The Ford Explorer is all-new and features a three-model lineup: Explorer (Base), XLT and Limited. With Unibody construction provides a dramatic improvement in driving dynamics. The all-new exterior blends a modern, aerodynamic design with the robust capability Explorer is known for. Gresham Ford is the Oregon Ford dealership minutes from Portland Oregon and has 2011 Ford Explorers to test drive. When you research the Ford Explorer you will see the new standard 3.5L V6 engine with Ti-VCT provides 290 horsepower and 255 lb.-ft. of torque for outstanding performance with excellent fuel efficiency. The new 6-speed automatic transmissions help provide smooth gear shifts and excellent overall fuel economy ratings. While the new Intelligent 4WD drive with Terrain Management System (TMS) availability will open this luxury feature to the masses. The new Explorer also sports a all-new interior appearance and materials provide a world-class environment for driver and passengers. All of the latest Ford Motor Company safety and convenience technologies are standard or optional - giving you lots of choices. The 2011 Ford Model Lineup includes three-models including the Explorer (Base), XLTand Limited. When considering performance and handling the new 3.5L V6 engine with Ti-VCT standard accompanied with the new 6-speed automatic transmissions will catch your eye. With the choice of front-wheel drive (FWD) or Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System (TMS) you will be excited to embark on adventures in the Northwest. The Independent MacPherson strut front suspension and independent multi-link rear suspension provide a smooth ride. While Electronic Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS) provides variable steering effort and helps improve fuel efficiency and we all want that .
Safety/Security is also a large part of the 2011 Ford Explorer redesign. AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability ControlTM) is standard on every Ford SUV and now also includes curve control. Driver and front passenger airbags as well as front-seat side airbags and the industry first rear-seat inflatable safety belts (available now). The Ford safety canopy® system with rollover sensor and the exclusive SOS Post Crash Alert System™ are also showcased on the 2011 Ford Explorer.