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2017 Ford Explorer New Technology Features

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

The 2017 Ford Explorer had a lot of expectations placed upon it as it looked to continue its 25-year run as the best-selling SUV in the United States of America. Not only has the new Ford Explorer lived up to those expectations, it’s completely blown them away thanks to powerful and efficient engine options, a spacious and roomy interior and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. We’ve already looked at the engine options for the 2017 Explorer, as well the safety features of the new Explorer, so this time around we’re going to focus on the 2017 Ford Explorer’s new technology features.

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Advanced New Technology Features of the 2017 Ford Explorer

At the top of the list of advanced new technology features for the 2017 Ford Explorer is the available SYNC 3 voice-activated infotainment system with optional navigation system and the FordPass app, which allows you to contact your dealer, schedule maintenance, request roadside assistance and much, much more right from your smartphone. Additional advanced new technology features include front and rear 180-degree cameras, a forward sensing system, an available hands-free and foot-activated liftgate, an available Intelligent Access key, available dual second-row smart-charging USB ports, SiriusXM radio, available SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link, Intelligent all-wheel drive with the Terrain Management System, an available 500-watt Sony premium audio system complete with Live Acoustics and Clear Phase, active grille shutters, air curtains and automatic high-beams.

2017 Ford Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package

In addition to everything listed above, the new Ford Explorer also features the available XLT Sport Appearance Package, which includes Magnetic Gray 20-inch wheels, grille, mirror caps and rear applique, Ebony Black body-side cladding and a black roof and Explorer hood badge. Inside, the package features Dark Earth Gray leather front seats and Miko suede seatback uppers and inserts complete with Umber scrim, contrast stitching and door trim inserts. Also included are front seat outer bolsters by premium leather maker Salerno and Explorer logo floor mats.

If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Ford Explorer, please get in touch with our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

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