Buy a New 2017 Ford Explorer in Columbus, OH


Powerful engine options and intelligent design make the 2017 Ford Explorer as smart as it is capable. Ample cargo space and seating for up to seven make this full-size SUV the perfect home base for all of your adventures for everything from weekday carpools to long weekend excursions. With the 2017 Explorer, you can hit the road with confidence because advanced safety systems have your back on every journey. Visit our Ford dealership in Columbus, OH, to learn more about the incredible features of this SUV. Test-drive it today!


The 2017 Ford Explorer offers three potent powerplants to fuel your daily drives. From the traditional V6 engine to the two EcoBoost® powertrain options, your Explorer provides the dynamic driving experience that your daily routine needs. Opt for the Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System and you can dominate a variety of Columbus road conditions with enhanced control and traction. A max towing capacity of 5,000 pounds gives you the option to take along whatever you may need, for work or play. Additional performance metrics can include:

  • 2.3-liter Turbocharged, Direct Injection EcoBoost® engine with 280 hp, 310 lb-ft of torque and up to 27 highway mpg
  • 3.5-liter Twin Turbocharged, Direct Injection EcoBoost® V6 engine with 365 hp, 350 lb-ft of torque and up to 22 highway mpg
  • 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine with 290 horsepower, 255 lb-ft of torque and up to 24 highway mpg
  • 6-Speed SelectShift® transmission


Comfortable seating for seven and modern tech perks make the cabin of the 2017 Explorer the perfect place to command the road. The second- and third-row seats can be folded down to provide an amazing 81.7 cubic feet of cargo space for gear, groceries or luggage. With a host of technologies to keep everyone connected and entertained on every trek, you and your crew will be smiling for miles. The available SYNC® 3 infotainment system easily grants access to music, apps, navigation and more. Enjoy additional interior features and cabin conveniences that can include:

  • SiriusXM® Radio
  • Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate
  • Navigation with SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link®
  • Class-exclusive PowerFold® 50/50 split-folding third-row seat
  • 12-speaker Premium Audio System from Sony®


Driver-assistive features help you to avoid potential dangers when driving the Explorer. When you drive the 2017 Ford Explorer you can have added peace of mind knowing you and your passengers are protected by active safety systems that work as a second set of eyes every time you take the wheel. Features like the available BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert help you to monitor your blind-spots and assist with things like backing out of a tricky driveway or parking spot. Drive with confidence with standard and available safety features that include:

  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Hill Descent Control™
  • Forward Collision Warning with Brake Support
  • Lane-Keeping System

Discover the incredible 2017 Ford Explorer. Head over to Germain Ford of Columbus for a test-drive today!