The 2022 Ford Explorer comes with a complete overhaul, re-engineering, and redesign. This SUV is the first model of the sixth-generation Explorer. Here is everything you can expect from the new 2022 Ford Explorer, which has shifted the SUV from a front-drive platform to a rear-drive configuration.
2020 Ford Explorer Redesign
The 2022 Ford Explorer is redesigned and featured larger dimensions and greater cabin space and cargo space from the current Ford Explorer. This model will continue using steel for its panels rather than switching to aluminum body panels like other Ford’s body-on-frame models. The interior is all new and more space-efficient. It offers more space for cargo and passengers. Likewise, it has all-new technology, such as the new Ford infotainment system and 4G LTE with Wi-Fi.
Drivetrain and Chassis
The 2022 Ford Explorer comes with all-new drivetrain configuration and improved driving. It introduces new engines, including carry-over engines, 2.7L EcoBoost V6, and 3.0L EcoBoost V6. Moreover, it features a new Ford 10-speed automatic transmission. The 2022 Ford Explorer comes with reduced weight and better fuel economy and handling. The new Explorer ST model will replace the Explorer Sports variant.
Body Styles, Platform, Powertrain, and Features
The 2022 Ford Explorer is a five-door crossover utility vehicle will be offered for police duty as the 2022 Ford Police Interceptor Utility. The car will ride on the Ford CD6 platform. It will share the platform with other vehicles, including 2022 Ford Mustang and 2020 Lincoln Aviator. Its powertrain will carry some engines from the 2018-2019 model. Moreover, the 2022 Explorer engine lineup will consist of
• 2.3L EcoBoost I4 gasoline engine making around 280 horsepower and 320-pound-feet of torque
• Naturally-aspirated 3.3L V6 making around 300 horsepower 265 pound-feet of torque
• 3.0L EcoBoost V6 gasoline engine making around 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque
• Hybrid and/or plugin hybrid gasoline
2020 Ford Explorer Release Date
The Ford model will launch this June 2019 and it will be the first year of production for the all-new, sixth-generation Explorer. The 2022 Explorer will be offered in XLT, Explorer (base), Explorer ST, Limited, Platinum trim levels. The model will be assembled the Ford Chicago Assembly Plant in Chicago, Illinois, USA.