Colombia: The 2016 Ford Explorer was released commercially

The Ford Explorer 2016 landed in the Colombian market. Comes with a facelift that updated the front, new equipment and a new entry version XLT with simple traction.


Ford-Explorer-2016-2 F ue of developments Ford took the last LA Auto Show and now is sales in the Colombian market. This is the facelift the Ford Explorer, which comes with a renewed front that can not hide his inspiration Land Rover, along with developments in its mechanics.

Visually is recognized for its front renovated, it now features a new grille that is located in a slightly higher position, slimmer headlights format, new LED daytime running lights and a renewed foglamps now adopted the format of a letter U. Also the rear lights and spoiler were renewed, and earned a new alloy wheels .

But its main innovations are related to the compartment, as the 2016 Ford Explorer features new technology, with a renewed information system and entertainment, door armrests in a new position, developments in the provision of comfort and improved materials.

Ford-Explorer-2016-1 The range of Ford Explorer 2016 for Colombia is articulated around two finishes called XLT and Limited . Access XLT version is new to the local market. Retains many of the comfort features of the model it replaces, while some systems driver assistance are reserved to more equipped Limited.

Among its standard equipment options can be found on dual front airbags, knee airbag, side airbags, ABS brakes with EBD, electronic stability control (ESP) , hill start assist control, traction, keyless entry and electrically operated tailgate. More equipped version Limited also adds speed adaptive cruise control with brake assist, backup camera and front camera, maintenance warning and lane change and assisted parking, front seats with massage function and sound system premium among the most notable.

Mechanically maintains Duratec Ti-VCT engine with 3.5-liter V6 block displacement and 290 horses of force, which is associated with an automatic gearbox six marches. Input XLT version is offered only with front-wheel drive, while the highest level of finish has permanent four-wheel drive, with the system Terrain Management , which allows the driver to choose between various modes, according to the type of terrain .

The price of Ford Explorer 2016 in Colombia starts from the 118.9 million pesos for its XLT version access , equipped with front wheel drive.

Prices suggested for Colombia are:

  • Ford Explorer XLT 4 × 2 118.99 million pesos ($ 40,570)
  • Ford Explorer Limited AWD 139.99 million pesos ($ 47,700)



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