2016 Ford Explorer

A new design inside and out, a new engine and even a new trim level makes the 2016 Ford Explorer stand out. This four-door SUV has been updated to appeal to today's drivers. Seating for up to seven adds to the versatility of this vehicle. Select from multiple trim levels: Explorer, XLT, Limited, Sport and Platinum.

Updated Design

Eye-catching design comes from a redesigned front and rear along with an updated roofline on the 2016 Ford Explorer. Notice the new fascia, redesigned headlamps, grille, fender and even the fog lamps. The taillights and liftgate is also new with five new wheel designs and five new colours to make it easy to customize. LED low-beam headlights are more energy efficient and come with available signature lighting on this SUV. Choose the new trim level, Platinum, for sophisticated elegance with satin chrome accents and a unique grille and 20-inch aluminium wheels. Add the Class III Trailer Tow Package so that your SUV can do even more.

Updates inside the 2016 Ford Explorer were made for improved comfort. New patterns were added to the leather and cloth seats with available second row inflatable rear seatbelts. Select the XLT trim level for a 10-way power heated driver's seat and lumbar support, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and intelligent access with push button start. Upgrade to the Limited for the heated steering wheel, heated and cooled front seats and bring scuff plates. Select the new Platinum for even more refinement with Nirvana leather, real wood accents, and a dual-panel moonroof. This model also includes the Sony® audio system with 500 watts of power. Advanced technology is focused on the driver with features such as the available front 180-degree camera that includes a washer and the available second row charging USB ports for your passengers. Stay informed with the available SYNC® and SYNC® with MyFord Touch® with its voice-activated technology. Feel safer with the available lane-keeping system and enhanced active park assist.

Efficient Power

Enhanced fuel efficiency for the 2016 Ford Explorer comes from the new 2.3L EcoBoost® engine. Choose it or the 3.5L or 3.5L EcoBoost® engine choices for all of the power you need. Each engine is paired with the 6-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission that is easy to operate and offers the control of a manual. Enjoy added security no matter where you go with the trailer sway control, AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control and curve control features on this SUV. Select front-wheel or all-wheel drive to take you where you want to travel. With an impressive towing capability, you can enjoy the versatility that this vehicle provides.

2016 Ford Explorer Engines

3.5L Ti-VCT V6 290 horsepower with 255 lb-ft of torque
2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 280 horsepower with 310 lb-ft of torque
3.5L EcoBoost® V6 365 horsepower with 350 lb-ft of torque

2016 Ford Explorer Fuel Economy

Fuel Economy City Highway
3.5L Ti-VCT V6 with FWD Up to: 13.9 Up to: 9.6
3.5L Ti-VCT V6 with 4WD Up to: 14.4 Up to: 10.4
2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 with FWD Up to: 12.6 Up to: 8.5
2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 with AWD Up to: 13.1 Up to: 9.1
3.5L EcoBoost® V6 with 4WD Up to: 14.9 Up to: 10.7

Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors


The 2016 Ford Explorer proves that it is the best at what it does.

  1. 2015 Best-in-Class Power - 3.5L EcoBoost® engine
  2. 2015 Best-in-Class highway fuel efficiency - 2.3L EcoBoost® engine

Safety Equipment

Take the road less traveled with confidence when you have the latest safety features on the 2016 Ford Explorer.

  • Front passenger knee airbag
  • Lower anchors and tether anchors for children
  • Industry-first inflatable rear outboard safety belts
  • Belt-Minder®
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control
  • Safety Canopy® system
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • Traction control


Enjoy the added security that comes from the solid Ford warranty for the 2016 Ford Explorer.

  • Basic Coverage: 3 years/60,000 km
  • Gas Engine Powertrain Limited Warranty: 5 years/100,000 km
  • Corrosion Warranty: 5 years/unlimited distance
  • Roadside Assistance: 5 years/100,000 km

Some conditions apply. See Legacy Ford Ponoka for full details in Ponoka, Alberta, Canada.

2016 Ford Explorer for sale in Ponoka, Alberta

Feel confident no matter what lies ahead in the 2016 Ford Explorer. This newly-redesigned SUV has enhanced the styling and comfort without losing the capability and power that the model is known for. Whether you are cruising the highways, wielding through city traffic or heading on a remote path, the new Explorer will take you there.

See the 2016 Ford Explorer in person at your local Ponoka Ford Dealer - Legacy Ford Ponoka. Take it for a test drive and learn more about the latest technology and updates that are a part of this Ford SUV. Let your legacy start here with Legacy Ford Ponoka and find the Ford vehicle that fits your lifestyle.

Disclaimer: Price subject to change without notice. See dealer for details.

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