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2016 Ford Explorer Platinum
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About the Ford Explorer Platinum
When you need a family-friendly vehicle that's as spacious as it is versatile, a three-row SUV like the Ford Explorer Platinum is a sensible option. This full-size SUV comes standard with seating for up to seven passengers plus a generously sized cargo area. On its 2018 model, for instance, you can enjoy a full 21 cubic feet of storage space behind the third row. And when needed, the Ford Explorer Platinum’s second and third rows can be folded down for additional storage.
While the Ford Explorer is well equipped even on its base trim, check out a used Explorer Platinum model if you're ready to indulge in some finer features. Specifically, the Explorer's range-topping Platinum trim made its debut for the 2016 model year, during this SUV's fifth generation of production (2011-2019). Offering a turbocharged V6 engine and standard all-wheel drive, this trim is the way to go if you want to enjoy creature comforts and conveniences like adaptive cruise control, leather upholstery, and more across every model year.
When it comes to three-row SUVs, the Explorer Platinum is one of the most generously equipped you're likely to find without delving all the way into the luxury-SUV category. Check out a used model for yourself to see how this full-size SUV can suit your lifestyle and driving needs.
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Q: How many people does the Ford Explorer Platinum seat?
A: The 2017 Ford Explorer Platinum comes standard with seven-passenger seating, though seating is reduced to six on models that were equipped with optional second-row captain's chairs when sold new.
Q: What is the fuel economy of the Ford Explorer Platinum?
A: The all-wheel-drive 2019 Ford Explorer Platinum with turbocharged 3.5L V6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission gets an EPA-estimated 18 mpg combined.1
Q: How much can the Ford Explorer Platinum tow?
A: When properly equipped, the 2018 Explorer Platinum can tow up to 5,000 pounds.2
Q: How long is the Ford Explorer Platinum?
A: The 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum measures 198.3 inches long.
Q: Does the 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum have a sunroof?
A: Yes, a panoramic sunroof is standard on the 2018 Explorer Platinum.
1Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See fueleconomy.gov.
2Various factors may impact towing capacity, including weight of passengers, cargo, and options/accessories.
Ford Explorer Platinum Popular Features
When the Platinum trim was introduced as the Explorer's range-topping trim in 2016, it offered a wide range of features that included a dual-panel sunroof and premium leather upholstery for a sophisticated feel inside the cabin. For this model year, a premium Sony® sound system also comes standard, delivering crisp and robust sound to every corner of the expansive cabin. Meanwhile, driver-assistance features like adaptive cruise control, a blind-spot monitoring system, and lane-departure warning/intervention enhance your driving experience. The 2016 Explorer Platinum even has an automatic parking system for both perpendicular and parallel spots, so navigating tight parking spaces doesn't have to be a chore.
Later models of the Explorer Platinum tack on even more features, although a turbocharged V6 engine and all-wheel-drive system remains consistent. On the 2019 model, for example, the Platinum trim retains its automated parking abilities and premium sound system while adding equipment like a panoramic sunroof, standard Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™, eight-inch touchscreen display, and power-adjustable pedals for a more comfortable and personalized drive.
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