The Ford Explorer is a range of SUVs manufactured by Ford Motor Company since the 1991 model year. The first four-door SUV produced by Ford, the Explorer was introduced as a replacement for the two-door Bronco II. Within the current Ford light truck range, the Explorer is slotted between the Ford Edge and Ford Expedition. As with the Ford Ranger, the Explorer derives its name from a trim package previously offered on the Ford F-Series pickup trucks. The 5th generation 2011 Explorer (U502) bore similarity to the Explorer America concept’s construction, and includes a unibody structure based on the D4 platform, a modified version of the D3 platform. The Ford Explorer Sport was announced March 28, 2012, as an option for the 2013 model year and went on sale in June 2012. The “Sport” trim level comprises blackened exterior treatments, stiffened chassis and suspension, larger brakes and the installation of the EcoBoost 3.5L Twin Turbo V6.

Petrol: 1999 cc, Inline-4 cylinder, Turbocharged, EcoBoost engine, 240 HP power, 366 Nm torque, 11 kmpl Average, 70 litre Fuel tank, 6F 6-speed Automatic transmission

Petrol: 2253 cc, Inline-4 cylinder, Turbocharged, EcoBoost engine, 280 HP power, 420 Nm torque, 9 kmpl Average, 70 litre Fuel tank, 6F 6-speed Automatic transmission

Petrol: 3496 cc, V6, Ti-VCT, Duratec 35 engine, 290 HP power, 346 Nm torque, 10 kmpl Average, 70 litre Fuel tank, 6F 6-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission

Petrol: 3497 cc, V6, Twin-Turbocharged, EcoBoost engine, 365 HP power, 475 Nm torque, 10 kmpl Average, 70 litre Fuel tank, 6F 6-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission

Petrol, Police: 3700 cc, V6, Ti-VCT, Cyclone engine, 304 HP power, 378 Nm torque, 9 kmpl Average, 70 litre Fuel tank, 6F 6-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission

4 Variants: Explorer, XLT, Limited, Sport

10 Colours: White Platinum Metallic Tri-coat, Oxfort White, Silver, Quartz, Gold, Brown, Black, Magnetic, Blue, Red

2 Upholsteries: Fabric, Leather

2 Wheels: 18 inch aluminium, 20 inch machined aluminium

Price range: Rs. 30.51 lakh – Rs. 47.69 lakh (Ex-showroom, USA- Not available in India)

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