Updated the popular crossover made its debut in China. In the United States cross new generation introduced last winter, but the Home model was not his luck. The production model will establish the joint venture of Changan-Ford.
“Chinese” Ford has a lot in common with the American. The dimensions of the body are identical, three piece lounge, a traditional layout with basic rear wheel drive.
However, the areas for difference are still there: the grille, the front part of the body, body kits around. Now why haven chosen China? First and foremost, the automobile market of China is still not saturated, and the second factor was the complete failure of the Ford Explorer at Home. Proof of this was low consumer demand along with a lot of negative reviews about pricing and quality.
In the cabin, the Ford Explorer is the media system with a massive touchscreen, a similar decision and have a Ford Explorer for the United States. Due to this, the screen has almost no physical buttons on the center console. Ford Explorer will be rewarded with a virtual instrument panel, panoramic roof and a full complex of security systems. Also has the driver assistance package Co-Pilot360. Also available various intelligent assistants, cruise and climate control, and climate zone for the third row seats.
As the base motor brand offered the Chinese audience a 220-horsepower two-liter turbochetverku Ecoboost family. Already in the basic version of Ford Explorer will be equipped with all-wheel drive. Another available for China motor and 2.3 Ecoboost. It produces 276 forces and deforsirovan. In America this same engine produces 304 horses. As the transmission is used 9АКПП. The start of sales in China deployed in June.