Test-Drive The 2018 Explorer At Rivertown Ford

The 2018 Explorer is available at Rivertown Ford in Columbus, GA

A Sporty SUV For An Active Lifestyle

Visit Rivertown Ford in Columbus, GA, to test drive the 2018 Ford Explorer full-size SUV. Offering seating for up to 7 and the capability to tackle any terrain, the new Explorer is aggressive, agile and packs all the attitude drivers want for a life filled with adventure.

Inside the 2018 Explorer, drivers will discover an interior design crafted to reflect their active lifestyle. Providing plenty of head-and- shoulder space, the new Explorer also offers up to 81.5 cubic feet of cargo volume - more than enough room for backpacks, souvenirs and anything else you might need for a weekend away from it all. The 2018 Explorer also comes standard with a roof rack and LED headlights/taillights.

Visit Rivertown Ford today to test-drive any of the new Explorer's 5 trim options - Base, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum.

Exterior of the Explorer at Rivertown Ford near Phenix City, AL

Power To Conquer Anything

The 2018 Ford Explorer features 3 powerful engine options. The standard engine is a 290 horsepower 3.5L Ti-VCT V6. That base engine is more powerful than the engines found in its main competitors - the GMC Acadia, the Mazda CX-9 and the Nissan Pathfinder.

Need the new Explorer for work? Consider the available 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 engine. It generates 310 lb-ft of torque and offers an EPA-estimated 27 highway miles per gallon. It can also be equipped with available 4WD with the Class II Trailer Tow Package.

For the most power, the Sport and Platinum models are the best bet. Under the hood of these models, you'll find a 365-HP 3.5L EcoBoost V6. It also comes standard with intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™ plus Hill Descent Control™.

Safety features and interior of the 2018 Explorer - available at Rivertown Ford in Columbus near Fort Benning, GA

Tech It To The Limit

No matter where the road or the trail leads, you'll always be connected in the 2018 Ford Explorer. With the new Explorer's available SYNC ® 3 system, drivers in Columbus, Fort Benning and Phenix City will be able to link their smartphone to the system and use voice-activated technology to make/receive calls, play music and control apps.

The 2018 Explorer also makes it easy to keep your mobile devices' batteries charged by offering available second-row smart charging USB ports, which double the charging speed of a standard USB port.

Other standard and available tech features include:

  • 4.2-inch or 8-inch touchscreen
  • Bluetooth ®
  • 6- or 12-speaker Sony audio system
  • 110-volt power outlet

Protects Against A Hostile World

The new Ford Explorer received a perfect 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA. Safety features include a standard rearview camera, available rear parking sensors, 180-degree front parking camera, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic braking, lane departure warning, blind spot warning and more.

See Why Drivers In Columbus, Fort Benning and Phenix City Are Making the Explorer Their SUV of Choice

Visit Rivertown Ford today to test-drive any of the 2018 Ford Explorer models and you'll see why it's the right choice for a life full of adventure.

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