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Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Are you interested in adding the 2019 Ford Explorer to your daily drive, but aren't sure which trim level is right for you? The experts at RiverBend Ford in Bainbridge, GA have created the following page to highlight the key differences between each of the new Explorer trims. If you have any questions before reading further, contact our dealership by calling (877) 340-0441.

Standard Features of the 2019 Ford Explorer

Regardless of which 2019 Ford Explorer trim level you choose, you can expect a long list of standard features including the following:

  • Manual single-zone climate control
  • MyKey® teen driver technology
  • Easy Fuel® capless fuel filler
  • Rearview camera with washer
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Traction Control
  • LATCH for child carseats

Explorer vs. XLT vs. Limited vs. Sport

The 2019 Ford Explorer lineup starts with the Explorer, XLT, Limited, and Sport trim levels. Continue reading below to learn which trim has the comfort, design, tech, and performance features you want from your family's new SUV.

The interior of the 2019 Ford Explorer

Interior Comfort

Your new SUV should keep you and your passengers comfortable on trips of any length. Comfort features available with each trim level include:

2019 Explorer Trims

Features

Explorer

Starting at $32,365 MSRP

  • Manual day/night rearview mirror
  • Cloth-trimmed seating
  • Second-row bench seat
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob

XLT

Starting at $34,400 MSRP

Explorer features plus:

  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Unique cloth seating surfaces

Limited

Starting at $42,765 MSRP

XLT features plus:

  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Leather-trimmed seating
  • Third row PowerFold® folding bench seat

Sport

Starting at $46,625 MSRP

Limited features plus:

  • First and second row floor mats with unique badging
  • Leather-trimmed seating with red accent stitching

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Exterior Design

Make a statement behind the wheel of the 2019 Ford Explorer. Check out the table below to determine which SUV has the design features you want most.

2019 Explorer Trims

Features

Explorer

Starting at $32,365 MSRP

  • Automatic LED headlamps
  • Black exterior door handles
  • LED taillamps
  • Heated manually folding exterior mirrors
  • Easy Fuel® capless fuel filler

XLT

Starting at $34,400 MSRP

Explorer features plus:

  • Body color door handles
  • Silver roof rails
  • Chrome bodyside cladding

Limited

Starting at $42,765 MSRP

XLT features plus:

  • Body-color liftgate spoiler
  • Hands-free liftgate
  • LED fog lamps
  • Powerfold® mirrors

Sport

Starting at $46,625 MSRP

Limited features plus:

  • Automatic headlamps
  • LED taillamps with unique treatment
  • High gloss black mirrors with LED turn signal indicators
  • Painted black exterior door handles
  • High gloss black mesh grille insert

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Tech Features

Do you want the latest entertainment features to stay connected with every drive? Discover which Explorer trim has the tech features you want in the table below.

2019 Explorer Trims

Features

Explorer

Starting at $32,365 MSRP

  • SYNC® infotainment
  • Four total 12V powerpoints

XLT

Starting at $34,400 MSRP

Explorer features plus:

  • Six-speaker audio system

Limited

Starting at $42,765 MSRP

XLT features plus:

  • SYNC® 3 infotainment
  • FordPass™ Connect
  • In-cabin Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Voice-activated Navigation
  • Universal garage door opener

Sport

Starting at $46,625 MSRP

Limited features plus:

  • Sony® 12-speaker audio system

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Performance

There are three engine options available between the Explorer, XLT, Limited, and Sport trim levels. The table below details the specs for each engine to help you decide which is best for your daily drive.

Engine

3.5L V6

2.3L EcoBoost® I4

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

Horsepower

290 HP

280 HP

365 HP

Torque

255 lb.-ft.

310 lb.-ft.

350 lb.-ft.

MPG city/highway

17/24

19/27

16/22

Trim Availability

Explorer, XLT

Limited

Sport

2019 Ford Explorer Platinum

The 2019 Ford Explorer Platinum starts at $54,165 MSRP. Loaded with all of the features included with previous trims, the Explorer Platinum also adds a number of luxury options you're sure to appreciate.

Overview

  • Twin-panel moonroof
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Power-adjustable pedals with memory
  • Platinum premium seating
  • Heated second row outboard seats

Schedule a Test Drive in Bainbridge, GA

Now that you have decided which 2019 Ford Explorer trim level is right for your daily drive, it is time to schedule a test drive! Browse the new inventory available at RiverBend Ford in Bainbridge, GA and then schedule your appointment by calling (877) 340-0441.

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