2018 Ford Explorer Review | Sandusky, MI

2018 Ford Explorer

The 2018 Ford Explorer is the SUV you and your family will love to add to your driveway. Are you sure of all the features that come with this reliable vehicle? At Tubbs Brothers in Sandusky, MI, our experts have crafted this Explorer review in order to tell you what you're getting for your monthly payments. Our new inventory has plenty of Explorer models available for you to browse through in case you want to further research this SUV. If you have any questions about the Explorer, then contact us online or give us a call at (810) 648-0000.

Performance Specs and Engine

Under the hood of the 2018 Ford Explorer sits three potential engines that will fit perfectly with your daily drive. Whether your commute is long or short, the Explorer is capable of taking you wherever you need to go. Listed below are the key engine specs for all the available Explorer engines.

2018 Ford Explorer

Starting MSRP-


3.5L Ti-VCT V6

2.3L EcoBoost® I4

3.5L EcoBoost® V6


290 HP

280 HP

365 HP


255 lb.-ft.

310 lb.-ft.

350 lb.-ft.

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy


17 MPG/24 MPG/20 MPG

18 MPG/25 MPG/21 MPG

16 MPG/22 MPG/18 MPG

Interior and Exterior Design

The interior and exterior of the 2018 Ford Explorer is built to impress your passengers whether they're sitting in or standing outside. With features like auto high beams and dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control, the Explorer is bound to satisfy your needs. Continue reading for other features included in the Explorer.

2018 Ford Explorer Interior


  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Twin-panel moonroof
  • Heated leather power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel with cruise and audio controls
  • Power-adjustable pedals with memory
  • Rearview camera with washer
2018 Ford Explorer Exterior


  • Quad chrome exhaust tips
  • LED fog lamps
  • Hands-free foot-activated liftgate
  • LED signature lighting
  • Powerfold® mirrors

Technology Features

When it comes to high tech gear, the 2018 Ford Explorer provides everything you'll need to stay connected throughout your commute. Continue reading for more information on both the technology and safety features included inside this reliable SUV.

2018 Ford Explorer

Key Features


  • 110V power outlet
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • MyKey®
  • Remote Start
  • SYNC® 3
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Forward media bin with smart-charging USB and 12V powerpoint
  • Premium Sound from Sony® with Clear Phase and Live Acoustics
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Voice-activated navigation system
  • SYNC® Connect
  • Wi-Fi® hotspot

Safety Features

When it comes to the safety of your passengers, the Explorer is here to ensure your entire vehicle makes it safely to your destination. With a 5-Stear NHTSA overall safety rating, it's no wonder the Explorer is one of the best SUVs on the market. More information on the available safety with this SUV is listed below.

2018 Ford Explorer

Key Features


  • Adaptive cruise control and collision warning with brake support
  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) with cross-traffic alert
  • Enhanced active park assist with pull out assist, perpendicular park, and flank guard
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Forward and reverse sensing system
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Belt-Minder®
  • Safety Canopy® System
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™

Schedule a Test Drive

2018 Ford Explorer Sport

If you're ready for your next adventure to be inside the 2018 Ford Explorer, then schedule a test drive at Tubbs Brothers in Sandusky, MI. We'll have the model you love from our new Ford Explorer inventory ready for you once you arrive. If you're interested in saving on the Explorer, our dealership offers a number of specials. Don't wait too long! These specials change monthly, so once you see an offer you love take advantage of it. Call (810) 648-0000 with any questions you may have about the 2018 Explorer.

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