Used Ford Explorer Towing Capabilities

May 28th, 2020 by

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The Ford Explorer is a family-friendly SUV that’s well known in Long Island City for its reliability and comfortable interior. Whether you’re using it for your Queens commute or your next family vacation, you can count on the Ford Explorer to get you where you need to go comfortably with its high-performance capabilities. Buying a used Ford Explorer is a great way to get a dependable vehicle at a discounted price, and many Major World shoppers find that the used Ford Explorer towing capabilities are perfect for their vacation needs. Learn more about the used Ford Explorer towing capabilities below, then contact us when you’re ready to explore this vehicle in person.

Used Ford Explorer Performance

The towing capabilities of a used Ford Explorer will depend on which model you buy. Early editions of the Ford Explorer could pull anywhere from 2,000 to 5,000 pounds depending on their engines, while newer editions can pull as much as 5,600 pounds when properly equipped. You’ll also have to consider the Explorer trim level and drivetrain when finding it’s towing capacity. A fully equipped Ford Explorer with a Terrain Management System™ and Intelligent 4WD will be able to pull more than a base configuration model. You can expect the used Ford Explorer towing capabilities to be more than enough to pull your fishing boat or a trailer for your next family vacation or a weekend trip with friends.

Used Ford Explorer Towing Features

Raw towing power alone isn’t the only thing that makes the Ford Explorer an ideal vehicle for your next fishing trip though. Newer generations of used Ford Explorer models come with a suite of towing features that make driving on %%target _city_2%% roads easier and safer. Here are some of the towing features you can find on newer used Ford Explorer editions:

  • Terrain Management System™
  • RWD, AWD, or 4WD drivetrain
  • AdvanceTrac®
  • Roll Stability Control®
  • Towing and Trailer Sway Control

Older editions of the Ford Explorer may not have all of these features available, but rest assured that these models can still tow your trailer or equipment securely and safely on Bronx roads.

Find a Used Ford Explorer at Major World!

Now that you have a better idea of the used Ford Explorer towing capabilities and its towing features, explore our used vehicle inventory to find the perfect Ford Explorer for you! When you’re ready you can contact our finance team to apply for financing and begin the car buying process. We look forward to meeting you!

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