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How powerful is the new Ford Explorer?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Explorer on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 at 7:12 pm
Front view of red 2020 Ford Explorer driving on mountain road

2020 Ford Explorer Engine Specs and Towing Capacity 

If you are looking for a powerful SUV, you won’t have to look further than the 2020 Ford Explorer. This SUV has a lot of power under the hood that can help you take on the toughest challenges. Let’s take a look at the 2020 Ford Explorer engine specs and towing capacity to find out if it’s right for you. 


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Performance Equipment 

The 2020 Ford Explorer has three engine options to choose from. The standard 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine has standard rear-wheel drive with available intelligent four-wheel drive. The 3.0-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine has intelligent four-wheel drive to give you some extra punch. If you are looking for a more fuel-efficient option, the Ford Explorer has a 3.3-liter Hybrid engine with rear-wheel drive and available intelligent four-wheel drive.   

2020 Ford Explorer cargo area and sideview

2020 Ford Explorer in white

Hauling Capability 

When you are traveling long distances with extra equipment, you are going to need to tow a lot. Thankfully, the 2020 Ford Explorer can help you carry what you need. This vehicle has a maximum towing capacity of 5,600 pounds with the 3.0-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine. The 3.3-liter Hybrid V6 engine gives the Ford Explorer a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. The new Ford Explorer is capable and powerful for everything you need.  


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The 2020 Ford Explorer engine specs and towing capacity give you a better idea of what this vehicle is capable of. There are other features inside this model that can help you have a more comfortable ride. If you would like to learn more about the 2020 Ford Explorer, or any of our other Ford models, you can check out our online inventory and schedule a test drive with us at Kovatch Ford. We hope to see you in our showroom very soon.  

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