats and available PowerFold third-row seats, offering a flat-floor cargo area opening 87.8 cubic feet of cargo space. Besides, the second seating row also gets a new mechanism helping the entrance and exit to the 3rd row much easier. 

Ford Explorer 2020 seats

The car now comes with new E-Z entry second-row seats and available PowerFold third-row seats

Ford Explorer 2020 dashboard

Ford Explorer 2020 all-digital instrument cluster

The 12.3’’ all-digital instrument cluster showcases important information of the vehicle 

For the top-spec Explorer Platinum, it features door and front console armrests, door rollovers, dashboard, leather-wrapped steering wheel and special leather seats. 

Under the hood, the new Explorer Platinum is powered by a 3.0L turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine which is capable of cranking out 365 hp and 515 Nm of torque, making it become the strongest Explorer ever. Meanwhile, the base version comes with a 2.3L turbocharged 4-cylinder mill producing 300 hp and 420 Nm of torque. A 3.0L EcoBoost is capable of towing up to 5,600 pounds while a 2.3L EcoBoost can haul up to 5,300 pounds. 

According to the latest car news, the all-new Ford Explorer 2020 is built at Chicago Assembly Plant.

Ford Explorer 2020's towing capability

A 3.0L EcoBoost is capable of towing up to 5,600 pounds while a 2.3L EcoBoost can haul up to 5,300 pounds

Ford Explorer 2020 angular rear

The all-new Explorer 2020 is built at Chicago Assembly Plant