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2016 Ford Explorer Sport SUV Review

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Full Rear and Side

Intro

The 2016 Ford Explorer Sport has been on sale right now. Before you look for a dealer to purchase, it will be better to read a little overview about this SUV’s specs and features.

New 2016 Ford Explorer Sport

Ford Explorer Sport 2016

2016 Ford Explorer Sport

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Test Drive

Exterior

Ford Explorer Sport has been designed to have confident and athletic stance as well as bold styling. In the term of exterior appearance, you can find several standard features including black lower rear and front bumpers, body-color liftgate spoiler and also fog lamps. Then, its twin fascia-integrated exhaust and its 20-inch machined aluminum wheels are two of the highlight features of this car. The headlamps are available on auto on/off, halogen reflector high beams and auto LED low beams system. LED signature lighting and LED taillamps are also provided in the unique blackout treatment.

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Wheel

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Taillight Right

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Taillight Left

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Headlight Right

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Headlight Left

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Grille

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Full Rear and Side

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Exterior Full Front and Side

Engine

Considered as performance-oriented version of midsize SUV made by Ford, this Ford Explorer Sport features strongest engine, the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine as the standard equipment. This engine combines two technologies, the direct injection and turbocharging to produce 290 horsepower and 255 lb.ft of torque. It uses 6-speed automatic transmission of all-wheel-drive drivetrain. Then, tighter suspension has been provided as well for better handling. This engine is able to reduce fuel economy without sacrifice the performance.

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Twin-Turbocharged 3.5-Liter V-6 Engine

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Steering

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Seats 1st Row Front

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Seats 3rd Row Rear

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Seats 2nd Row Middle

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Middle

Interior

This new model year has received new exterior styling, but it has less interior revisions. 2016 Ford Explorer Sport provides much versatile space for up to seven people inside it. The interior features technology for your driving safety and convenience. It has automatic temperature control, climate control and also cruise control. Moreover, premium audio system and radio satellite have been provided as well to keep you entertained inside the car. You can also connect your USB and SD card to its entertainment system.

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Gear Shift Knob

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Front

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Dashboard

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Center Head Unit

2016 Ford Explorer Sport

BASE PRICE $44,445
VEHICLE LAYOUT front-engine, 4-wheel-drive, 6-passenger, 4-door hatchback
ENGINES
ENGINE TYPE twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve V-6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection
DISPLACEMENT
  • 213 cu in, 3496 cc
  • Power: 365 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Torque: 350 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode
BASIC DIMENSIONS
CURB WEIGHT 4939 lb
WHEELBASE 112.8 in
LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 198.3 x 78.9 x 71.0 in
CARGO VOLUME 21 cu ft
PASSENGER VOLUME 150 cu ft
PERFORMANCE DATA
0 – 60 MPH 6.0 sec
0 – 100 MPH 15.8 sec
0 – 120 MPH 25.4 sec
Standing ¼-mile 14.6 sec @ 96 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph 166 ft
Top speed 123 mph
FUEL DATA
FUEL ECONOMY EPA city/highway driving: 16/22 mpg

Price

The price of this 2016 Ford Explorer Sport is starting at $43,500.

 

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  • 2016 Ford Explorer Sport Interior Center Head Unit
2016 Ford Explorer Sport SUV Review | Tomas S | 4.5


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