Step up your daily routine with the capacious, connected, and competent 2023 Ford Explorer®. Whether you’re a day tripper, team mover or family hauler – this three-row SUV is ideal for individuals of all kinds. Explore the engine options, safety technology features, interior space, trims and exterior colors available with the 2023 Explorer to discover why it's perfect for you!
2023 Ford Explorer Engines & Performance
The 2023 Ford Explorer has an engine to suit any lifestyle. Interested in a combination of gasoline and electric power? Check out the 3.3L Hybrid engine; not only will it mean fewer trips for gas, but also offers robust performance with its 5K towing capacity! For ultimate control and driving excitement, you'll want the EcoBoost® V6 included on King Ranch®, Platinum, and ST trim levels. Standard Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) is available now while all new Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) technology is coming soon!
When you plan to embark on your next exciting expedition, the Ford Explorer Timberline® trim will be ready to help you get there. It offers a higher ground clearance and skid plates that are designed for tougher terrain, in addition to its 3.58 TORSEN® limited-slip rear axle so that no matter what kind of surface lies ahead, you can tackle it with confidence. The standard Terrain Management System™ also allows drivers to adjust their traction settings — RWD models have Slippery, Sport, Tow/Haul and Eco drive modes while 4WD models boast Normal Trail and Deep Snow/Sand options as well — making sure every journey is smooth sailing!
2.3L EcoBoost I4
Horsepower: 300 HP
Torque: 310 lb.-ft.
Max. Towing: 5,300 lbs.
3.0L EcoBoost V6
Horsepower: 400 HP
Torque: 415 lb.-ft.
Max. Towing: 5,600 lbs.
Horsepower: 318 HP
Torque: 322 lb.-ft.
Max. Towing: 5,000 lbs.
2023 Ford Explorer Interior Design
The 2023 Ford Explorer offers a perfect mix of practicality and sleek design, meaning that it has something for everyone. As standard equipment, there's an eight-way power driver’s seat; however, if you want more comfort, the ten-way power driver’s seat or an eight-way power front passenger’s seat is also available. For additional convenience accessing third row seats in your car look no further than models with EZ Entry captain chairs in the second row! Enjoy natural lighting through the twin panel moonroof or choose from multiple colors of ambient lighting to customize your nighttime driving experience.
If you're looking for the perfect interior features, these are available to choose from:
- Multicontour front seats with Active Motion®
- Heated and ventilated front seats
- Heated second-row seats
- Tri-zone climate control
- PowerFold® third-row seat
2023 Ford Explorer Seating & Cargo Capacities
The 3-row Ford Explorer is perfectly designed for any size family, with plenty of room to spare. Whether you opt for the 7-seat 35/30/35 split second row bench or 6 seat 2nd row captain's chairs - your friends and loved ones will fit comfortably inside this spacious vehicle. With up to 87.8 cubic feet of cargo space when all rear rows are folded down, there’s also a generous amount of storage capacity!
The Ford Explorer's storage compartment under the rear load floor provides convenience for your busy lifestyle. You can also upgrade this with an optional cargo area management system, including a protective rubber mat beneath and a reversible load floor featuring carpet on one side and plastic liner on the other.
2023 Ford Explorer Technology
Enjoy a top-notch tech experience in the 2023 Ford Explorer with its standard SYNC® 3 infotainment system, which comes complete with an 8'' center touchscreen. Upgrade to even more high-end features by choosing the Technology Package - boasting a 10.1" portrait touchscreen and 14 speaker B&O® sound system! Plus, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ come included for your convenience, allowing you to seamlessly project maps, messages, music & more from your smartphone directly onto the infotainment screen.
Other available technology features include:
- Remote start
- SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
- FordPass® Connect® 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capable
- Wireless device charging
- Voice-activated touchscreen navigation system
2023 Ford Explorer Safety Features
Outfitted with Ford Co-Pilot 360™, the 2023 Ford Explorer allows drivers to feel confident and in control on their journey. This advanced driver assistance technology comes standard with a lane-keeping system, Pre-Collision Assist® including automatic emergency braking, BLIS® along with cross traffic alert, and an efficient rear view camera. In higher trim levels, you'll even be able to experience maximum visibility thanks to an all encompassing 360 degree camera!
Other available safety features include:
- Active Park Assist 2.0
- Auto high beam headlamps
- Intelligent adaptive cruise control
- Reverse brake assist
- Post-collision braking and rear parking sensors
2023 Ford Explorer Trims
Explorer King Ranch®
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2023 Ford Explorer FAQ
What Engine does the 2023 Ford Explorer use?
- Horsepower: 300 HP
- Torque: 310 lb.-ft.
- Max. Towing: 5,300 lbs.
2.3L EcoBoost I4
- Horsepower: 400 HP
- Torque: 415 lb.-ft.
- Max. Towing: 5,600 lbs.
3.0L EcoBoost V6
- Horsepower: 318 HP
- Torque: 322 lb.-ft.
- Max. Towing: 5,000 lbs.
You can choose the engine that drives your explorer:
How many seats does the 2023 Ford Explorer have?
The 3-row Ford Explorer is perfectly designed for any size family, with plenty of room to spare and you can opt for the 7-seat 35/30/35 split second row bench or 6 seat 2nd row captain's chairs.
How much cargo space is available in the 2023 Ford Explorer?
The 2023 Ford Explorer offers up to 87.8 cubic feet of cargo space with all back seats folded.
What is the towing capacity of the 2023 Ford Explorer?
Depending on the engine driving your Explorer, you can get a max towing capacity of up to 5,600 lbs.
How many trims is the 2023 Ford Explorer available in?
- King Ranch
Here are the 8 different 2023 Ford Explorer trims you can choose from:
Where can I buy the 2023 Ford Explorer in Boone, North Carolina?
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