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2017 Ford Explorer Review

2017 Ford Explorer | Modern Capability


Diverse ability and effortless power come forward with the 2017 Ford Explorer. As a part of Canada’s Best-Selling Automotive Brand Seven Years In A Row, this four-door powerhouse offers dynamic capability and a luxurious seating capacity for up to seven individuals. Available trim levels include the Explorer, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum, providing a perfect option for everyone.


Breathtaking capability and endurance are presented with the 2017 Ford Explorer. You areoffered a smooth and reliable ride as you utilize performance features such as Electronic Power Assist Steering (EPAS). Engaged handling and agility are brought forward with the Six-Speed SelectShift® Automatic Transmission, featuring steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters for quick gear changes and acceleration. Tackle multiple terrains through the Terrain Management System and available Intelligent 4WD System, offering you four different settings, including Normal, Mud/Ruts, Sand, and Grass/Gravel/Snow.


Stunning aerodynamics and evident capability adorn the exterior of the 2017 Ford Explorer. You are given signature details, such as the unique grille with a Satin Chrome Finish and available Dual Chrome Exhaust Tips, for a recognizable presence on the road. Increase drivability with the body-colour liftgate spoiler as you expand your cargo carrying capabilities through the standard roof racks. Accessing your cargo area is a breeze thanks to the help of the available foot-activated hands-free power liftgate, allowing you to open your liftgate with a kick of your foot under the bumper. On the inside you are given a series of stunning design details and a smooth ergonomic layout, ensuring that everything you need is right where you need it. Relax on long drives in the available perforated leather-trimmed climate-controlled front bucket seats for a consistent comfort amidst unpredictable weather patterns. For an increase in elegance, the available heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel features mounted audio, 5-way, and cruise controls, providing you access to your settings without compromising your focus on the road. Entertainment and connection is enhanced through the available SYNC3 system featuring MyFord Touch and its adaptive Bluetooth® capability. Make calls, stream your music and more as you put safety first. Open up to the big blue sky with the available twin-panel moonroof, providing fresh air and natural light to all passengers.

2017 Ford Explorer Engines:

  • 3.5L Ti-VCT V6: 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.3L EcoBoost® I-4: 280 horsepower and 310 lb-ft or torque
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6: 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque


Raise the bar as you explore all that this beautiful world has to offer in the fully capable 2017 Ford Explorer. You are given modern luxury, engaging innovation and admirable power for a ride unlike any other. Advanced safety technologies and innovation provide you with peace of mind everywhere you go, as you trust in your protection. Features such as the available Lane-Keeping System work to detect lane markings and notify the driver when an un-signaled shift out of your lane is made. This system is also able to provide a directional steering torque to help guide you back into the centre of the lane. Keep your expectations high, and you embark in the 2017 Ford Explorer – a vehicle that doesn’t settle for second best. Come in to Legacy Ford Ponoka for a test drive of any of our new or pre-owned Ford models. Let Your Legacy Start Here with your local Ponoka Ford Dealer – Legacy Ford Ponoka.

Ross North
Legacy Ford Ponoka



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