Buy or Lease a New Ford Explorer in Livonia, MI
America's all-time best-selling SUV, the Ford Explorer, has expanded its already extensive lineup with new and improved features in the 2022 model year. With seating for up to seven and an available Cargo Management System* The interior accommodates everyone's gear while ensuring passengers, pets, and just about anything else fit comfortably for the adventure ahead.
You'll find 18.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third-row seats. Folding down the third row opens a total of 47.9 cubic feet. Fold-down the second and third row, and you'll get a total of 87.8 cubic feet of space. A power liftgate is standard, and a hands-free liftgate is available for increased practicality.
What's New for the Ford Explorer Lineup?
A new ST-Line trim is now available for the 2022 Explorer lineup, which combines the look of the ST trim with a more efficient turbocharged four-cylinder powertrain. The ST-Line model has 20-inch wheels and features black exterior accents. The cabin has a performance-oriented appearance, featuring faux-suede upholstery with red stitching and door-jamb protector plates with the ST-Line logo. Rear-wheel drive is now available on the ST model. The high-end King Ranch and Platinum models increased in power, now offering 400 horsepower. Both trims can also be fitted with a second-row bench seat or a pair of captain chairs at no extra charge. Timberline models, which were added to the lineup last year are now available with a second row bench.
Ford Explorer Performance Upgrades
The Base, XLT, and Limited models in the 2022 Explorer lineup are powered by the 300-hp turbocharged, 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine. A 400-hp twin-turbocharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine power the King Ranch, Platinum, and ST models. The 2022 Explorer Hybrid model has a 3.3-liter V-6 and an electric motor, producing a total output of 318 horsepower. Standard equipment includes a 10-speed automatic transmission. The Explorer can tow 5,600 pounds when properly equipped. The Explorer is a rear-wheel-drive vehicle, although all-wheel drive is available.
Ford Explorer Safety Features
With its top-of-the-line safety features, it's no surprise that last years model was an IIHS Top Safety Pick. For the 2022 Ford Explorer lineup Ford Co-Pilot 360 safety suite comes standard on every trim level. This advanced system of driver-assist technologies includes BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert, Rear View Camera, Lane-Keeping System, Automatic Emergency Braking, and Auto High-Beam Headlamps.
The 2022 Ford Explorer also comes standard with AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability ControlTM), Curve Control, SOS Post-Crash Alert SystemTM, and an advanced airbag system for increased vehicle wide safety.
The 2022 Ford Explorer Trim Levels
Base: The 2022 Ford Explorer base model is powered by a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder engine, with 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. It features a power liftgate, an eight-inch touchscreen, and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. The base model comes standard with rear-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is available on all trim levels.
XLT: For a step up, the XLT trim level offers an upgraded interior with an upgraded driver information screen and two extra USB ports for the second row. On the outside, the XLT trim features roof rails, power and heated mirrors, and sound-reducing front-side windows. Several featured packages are available with the XLT trim and above.
ST-Line: The ST-Line trim level offers a modernized 12-speaker B&O sound system, auto-dimming rearview mirror, intelligent push-start button, and a wireless charging pad. With the optional twin-panel moonroof, you and your passengers can enjoy a safe ride in style.
Timberline: The new Timberline trim features steel skid plates on the front, rear, and underbody for safe and fun off-roading adventures. This Explorer is ready for action with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine and 300 horsepower.
Limited: The Limited trim features ventilated front seats, leather upholstery, upgraded rear brakes, a heated steering wheel, a 360-degree parking camera, and a 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system.
ST: The sporty ST trim level offers a turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine with 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque. With sport-tuned suspension and 20-inch wheels, the ST trim provides power and performance in one stylish vehicle.
King Ranch: The King Ranch trim level is a modernized and luxurious explorer. With features obtaining Del Rio leather with lasso-perforated inserts, 4-wheel drive, 400 horsepower, and rain-sensing wipers, the King Ranch is a great choice when choosing a Ford.
Platinum: For a luxurious upgrade, the Platinum trim is the best of the best. The upgraded leather upholstery and leather-wrapped interior trim offer a luxe experience no matter where you're driving. It features the same engine as the Limited trim for a powerful vehicle with high-end features. Perfect for riding in style and facing different driving conditions
Visit Bill Brown Ford to Learn More!
Drivers in the Farmington, MI area will appreciate our extensive selection of new Ford vehicles, including the 2022 Ford Explorer. Visit our Ford Dealer in Livonia today to schedule a test drive or call us at (734) 237-3832.