2018 Ford Explorer Near Hattiesburg, MS

2018 Ford Explorer: A Known Contender

If you're in the market for a vehicle that has plenty of room to haul your friends and family, you're going to love what Chatom Ford has to offer. The Ford Explorer is a popular model that has a reputation for being dependable and spacious. If you're looking for a spacious vehicle for you and your family to drive on those beach trips or simply for something that will help carry the kids' sports equipment to and from practice, we suggest taking a closer look at the .

The 2018 Ford Explorer is offered in five separate trim levels:

  • Base - The base trim provides cloth upholstery, Sync voice commands, 18-inch wheels, a rearview camera, adjustable front seats, and cloth upholstery. It comes with a standard non-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine.
  • XLT - This trim adds a few basic standard features and offers the same engine.
  • Limited - The Limited brings several luxurious features to the table such as heated and ventilated front seats, power-folding third row seats, power-adjustable pedals, leather upholstery, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, and premium audio.
  • Sport - The Sport provides a new, more powerful engine (a 3.5-liter V6), as well as a towing package and firmer suspension tuning.
  • Platinum - This top trim level comes with an automated parking system, a panoramic sunroof, a premium audio system, and premium leather upholstery.

As you can see, there are plenty of features to love on the various 2018 Explorer trim levels. Another great aspect? Safety features such as lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic wipers, automatic high beams, and blind-spot monitoring have been combined into a package that drivers can equip to their preferred 2018 Explorer model.

If you're interested in learning more about the Explorer, give us a call at (251) 317-5510. Our associates will happily assist you and answer your questions.

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The Interior of the 2018 Ford Explorer

Carrying over unchanged from the 2017 model year, the Ford Explorer still possesses the same characteristics that drivers loved in 2017. Legroom and headroom continue to be plentiful, as does the amount of cupholders available.

As far as technology features are concerned, the infotainment system has plenty of options to keep the family engaged. From mobile Wi-Fi to USB ports, the kids will be able to stay connected while on the road. The seats are comfy as well, which makes for a relaxing road trip.

The Exterior of the 2018 Ford Explorer

The 2018 Explorer is offered in several unique exterior paint colors:

  • Ingot Silver
  • White Platinum
  • Ruby Red
  • Platinum Dune
  • Cinnamon Glaze
  • Shadow Black
  • Blue
  • Magnetic
  • Oxford White
  • Burgundy Velvet

Engine & Performance Aspects of the 2018 Explorer

The base and XLT trims come with a non-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. However, drivers have the option of choosing a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 280 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque.

The Limited trim comes standard with the turbocharged four-cylinder engine and the V6 is optional. The Sport trim offers a powerful turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 that produces 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque.

The base, XLT, and Limited trims are available in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The Sport and Platinum trims are only offered in all-wheel drive.

2018 Ford Explorer Technology Features near Hattiesburg, MS

Available Technology Features

  • Android Auto
  • *Bluetooth®
  • 4G LTE
  • Navigation
  • Real-Time Traffic
  • Real-Time Weather
  • USB Ports
  • Sync Voice Command
  • Mobile Wi-fi
  • Apple CarPlay
  • 12-Volt Outlets
  • Premium Audio System
2018 Ford Explorer Safety Features near Hattiesburg, MS

Available Safety Features

  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Blind-Spot Monitor
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Rearview Camera
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Front Parking Sensors
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Automated Parking System
  • Parking Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Airbags
  • Child Seat LATCH Points
  • Spare Tire

Where to Get Your Ford Explorer

Still searching for the 2018 Ford Explorer? You've come to the right place. At Chatom Ford, we provide customers with a large selection of new vehicles - including the . If you're in the Butler, Jackson, or Mobile areas, our dealership is just a short drive away.

We are conveniently located at 16978 Jordan Street, Chatom, AL 36518. today and see us. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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