The 2020 Ford Motor Company #Explorer reveal... #ExploreOurAmerica

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  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    [​IMG] The hybrid is coming!

    Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – March 9, 2019

    2020 Ford Explorer Reveal


    Detroit, MI -- America’s best-selling SUV over its long and illustrious 29-year history was brought to life in Detroit this evening.

    New in every way, the 2020 #Ford Explorer now provides far more efficiency with a yet to be fully revealed hybrid drivetrain in Limited trim, more space, new Infotainment, and the latest Safety technology.

    The 2020 Ford Explorer lineup will arrive in standard, XLT, Limited, Limited Hybrid, ST, and Platinum trims with a price tag that starts at just $400 more than the outgoing model.

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    About those safety and convenience additions...

    The 2020 Ford Explorer will be offered with Adaptive Radar Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, and Speed Sign Recognition.

    It will come standard with Ford Co-Pilot360 driver-assist technologies including the following:

    Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, which includes Pedestrian Detection, Forward Collision Warning and Dynamic Brake Support
    Blind Spot with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
    Lane Keep Assst
    Rearview camera with built-in lens cleaner
    Auto headlamps and high-beams

    Other optional safety features include Evasive Steering Assist and Post-Impact Braking - auto braking after a collision.

    And the convenience features?

    Standard FordPass Connect provides 4G LTE Wi-Fi for up to 10 devices. Subscription and extra $s required...

    FordPass Connect allow owners to lock, unlock, locate, and start their vehicles from their smartphones.

    An available 10.1-inch touch screen allows maps to fill the entire screen or split the space with audio information.

    An available 980W, 14-speaker B&O premium audio system is also available.

    SiriusXM is standard across the trim lineup while HD Radio is standard on Limited and Platinum trims.

    Standard SYNC 3 includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Waze navigation.

    A Qi wireless charging pad is also available.

    An available PowerFold third-row seats and new E-Z entry second-row seats allow a flat rear floor with up to 87.8 cu. ft. of cargo volume.

    Second-row seats allow for even easier entry and exit to the third row using just one hand. Second-row windows can be equipped with optional retractable sunshades.

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    The Hybrid drivetrain details are embargoed until the full reveal at the NAIAS here in Detroit next week. If it is anything like the 2020 Explorer Police Interceptor with a 3.3L V6 Hybrid drivetrain rated at 24 mpg combined revealed earlier, it is one fast as hell hybrid. I am hoping for a lot less performance and a lot more efficiency as expected.

    This is the key to making the all new 2020 Ford Explorer a consideration for many of us. I will add more after the details are released.

    The all-new Ford SUV is manufactured in Chicago and is scheduled to arrive this summer.

    In the meantime, enjoy this clip as the headline hero pic/vid of the all-new Explorer within a high tech virtual reality using actual prototype vehicles via fantastic digital presentation put on by the Ford team this evening.

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    The attendees...​
     
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  2. In the meantime, enjoy this clip of the all-new Explorer within a high tech virtual reality using actual prototype vehicles via fantastic digital presentation put on by the Ford team this evening.








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  3. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi James:

    I am on the road and cannot link it on my phone. I will add the vid and pics later tonight when I get back.

    Wayne
     
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  4. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi James:

    It is up. :)

    Wayne
     
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  5. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    The all-new Explorer hybrid completes a lineup that includes a wide range of driver and passenger comforts, an assortment of technologies that improve every drive, and new powertrain options that deliver a range of power and much improved efficiency.

    The all-new Explorer hybrid with its 318 horsepower 3.3L hybrid powertrain including an all-new 10-speed modular hybrid transmission provides SUV capability is projected to have a range of more than 500 miles between gas station fill-ups and a 25 mpg combined rating in rear-wheel-drive configuration. A specially designed liquid-cooled, Li-Ion battery mounted below the second-row seats preserves cargo and passenger space.

    Inside the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer

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    The 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid variant, the newest addition to the all-new Explorer family, will be built at Ford Chicago Assembly Plant.
     
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