2016 Ford Explorer Sport SUV Review
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.
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.
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.
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
|VEHICLE LAYOUT||front-engine, 4-wheel-drive, 6-passenger, 4-door hatchback|
|ENGINE TYPE||twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve V-6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection|
|TRANSMISSION||6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode|
|CURB WEIGHT||4939 lb|
|LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT||198.3 x 78.9 x 71.0 in|
|CARGO VOLUME||21 cu ft|
|PASSENGER VOLUME||150 cu ft|
|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 ECONOMY||EPA city/highway driving: 16/22 mpg|
The price of this 2016 Ford Explorer Sport is starting at $43,500.