Shop New Ford Explorer For Sale in West Chicago, IL

Find the New Ford Explorer in West Chicago, IL

The Ford Explorer indeed is a suitable family car with generous cargo space and a three-row seating structure. It brings various upscale features, most of which are standard in the feature lineup. Feel free to check out the Ford Explorer at Haggerty Ford in West Chicago, IL.


The Explorer is equipped with an appealing powertrain lineup, with the base engine -turbo-four-producing 300 horsepower, whereas the optional V-6 manages to churn out 400 horsepower. Both engines will bring you up to speed in whichever driving situation. Accompanying both engines is a 10-speed automatic transmission. The Explorer rides on a rear-wheel-drive platform, with the all-wheel-drive being optional in the segment.

The Ford Explorer has a well-responsive steering wheel. It is also one of the models with the best handling in the class, which makes it an athletic vehicle. Although it does not have one of the best suspensions, it will be reliable on rough terrains like in Naperville, IL.

Depending on the type of powertrain you pick, you will get gas mileage ratings that differ, with the base engine recording 28 mpg and 21 mpg on the highway and city, respectively. The available twin-turbo V-6 records 22 mpg combined. When properly equipped, this model can tow a maximum of 5,600 pounds.


Below are some of the key safety features accompanying the Ford Explorer. They are:

  • Evasion steering assist
  • Collision mitigation (front and rear)
  • Left side and right side cameras
  • Airbag occupancy sensor
  • Side impact beams
  • Cruise control


You will have an engaging driving experience with the Ford Explorer due to the well-equipped infotainment system, which offers several user-friendly tech features. It comes standard with an 8-inch touch screen, which features several components, including Apple CarPlay, satellite radio, Android Auto, and more. The available 10-inch touch screen also carries similar features. Push-button start, remote start, and automatic climate control are also standard. The climate control tech maintains a suitable interior temperature using the outside weather. You can opt for wireless device charging for more convenience, which uses magnetic fields created by two electromagnetic devices to conduct energy from the charger to the battery. Other available tech features include a 12-inch driver display and a twin-panel moonroof.

Interior Design

The Explorer's cabin is designed to meet the quality standards of a luxurious vehicle. It features a seating capacity of seven passengers. Each row offers ample legroom and headroom, plus great outward visibility. Behind the third-row, there is a roomy cargo hold that can also be extended further by folding the third-row seats. Cupholders, a footrest for the driver, a locking glove box, carpet floor trim, and a cloth headliner are standard in the lineup.

Exterior Design

On the other hand, the exterior displays a well-crafted finish because of the features it boasts, such as 21-inch wheels, tinted glass, roof rack rails, and steel panels covering the body. The front end displays a metal-lock grille, automatic headlights, fog lamps, and rain-detecting windshield wipers. A lip spoiler and LED brake lights are also standard.

Here are the discussed trim levels of the Ford Explorer:

Explorer Base

It opens up the trim lineup and brings along good standard features, such as cloth upholstery, MyKey, a power liftgate, and several driver assistant features.

Explorer XLT

The XLT adds heated front seats, more USB ports, and a second-row captain's chair.

Explorer Limited

In addition to the features offered in the entry-level trims, the Limited trim gains leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, a traffic sign display, and ventilated front seats.

Explorer ST

It comes with standard all-wheel-drive, sport seats, a sport-tuned suspension, and reverse brake assist.

Explorer Platinum

The upper-level trim is equipped with all features included in the other trims. It only gains front and rear skid plates, park assist, and upgraded materials.

Visit  Haggerty Ford Today!

To learn more about the Ford Explorer, check our online inventory at  Haggerty Ford. You can also book a test drive using our scheduling tool.


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Directions West Chicago, IL 60185

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