New Ford Explorer SUVs in Waynesboro

New Ford Explorer for Sale in Waynesboro

Since its debut in the 1990s, the Ford Explorer has earned its reputation as a capable family vehicle. The Ford Explorer is also highly versatile. The new Explorer offers you the ability to haul your family around Charlottesville, VA with style and comfort. There is also ample cargo room for all the gear you and your family need for your weekend adventures. We invite you to explore the various powertrains of the Explorer, including a hybrid version. If you need assistance choosing the right Ford SUV for your daily drives, please visit Campus Ford in Waynesboro.

Trim Levels

  • Base
  • XLT
  • ST-Line
  • Limited
  • Timberline
  • ST
  • Limited Hybrid
  • Platinum
  • King Ranch
  • Platinum Hybrid


The base engine for the Ford Explorer is a 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine, which offers drivers up to 300 horsepower. When drivers near Staunton opt for the Towing package, the base engine can tow up to 5,300 pounds. This setup is the only engine option in the Base, XLT, and Limited trims. The optional engine is a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 gas-powered engine with a tow rating of up to 5,600 pounds. It is available in the King Ranch, ST, and Platinum trims. The hybrid powertrain is a 3.3-liter V6 gas engine paired with an electric motor. This combination provides drivers with up to 318 horsepower for cruising through Harrisonburg.

The Ford Explorer offers standard rear-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is optional. Each of the engines couples with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Overall, the Ford Explorer offers a comfortable ride with responsive handling. However, drivers who wish for a more exciting drive may wish to opt for the ST trims, which tend to be more athletic.

Interior and Entertainment

The iconic Ford Explorer has three rows of seating standard, and drivers may wish to fold the third row for extra cargo space. One special caveat of the Explorer is the ability to press a button and move the second row so that the third row of seating is more accessible.

All Ford Explorer models offer a Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto access, and a standard 8-inch touchscreen to access the infotainment system. Additionally, all Explorer SUVs come outfitted with the Ford SYNC® 4 infotainment software. Our new Explorer models offer voice-activated navigation and a rear-seat entertainment system. Plus, all trims, with the Base trim as the exception, come equipped with a B&O stereo system.


All the new Explorer trims come equipped with the Ford Co-Pilot360™ safety system. Drivers will enjoy forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, lane-departure assist, and a blind spot monitoring system. However, drivers should keep in mind that higher trim levels will unlock a few extra safety features, such as adaptive cruise control.

FAQs About the New Ford Explorer

Does the Ford Explorer have a third row?

Yes, the Ford Explorer can have a third row. Customers near Stuarts Draft should decide if they wish for a second row with captain's chairs or bench seating. The third row may lie flat so that passengers may add more cargo.

Does the Ford Explorer have 4-wheel drive?

Yes. Every Ford Explorer Model offers Intelligent Four-Wheel Drive (4WD).

Does the Ford Explorer come in a hybrid?

Yes, the hybrid powertrain features a 3.3-liter V6 gasoline engine paired with an electric motor. This motor pairs with a 10-speed automatic transmission, and the hybrid offers 318 horsepower.

  1. Campus Ford

    2401 W Main St
    Waynesboro, VA 22980

    • Sales: (540) 932-3200
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