2011 Ford Explorer SUV – Photos, Price, Reviews, Specifications

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Ford is redesigned the 2011 Ford Explorer  SUV with freshened styling, new engines, and new features. This venerable nameplate moves to crossover-style unibody construction, sharing elements of its basic design with the Ford Flex. All previous Explorers used traditional truck-type construction. The 2011 model is about 1 inch shorter in wheelbase but about 4 inches longer overall than the 2010 version.

2011 Ford Explorer SUV is available in three trims: they are the Eddie Bauer, the XLT and the Premium Limited. All these trims come with a choice of yours to pick a standard 4.0 liter V6 engine or an optional 4.6 liter V8 engine. Of these two the 4.6-liter V8 is more powerful and the first choice who wants to vroom away with a swiftness making the onlookers amazed and astonished.

The 4.0 liter V6 engine has a net 210 horsepower and 254 pound-feet torque. Whereas the 4.6 liter V8 engine creates a maximum of 292 horsepower and 300 pound feet torque.The V6 has a five speed automatic transmission and the V8 has a six speed automatic transmission. The transmission changes gear quite smoothly. The car has some standard equipment includes air conditioning, anti-lock brakes, illuminated keyless remote control, a leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel, and intermittent wipers.

Specifications

Exterior

Body

  • Rear spoiler

Tires and Wheels

  • Steel wheels
  • 17 in. wheels
  • Steel spare wheel
  • P245/65R17 tires
  • All season tires
  • Underbody mounted spare tire
  • Full wheel covers
  • Temporary spare tire

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Privacy glass
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear window wiper
  • Roof rack

Doors

  • Fixed lifgate window
  • Rear liftgate door

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs
  • Trailer hitch
  • Trailer wiring

Measurements

  • Width: 78.9 in.
  • Height: 70.4 in.
  • Length: 197.1 in.
  • Ground clearance: 7.6 in.
  • Front track: 67.0 in.
  • Rear track: 67.0 in.
  • Wheel base: 112.6 in.
  • Cargo capacity, all seats in place: 21.0 cu.ft.
  • Maximum cargo capacity: 80.7 cu.ft.
  • Maximum towing capacity: 5000 lbs.
  • Angle of approach: 21.7 degrees
  • Angle of departure: 21.4 degrees

Exterior Options

  • Roof Rail Crossbars
  • Splash Guards
  • License Plate Bracket
  • Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat Paint

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

  • Base engine size: 3.5 L
  • Cam type: Double overhead cam (DOHC)
  • Cylinders: V6
  • Valves: 24
  • Valve timing: Variable
  • Torque: 255 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm
  • Horsepower: 290 hp @ 6500 rpm
  • Base engine type: gas

DriveTrain

  • Drive type: front wheel drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic
  • Brake hill holder

Suspension

  • Short and long arm front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar

Fuel

  • Fuel type: gas
  • Fuel type: regular unleaded
  • Fuel tank capacity: 18.6 gal.
  • Range in miles (cty/hwy): 316.2/465.0 mi.
  • EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy): 17/25 mpg

Mechanical Options

  • Engine Block Heater
  • Trailer Tow Package Class III

Safety

Safety & Security

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front, rear and third row head airbags
  • Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Engine immobilizer
  • 2 front headrests
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Rear center 3-point belt
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Front height adjustable headrests
  • Rear height adjustable headrests
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Tire pressure monitoring

Interior

Front Seats

  • Front head room: 41.4 in.
  • Front hip room: 57.3 in.
  • Front leg room: 43.9 in.
  • Front shoulder room: 61.3 in.
  • 6 -way power driver seat
  • Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Cloth
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Rear hip Room: 56.7 in.
  • Rear head room: 40.5 in.
  • Rear leg room: 39.8 in.
  • Rear shoulder room: 61.0 in.
  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • Manual folding split-bench third row seats
  • Rear ventilation ducts with fan control

Power Features

  • Remote power door locks
  • Power mirrors
  • 1 one-touch power windows

Convenience

  • Cruise control
  • Front console with storage
  • Front, rear and 3rd row cupholders
  • Front and rear door pockets
  • Overhead console with storage
  • Retained accessory power
  • Front seatback storage
  • Electric power steering
  • 12V front, 12V rear and 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel

Comfort

  • Interior air filtration
  • Front and rear air conditioning
  • Cargo area light
  • Simulated alloy trim on center console
  • Simulated alloy trim on dash
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Simulated alloy steering wheel
  • Front and rear floor mats
  • Dual vanity mirrors

Instrumentation

  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • Low fuel level warning

In Car Entertainment

  • Mast antenna
  • 6 total speakers
  • AM/FM in-dash single CD player with CD MP3 Playback stereo
  • Auxiliary MP3 audio input

Interior Options

  • Cargo Security Shade
  • All-Weather Floor Mats
  • Sirius Satellite Radio

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2011 Ford Explorer SUV announced the Starting price around $28,190.

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