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Directions Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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2017 Ford Explorer

Take on the Road Ahead Behind the Wheel of the 2017 Ford Explorer

When it comes to shopping for a new SUV in Kalamazoo, our team recommends looking no further than the 2017 Ford Explorer. As handsome as it is versatile, this year's model comes equipped with a 290-horspower engine, and a slew of features that will have your neighbors looking on in envy. To get the inside scoop on this year's model and whether or not it might be the perfect fit for you, we encourage you to read on below...  


A Wealth of Power Under the Hood

At the heart and soul of the 2017 Ford Explorer, you'll find a standard 3.5-liter V6 engine that comes paired to Ford's six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. Churning out a remarkable 290-horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque, this engine utilizes a variety of technologies so as to provide the ultimate in both performance and fuel efficiency. As for additional engine choices? Choose between a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine, and a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine.

Respectable Fuel Economy Ratings

Though the Ford Explorer is recognized as an SUV, that doesn't mean that it makes any compromises when it comes to fuel efficiency. Boasting an EPA-estimated rating of 17 city/24 highway/20 combined mpg when equipped with the standard 3.5-liter V6 engine, this year's Explorer utilizes a variety of technologies so that it's able to make the most out of every gallon that you put in to it.

A Handsome Exterior

There's no denying that the 2017 Ford Explorer is a good looking vehicle. Standard with a roof rack, and available with handsome exterior touches such as painted front and rear skid plate elements and LED signature lighting and fog lamps, this year's model is available in a variety of colors. New for 2017 though? Canyon Ridge, Smoked Quartz Tinted Clearcoat and White Gold.

Plenty of Cargo Space

Whether you're in the market for an SUV for your growing brood, or often find yourself road tripping a few states over, the 2017 Ford Explorer makes for a great pick. Outfitted with a variety of storage compartments throughout its interior, this year's new Ford Explorer boasts a whopping 81.7 cubic-feet of total cargo space.

An Interior that Aims to Spoil

Boasting seating for up to seven passengers, and available with a class-exclusive PowerFold Third-row seat, the new Ford Explorer makes nary a compromise when it comes to its interior. Add in features such as a 10-way power driver's seat with power lumbar supports, a leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel and available multicontour front seats with Active Motion, and this year's Explorer becomes an even more compelling choice.

The Latest in Tech-Savvy Features

The 2017 Ford Explorer is no stranger to tech-savvy amenities. Available with features such as a Front 180-Degree Camera and Forward Sensing System and a Hands-Free, Foot-Activated Liftgate, this year's model strikes the perfect balance between innovation and convenience. Further available with Ford's SYNC 3 infotainment system, this year's new Ford Explorer is designed to keep you connected, regardless of where the road ahead may lead.


Seelye Ford

3820 Stadium Drive
Directions Kalamazoo, MI 49008

  • Sales: (866) 260-3281
  • Service: (877) 251-9255
  • Parts: (855) 424-6663


  • Monday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday Closed

Make an Inquiry

Interested in learning more about the 2017 Ford Explorer? Ready to get behind the wheel and take it out for a spin? Then we invite you to stop by our new Ford dealership in Kalamazoo, MI to speak with a member of our team. Just around the corner from Portage, Oshtemo, Mattawan and Lawton, we look forward to welcoming you in to our showroom soon.