10-Speed Automatic Transmission
The 10-speed automatic transmission makes shifting gears a smoother, more efficient process, while helping to provide a wide power band for your performance and towing needs.
Standard on all 2024 Explorer® models, side-wind stabilization is designed to help the driver keep the vehicle on its path when encountering high or gusty winds.
Terrain Management System™
The standard Terrain Management System, on 2WD and Intelligent 4WD Explorer® models, can help tackle any adventure. Up to seven Selectable Drive Modes include Normal, Trail, Deep Snow/Sand (4WD only), Slippery, Sport, Tow/Haul and Eco Mode.
Available Explorer Engines
2.3L EcoBoost® I-4 Engine
This turbocharged powerplant churns out 300 hp and 310 lb.-ft. of torque for spirited drives around town or far from it. The 2.3L EcoBoost I-4 engine comes standard on the Base, XLT, ST-Line, Timberline® and Limited models.
3.0L EcoBoost® V6 Engine
The 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology is the backbone of the ST, King Ranch® and Platinum model powertrains. It combines turbocharging and direct injection to produce 400 hp* and 415 lb.-ft. of torque.
No matter which one you choose, you’ll get impressive capability
SelectShift® Capability with Paddle Shifters
Turn your automatic transmission into an on-demand manual one with available, conveniently placed paddle shifters with SelectShift® capability.
Make Your Own Tracks
The 2024 Ford Explorer® Timberline® model comes standard with a high 8.66" ground clearance, off-road front struts and rear shocks and all-terrain tires on 18" High Gloss Black-painted aluminum wheels.