One of the most popular SUV in Ford’s palette, is the Explorer SUV. For the year 2016, this model is offered with a wide range of promotions and a large number of changes. Since September 2015, the company will offer top version of the model 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum. Among other versions of Explorer models, the Platinum version is distinguished by the highest level of equipment. Certainly, 2016 Explorer Platinum, is the most expensive Explorer.
Ford company longer period of time did not change this SUV. The year 2011, Explorer was last went through the process of change and improvement. In order not to lose market race with competitors, Ford has significantly improved 2016 Explorer SUV.
2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Design
Like other versions of Explorer models for MY 2016, and Platinum is installed on the same platform as the previous model. It is a modified Volvo D4 platform. Use of aluminum panels for the construction of vehicles, resulted in a reduction of the vehicle mass. Thus, improved performance and enhanced fuel economy is. Otherwise, Ford announced a change platforms Explorer SUV. This change will apply to the new generation of models. The 2018 Ford Explorer will arrive on the new platform and the modified design, and its promotion is scheduled for 2017.
A large number of new SUV models in the Ford range is based on the Ford Edge Concept model. The 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum also using design innovations of this concept. The vehicle was given a new look front end, on which stands a new look grille. There has been a new front bumper design. It is set lower and has additional air intels. In addition, as amended and design headlamps. As standard equipment, the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum has conventionally-styled LED headlights and LED fog lamps.
On the rear side of the vehicle, too, are noticeable changes compared to the previous model. The 2016 Platinum Explorer has a new rear cargo area design, and increased glass area is at the rear of the vehicle. It should be added that the new Explorer Platinum offers a set of two-tone alloy wheels of 20 inches, and double Sunroof.
Compared to other versions, Platinum version offers modern and luxurious interior. The standard offer includes Nirvana leather seats, heated steering wheel, Sony audio system with 500 watts and decorative aluminum details.
2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Specs and Price
Top version of the model offers the most attractive and most powerful engine selection. 2016 Explorer Platinum has a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine with 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and standard AWD.
The price of the new model is no different than the price of the previous model. It has remained within hitherto, and this, Explorer model makes it one of the most affordable, three-row SUVs on the US market.