2021 Ford Explorer Dimensions & Weight

The 2021 Ford Explorer is classified as a midsize SUV. Its dimensions and weight may be a key factor in your decision to drive this exciting new Ford vehicle, so let's explore more about this top-selling SUV's stats.

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How much does a Ford Explorer weigh?

How much does a Ford Explorer weigh?

The Ford Explorer is an average weight for its class. A typical midsize SUV is 4,404 lbs. The base trim weight is lower than this, while the Platinum top-tier trim is a bit more. This means you'll maximize your performance and fuel efficiency while being able to customize your balance of the two.

  • Up to 4727 lbs (Platinum)

  • 4,345 lbs (Base)

How long is a Ford Explorer?

The Ford Explorer is just over 16.5 feet, making it slightly longer than an average midsize SUV, which is typically 16.14 feet. This gives you more cargo space on the Explorer than on other similar SUVs.

  • 198.8” long
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How wide is a Ford Explorer?

How wide is a Ford Explorer?

Drivers who must park in lots or garages will want to pay close attention to the width of their next SUV. A standard parking space is a minimum of 102”, while a single car garage is typically 8 or 9 feet wide (96” to 108”). This means the Ford Explorer can comfortably fit in most parking situations with the added ability to fold the mirrors for extra cushion.

  • 78.9” wide (without mirrors)
  • 82.7” wide (with mirrors folded)
  • 89.3” wide (with mirrors)
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How many seats are in a Ford Explorer?

The Ford Explorer has two seating capacity options. The six seat option features two captain's seats in the middle row plus two seats in the third row and two seats in the front. The seven-passenger option converts the middle row to a three-seat bench row. Notably, the powered second row slides forward with the push of a button to make accessing the third row easier.

  • 6-7 seats
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Why Buy From Heritage Ford Near Louisville, KY?

The 2021 Ford Explorer builds on a legacy of performance, comfort, and durability. We're proud to offer this SUV to our customers with the commitment to service and affordability that has made Heritage Ford the #1 rated dealership near Louisville, KY.

Our expert sales team can help you decide on all of the options available on the 2021 Ford Explorer so you can get the features and performance you truly need. We work with a variety of local lenders that enable us to offer exclusive deals whether you lease or purchase. The best rates and negotiable down payments are available only on Heritage Ford near Louisville, KY.

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