2020 Ford Explorer Release Date

Midsize SUV shoppers in the areas of Maitland, Orlando, and Winter Park can get excited because the 2020 Ford Explorer is almost here. Ford has recently announced that the 2020 Ford Explorer will be all new, inside and out.

On this page, we at Peacock Ford will give you an insider peek at what this model will bring to the table when it hits our dealership sometime in summer 2019. Read ahead to learn more!

Performance Specifications

The 2020 Ford Explorer is explore-ready with a new Explorer ST trim level which sports a powerful 400-HP engine that will provide some serious towing and hauling capabilities. This trim also comes equipped with a sport-tuned suspension system to maximize your thrill behind the wheel.

If efficiency is your top priority, you can opt for the new Explorer Hybrid trim. With its hybrid powertrain and real-wheel drivetrain, this trim offers an EPA-estimated mileage range of at least 500 miles as well as a 5,000-pound towing capacity.1

The 2020 Ford Explorer also comes equipped with a rotary gear shift dial as well as a Terrain Management System with several drive modes including gravel, mud, sand, snow, and more. Take on all kinds of driving conditions with confidence.

Anticipated Expansive Space

Like the 2019 Ford Explorer, the 2020 Ford Explorer will seat up to seven passengers and is expected to offer the same expansive amount of passenger and cargo room the 2019 model has to offer. See what kind of space you can expect below:


First Row

Second Row

Third Row


41.4 inches

40.6 inches

37.8 inches


42.9 inches

39.5 inches

33.3 inches

Shoulder Room

61.5 inches

61.0 inches

50.8 inches

Cargo Space Behind

81.7 cubic feet

43.9 cubic feet

21.0 cubic feet

Maximize the convenience in the 2020 Ford Explorer with its E-Z Entry 2nd-row captain’s chairs which fold down with the touch of a button.

Advanced Technology Features

The 2020 Ford Explorer will sport a wide variety of top-of-the-line technology features starting with the Ford Co-Pilot360™ driver-assistive safety suite which includes:

  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go and Lane Centering
  • Active Park Assist 2.0

On top of these advanced active safety features, this model will offer a wide variety of convenience features starting with a wireless charging pad. Keep all your devices juiced up and ready for when you get to your destination.

You’ll also get a SYNC® 3 infotainment system with a unique 10.1-inch portrait touchscreen. With this system, you’ll get Bluetooth®, smartphone integration, turn-by-turn navigation, and much more.

Get Excited for the 2020 Ford Explorer!

As you can see, the 2020 Ford Explorer will offer everything you loved about the previous model years and so much more. Midsize SUV shoppers in the areas of Maitland, Orlando, and Winter Park should give us a call at Peacock Ford today for more information about this incredible vehicle!

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