New Ford Explorer SUVs for Sale in Roswell, NM


The base engine for the lower trim levels of the new Ford Explorer is a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine. When you choose the ST or higher trim levels, the standard engine is a 3.0-liter EcoBoost with 400 horsepower. The Explorer comes with a ten-speed automatic transmission that provides efficient and smooth shifting.

Ford Explorer Trim Levels and Feature Highlights

The 2021 Ford Explorer is known for being both practical and luxurious. A three-row midsize SUV with roomy seating for seven or six, the Explorer comes with available second-row captain's chairs. Features are organized across three well-equipped trim levels, ensuring our valued Roswell shoppers can enjoy a full-featured experience no matter which tier they select.

Explorer Standard Features

As we kick off the latest model lineup, the Explorer's base trim level includes numerous comfort, safety, and technology features, including the Co-Pilot360™ suite of advanced driver aids. Highlights include:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • LED headlights
  • Power liftgate
  • Three-zone automatic climate control
  • 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat
  • 8-inch SYNC 3 touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pre-Collision Assist and Pedestrian Detection
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps

Explorer XLT

By stepping up just one trim level tier, our Lovington shoppers can add several comfort, technology, and convenience upgrades, including:

  • Roof rails
  • Intelligent Access proximity and keypad entry, keyless ignition
  • Sound-reducing front side-windows
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Second-row captain's chairs
  • Second-row USB ports

Explorer Limited

In the middle of the lineup, the Limited trim positions the Explorer in luxury territory with amenities like:

  • 20-inch wheels
  • Hands-free liftgate
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated second-row captain's chairs with Power-Assist Fold and E-Z Entry
  • Wireless charging pad
  • 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen premium audio
  • Co-Pilot360™ Assist+: adaptive cruise control, evasive steering assist, voice-activated navigation
  • Surround-view camera system

Explorer ST

For drivers seeking a little more excitement with their family-friendly SUV, there's the Explorer ST. Tuned by the Ford Performance team, the Explorer ST equips performance upgrades like:

  • High Output turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 (400 horsepower, 415 pound-feet of torque)
  • Sport-tuned suspension
  • Paddle shifters
  • Digital instrument panel
  • Sport front seats
  • Automated parking system

Explorer Platinum

Explorer's top-tier Platinum trim includes a slightly down-tuned version of the upgraded engine. It trades the ST's sporty equipment for luxury enhancements like:

  • Turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 (365 horsepower, 380 pound-feet of torque)
  • Steering-adaptive headlights
  • Upgraded leather upholstery
  • Dual-pane sunroof
  • 10.1-inch infotainment screen
  • Digital driver information display


The new Ford Explorer has a towing capacity of 5,600 pounds. This vehicle comes with trailer sway control to provide a safer trailering experience around Capitan and Lovington, NM.

Intelligent four-wheel-drive (4WD) is available for the new Explorer. In most circumstances, the Explorer will operate in rear-wheel drive. When the road conditions warrant, the front-wheels will be brought online for additional traction.

Interior and Technology

You will have plenty of space inside the Ford Explorer. This SUV can seat either six or seven passengers depending on the trim level chosen. With the rear rows folded down, you will have 87.8 cubic feet of cargo area.

You will undoubtedly stay comfortable while driving the new Explorer. Tri-zone temperature control will allow the driver, the front passenger and those in the rear of the vehicle to have the temperature set at a level at which each zone is the most comfortable. The new Explorer also provides a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. This hotspot allows you to connect multiple devices at once.


Many safety features are standard on the new Explorer, including automatic high beams. With this feature, the headlights change from high to low as the traffic conditions allow. Automatic emergency braking and a rearview camera are standard.

Visit Roswell Ford for a Test Drive Today!

The new Ford Explorer is an SUV that you should see and test drive. We have very competitive financing options and can help you keep it running like new with factory-certified auto service and genuine OEM parts. Come visit our dealership! The staff at Roswell Ford is ready to help get you into your next vehicle.

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