Find the 2013 Ford Explorer Near Bradley, IL at Terry’s Ford

2013 Ford ExplorerThe 2013 Ford Explorer is available at our Ford dealership near Bradley. While the Explorer initially triggered the explosion in SUV popularity, it has still remained relevant. Ford switched the Explorer to a lighter unibody platform helping to improve handling, raise fuel efficiency, and stay competitive. Today it’s also one of the most technology-packed crossover SUVs on the market.

Powertrain and Fuel Efficiency

Drivers have a choice of three different engines when they go shopping for a new Ford Explorer:


  1. 3.5L V6: This is the base engine, which gives drivers 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque with a six-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle’s fuel economy sits at 18 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. This engine will also let drivers tow up to 5,000 pounds.
  2. Turbocharged 3.5L V6: If you go up to the Explorer Sport trim, you’ll be able to get improved output of 365 hp and 360 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy does go down to 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway due to the increased power.
  3. Turbocharged 2.0L EcoBoost four-cylinder: This is optional at any trim level with front-wheel drive. This engine gives drivers a respectable 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. The bonus with this engine is increased fuel economy: 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway, which is the best in its class.


Vehicle Features

The Ford crossover features quite a few features spread out over four unique trim levels. Features available throughout the trims include a rear DVD entertainment system, rearview camera, keyless ignition and entry, remote engine start, HD radio, power-folding third row seats, and a power liftgate. The vehicle also features Ford SYNC, which allows drivers to connect their smart phones to the car for a variety of voice-activated functions.

Test Drive a New 2013 Ford Explorer at Terry’s Ford

If you want to test drive the new Explorer, then come to Terry’s Ford in Peotone. Our dealership is about 25 minutes from Bradley, Illinois via I-50 North. You’ll find us at 363 South Harlem Avenue across from Dollar General. If you have any questions about our vehicles, don’t hesitate to contact our Ford dealership. We hope to see you soon down at our showroom!