The Ford Explorer is a midsize three-row SUV with seating available for seven passengers. It also has a sleek finish, amazing safety and entertainment features, and a wonderful fuel economy for an SUV. All these attributes combined make the Ford Explorer a must-have on the market today!

Drivers in Buena Park, Long Beach, and Orange County will be able to learn more about the 2021 Ford Explorer with this fuel economy review provided by Norm Reeves Ford Superstore!

Ford Explorer Engine and Performance

The Ford Explorer is offers three engines to choose among. The baseline engine is a 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine that can generate 300 horsepower as well as 310 lb-ft of torque. Whether you opt for four-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, with this engine you can tow up to 5,300 pounds.

The second engine option is an available 3.0-liter EcoBoost® turbocharged V-6 engine. With this engine, the Explorer can crank out 365 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque, which you can increase further by getting the ST trim that will give you 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, you can tow up to 5,600 pounds.

Finally, for a more fuel-efficient option, you can opt for the available 3.3-liter hybrid V6 engine, which is partly powered by an electric motor and battery pack and can generate 318 horsepower and 322 lb-ft of torque as well as being able to tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Ford Explorer MPG

When it comes to fuel economy, the different engines available also produce different mpg results. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine with four-wheel drive gets 20 MPG in the city and 27 MPG on the highway, or with rear-wheel drive, it's 21 MPG in the city or 28 MPG on the highway. With the 3.0-liter EcoBoost® turbocharged V6 engine, the EPA estimation is 18 MPG in the city and 24 MPG on the highway. Finally, for the available hybrid engine, you can expect to get 27 MPG in the city or 29 MPG on the highway.  

Ford Explorer Features

In addition to its great fuel economy and wonderful choices of engines, the 2021 Ford Explorer also comes with a multitude of different safety and entertainment features. As for safety features, the Explorer comes equipped with many airbags to help keep both the driver and passengers safe when it comes to collisions. Some other features include an individual pressure monitoring system, a security system, a LATCH child safety system, a rearview camera, a side-wind stabilizer, and a hill start assist.

When it comes to entertainment, some features include six speakers, an AM/FM/MP3 radio, wireless phone connectivity, SiriusXM, and FordPass Connect™ with a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot.

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The 2021 Ford Explorer's excellent fuel economy combined with its three options of great engines and wonderful entertainment and safety features make it a strong competitor on the market!

Drivers in Buena Park, Long Beach, and Orange County can schedule a test drive by stopping by Norm Reeves Ford Superstore or by giving a call!

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