The rugged and versatile 2019 Ford Explorer delivers the capable performance you want, whether driving on the streets of Mascoutah or heading out on an epic road trip. Learn more about the available engines and performance specs of the new Explorer from the experts at Auffenberg Ford Belleville.

What Engines are Offered with the Ford Explorer?

There are three powerful and efficient Ford Explorer engines to choose from:

  •  2.3L EcoBoost
    • Horsepower: 280 hp
    • Torque: 310 lb-ft
  • 3.5L Ti-VCT V6
    • Horsepower: 290 hp
    • Torque: 255 lb-ft
  • 3.5L Ecoboost V6
    • Horsepower: 365 hp
    • Torque: 350 lb-ft

Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System

Standard in the Ford Explorer Sport and Platinum models, the Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System gives you the capability to select a driving mode to suit whatever road conditions you encounter. Whether you're driving through snow, gravel, sand, or mud, you'll always be in control.

Additional Performance Features

Some of the other important performance-related features of the new Explorer offer enhanced control and driver assist systems, including:

  • Towing and Trailer Sway Control
    • When properly equipped, the Explorer can tow up to 5,000 pounds, and the Towing and Trailer Sway Control system will automatically adjust the torque and apply the brakes to help you keep both the vehicle and the trailer under control. Looking for more towing? The 2020 Explorer tows up to 5,600 pounds.
  • Class-Exclusive Curve Control
    • This advanced system detects when you're driving too fast to handle an approaching curve in the road, and will automatically apply throttle reduction and four-wheel braking to keep you safe.
  • Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control
    • Both the Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control are designed to provide confidence and stability when climbing or descending a steep grade. Both systems automatically work in conjunction with the anti-lock brake system to help keep the vehicle under control.

Learn More About the 2019 Ford Explorer

See how the Ford Explorer matches up against the Honda Pilot and the Ford Escape, then browse our Explorer inventory to find the model that best suits your lifestyle. When you're ready to test drive the new Explorer stop by our showroom at 901 S. Illinois Street in Belleville, just a short drive from O'Fallon. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us today.


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Auffenberg Ford Belleville

901 S Illinois St
Directions Belleville, IL 62220

  • Sales: (618) 589-9698
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