2021 Ford Explorer – Family Friendly

When you’re in need of a family-friendly SUV, there’s no better choice than the new Ford Explorer. Like many new Ford vehicles, it offers plenty of technology and safety features to keep you and your family safe on Columbia roads. The 2021 Ford Explorer design also allows it to be a head-turner, and when combined with a fantastic selection of trim levels, you’re sure to find something that you just want to keep staring at. There’s a lot more the new Ford Explorer has to offer and today, the team at Sunset Ford Waterloo will take a quick look at the following:

  • 2021 Ford Explorer specs
  • 2021 Ford Explorer interior & exterior dimensions
  • 2021 Ford Explorer trims

2021 Ford Explorer Specs: Engine

While it’s no surprise that the 2021 Ford Explorer design is impressive, considering its athletic stance, what’s under the hood of the Explorer is really what makes it shine. There are a variety of engine options for you to choose from, depending on your driving habits around Red Bud. However, no matter which engines offering you opt for, you can rest assured that there will be plenty of passing power on your drives. Here are the 2021 Ford Explorer specs in terms of its engines:

  • 2.3L EcoBoost® I4: 300 hp/310 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.3L Hybrid: 318 combined hp/322 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L EcoBoost® V6: 400 hp/415 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L EcoBoost® V6: 365 hp/380 lb-ft of torque

2021 Ford Explorer Interior & Exterior Dimensions

The stunning 2021 Ford Explorer design is in part due to its perfectly proportioned exterior dimensions. It flawlessly balances the line between athleticism and sophistication, making it a great choice for many Belleville shoppers. On the other hand, the interior of the Ford Explorer provides a spacious cabin and generous cargo area that’s excellent for every adventure. Wondering what the 2021 Ford Explorer interior and exterior dimensions are? Continue reading below:


  • Wheelbase (inches): 119.1
  • Length (inches): 198.8
  • Width (inches): 89.3
  • Height (inches): 69.9


  • Seating capacity: 7 passengers
  • 1st/2nd/3rd-row headroom (inches): 40.7/40.5/38.9
  • 1st/2nd/3rd-row shoulder room (inches): 61.8/61.9/54.6
  • 1st/2nd/3rd-row legroom (inches): 43.0/39.0/32.2
  • Cargo volume behind 1st/2nd/3rd-row (cubic feet): 87.8/47.9/18.2

2021 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

When you need a vehicle that’s versatile for your busy schedule, the 2021 Ford Explorer is calling your name. With features such as smartphone connectivity, heated seats, and even LED lighting, you’ll actually look forward to climbing into the driver’s seat of the Explorer. However, since the new Ford Explorer can suit a variety of needs, you can expect to find various trim levels to choose from. Let’s take a look at the 2021 Ford Explorer trim levels:

  • 2021 Ford Explorer Base
  • 2021 Ford Explorer XLT
  • 2021 Ford Explorer Limited
  • 2021 Ford Explorer Timberline
  • 2021 Ford Explorer ST
  • 2021 Ford Explorer King Ranch®
  • 2021 Ford Explorer Platinum

Take Home a Ford Explorer Today from Sunset Ford Waterloo!

If you’re ready to take home a Ford Explorer, go ahead and apply for financing to get the process started. The finance team at our Waterloo dealership will provide you with your next steps and can even get you on a test drive to get the full Ford Explorer experience. Don’t hesitate to come to Sunset Ford Waterloo if you’d like to learn more in person. Have any questions? Contact us today!

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