Spanking-New 2016 Ford Explorer is One Spectacular SUV

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Spanking-New 2016 Ford Explorer is One Spectacular SUV

Big, brawny and altogether brilliant, Ford did a downright bang-up job with its full-size utility vehicle, the radically redesigned 2016 Explorer.

What are some of its finest features? Follow along with AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor, Mike Schlee, as he explains:

There are seemingly countless engine configurations within the Explorer catalog. And while the SUV segment is never known for first-rate fuel economy figures, there is one engine that's out to change that.

This turbo 2.3-liter four-cylinder, termed EcoBoost, is expected to achieve a very healthy 22 mpg combined (19 city/28 highway) when had in front-drive form. Add all-wheel drive to the mix and estimates drop only a smidge to 21 mpg combined (18 city/26 highway). You just can't lose with this smart gas-sipper.

For more information about this fun family cruiser, or to take the wheel of one, we invite you to swing by our Wetaskiwin, AB showroom. Our seasoned staff is available to address your every question regarding the Explorer, or any other Ford model throughout the current fleet.

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