Explorer makes it so easy.

The available Ford Safe & Smart® Package has features that do everything from alerting you to unintentional lane drifting to allowing you to set cruise control and select the speed and distance you want to maintain from the vehicle in front of you.

It can also alert you to a potential collision with the vehicle ahead. EXPLORER can also help keep you connected from almost anywhere with available SYNC® 3 as well.

3.5L EcoBoost® Engine

After using the driver-convenience features in the Ford Safe and Smart Package, you’ll never know how you got along without them.

  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Auto high-beam headlamps
  • BLIS® with cross-traffic alert to help you see what’s in your blind spot
  • Lane-Keeping System helps detect and alert you to vehicle drift
  • Adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with brake support


SYNC® 3 is our easy-to-use, responsive voice-activated technology. Discover the system’s quick reactions to your conversational voice commands. Experience the smartphone-like touchscreen with impressive responsiveness. You’ll also find a sleek user-friendly interface to help you connect to and control your smartphone. Locate your favorite restaurants with simple destination entry via the optional navigation. SYNC 3 is fast, smart and easy to use.

Sony® Premium Audio

Sony Premium Audio delivers sound quality that can be appreciated by musical novices and experts alike.

The 12-speaker system comes standard on Explorer Limited and Sport packages.

And for those who like to be really in tune, there’s the Premium 500-Watt Sound from Sony®with Clear Phase® and Live Acoustics™,

that helps to reduce distortion and enhance sound presence. Standard on Explorer Platinum and available on Sport.

Adaptive Cruise Control

Available adaptive cruise control lets you select the speed and distance you want to maintain from the vehicle in front of you. When traffic ahead slows down, you automatically slow down, and later resume the preset speed when traffic picks back up.

USB/Outlet Charging Options

You now have more options than ever when powering your devices. Explorer has up to four available smart-charging USB ports and an 110-voltoutlet.

Enhanced Active Park Assist

Available enhanced active park assist gives Explorer the ability to help make parking easy. Utilizing the vehicle’s 12 ultrasonic sensors,
Explorer will scan for suitable parking spaces, and will assist in backing the vehicle into the spot.*
All you have to do is shift, accelerate and brake – because Explorer will take care of the parking.
This convenient feature also includes park out assist, reverse perpendicular parking plus forward and side sensing systems.
*Non-angled spots only.