2018 Ford Explorer XLT Specs

2018 Ford Explorer XLT FWD powered by 3.5-liter V6 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$34,175
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
SUV
Seating capacity
7 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    3.5-liter V6 Gas
  • Horsepower
    290 hp @ 6500 rpm
  • Torque
    255 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    39.2 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x 7.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x 7.5"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Multi-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P245/60HR18
  • Rear Tire
    P245/60HR18
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    20 MPG
  • City
    17 MPG
  • Highway
    24 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    8.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    18.6 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    316.2 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    446.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    70 in
  • Max Width
    78.9 in
  • Front Width
    67 in
  • Rear Width
    67 in
  • Wheelbase
    112.8 in
  • Ground Clearance
    7.8 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    7 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42.9 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    41.4 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    61.5 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    57.3 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    39.5 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    40.6 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    61 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    56.8 in
  • Third Row Leg Room
    32 in
  • Third Row Headroom
    37.8 in
  • Third Row Shoulder Room
    50.8 in
  • Third Row Hip Room
    40.7 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    4,443 lbs
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity
    2,000 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Cinnamon Glaze Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Platinum Dune Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Standard
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Optional
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Standard
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Not Available
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Not Available
  • Vinyl Seats
    Not Available
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Optional
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Optional
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Optional
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Standard
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Optional
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Standard
  • Keyless Start
    Standard
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

Cold Weather Package

$650

Heated Front Seats, Heated Steering Wheel, Forward Sensing System

Equipment Group 201A

$2,330

LED Fog Lamps, Power Liftgate, Power & Heated Glass Sideview Mirrors, manual-folding, LED turn signal indicators, security approach lamps, integrated blind spot mirrors and gloss shadow black caps, Note: Integrated blind spot mirrors not included when equipped w/BLIS, Driver Connect Package, Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror, SYNC Connect, remotely start, lock and unlock vehicle (includes service for 5 years from the vehicle sale date as recorded by the dealer), schedule specific times to remotely start vehicle, locate parked vehicle, check vehicle status (includes service for 5 years from the vehicle sale date as recorded by the dealer) and Wi-Fi hotspot connects up to 10 devices (includes a trial subscription of 3 months or 3 gigabytes, whichever comes first, Wireless Service Plan required after trial subscription ends), Note: Ford Telematics Prep Package Included for Fleet ONLY: SYNC Connect provides data to support telematics services including vehicle location, speed and idle time w/optional vehicle diagnostics and maintenance reports, Requires Ford Telematics Powered by Telogis Service (requires subscription for Telogis service, Activate at www.fleet.ford.com), SYNC 3 Communications & Entertainment System, enhanced voice recognition, 8" LCD capacitive touchscreen in center stack w/swipe capability, pinch-to-zoom capability included when equipped w/available voice-activated touchscreen navigation system, AppLink, 911 Assist, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, 2 smart-charging multimedia USB ports (1 replaces the front center floor console powerpoint port), 2 Driver Configurable 4.2" Color LCD Displays Located in instrument cluster, Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Ctrl, Remote Start System, Rear Bumper Step Pad Molded in color black w/surround, Radio: AM/FM Stereo w/7 Speakers, MP3 capability and speed-compensated volume

Equipment Group 202A

$4,900

Engine Block Heater (Regional), LED Fog Lamps, Power Liftgate, Power & Heated Glass Sideview Mirrors, manual-folding, LED turn signal indicators, security approach lamps, integrated blind spot mirrors and gloss shadow black caps, Note: Integrated blind spot mirrors not included when equipped w/BLIS, Driver Connect Package, Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror, SYNC Connect, remotely start, lock and unlock vehicle (includes service for 5 years from the vehicle sale date as recorded by the dealer), schedule specific times to remotely start vehicle, locate parked vehicle, check vehicle status (includes service for 5 years from the vehicle sale date as recorded by the dealer) and Wi-Fi hotspot connects up to 10 devices (includes a trial subscription of 3 months or 3 gigabytes, whichever comes first, Wireless Service Plan required after trial subscription ends), Note: Ford Telematics Prep Package Included for Fleet ONLY: SYNC Connect provides data to support telematics services including vehicle location, speed and idle time w/optional vehicle diagnostics and maintenance reports, Requires Ford Telematics Powered by Telogis Service (requires subscription for Telogis service, Activate at www.fleet.ford.com), SYNC 3 Communications & Entertainment System, enhanced voice recognition, 8" LCD capacitive touchscreen in center stack w/swipe capability, pinch-to-zoom capability included when equipped w/available voice-activated touchscreen navigation system, AppLink, 911 Assist, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, 2 smart-charging multimedia USB ports (1 replaces the front center floor console powerpoint port), 2 Driver Configurable 4.2" Color LCD Displays Located in instrument cluster, Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Ctrl, Remote Start System, Forward Sensing System, Heated Steering Wheel, Comfort Package, Rear Bumper Step Pad Molded in color black w/surround, Radio: AM/FM Stereo w/7 Speakers, MP3 capability and speed-compensated volume *GROSS*

Ford Safe & Smart Package

$1,295

Adaptive Cruise Control & Fwd Collision Warning, brake support, BLIS (Blind Spot Information System), cross-traffic alert, Note: replaces standard integrated blind spot mirrors feature, Lane-Keeping System, lane-keeping assist, lane-keeping alert and driver alert, Rain-Sensing Wipers (Front Only), Auto High-Beam Headlights

XLT Appearance Package

$1,595

liftgate applique, Sideview Mirror Caps, EXPLORER Badge on Hood, Ebony Black Unique Door-Trim Panel Insert, Fire Orange contrasting stitching, Lower Front & Rear Bumper Covers, Lower Door Trim, Lower Bodyside Cladding Insert, EXPLORER Unique Branded Front Floor Mats, Wheels: 20" x 8.5" Magnetic Met Painted 10-Spoke, Tires: P255/50R20 AS BSW, Black Roof Rack Side Rails, Magnetic Met-Painted Grille Bars w/Mesh Insert

XLT Technology Feature Bundle

$935

Universal Garage Door Opener (UGDO), Single-CD Player, Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System, pinch-to-zoom capability, SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link, Note: SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link includes a 5-year prepaid subscription, Service not available in Alaska or Hawaii, SiriusXM audio and data services each require a subscription sold separately, or as a package, by Sirius XM Radio Inc, If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates, Fees and taxes apply, To cancel you must call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349, See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com, All fees and programming subject to change, Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Optional
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Standard
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Optional
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Optional
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Optional
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Standard
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    5 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles