Introducing to Edmonton AB the 2020 Ford Explorer: All New, Inside and Out

For generations, the Ford Explorer family has been a legend in the Canadian SUV market. Long one of the best-selling models in the business, plenty of drivers have looked to it to set the bar for what full-size SUVs should be able to accomplish. With the Explorer getting an extensive redesign for the upcoming 2020 model year, its first since it was unveiled in its current iteration back in 2011, our Sherwood Ford team wants to give you the opportunity to learn what’s new inside and out of the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer in Edmonton AB. Please keep reading below to learn more about its advanced features!


Base, XLT and Limited Trim

Platinum Trim

Engine 2.3L EcoBoost Inline 4  3.0L EcoBoost V6
Horsepower / Torque Output 300 hp / 310 pound-feet 365 hp / 380 pound-feet
Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive with available intelligent four-wheel drive and front axle disconnect Intelligent Four-wheel drive with front axle disconnect
Transmission 10-Speed Automatic with SelectShift Capability 10-Speed Automatic with SelectShift Capability

Performance Features of the 2020 Ford Explorer

The 2020 Explorer is being touted as a return to the basics that made it such a market favourite in the first place. It offers rear-wheel drive architecture, as well as an all-new EcoBoost® engine lineup that can handle a maximum towing capacity of 5,600 pounds. The 2020 Explorer’s power is harnessed by a 10-speed automatic transmission, as well as Terrain Management System™ that lets you grip any stretch of pavement (or lack thereof) that you come across. Of course, the new Explorer will also be highly adept at tailoring your drive to your standards. With seven (Normal, Slippery, Trail, Deep Snow/Sand, Sport, Tow/Haul and Eco) selectable drive modes, you can rest assured that the 2020 Explorer can handle anything you subject it to.

Tech and Connectivity Innovations of the 2020 Ford Explorer

Inside, the 2020 Explorer has outdone itself in terms of connectivity and convenience. A new 10.1-inch centre stack vertical touchscreen dominates its interior, and houses the Explorer’s SYNC® 3 infotainment interface, as well as connection to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Waze. Plus, thanks to Ford’s Co-Pilot360 driver assistance suite, you’ll be safe and secure every step of your journey. This suite offers such top-tier safety features as a Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert, Lane-Keeping System, Hill Start Assist, Rearview Camera with a built-in lens washer, Auto headlamps with Auto high-beams, Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Forward Collision Warning with Dynamic Brake Support, and Post-Impact braking. New for the 2020 model year on the Explorer will be the Ford Co-Pilot Assist+ suite; it adds features such as Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go and Lane Centering, Speed Sign Recognition, Evasive Steering Assist, and Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation to the table. With available Active Park Assist 2.0, Reverse Brake Assist, Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control, Hill Descent Control and Rain-Sensing Wipers coming as options to the 2020 Explorer, you can have peace of mind no matter where you're headed!

Reserve the 2020 Ford Explorer with Sherwood Ford

Finally, when you're looking for your favourite 2020 Explorer model, you should know about its ten available exterior colours, each of which can suit your personality brilliantly. They include Star White, Atlas Blue, Rich Copper, Silver Spruce, Rapid Red, Blue, Magnetic, Iconic Silver, Agate Black and Oxford White. If you’re looking to get more information on the 2020 Explorer ahead of its release, or reserve your spot in line to sign off on it, be sure to contact Sherwood Ford today. We’re happy to help you with anything you need regarding this all-new, redesigned SUV legend!
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