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Discover the 2025 Ford Explorer!

Published on Mar 21, 2024 by Talia Mushinsky

Experience Luxury and Power with the All-New 2025 Ford Explorer

Exciting news for all the SUV enthusiasts out there! The 2025 Ford Explorer is making waves, and we at Kunes Ford of Antioch are thrilled to give you the inside scoop. Packed with advanced features, powerful performance, and a stunning new look, the 2025 Ford Explorer is set to redefine what we expect from a family SUV.

Let's dive into what makes this vehicle a must-have for your next adventure.

Driver utilizes 2025 Ford Explorer hands free highway driving technology feature in the new Ford Explorer

Hands-Free Driving: Welcome to the Future!

First up, imagine cruising down the highway, hands-free, without a worry in the world. The 2025 Ford Explorer elevates this experience to new heights with the advanced Ford BlueCruise system. This cutting-edge feature, available in select trims, transforms the concept of hands-free highway driving into a tangible reality. It's designed to make long trips or navigating through dense, stop-and-go traffic not just manageable but genuinely enjoyable.

The system incorporates Lane Change Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control, ensuring that maintaining your lane or adjusting your speed in varying traffic conditions is seamless and intuitive. Additionally, In-Lane Repositioning and the support of rear wheel drive contribute to a driving experience that's not only safer but also significantly less stressful.

This innovation in hands free highway driving technology positions the 2025 Ford Explorer as a leader in facilitating a more relaxed and focused journey, making it the ideal choice for drivers seeking the ultimate in comfort and convenience on the highway.

This is the future of driving, and it's here to make your journey more enjoyable.

2025 Ford Explorer Platinum model interior lit up while overlooking a night time urban landscape

A Cabin That Spells Luxury

Step inside the 2025 Ford Explorer, and you're greeted with luxury at every corner. From the 10-way power, heated driver’s seat to the 4-way power, heated front passengers seat, PowerFold® third row passengers seat, comfort is paramount in this redesigned interior.

The Ford Digital Experience with Additional Technology

The Ford Digital Experience infotainment system, with its 13.2-inch LCD touchscreen, puts entertainment within easy reach. The new software system in the 2025 Ford Explorer ensures your favorite technologies easily integrate, thanks to wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

2025 Ford Explorer redesigned dashboard features a shelf in the center with wireless charging

Moreover, the 2025 Ford Explorer introduces a redesigned interior that features a sleek, redesigned dashboard. This new layout not only enhances the vehicle's aesthetics but also offers the practical convenience of 8 USB ports, ensuring everyone can effortlessly keep their devices charged and ready for action.

Performance That Excites

The 2025 Ford Explorer truly excels when it comes to what's under the hood, offering a range of powertrains designed to cater to diverse driving preferences and needs. With its turbocharged engines and a hybrid option, the Ford Explorer combines power with efficiency in a way that is sure to impress.

The standard 2.3-liter turbo-four engine is anything but ordinary, delivering a robust 300 horsepower that promises lively performance whether you're navigating city streets or hitting the open road. This engine strikes an ideal balance, offering spirited acceleration without compromising on fuel efficiency, making it a great option for daily commutes and long-distance travels alike.

Red 2025 Ford Explorer hybrid towing a camper on a seaside highway

Eco-Friendly Option

For those prioritizing eco-friendly driving without wanting to sacrifice performance, the hybrid models are a perfect match. Blending a 3.3-liter V-6 engine with an electric motor, the hybrid Explorers produce a combined 318 horsepower. This setup not only ensures a smoother, quieter ride but also enhances fuel economy, allowing drivers to enjoy the best of both worlds: performance and environmental consciousness.

ST Line is Peak Performance

And for the adrenaline seekers, the Ford Explorer ST stands at the pinnacle of performance within the lineup. Powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine, it churns out an exhilarating 400 horsepower. This powerhouse transforms the 2025 Ford Explorer ST into a performance SUV, capable of delivering rapid acceleration and thrilling driving dynamics.

Coupled with a precisely tuned suspension and responsive steering, the ST trim offers a driving experience that's both engaging and exhilarating, making it the ideal choice for those who demand a bit more excitement from their ride.

Style That Stands Out in the Ford Explorer 2025

The new Explorer isn't just about what's on the inside. Its exterior has received a bold makeover, showcasing a larger grille, sleeker LED headlamps, and a new black-painted roof option. Whether you're driving through the city or exploring the countryside, this SUV is designed to turn heads.

Tailored to Your Taste

Understanding that drivers have unique tastes and requirements, Ford has meticulously designed the 2025 Ford Explorer to be as versatile and customizable as its diverse array of owners.

The Platinum Lux Leather Package

The platinum models are the epitome of luxury, appealing to those who prioritize comfort and elegance in their driving experience. This package enhances the interior with Platinum badging on front-row seats and premium Sanctuary Leather seating surfaces.

2025 Ford Explorer ST black interior with red stitching and microsuede soft touch materials

Features on 2025 Ford Explorer Platinum Lux Leather Package

  • Platinum badging on front row seats
  • Premium Sanctuary Leather
  • Tri-Diamond Micro-Perforated inserts
  • Accent stitching, piping, and quilting for appeal and comfort
  • Available in Mojave Dusk and Salt Crystal Gray for customization

This model will elevate your journey with its luxurious features and customization options Ford offers.

The ST-Line Premium Package

For those who lean towards a sportier vibe, the ST model is an ideal choice. This package adds an array of features designed to enhance both the appearance and functionality of the Ford Explorer.

2025 Ford Explorer new feature: PowerFold® third row passengers seat

What does the 2025 Ford Explorer ST Line Package include?

  • Power folding side mirrors
  • Heated second row seats
  • PowerFold® third row seats
  • Interior ambient lighting
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Wireless charging pad

Each new feature underscores the package's blend of sportiness and practicality.

The Active Comfort Package

The Active Comfort Package targets those seeking both style and comfort in their vehicle.

Silver 2025 Ford Explorer Active model

What features are included in the 2025 Ford Explorer Active Comfort Package?

  • Heated steering wheel
  • LED fog lamps
  • Signature lighting
  • ActiveX® seating material
  • Light Space Gray vinyl instrument panel, door panel, and console
  • Harvest Bronze accent stitching

Enjoy unmatched comfort and style with the Explorer's Active Comfort Package, designed for a premium driving experience.

Customize Your New Ford

The 2025 Explorer's ability to be customized extends beyond these packages, with each model in the lineup featuring a unique grille design – from the Platinum's elegant wing design to the ST's aggressive honeycomb gloss black grille. This attention to detail ensures that each Explorer can be as unique as its driver, reflecting individual tastes and preferences.

2025 Ford Explorer interior with all seats folded down

Ready for Anything

With standard features like Ford Co-Pilot360™ Assist+ and a suite of driver-assist technologies, the 2025 Ford Explorer is equipped to keep you safe on every journey. And with a range of powerful engines and four wheel drive standard on many models, this SUV is ready to take on any adventure.

New 2025 Ford Explorer ST model driving along a hilly highway landscape

New Ford Explorer Models Will Start Arriving Soon!

The 2025 Ford Explorer is more than just a vehicle; it's a companion for your life's adventures. With cutting-edge technology, unparalleled comfort, and performance that gets your heart racing, this SUV is ready to set new standards.

Excitingly, you won't have to wait long to embark on your next journey in style — the new Explorer can be ordered now and is expected to arrive at dealerships in early summer of 2024, with pricing starting at $41,220 for the base Active trim.

Stay tuned to Kunes Ford of Antioch for more updates, and get ready to explore like never before with the 2025 Ford Explorer.

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