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 2018 Ford Explorer | Bill
Walsh Ford | Ottawa, IL  

Drivers looking for an affordable family-sized SUV need look no further than the 2018 Ford Explorer. The latest model boasts an impressive engine lineup as well as plenty of safety features. Add in the upscale stance and elegant interior and you get the best Ford Explorer to ever hit the road.


Drivers have three powertrain options in the new Ford Explorer.

The base 3.5-liter V6 engine produces an impressive 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. It comes mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Drivers that value efficiency will find the 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine's 280 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque more their style. Those that value performance will love 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine's 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.

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Explorer Interior | Bill Walsh Ford | Ottawa, IL  


Capable of seating up to seven passengers, the Ford Explorer is perfect for family road trips. The latest model comes stocked with a leather-wrapped shift knob that compliments its upscale materials. The SYNC® infotainment system makes accessing music and contacts as easy as tapping a screen.


A rugged design and intimidating stare make the Ford Explorer one of the most noticeable SUVs on the road. Athletic wheels and intimidating headlights add to its aggressive look. Dual chrome exhaust tips and a body-color liftgate spoiler add a touch of sport to the popular SUV.


The Ford Explorer is a family SUV at heart, so it only seems natural it comes with numerous advanced safety features, including the SOS Post-Crash Alert System. Drivers can also add active safety technologies, such as Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, to their SUV.

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Explorer Interior | Bill Walsh Ford | Ottawa, IL  


The 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine is the most efficient, earning up to an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.* The 3.5-liter V6 engine follows with an EPA-estimated 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.* The performance-driven 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine is rated for an EPA-estimated 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.*

Designed to dominate the competition, the 2018 Ford Explorer brings an impressive array of standard features. Three engines to choose from and a handful of available technologies only make this SUV even better. See the Ford Explorer in person at Bill Walsh Ford.

*EPA-estimated city/hwy mpg for the model indicated. See fueleconomy.gov for fuel economy of other engine/transmission combinations. Actual mileage will vary.