Three Rows of Family Friendly Space in the 2018 Ford Explorer


The 2018 Ford Explorer we have here at Simi Valley Ford is a perfect SUV crossover for families, thanks to its spacious cargo hold and flexible, three-row seating configuration. It's been a go-to family vehicle here in the Thousand Oaks area for a long time now, and it's easy to see why.

2018 Ford Explorer Performance and Trims

For the 2018 model year, the Ford Explorer is available in multiple trim levels, and three different engines. Which engine drivers in the Camarillo area can get on their Explorer depends on which trim they choose. The breakdown includes:


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  • 2018 Ford Explorer Base
  • 2018 Ford Explorer XLT
  • 2018 Ford Explorer Limited
  • 2018 Ford Explorer Sport
  • 2018 Ford Explorer Platinum

For the base and XLT models, the standard engine is a 3.5-liter V6 with 290 horsepower, although there is an optional 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 280 horsepower that can be ordered instead. The Limited model, on the other hand, is the reverse, with the four-cylinder option standard and the V6 optional.

Finally, the top two trims, Sport and Platinum, are powered by a 364-horsepower, turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine.

2018 Ford Explorer Technology Features

As drivers in Moorpark move up trim levels on the 2018 Ford Explorer, they get a lot of standard tech features and amenities to spoil them. Features to be on the lookout for include:

  • Rearview camera, standard on the base trim and up
  • Ford's SYNC with voice controls, base level and up
  • Heated seats with ventilation, standard on the Limited model and up
  • Power-folding third row, Limited and up
  • Power-adjustable pedals, Limited model and up
  • Panoramic sunroof, standard on the Platinum trim

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2018 Ford Explorer Safety Features

The 2018 Ford Explorer can do more than just carry the whole family and all of their gear, it also does so safely, with state-of-the-art safety features. Ask our Simi Valley Ford sales professionals for the most up-to-date information on availability, but, some of the safety features you can find include:

  • Automated parking assistance system
  • Parking sensors
  • Wide windshield and tall side window designs for improved visibility
  • Traffic-adaptive cruise control

Shop for the 2018 Ford Explorer near Santa Paula

When you're in the market for a room SUV crossover, stop by Simi Valley Ford and see for yourself why so many drivers around southern California and across the country have chosen the Ford Explorer for their primary family vehicle.