Blue 2025 Ford Explorer ST Next to a River in the Woods

2025 Ford Explorer U.S. Release Date and Design Specs

Published on Feb 2, 2024 by Brandon Ford

The Ford Explorer has withstood the test of time and remains a heavy hitter in the midsize SUV class. We love the 2024 Ford Explorer here at Brandon Ford - but we are chomping at the bit to get behind the wheel of the 2025 Ford Explorer when it arrives at dealerships. Armed with an updated interior design and a refined model lineup, the 2025 Ford Explorer promises to be a fan favorite for Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg area families. Learn more about the latest Ford Explorer with this overview of the 2025 Ford Explorer U.S. release date and design specs.

Cutaway View of 2025 Ford Explorer Front and Rear Interior

When Will the 2025 Ford Explorer Be Available in Tampa FL?

The 2025 Ford Explorer is expected to arrive at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL in Spring 2024. When it makes its debut in the Brandon Ford showroom, it will be available in four trim levels - Active, ST-Line, ST and Platinum - with a price tag that starts at $39,625. The latest Ford Explorer features an updated exterior with a larger grille, trim-specific grille designs, a front skid plate, lower and wider air curtains, LED headlights and an available black-painted roof option.

Gray 2025 Ford Explorer Steering Wheel and Dashboard

What Are the 2025 Ford Explorer Engine Options and Specs?

Equipped with Ford EcoBoost® engine options, the 2025 Ford Explorer remains a high performer in the class. Explorer Active, ST-Line and Platinum trim levels are powered by a standard 300-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine that is married to a 10-speed SelectShift™ automatic transmission. The track-tuned Ford Explorer ST employs a 400-horsepower 3.0-liter EcoBoost® V-6 - which is available in the Ford Explorer Platinum. Families who need to tow a trailer can tow up to 5,000 pounds of cargo in the 2025 Ford Explorer.

New 2025 Ford Explorer Interior Features and Technology

The updated interior of the 2025 Ford Explorer is the highlight of the latest edition of the popular Ford SUV. The 2025 Ford Explorer will feature a refined interior with softer touchpoints, a redesigned dashboard, silver mech accents, a list of brand-new interior color options and premium upholstery options that include Ford ActiveX®. The refined interior is available with ambient interior lighting in seven colors - Ice Blue, Orange, Soft Blue, Red, Green, Blue and Purple.

2025 Ford Explorer Front Interior with Blue Ambient Lighting

The 2025 Ford Explorer upgrades entertainment and connectivity with an updated infotainment system that adds the brand-new Ford Digital Experience and available Ford BlueCruise hands-free driving technology. Here is a better look at the standard features of the 2025 Ford Explorer at Brandon Ford.

  • 13.2-Inch Ford Digital Experience Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • 12.3-Inch LCD Digital Instrument Cluster 
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Alexa Built-In and Google Assistant
  • 8 Front and Rear USB Ports
  • Ford Co-Pilot360™ Assist+
  • FordPass Connect™ Modem

READ MORE: What Are the 2024 Ford Explorer Interior and Exterior Color Options?

The 2025 Ford Explorer is ready to hit dealership lots this Spring and many families cannot wait to get behind the wheel in Tampa, FL. Learn more about the latest Ford Explorer with this overview of the 2025 Ford Explorer U.S. release date and design specs created by the Brandon Ford Team. Apply for credit approval today to get behind the wheel of a brand-new Ford car, truck or SUV!

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