2017 Ford Explorer Available in Morris, IL

Have you been looking to enhance your daily drive with a brand new Ford SUV? For drivers looking to upgrade to the power and capacity of an SUV, few vehicles available have what it takes to outmatch the 2017 Ford Explorer. Whether you are looking for fuel-efficiency, performance, amenities, or technology, the Ford Explorer is the epitome of what a sports utility vehicle can and should be.

After you’ve taken a few moments to look over the information provided by our experts, feel free to give the team at our Ford dealership in Morris, IL a call at (888) 470-3302 with any questions you may have.

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2017 Ford Explorer: Performance


With three powerful and efficient engine options to choose from, you won’t have any issue finding the perfect 2017 Ford Explorer for all of your automotive needs. If you are looking the strongest performance from your SUV, the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine available with the Explorer is the ideal model for you. For those looking for a little more fuel-efficiency from their vehicle, the 2.3L EcoBoost® I4 engine gets impressive gas mileage. 



3.5L Ti-VCT V6

2.3L EcoBoost® I4

3.5L EcoBoost® V6


290 HP @ 6,500 RPM

280 HP @ 5,600 RPM

365 HP @ 5,500 RPM


255 lb.-ft. @ 4,000 RPM

310 lb.-ft. @ 3,000 RPM

350 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 RPM

MPG City/Highway FWD

17/24 MPG

19/27 MPG


MPG City/Highway 4WD

16/23 MPG

18/25 MPG

16/22 MPG

Max. Towing Capacity FWD

5,000 lbs.

2,000 lbs.


Max. Towing Capacity 4WD

5,000 lbs.

2,000 lbs.

5,000 lbs.


2017 Ford Explorer: Safety


With several features designed to keep you and your passengers protected, the 2017 Ford Explorer will help increase your situational awareness while decreasing the risk of a collision occurring. Available Ford Explorer safety features include:


  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Belt-Minder®
  • Front-passenger knee airbag
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)
  • Safety Canopy® System
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
  • Traction Control



2017 Ford Explorer: Interior Design & Technology


If you are looking for the kind of relaxing environment you’d expect from a luxury SUV, the 2017 Ford Explorer has a multitude of comfort and connectivity features that will keep you comfortable and entertained through commutes of any length. With available ten-way power seating with lumbar support and a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel with intuitively placed controls, the Explorer is the epitome of comfort. Since it also comes with SYNC® 3 infotainment technology, you’ll be able to enjoy seamless connectivity with your compatible smartphone. Additional interior and tech features include:


  • Available multicontour front seats with Active Motion®
  • Optional 500-watt audio system from Sony®
  • 3rd-row PowerFold® 50/50 split folding bench seat
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control
  • Forward media bun with USB charging, 12-V powerpoint, and SD card reader
  • Voice-activated navigation system
  • Ambient lighting
  • Reverse sensing system
  • Rearview camera with washer


For additional available design and technology features check out our 2017 Ford Explorer trim information!


2017 Ford Explorer: MSRP & Finance


With a starting MSRP of only $31,660 for the well-equipped base model, it’s easy to see why the 2017 Ford Explorer is one of the most popular vehicles available at our Ford dealership in Morris, IL. For drivers looking to purchase their Ford Explorer through our finance department, our team of experts will work closely with you to determine the best possible deal for your budget and lifestyle.


Schedule a Test-Drive in Morris, IL Today


For more information on the 2017 Ford Explorer or how you can schedule your test drive appointment at our Ford dealership in Morris, IL, please don’t hesitate to contact Greenway Ford through the form on our website or by calling our product specialists directly at (888) 470-3302.