What Performance Capabilities does the 2020 Ford Explorer Have?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Explorer on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at 7:30 am
2020 Ford Explorer driving down snowy road from exterior front drivers side

2020 Ford Explorer Capability-Enhancing Features

The 2020 Ford Explorer is a great SUV that is equipped with modern technology and features, like Co-Pilot360, FordPass Connect™ 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, FordPass Connect™, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities.  Ford has made changes to the 2020 Explorer to enhance performance capabilities and create a better driving experience. Let’s go through the updates to the capabilities below.

Does the 2020 Ford Explorer have Drive Modes?Drive mode selector on 2020 Ford Explorer

The Explorer features an all-new Terrain Management System that comes standard on the ST and Platinum trim level options and is available on the XLT and Limited grades. The Terrain Management System has seven Selectable Drive Modes that are controlled by a dial in the center console. The drive modes are customized to any terrain you might drive through, which include normal, trail, deep snow/sand, slippery, sport, tow/haul, and eco.

Read more: Which 2020 Ford Vehicles Can Tow?

Does the Ford Explorer have Rear-Wheel Drive?

The 2020 Ford Explorer has an all-new rear-wheel drive, which comes standard on the XLT and Limited trims. There are several benefits that come with RWD, which include better off- and on-road capability, higher towing capacity, and a sportier appearance.  The Explorer ST and Platinum trims have Intelligent 4WD with the standard Terrain Management System and Selectable Drive Modes.

What kind of transmission does the Explorer have?

Ford has added a new 10-speed automatic transmission that leads to smoother up- and downshifts. The 10-speed transmission is now available on all Ford Explorer trim level options and has enhanced the performance on the Explorer. Along with the addition of RWD and the Terrain Management System, the 2020 Ford Explorer is ready to handle any road or trail.

Test Drive the 2020 Explorer in Chicago, IL

If you are interested in seeing the 2020 Ford Explorer for yourself, make your way to Metro Ford in Chicago, IL! We’d be happy to help you find the ideal vehicle to fit your needs! Check our Ford Explorer inventory and don’t forget to schedule a test drive online!

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