2017 Ford Explorer Technology Review

The latest technology should definitely be a priority when shopping around for your next mid-size SUV. That's why at Wayne Ford, we think drivers in Wayne, Paterson, Clifton, and Montclair will love what the 2017 Ford Explorer has going on.

Why is technology so important, anyway? Automobiles today now have important tech features that have massively improved not only the entertainment, but the safety of cars and SUVs, so you can feel more secure while driving with your family on the road. 

The 2017 Ford Explorer is an outstanding example of this state-of-the-art technology. So exceptional, actually, that we've put together this review to give you all the technical details of this sweet ride.

More Than Just "Technically" Safe in the Explorer

Available safety features are crucial when looking for your next SUV, and the 2017 Ford Explorer offers many safety features you might already be familiar with, such as lane departure warning and blind spot monitoring.

Did you know the Explorer also offers a front 180-degree camera and forward sensing system? This option allows you to be aware of surroundings that might not be in plain sight for you, such as around corners or when pulling out of your driveway.

For novice or teen drivers, a convenient safety feature offered in the Explorer is the available MyKey feature. MyKey allows you to control certain safety settings of your vehicle, such as volume control and safety belt reminders, without even being in the car. You can instill better driving habits and feel safe with your teen on the road.

Convenient Technology in the Ford Explorer

With all of the places we need to go these days-soccer games, grocery shopping, family vacations-an SUV that cuts us a little slack here and there is pretty nice. The convenience offered by the technology in the 2017 Ford Explorer will do just that for you.

Let's start with the available hands-free, foot-activated liftgate. When loading and unloading suitcases, groceries, or anything that keeps your hands full, this feature is amazing. By simply kicking your foot under the bumper, the liftgate opens for you.

Enhanced Park Assist is another impressive convenience feature in the Explorer. Gone are the days of wondering if you can fit into a parking spot-this feature will help you search for a spot, and then assist you in getting into said spot. This also includes park out assist and reverse perpendicular parking.

"Explore" the Entertainment Options

The 2017 Ford Explorer also offers entertainment for everyone. With features such as SiriusXM® Radio and SYNC®3, the entertainment options are endless for you and your passengers. 

Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ included with the available SYNC®3 feature connects with the apps on your smart phone to provide voice-activated access to all of your entertainment. The available 8-inch touchscreen also gives you easy control of this feature, like a smartphone built right into your dashboard.

Learn More About the Technology in the 2017 Ford Explorer

Now that we've given you the rundown of the technology in the 2017 Ford Explorer, come check it out for yourself! If you are in the area of Wayne, Paterson, Clifton, or Montclair, schedule a test drive today

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