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2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Review

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum | Impressively Advanced

2016 Ford Explorer Exterior Front End

Embrace the finer things in life with the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum and drive into a new reality through advanced features and impressive technology. The dynamic interior offers a ready-for-anything ride with seating for up to 7 people and connectivity systems to keep you in the loop. The exterior provides four doors and an aerodynamic design for efficiency and control. Tackle the open road in comfort and style.

2016 Ford Explorer Interior Dashboard

Refined features and smooth ergonomics come together to create an interior design that has got people talking. The 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum takes expectations and raises the bar to bring you an experience unlike any other. Sit back in the Nirvana Leather seats with micro-perforation and quilted inserts for incomparable comfort. The leather-wrapped shift knob and heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel with cruise control, 5-way controls and secondary audio controls are just the beginning of the luxury being offered. Hold on to these smooth surfaces and engage with the road with a focus that goes uninterrupted. Enjoy uncompromised comfort through the dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control system and offer two separate front temperatures simultaneously. Connect on the go through the SYNC® with MyFord Touch® system and utilize the technology of hands-free communication and access to your compatible devices. You are also given the option of a voice-activated navigation system, a dynamic approach to finding your way through turn-by-turn directions. Interior versatility is gained through the flexible seat positions. When all the seating is in the upright position, you have access to 594.6L (21 cu ft.) of cargo space, and when the seats are folded, you are given 2,313.4L (81.7 cu ft.), allowing you to bring along everything you need and more. The exterior of the Explorer Platinum combines impressive style with functionality for a ride that turns heads everywhere it goes. The advanced automatic LED Low-Beam headlights provide visibility through an automatic on/off ability depending on conditions so that you never have to worry about ensuring you can see and be seen. Impress the masses through the body-coloured liftgate spoiler, twin fascia-integrated chrome exhaust tips and satin chrome finish grille. Together these features improve efficiency and increase desirability.

Power and control are two things you can rely on in the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum. Utilize the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine and experience best-in-class power and 365 horsepower. Features such as the Terrain Management System offer you the ability to go off the beaten path and onto new adventures. This system includes Intelligent 4WD and a variety of settings, including Normal, Mut/Ruts, Sand, and Grass/Gravel/Snow, to ensure maximum traction and a maintained control throughout your journey.

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Engines:

  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6: 365 horsepower with 350 lb-ft of torque

2016 Ford Explorer Exterior Rear End

The outdoors have never looked so good. Explore your way through the unknown, or experience ultimate relaxation on the road in the 2016 Ford Platinum. Comfort and capability join forces in bringing you a refined and controlled experience, no matter where you go. Safety is a huge priority, which is why you are outfitted with the Safety Canopy® System. This system combines side-curtain airbags and a rollover sensor to prevent occupant ejection in the case of a rollover incident by keeping the side airbags inflated for a couple seconds longer than other airbags. Other safety features include Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert. This system utilizes radar technology to identify vehicles in your blind spots and to ensure that you are made aware of vehicle coming from the side when backing out of a parking spot or driveway. Through a combination of safety features, interior comforts and exterior style, you are able to experience the freedom of advanced technology and drive your way to a better future. Make Legacy Ford Rimbey apart of that future by coming and test driving the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum at your local Rimbey Ford Dealer – Legacy Ford Rimbey.

Ross North
Legacy Ford Rimbey



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