2022 Ford Explorer in Columbia City, IN

Check Out the Exciting New 2022 Ford Explorer at City Ford

The growing demand for spacious and reliable mid-size SUVs in Columbia City, IN, has forced Ford to issue several changes to the renowned Explorer. For 2022, the Ford Explorer offers a Sporty ST-Line trim, which sits below the Limited, and above the XLT. It also offers two new exterior colors, including the Burgundy Velvet and Stone Blue. The Explorer Timberline gets a second-row bench seat option, while the ST comes with a standard rear-wheel-drive and optional all-wheel-drive. Moreover, the King Ranch and Platinum trims will have a standard 10.1-inch touchscreen, a 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system, and a powerful V6 engine. For buyers near Fort Wayne looking for a spacious and capable three-row family SYV, the 2022 Ford Explorer is a great choice.

Bold Design

Only a handful of mid-size SUV models can compete with the Ford Explorer's stylish exterior design. The 2022 model gets differently styled grilles for each trim, LED headlights and DRLs, LED Foglamps, and 18 to 21-inch wheels. In addition, the 2022 Ford Explorer has quad exhaust tips, active grille shutters, puddle lamps, a rear roofline spoiler, and heated exterior mirrors. The Explorer has 7.9 inches of ground clearance, allowing it to maneuver in rough terrains in North Manchester easily.

Thrilling Performance

The 2022 Ford Explorer has different engine options for the various trims. Regardless of the engine option you prefer, you will get a 10-speed automatic transmission, sending power to a rear-wheel or all-wheel drivetrain. The Base, XLT, ST-Line, Limited, and Timberline models will have a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine under their hood. The engine produces 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque and accelerates to 60 mph in 6.8 seconds. The engine returns 21 mpg in city driving and 28 mpg on the highway, depending on your driving style.

The Limited Hybrid model packs a 3.3-liter V6 engine paired to an electric motor, which delivers 318 horsepower and 322 pound-feet of torque. Models with this engine will accelerate to 60 mph in 7.7 seconds and will impress buyers with the excellent fuel efficiency record. City driving earns 24 mpg, while highway driving returns 28 mpg. You will love the 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine available in the ST, Platinum, and King Ranch models if you enjoy a top-notch performance. It delivers 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque while sprinting to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds. As a result of the high-power output, fuel economy dips to 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

A Spacious and Feature-Filled Interior

A two-tone color grading alongside high-quality materials ushers you inside the 2022 Ford Explorer interior. The ample legroom, headroom, and shoulder space on each row assure you of top-notch comfort as you head for a family vacation in Huntington, IN. Besides, it offers 18.2 cubic feet of storage space behind the third row, which increases to 47.9 cubic feet when you fold the rear seats. Stand-out interior features in the 2022 Ford Explorer include leather upholstery, power-adjustable seats, heated and ventilated seats, a hands-free power liftgate, and ambient lighting. On the infotainment end, the new Explorer has a choice between an 8.0 and 10.1-inch touchscreen display, running on the Ford SYNC 3 interface. The interface supports Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto, making it easy to stay connected throughout your trip.

You'll also find several high-tech infotainment features inside the 2021 Ford Explorer, adding convenience and fun to your daily commute and upcoming road trips. The touchscreen that controls the infotainment system is user-friendly and comes with clear graphics. This system comes standard with useful features like a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.

Keeping You Safe

When you load the 2021 Ford Explorer with your family and friends near Huntington, IN, you can drive with confidence knowing this vehicle comes loaded with various advanced safety features. These are some of the included safety technologies on the new Explorer:

  • Ford's MyKey
  • Pedestrian Detection
  • Forward-Collision Warning
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Driver Drowsiness Monitoring

Since there are few changes to the 2022 model, it expects a similar five-star safety rating from the NHTSA. In addition to the Ford Co-Pilot 360 suite, the 2022 Explorer also offers Driver alert, pedestrian detection, rearview camera, side-wind stabilization, and evasive steering assist.

Trim Levels

The 2022 Ford Explorer is available in various trim levels, with different prices and features. The trim list comprises

  • Base
  • XLT
  • ST-Line
  • Limited
  • Timberline
  • King Ranch
  • Platinum

Learn More by Visiting Our Ford Dealership near Fort Wayne, IN

Visit City Ford to browse our new Ford inventory including our wide assortment of new Ford Explorer models and take the one that looks most appealing to you for a test drive. Once behind the wheel, you'll see that you're making a smart automotive investment.

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    3100 East Business Highway 30
    Columbia City, IN 46725

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