2022 Ford Explorer Review

2022 Ford Explorer Review

Are you in the market for a reliable and powerful vehicle? If so, you might be interested in one that has been a family favorite, and for good reason. With tons of amazing features, three rows of seating, and more, we’re talking about the Ford Explorer.

We put together this 2022 Ford Explorer review to show you what’s new with the 2022 model. Drivers in Auburn, Worcester, and Southbridge, MA—are you ready to be blown away? Keep reading to see what our team at Ira Ford Auburn has to say.

2022 white Ford Explorer

Multiple Engines to Choose from

Get ready to be impressed right off the bat with multiple engine options. While the standard engine is a 2.3L 4-cylinder engine, you’ll have two other engine options available to you on some trims.

Let’s take a look at how each engine performs.

2022 Ford Explorer Engines


2.3L EcoBoost® Engine

3.3L V6 + electric motor

3.0L EcoBoost® Engine

Trim Levels

Base, XLT, ST-Line, Timberline, Limited

Hybrid: Limited and Platinum

ST, King Ranch, Platinum


300 HP

318 HP

400 HP


310 lb-ft

322 lb-ft

415 lb-ft

If you’re all about power, you’ll love the available 3.0L engine, which delivers up to 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque. The base engine is no slacker, either, with an output of 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. You’ll also find an EPA-estimated 20 city/28 highway MPG.

2022 Ford Explorer Interior Space


Ready to have a decked-out interior that’s comfortable for the whole family? To start, you’ll have standard Tri-zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control. This will allow you and your passengers to choose individualized temperature settings. The second-row passengers can even use their own climate-control knobs.

When it comes to stretching out, all three rows of passengers will enjoy these dimensions:

  • Headroom (first/second/third row): 40.7 / 40.5 / 38.9 inches
  • Legroom (first/second/third row): 43 / 39 / 32.2 inches
  • Shoulder room (first/second/third row): 61.8 / 61.9 / 54.6 inches

With more than 40 inches of headroom in both the first and second rows, you’ll have tons of room to get comfortable. When it comes to cargo, you can easily fit adventuring equipment, groceries, and more in the back. Behind the third row, you’ll have 18.2 cubic feet of storage space, although this can be increased by folding down the rear rows:

  • Behind second row: 47.9 cubic feet
  • Behind first row: 87.8 cubic feet

2022 Ford Explorer Interior Technology

Technology Inside the Ford Explorer

Are you ready to set off on your next road trip? With available features like the SYNC® 3 technology and touchscreen, your adventure is complete. You could also find…

  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Voice-activated navigation
  • Wireless charging

These available features will enhance your ride. Plus, you could upgrade from the standard 6-speaker system to the available 14-speaker B&O® Sound System. This will make it easy to blast your music and enjoy the ride.

Test Drive the 2022 Ford Explorer Today!

Are you ready to get behind the wheel and test out the features from our 2022 Ford Explorer review? If so, what are you waiting for? Visit us at Ira Ford Auburn to learn more and finance your own Ford Explorer.

Our team can’t wait to help drivers near Auburn, Worcester, and Southbridge, Massachusetts, hop in their dream car. Contact us today to schedule your test drive.

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