Ford Explorer Near St. Louis | Laura Ford of Sullivan

The 2021 Ford Explorer: Experience a New Take on a Ford SUV Icon!

When you think of an SUV, chances are the new Ford Explorer is one of the first names that comes to mind, and that's not uncommon. This venerable Ford midsize SUV nameplate has been a staple of the Ford lineup and our showroom here in Sullivan for quite some time now. And while many of its midsize SUV competitors are now watered down, unavailable, or ultimately running out of steam at this point in their lifespans, the Ford Explorer is only getting more inspiring, powerful, and sophisticated with each passing year. Take a look at some of the new 2021 Ford Explorer trims for sale at our Laura Ford of Sullivan, and we think you'll see quite clearly why St. Louis, MO drivers come back to this midsize SUV year after year.

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Design and Interior

From a stylistic perspective, the Ford Explorer has always boasted a commanding on-road presence. With its sizeable stature and signature Ford styling cues, the new Ford Explorer boasts a bold and roguish charm that never fails to catch the eye of passersby in nearby Springfield. Plus, for its latest model year, the new 2021 Ford Explorer boasts a sporty new aesthetic that's hard for its midsize rivals to measure up to. Featuring athletic touches like 20-inch Carbonized Gray-painted wheels with a grille to match, chrome exhaust tips, and even bold Explorer hood lettering, the new Ford Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package gives this midsize SUV an aggressive curb appeal that'll make you stop and stare.

With three rows of seating, the new 2021 Ford Explorer can comfortably seat up to seven passengers, so growing families from nearby Jefferson City will never find themselves running out of room. With an E-Z Entry Second Row and plenty of head and leg room, the third row isn't just reserved for small children. And with high quality materials and available heated front seating to be had, the new 2021 Ford Explorer will be a comfortable respite from the elements during the winter months in St. Louis.

Ford Explorer Performance

One of the best things about buying or leasing the new 2021 Ford Explorer at our dealership near St. James is that it offers a bevy of powertrain options to choose from.

At the entry level, the new 2021 Ford Explorer comes equipped with a stout 300-horsepower turbocharged 2.3-liter engine. Step up to the 2021 Ford Explorer ST and you'll hold the reins of up to 400 horsepower with its turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine. There's even an available hybrid powertrain on the new 2021 Ford Explorer Limited Hybrid that'll afford you an enticing blend of power and efficiency for daily driving in nearby Rolla.

Plus, when properly equipped, the new 2021 Ford Explorer can tow up to 5,600 pounds, so it's perfect for those who own small boats and camping trailers they like to take out on vacation from time to time.

Technology and Safety

Smart tech features prominently throughout the cabin of the new 2021 Ford Explorer. From its standard 8-inch Ford SYNC® 3 infotainment system to its available 12-speaker Bang and Olufsen audio system, the new 2021 Ford Explorer easily earns its spot among the most sophisticated midsize SUVso n the market near Springfield today.

Looking for a midsize SUV that'll keep you and your loved ones feeling more secure on the bustling streets of St. Louis? If so, the new 2021 Ford Explorer will be for you. With a slew of Ford Co-Pilot360™ technologies to be had, including BLIS® blind-spot monitoring, Active Park Assist 2.0, and Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency braking, the new Ford Explorer is exceptional at delivering the peace of mind you deserve.

Take a spin in the new 2021 Ford Explorer at our Sullivan dealership today

If you're interested in taking the new midsize SUV out on the open roads of St. Louis, we'd love to invite you to do so today at Laura Ford of Sullivan. Reach out to our team to reserve your spot for a test drive in the new 2021 Ford Explorer or check out some of our other new Ford SUVs like the Ford Expedition and Ford Escape.

  1. Laura Ford of Sullivan

    47 North Service Road
    Sullivan, MO 63080

    • Sales: (573) 677-1310
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