2017 Ford Explorer XLT vs 2017 Ford Explorer Limited vs 2017 Ford Explorer Sport

When it comes to finding and SUV that is capable, spacious and well-appointed, no model stands out more than the 2017 Ford Explorer. The 2017 Explorer offers a flexible interior space, a host of capable powertrains and the most advanced safety technologies. It is ideal for families, for adventures and just anyone on the go.

While its core features are standard across the models such as its 7-passenger seating capacity, 2314-litres of cargo space and driver-assist features, there are a few differences between the trim levels that tailor each model to different driving preferences. Looking specifically at the Explorer XLT, Limited and Sport models, our Sherwood Ford team is going to help you find the Explorer that meets your lifestyle needs and personality.

  2017 Explorer XLT 2017 Explorer Limited 2017 Explorer Sport
Starting MSRP $35,517 $45,040 $48,244
Seating Unique Cloth Perforated Leather & Climate Controlled Unique Sport-Styled Perforated Leather with Red Stitching
Wheels 18'' Painted Aluminum 20'' Premium Painted Aluminum 20'' Sport-Styled Painted Aluminum
Fuel Economy (L/100km) 13.9 City/ 9.6 Hwy 14.4 City/10.4 Hwy 14.9 City/ 10.7 Hwy


The Difference is in the Details

Across these three trims of the 2017 Explorer, you can see the differences in wheel sizes, seating and price from the table above. Each model also offers select exterior body colors from the model lineup's 10 color options.

Where drivers will experience the most difference between the trims is its performance. While the XLT and Limited are fit with a 3.5L Ti-VCT V6, the Explorer Sport is fit with a 3.5L EcoBoost® engine. This difference provides the Sport with 75 more horsepower than the other models as well as more than 100 kg more in towing capacity.

To experience the differences between these three Explorer models in person, stop by our Sherwood Ford dealership. We have all three trim levels in stock and are more than happy to help you find the Explorer that fits your lifestyle needs.

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