Parks Ford of Wesley Chapel
28739 State Road 54
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

Get Engaged on the Streets of Wesley Chapel in the New 2017 Ford Explorer

March 9, 2017
Get Engaged on the Streets of Wesley Chapel in the New 2017 Ford Explorer

The standard roof rack featured on the new 2017 Explorer lineup at Parks Ford of Wesley Chapel isn’t just there for show. These innovative SUVs was designed to be able take you both on the roads of South Florida, as well as off. You’ll also find available painted front and rear skid plate elements and available LED signature lighting and fog lamps to help you navigate various Wesley Chapel terrains and all sorts of Florida weather conditions. Also, three new colors have been added for model year 2017 (Canyon Ridge, Smoked Quartz Tinted Clearcoat and White Gold), allowing 2017 Ford Explorer owners to express themselves in new and exciting ways. The unique 20-inch aluminum wheels and grille team up with satin-chrome exterior accents to give the 2017 Explorer Platinum trims a smart and distinctive look, while the Sport trim includes standard features such as an “Explorer” badge on the hood, plus unique blackout treatment on both the headlamps and tail lamps. Other unique looks of the 2017 Ford Explorer Sport include integrated dual exhaust tips and 20-inch machined aluminum wheels with painted pockets. And to put a heavy dose of performance into the Sport, there’s the powerful 3.5L EcoBoost® engine, sport-tuned suspension and the Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System.™

Comfort features can be found throughout the interior of these all-new Ford Explorer models. A 10-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar standard on new 2017 XLT models makes it easy for owners to find the ideal driving position, while available multi-contour front seats with Active Motion® add a new and exciting element to Explorer’s impressive interior. A leather-wrapped steering wheel comes standard on 2017 Ford Explorer XLT trims, while a heated steering wheel comes standard on Limited and Platinum models. Whatever our Wesley Chapel, Florida customers are looking for when it comes to comfort in their next SUV, there’s a 2017 Ford Explorer that can satisfy their every want and need.

2017 Ford Explorer Wesley Chapel FL

Breathtaking Experiences Await

Life in Wesley Chapel is a sport, so make sure you gear up and get in the game. The new 2017 Explorer models at Parks Ford of Wesley Chapel have the power and plenty other dynamic features designed to help you play harder than ever and get out there far beyond the roads less traveled. Explorer’s 3.5L EcoBoost® engine combines turbocharging and direct injection like never before. It generates an impressive 365 V6 horsepower along with 350 lb.-ft. of torque [1]. This EcoBoost is standard in the Explorer Sport and Platinum, which also feature standard Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™ plus Hill Descent Control.™ Customers that opt to go with the powerful 2.3L EcoBoost® engine get access to 280 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque [1], which is  a substantial increase over the previous 2.0L EcoBoost. And it’s available with 4WD and the Class II Trailer Tow Package, elevating your off-road performance when you decide to see everything Wesley Chapel, Florida has got to offer. Explorer’s 3.5L Ti-VCT (twin independent variable camshaft timing) V6 engine delivers 290 horsepower and 255 lb.-ft. of torque with an EPA-estimated rating of 17 city/24 hwy/20 combined mpg [2]. In conventional valve timing, the intake and exhaust valves have to open and close at a fixed point, compromising performance. But Ti-VCT virtually eliminates this compromise with its variable control of valve cam timing, optimizing performance across the entire low, mid and high ranges of the power band to match the current Wesley Chapel driving conditions.

The Standard AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC®) feature of the 2017 Ford Explorer uses two gyroscopic sensors to monitor both yaw rate and roll rate. This allows AdvanceTrac with RSC to help South Florida drivers maintain control whenever it detects wheelslip, understeer, oversteer or roll motion. It also helps maintain control on adverse road conditions such as gravel or sand. AdvanceTrac with RSC also features Curve Control, which will slow the vehicle down when it senses that it’s going too fast for a particular curve [3]. The all-new Explorer lineup at Parks Ford of Wesley Chapel provides everything you need for your next South Florida adventure, so load up and start experiencing everything the great outdoors have to offer.

[1] Horsepower and torque ratings achieved with 93-octane fuel.

[2] FWD. Actual mileage will vary.

[3] Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. It’s always possible to lose control of a vehicle due to inappropriate driver input for the conditions.