2021 Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
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Agile and Adventurous

As you might guess from the name, the Ford Explorer was made for adventuring off the beaten path. This three-row sport utility vehicle is ideal for taking friends and family into parts unknown, whether that's an isolated mountain retreat at the end of a steep and twisting road, or just a trip just across town.

The Explorer provides all the elbow room and interior comfort that SUVs are known for, with seating for seven and plenty of storage space. It exceeds the class standards, however, delivering incredible performance, a bundle of tech features, and the hard-boiled durability that drivers expect from Ford. As a family-friendly vehicle, it keeps passengers out of harm's way with an assortment of high-tech safety features.

If you're searching for an SUV to cruise the streets of Ayden or journey out into the heart of North Carolina and beyond, the Ford Explorer is up to the task. We hope you'll at Doug Henry Ford of Ayden to try out the Explorer for yourself. We also offer a dynamic range of other Ford SUVs, pickups, vans, and sedans, and we're confident that you'll find the right vehicle for any situation.

Ford Explorer Interior

What's New on the 2021 Ford Explorer?

Ford offers fresh updates for the 2021 Explorer's trim range. The LT, ST, and Limited versions are now available with a locking cargo organizer, which comes standard in the range-topping Platinum model. You can also equip the ST, Limited, and Platinum versions with an eight-way power-adjustable front passenger seat. The XLT trim now comes standard with heated seating, and you can also opt for a heated steering wheel. 

History of the Explorer

In 1991, Ford determined that it was time to replace their enormous Bronco II, and debuted the Explorer as their first big step in a new direction. Also lifting inspiration from the Ford Ranger, the Explorer quickly proved itself as a well-rounded option equally suited for daily commuting and long road trips. By 2011, it was ready for an update, and Ford released that year's model with a total redesign. The old truck-style frame was replaced by a solid unibody frame, reclassifying the Explorer as an SUV.

The change turned out to be perfect timing, as U.S. demand for SUVs skyrocketed soon after the redesign. The Explorer holds its own within the competitive SUV segment, and as Ford continues to update and enhance their star SUV, the Explorer presents refreshed value with each new year model.

We Have the Explorer at Doug Henry Ford of Ayden

When you visit us at Doug Henry Ford of Ayden, you'll enjoy unmatched customer service from our committed team of automotive professionals. We have a varied assortment of new and on our lot, from sedans and coupes to SUVs and cargo vans. Our inventory is listed for you to explore at your convenience. When you find a vehicle you like, we invite you to come down to the dealership to take it for a test drive. When you get here, we can also talk about our incentives, special offers, and plans.

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