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2017 Ford Explorer at O'Brien Ford of Shelbyville

2017 Ford Explorer at O'Brien Ford of Shelbyville

We love the exciting lineup of new Ford vehicles that we feature at O’Brien Ford of Shelbyville. Our inventory includes a wide range of fun, stylish, efficient, and practical Ford vehicles with something to offer just about everyone—from the robust Ford F-150 to the stylish Ford Fusion. If you’re looking for a rugged and capable but family-friendly SUV with plenty of technology to keep everyone safe, connected, and entertained, your friendly local Ford dealer near Louisville, KY would love to introduce you to the 2017 Ford Explorer.

2017 Ford Explorer Details

The base trim of the 2017 Ford Explorer comes standard with a 2.5-liter V6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque, while Sport and Platinum models are powered by a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that cranks out 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission comes standard on these trims, and both models can sprint from zero to 60 in a quick 6.3 seconds. No matter which V6 engine your Ford Explorer comes with, it can tow up to 6,000 lbs. when properly equipped. The Platinum and Sport models also come standard with Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, Hill Descent Control, and Hill Start Assist to better help you tackle the ups and downs of your adventures.

2017 Ford Explorer Safety and Special Features

The Ford Explorer is a great vehicle for off-road journeys but also perfect for everyday driving and offers features that can help the whole family stay safe on the road. Front seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, and a front knee passenger airbags all come standard, as does the Ford MyKey system, which encourages good driving habits in new drivers, so you can rest easier when your kids start driving on their own. A rearview camera also comes standard, and rear parking sensors are standard on every trim level above the base model. Standard on the Platinum trim is a forward collision warning system, a parking assistant, and lane keeping assistance for the ultimate experience in stress-free driving.

The interior of the 2017 Ford Explorer is a family-friendly space with useful and fun standard technology including the Sync voice-controlled communication and entertainment interface, a 4.2-inch display screen, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, and a six-speaker sound system with both a CD player and a USB port.

Buying a 2017 Ford Explorer

To see all that a 2017 Ford Explorer in Shelbyville has to offer for yourself, you need to make a trip down to our Ford dealership near Louisville, KY where we’d love to take you for a test drive. If a new car isn’t in your budget right now, we’d be happy to introduce you to our selection of used cars in Shelbyville, KY. Whatever you’re looking for, we’d be happy to help, and we hope to see you soon at O’Brien Ford of Shelbyville.