2023 Ford Explorer® SUV

Check Out the Spacious, Feature-Filled 2023 Ford Explorer in Sandusky, OH

If you want a family-sized SUV with brisk acceleration for your commute in Sandusky, OH, get the 2023 Ford Explorer. This midsize crossover holds up to seven passengers and offers two burly engine options. It's also packed with helpful driver-assist features. The Explorer's newly available Premium Technology package includes massaging, multi-contoured front seats, and you'll find a broad assortment of Explorer trims at Mathews Ford.

Roomy Cabin with Abundant Passenger and Cargo Space

Get inside the 2023 Ford Explorer and you'll be pleased with how much wiggle room there is. The driver's seat is power-adjustable to get just the right positioning, while the second row provides 39 inches of legroom. Bellevue drivers who pack heavily for road trips will appreciate that the Explorer has 18.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third-row seats, 47.9 cubic feet of room with those seats folded, and 87.8 cubic feet of space with the second and third row folded.

PowerFold® Third-Row Seat

When you need it, the available PowerFold® third-row seat gives you the ability to fit up to seven passengers. When you don't, fold it down with the push of a button for extra cargo space.

E-Z Entry Second-Row Seats

Passenger-friendly rear seats make getting in and out a cinch.

Expansive Cargo Capacity

The 2023 Ford Explorer® SUV provides 87.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first-row seats when the second- and third-row seats are folded flat. *

*Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

Twin-Panel Moonroof

The available twin-panel moonroof offers an open-air look and feel for the first and second-row passengers.

Towing

Tons of Towing Capability

Depending on the model, the 2023 Ford Explorer® SUV can tow up to 5,600 lbs.,* when equipped with the Class IV Trailer Tow Package. So, you can confidently take a boat, trailer or camper along on any trip.

*When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

Quick Acceleration and Strong Towing Capability

You'll have no problem passing other vehicles on I-80 in Berlin Heights, OH with the 2023 Ford Explorer. It comes standard with a turbocharged 300-horsepower four-cylinder engine, but a twin-turbocharged 400-horsepower V6 is available. The Explorer stays poised around turns thanks to its sturdy brakes and accurate steering. You can easily pull a boat to Lake Erie with the Explorer, which has a tow rating of 5,600 pounds when properly equipped.

Take All You Need On Every Trip

2023 Ford Explorer® models offer seating for up to six passengers when equipped with available second-row captain's chairs and seating for up to seven when equipped with the second-row bench seat. Combined with 87.8 cu. ft. of cargo capacity behind the first row with the rear seats folded flat, 47.9 cu. ft. behind the second row with the third row folded and 18.2 cu. ft. behind the third-row seats, you can take everything from tents and coolers to sports equipment - along with everyone - on trips near or far. *

*Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

Power

Three Engines. Unlimited Possibilities.

The 2023 Ford Explorer® SUV lineup is powered by three unique and highly capable engines. No matter which one you choose, you'll get impressive capability and towing to take on all that comes your way as you live life to the fullest.

2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 Engine

This turbocharged powerplant churns out 300 hp* and 310 lb.-ft. of torque* for spirited drives around town or far from it. The 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 engine comes standard on the Base, XLT, ST-Line, Timberline® and Limited models.

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary. Horsepower and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously.

3.0L EcoBoost® V6 Engine

The 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology is the backbone of the ST, King Ranch® and Platinum model powertrains. It combines turbocharging and direct injection to produce 400 hp* and 415 lb.-ft of torque. *

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary. Horsepower and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously.

3.3L V6 Hybrid Engine

The 3.3L V6 Hybrid engine on the 2023 Explorer® Limited Hybrid and Platinum Hybrid models helps conserve gas while producing 318 hp* and 322 lb.-ft of torque. * Plus, it can tow up to 5,000 pounds. **

*Horsepower and torque ratings based on premium fuel per SAE J1349® standard. Your results may vary. Horsepower and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously.
**When properly equipped. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

10-Speed Automatic Transmission

The 10-speed automatic transmission makes shifting gears a smoother, more efficient process, while helping to provide a wide power band for your performance and towing needs.

Always consult the Owner's Manual before off-road driving, know your terrain and trail difficulty and use appropriate safety gear.

Straightforward Tech Features

All 2023 Ford Explorer models come with the straightforward SYNC infotainment system. An eight-inch touch screen comes standard, but a 10.1-inch screen is available. Families in northern Ohio will like the optional 12.3-inch digital driver information display, which has a Mindful mode that cuts down on distracting, unnecessary info. Standard features in the new Explorer include: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, a Wi-Fi hot spot, and Forward collision warning.

Active Park Assist 2.0

Available Active Park Assist 2.0 makes it easy to nail an impressive park, time after time - even in tight parallel or perpendicular spots.

Available Active Park Assist 2.0 makes it easy to nail an impressive park, time after time - even in tight parallel or perpendicular spots.

2023 Explorer® SUV has an available 360-Degree Camera with Split-View Display for a continuous view of everything around you - perfect for tight spaces and hooking up trailers.

Test Drive the 2023 Ford Explorer at Mathews Ford

The 2023 Ford Explorer is a powerful midsize SUV seating for seven and a wide array of standard tech features. Mathews Ford has a diverse selection of Explorer models for sale or lease near Norwalk. Come see us and test drive one today.

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