If you’ve been looking for a spacious SUV with plenty of comfort and seating for your whole family, you’re probably interested in the Ford Explorer. Here at The Lake Dealerships, we also know how important fuel economy is.
In this guide to the Ford Explorer MPG, you’ll be able to find out if this SUV has what it takes to keep the fun going during your next adventure in Lewistown, State College, and Bellefonte.
Power and Efficiency
The 2019 Ford Explorer comes standard with the 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine. It delivers 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. When coupled with the standard 6-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission, it gets an EPA-estimated 17 MPG city and 24 MPG highway.
If you’re looking to upgrade your power output, you could also opt for the available 3.5L EcoBoost® V6. It turns out 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. When outfitted with this engine, the Ford Explorer gets an EPA-estimated 16 MPG city and 27 MPG highway.
Finally, if you want to get the most out of every adventure, you’ll want to choose the available 2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 engine. It boasts an EPA-estimated 19 MPG city and 27 MPG highway. On top of that, this SUV comes standard with a whopping 18.6-gallon fuel tank, so you’ll be able to go the extra mile.
Along with great MPG ratings, the 2019 Ford Explorer has the strength to haul whatever extra equipment you need for a fun family adventure. When equipped with the Class III Trailer Tow Package, this SUV can tow a maximum of 5,000 pounds!
There’re also advanced features that’ll make it easier to maintain command over your haul. Coupled with the AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™, the standard trailer sway control can adjust engine power and apply the brakes to help keep you in charge of your trailer, so you’ll be more confident.
Curve Control is also a standard feature on this SUV. It can slow down the Explorer when it senses that you’re going too fast for a particular curve. Whether you’re towing or not, it will work to give you more confidence on winding mountain roads and on that tricky neighborhood turn.
Packing Up for Fun
Now you know that the 2019 Ford Explorer has an MPG rating that’ll help you keep your journey going for longer. Next, you’ll need to find out how much cargo and how many people you can bring with you.
There’s seating for up to seven passengers in this SUV, and there’s plenty of comfort for all. Sit back and relax in the available perforated leather seating. Plus, with the available dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control, you and your passengers will be able to choose the ideal level of comfort.
If you’ve got a lot of gear to bring along, there’s 21 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third-row seats. If you want to maximize your storage room, simply fold down the standard 60/40-split second-row seats and the 50/50 third-row seats to gain access to a grand total of 81.7 cubic feet of space.
Come Check Out the Ford Explorer Today!
Here at The Lake Dealerships, you can see just how efficient the 2019 Ford Explorer is. Take it to the streets of Lewistown, State College, and Bellefonte, and count the gas stations as you drive past.
Schedule a test drive today!