2018 Ford Explorer vs 2017 Ford Explorer

2018 Ford Explorer vs 2017 Ford Explorer

When it comes to SUVs, there’s none better than the Ford Explorer! The best-selling SUV in the country for over 25 years and offering a ton of exceptional features and great power, the Ford Explorer sits at the top! And this year, it's even better! The new 2018 Ford Explorer has a ton of power to offer you, and many great interior comforts, technology, and entertainment features! However, how does this vehicle compare to the previous year? What’s changed? This question is one of the most commonly asked when it comes to this great vehicle.

Thankfully, we at Heritage Toyota are vehicle experts, and we know a thing or two about comparing Ford vehicles to find the best deal between them! This includes vehicle models and trims over the years! That said, we’ve compiled a chart of the more important features for our customers to pit these two SUVs head-to-head! Look below to see how they compare!

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2018 Ford Explorer Vs 2017 Ford Explorer
290 Horsepower Horsepower 290 Horsepower
255 lb-ft Torque 255 lb-ft
17 MPG Fuel Economy (City) 17 MPG
Yes Safe and Smart Package No

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As you can see, there isn’t much difference between these two models, and that’s on purpose! The new 2018 Ford Explorer is a carryover, with a few exceptions, of the 2017 Ford Explorer, offering the same quality engine power and exceptional fuel economy than the previous year did. However, there are several notable differences between these two models, such as an improved exterior design, and a wealth of new safety systems!

The 2018 Ford Explorer has an all-new state of the art Safe and Smart Package, which includes a variety of great safety technologies. This includes adaptive cruise control, collision warning with brake support, a blind spot monitoring system, cross-traffic alert, and more! This safety suite alone more than makes the new 2018 model worth the price tag and the upgrade, as its guaranteed to make your drive a far safer one!

For more information on the 2018 Ford Explorer model and its many exceptional features, or more information on any Ford model, please contact us at Heritage Ford today!

 

2018 Ford Explorer driving on a road.
2018 Ford Explorer dash and steering wheel.
2018 Ford Explorer touch screen.
2018 Ford Explorer cargo area.