Videos: 2011 Ford Explorer technology, safety features

2011 Ford Explorer

Besides an all-new design and fuel-economy, the 2011 Ford Explorer also focuses on new technology and safety features.

“The all-new Explorer targets top safety ratings with a stiff unibody structure and a class-leading suite of active and passive safety features and technologies, plus another Ford safety innovation ““ the world”s first second-row inflatable rear belts,” Ford said in a statement.

We have three videos here that highlight the following features:

  • AdvanceTrac with RSC features Curve Control functionality to provide braking ““ optimized by each individual wheel.
  • BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert.
  • Explorer V6 models are available with an intelligent 4WD system that adds terrain management. Driver can choose between four modes including snow, sand, mud and normal modes. This system also includes a hill descent mode.

Check out the videos after the jump.

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Refresher: Power for the 2011 Ford Explorer comes from a 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 engine making 290-hp and 255 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission or the optional 6-speed SelectShift automatic. Ford will also offer an 2.0L inline 4-cylinder turbocharged and intercooled EcoBoost engine making 237-hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. Also mated to a 6-speed automatic, the EcoBoost Explorer is expected to deliver a 30 percent increase in fuel-economy. The 2011 Explorer will hit dealerships with three trim levels including base, XLT and Limited. Prices start at $28,190.

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– By: Omar Rana