2022 FORD EXPLORER: PERFECT SUV FOR FAMILY ADVENTURES

August 26th, 2022 by
The Ford Explorer lives up to its name, known for its adventure-ready performance. Rugged capabilities meet top comfort features to keep your crew happy – no matter where the road takes you! With roomy seating for up to seven, this three-row SUV also provides the opportunity to customize, allowing drivers to choose between three engine options and two second-row seating configurations (bench or captain’s chairs).

The 2022 Ford Explorer comes standard with the following:

  • 2.3L EcoBoost engine
  • Rear-wheel drive capabilities
  • 300 horsepower 
  • 310 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

Up the ante with the 400-horsepower, 3.0L EcoBoost V6 engine or choose the most eco-friendly model with a 3.3L Hybrid V6. Read on to learn more about your family’s next Ford SUV!

A VARIETY OF TRIM LEVELS

The 2022 Ford Explorer has received a few updates, but remains largely unchanged. The most notable additions are two new exterior paint colors – Stone Blue and Burgundy Velvet – and the all-new ST-Line trim. This mid-level trim joins the line-up with 20-inch aluminum wheels, black badging, and an upscale interior with Ford’s ActiveX seats. Powered by the 2.3L EcoBoost engine, the ST-Line produces an impressive 300 horsepower.

Choose one of the following trim levels:

  • Explorer
  • Explorer XLT
  • Explorer ST-Line
  • Explorer Timberline
  • Explorer Limited
  • Explorer ST
  • Explorer King Ranch
  • Explorer Platinum 

The Timberline model remains the top pick for off-roading. This durable Ford vehicle offers a minimum 8.7-inch ground clearance, Bridgestone Dueler all-terrain tires, improved approach/departure angles, steel skid plates, Torsen® limited-slip differential, and new shocks!

 
 

TOP SAFETY WITH FORD COPILOT 360

Ford is committed to your family’s safety – with a vehicle line-up to prove it! The 2022 Ford Explorer earned its place on the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ List, courtesy of its lengthy list of driver assistance features. Ford CoPilot 360 includes the following:

  • Blindspot Information System with Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Trailer Coverage
  • Lane Keeping System
  • Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support
  • Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go, lane centering and speed sign recognition
  • Evasive Steering Assist
  • Rear view camera
  • Active Park Assist 2.0
  • Auto high beam headlamps
  • Pro Trailer Backup Assist
  • Hill Descent Control

In addition to these safety features, the 2022 Ford Explorer is strategically designed with a Safety Canopy System. This system integrates side-curtain airbags and an SOS Post Crash Alert System – perfect for the road ahead!

 
 
 

DISCOVER NORTH CAROLINA’S BEAUTY IN A NEW FORD EXPLORER TODAY!

Our state is one of the most beautiful, with countless trails, waterfalls, and lakes to explore. Hop behind the wheel of your new Ford SUV and savor the scenic views of the Blue Ridge Parkway! Or lace up your hiking boots for a trip to Pisgah National Forest.

Headed to your favorite campsite at Lake Lure? Equipped with the available Class III Trailer Tow Package, the Ford Explorer can tow up to 5,600 pounds with ease – so you can bring along your jet skis, boat, or small camper!

Find your new family-friendly SUV at Parks Ford Hendersonville, conveniently located near Asheville, NC! We’re just a short drive from Downtown, and our friendly team is proud to serve families throughout Transylvania and Brevard Counties. Our inventory includes a wide range of cars, trucks and SUVs – including hot models like the Ford Edge, Ford Expedition, and Ford Mustang Mach-E.

Start your next great adventure at locals’ trusted Ford dealership in Hendersonville, NC! Come see us today!

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