If you are in control of the most respectable SUV ever assembled what are your expectations? First, it should provide comfortable ride with dependable fuel efficiency, second it should be affordable even with the abundance of high-tech features integrated in it. All of these and more are provided by the 2014 Ford Explorer, the most desirable Explorer ever built. Ford Explorer’s introduction in 1991 started the popularity of SUV. Since then, different upgrades and enhancement were made, making the 2014 family Explorer SUV keep up with the changing times and technology providing remarkable interior refinement, making it more attractive for everyday use compared to previous versions or other car brand models in its class.
Available in different trims, the 2014 Ford Explorer is built with the standard V6 engine that makes 290-horsepower which test drivers said provides sufficient power. The Explorer comes with an optional 2.0-liter 4-cyinder engine that offers much power and fuel economy. The Explorer Sport trim provides higher performance with its turbocharged V6 engine with 3.5-liter fuel capacity that generates 365 horsepower.
In addition, the Explorer Sport is offered with special exterior and interior trim details plus a firmer suspension tuning. Test drivers appreciate the brake system of the Explorer saying that it has accurate pedal feel and better stopping power. The Ford Explorer when equipped with the Terrain Management System which is an optional feature that allow drivers to adjust transmission, brakes and engine parameters to optimize the Explorer’s performance to various types of road surfaces.
The standard equipment included in the 2014 Ford Explorer are automatic headlamps, blind-spot mirrors, cruise control, rear privacy glass, telescoping-and-tilt steering wheel, 6-speaker stereo sound with auxiliary jack, MyFord Touch Infotainment, and the Sync system with smartphone integration thru Bluetooth that allows voice command on music selection or phone browsing capability. For safety, the 2014 Explorer has standard airbag systems, stability control system, and traction control.