The New 2020 Explorer Brings a New Design, Features, and More to Love in Springfield IL

If you're looking for a new SUV for your family that brings you modern amenities, features, and performance that will make your life not only easier, but more fun, the all-new redesigned 2020 Explorer is the perfect choice. You'll love this reimagined take on the classic Explorer with more features to love and enjoy around Illinois.

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Performance & Capabilities

The Explorer gains several new features to make it a more comfortable and capable drive for life in Chatham IL. The new rear-drive chassis provides extra balance and weight distribution for better stability and control when on winding roads around Illinois. The base engine you'll find is a 300-horsepower turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder, though you have a few options to choose. You can equip a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6, a hybrid V6 paired to a 44-horsepower electric motor, and the most powerful 400-horsepower V6 that is featured in the Explorer ST trim level.

Rear-wheel drive is the standard set up for this SUV, though you have the option of adding all-wheel drive if you want the extra capability for weekend adventures and inclement weather.

Technology Inside & Out

The Explorer comes standard with numerous features for your enjoyment around Auburn IL like the standard SYNC system and the available SYNC 3® system that comes available with a 10.1-inch vertically-oriented touchscreen display. You and your family will be able to easily stay connected all around Sherman and Riverton IL thanks to the in-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot.


You not only get all the entertainment technology that you want, but numerous safety features and driver assistance technology to add to your peace of mind. Features you can get on your new Explorer include the standard Ford Co-Pilot360 system that brings you blind-spot monitoring, a rearview camera with washer, lane keep assist, automatic emergency braking, automatic high beams, and more.

Trim Levels

Explorer XLT

With the base Explorer trim you'll get standard features including a rearview camera with washer, remote start, seating for 7, MyKey, tri-zone automatic climate control, FordPass Connect, satellite radio, multiple USB ports, and a wi-fi hotspot. You'll also have available four-wheel drive, navigation, heated steering wheel, and a twin-panel moonroof.

Explorer Limited

Including the standard features of the base trim, with the limited you'll get seating for 6, a heated steering wheel, ambient lighting, a power tilt/telescoping steering column, forward and reverse sensing systems, a heated steering wheel, and more. You can add a hands-free power liftgate, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and more.

Explorer ST

This trim is the sportiest of the bunch offering the 3.0-liter EcoBoost engine with 365-horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. You'll also get numerous standard features like Active Park Assist, cargo hooks, a heated steering wheel, lane keeping system, MyKey, paddle shifters, and so much more.

Explorer Platinum

This trim comes standard with seating for 7, and brings you all the bells and whistles you could want like a twin-panel moonroof, multicontour seats with active motion in the front, a 10.1" LCD Capacitive Portrait touchscreen display, and a premium B&O Sound System with 14 speakers.

To experience the all-new Ford Explorer for yourself, come see us here at Landmark Ford Trucks East and see exactly why this is the perfect family SUV for you here in Springfield IL and beyond!

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