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2020 Ford Explorer Base vs Platinum

2020 Ford Explorer exterior front fascia passenger side in front of rocks

The Ford Explorer is a popular model for many customer who search for reliable, spacious, and powerful SUVs. Now, it’s back for 2020, and we couldn’t be more excited to share it with you here in Carbon County, PA. So, which trim should you get? Let’s compare the Base trim and Platinum trim. Let’s take a look at some of the model highlights, and why the Explorer just might be the right model for all your adventures. So, let’s start out with the power, performance, and space this SUV provides.

This model has 5 trims: Explorer, XLT, Limited, ST, and Platinum. The 2020 Ford Explorer can seat up to 7 people, with 18.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the last row, and a max cargo space of 87.8 cu. ft. of cargo space when you fold the rear seats down. It has a max horsepower of 400 hp and 415 lb.-ft. of torque. It also gives you a top speed of 143 miles per hour.

Now that we know more about the power and performance of the 2020 Explorer we can take a closer look at this SUVs technologies. Let’s see what else this Ford model has to bring to your drive.

Explorer Base


Explorer Platinum

$32,765 Starting MSRP $58,250
Rear-Wheel Drive Standard Drivetrain Intelligent 4WD
N/A Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Standard
N/A Active Park Assist Standard

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Inside the 2020 Explorer you’ll see some familiar technologies for performance, convenience, and safety. Depending on the trim you get, these features can include:

    • Terrain Management System™
    • Twin-Panel Moonroof
    • 12.3-inch Digital Instrument Panel Cluster
    • Rear-Wheel Drive OR Intelligent 4WD
    • Towing and Trailer Sway Control
    • Auto High-Beam Headlamps
    • Rear View Camera
    • Lane-Keeping System
    • Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Automatic Emergency Braking
    • Blind Spot Information System
    • Reverse Brake Assist

Come on over to your friendly Kovatch Ford to test drive the Ford Explorer and other Ford models today. You can figure out which trim is right for you, and whether or not you truly want the Explorer, or if a different Ford model is in your future.