The new ST-Line version can be said to be a cheaper alternative to the Ford Explorer 2022 ST version.
Last year, Ford added the ST-Line version to its Edge range in the US market. Up to now, it is the turn of the large SUV Ford Explorer line to be equipped with the same ST-Line version.
Like the ST elder, the Ford Explorer ST-Line 2022 is also equipped with a black grille, 2 rear exhaust pipes and 20-inch alloy wheels. Add to that the dark headlight and taillight housings. On the bonnet there will be additional black “Explorer” words while the “ST-Line” logo is located on the front fenders.
Inside the Ford Explorer ST-Line 2022 for the US market appears notable equipment such as a 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system, a heated steering wheel, a 360-degree camera and wireless smartphone charging. And yet, Ford also equips anti-glare rearview mirrors, heated front seats, red stitching, door sills with the words “ST-Line” and more advanced floor mats for the new version of the line. Explorer.
The “heart” of the Ford Explorer ST-Line 2022 is the standard 2.3L 4-cylinder EcoBoost gasoline engine, producing a maximum capacity of 300 horsepower. Power is transmitted to the wheels through the familiar 10-speed automatic transmission. In addition, the car also has both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
Finally, there are safety equipment included in the Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist+ technology package, which includes adaptive cruise control and obstacle avoidance steering assist.
When available in the US market, the Ford Explorer ST-Line 2022 is positioned between the XLT and Limited versions. In particular, this new version costs $ 7,570 less than the ST version and $ 2,575 lower than the ST Enthusiast version.
Not only the ST-Line version, the Ford Explorer 2022 line is also upgraded to the ST version. Specifically, the Ford Explorer ST 2022 will be added with a new RWD rear-wheel drive system. Rear-wheel drive will be standard equipment for the Ford Explorer ST 2022. Meanwhile, all-wheel drive AWD is optional equipment.
The engine of the Ford Explorer ST 2022 is still an EcoBoost V6 petrol engine, 3.0L capacity and 10-speed automatic transmission. In the new RWD version, the car owns a maximum capacity of 400 horsepower and maximum torque of 562 Nm.
Currently, Ford has not announced the operating parameters of Explorer ST RWD 2022. It is predicted that the Ford Explorer ST RWD 2022 will accelerate from 0-96 km / h slower than the AWD version.
Other upgrades for the Ford Explorer 2022 in the US market include a 3.0-liter EcoBoost V6 engine with 400 horsepower, standard equipment for King Ranch and Platinum versions. A 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system and a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment display are also standard on these two models.