Pittsville Ford
2017 Ford Explorer

2017 Ford Explorer

The 2017 Ford Explorer is now available to purchase at Pittsville Ford. This version of the Explorer lets the driver have a balance of power, fuel economy, and smooth drivability that makes it one of the top-selling SUV models on the market today. Those shopping around for a new SUV typically consider the 2017 Ford Explorer when buying an SUV because of the extensive array of safety features and the number of passengers it can hold. Pittsville Ford has a 2017 Explorer in Pittsville to keep your family safe and satisfied.


This new Explorer comes outfitted with three different engines you can select from, making sure you find the engine that you and your family need to get where you want to go. The 3.5L V6 comes standard in the Explorer, which puts up decent MPG numbers considering the class it is within. If you're shopping around for fuel economy that will keep you maxing out that gallon, you should go with the 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 engine. Drivers are granted up to 27 MPG on the highway with this engine under the hood. The 3.5L EcoBoost has a sportier feel to it, giving the driver up to 365 horsepower and the ability to from 0-60 MPH in a mere 5.7 seconds.

One of the most iconic features of the 2017 Ford Explorer is the ability to tow massive payloads. The base engine by itself can tow up to 5,000 lb, making it optimal for nearly any towing job you need your SUV to complete. You’ll also find a roomy interior that can be used for both passengers and cargo. The 2017 Explorer holds 152 cu.ft. of total passenger volume. You can even collapse the seats down to yield 80.7 cu.ft. of cargo room.


The interior of the 2017 Ford Explorer has a wide variety of features that make your driving experience top-notch. You can find the SYNC 3, an enhanced park assist system, a front 180-degree camera system, and so much more. More luxurious versions like the Explorer Platinum present you with the incredible comfort with a 500-watt Sony audio system, Nirvana leather that is on the perforated and quilted seats, and even a dual-panel moonroof. Come to Pittsville Ford and get behind the wheel of the 2017 Ford Explorer.

Crash-Test Ratings

2017 Ford Explorer 4 DR SUV FWD

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Front Crash Overall
Front Crash Driver
Front Crash Passenger
Side Crash Overall
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Side Barrier Passenger
Side Pole Driver
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Rollover

Awards

Award
Best Full-Size SUVs (2017 Model)
- Automotive Science Group

Award
Best Three-Row SUVs (2017 Model)
- Cars.com

Award
Best Vehicles By Class: Midsize SUVs (2017 Model)
- GreenerCars.org

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Most Distinguished Brand (2017 Model)
- Automotive Science Group

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Most Ideal Popular Brand (2017 Model)
- Auto Pacific

Green Score

EPA Green Score ( Bin 5 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type E85
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
1
4
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Bin 5 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
1
4
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 125 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
5
1
5
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( LEV-II ULEV ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
5
1
5
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

Explorer in Pittsville