New Ford Explorer SUVs

For Sale & Lease Near Utica

Introducing the 2023 Ford Explorer in Yorkville, NY

The Ford Explorer is a well-rounded SUV with plenty of space and versatility. The Explorer also has good safety scores and a strong engine lineup. If you're looking for an SUV that can do it all, the Ford Explorer should be at the top of your list. You can browse our selection or custom order your Ford through our dealership today.

Trim Levels

The iconic Ford SUV is available in five great trim levels: base, XLT, Limited, ST, and Platinum. The base model has a 9-inch infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, tri-zone automatic climate control, and push-button start.

The XLT adds heated front seats and a remote start system. The Limited trim is where you'll find most of the Explorer's luxury features, including leather upholstery, navigation, a panoramic sunroof, and a hands-free liftgate. The ST is a performance-oriented trim with a more powerful engine and sporty suspension tuning. The top-of-the-line Platinum trim adds massaging front seats and a premium audio system for your trips around Utica.

Interior Design

The Explorer has a stylish and well-built cabin outfitted with quality materials. The front seats are comfortable and offer plenty of head- and legroom. The second-row seats are also spacious for long drives around New Hartford. The new Explorer SUV has standard seating for seven, but you can opt for second-row captain's chairs that reduce capacity to six. Regarding cargo space, the Explorer has 18.2 cubic feet behind the third row, 47.9 cubic feet behind the second row, and 87.8 cubic feet with all the rear seats folded.

Exterior Design

Our new Explorer models have a modern exterior design. You can find a new Ford SUV in five exterior colors at our dealership near Whitesboro: Blue Metallic, Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Star White Metallic Tri-Coat, and Iconic Silver Metallic.

Engine Options and Performance

The road-ready Ford Explorer comes with one of three engines to power your trips to Rome: a base 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 300 horsepower, a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine that makes 400 horsepower, or a 3.3-liter turbocharged V6 engine that produces 318 horsepower. All three engines connect to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The upgraded Explorer has standard front-wheel drive, but you can opt for all-wheel drive. When properly equipped, the Explorer can tow up to 5,600 pounds around Yorkville.


The tech-advanced Ford Explorer has a 9-inch infotainment system that's easy to use. It has sharp graphics and responds quickly to input. The system features include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, satellite radio, Bluetooth, and a Wi-Fi hotspot.

You can also opt for an upgraded 12-speaker B&O audio system, navigation, and a panoramic sunroof. Ford also created a range of safety technologies that you can choose for your new Explorer SUV. These safety features include blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and automatic emergency braking.


The SUV from Ford has a good safety score from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). It earned top marks in all six crash tests and was named a Top Safety Pick+. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the Explorer five out of five stars in the frontal and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover test.

Schedule Your Test Drive With Steet Ponte Ford Today!

When you visit our Yorkville Ford dealership, you'll have a chance to check out the new Ford Explorer models in our new inventory. Feel free to come in for a test drive and experience everything the Ford Explorer offers.

The Features of the 2022 Ford Explorer

The new Ford Explorer is a spacious full-size SUV model that is an excellent option for families and drivers who need space in their vehicles. There are ten trim levels in the new Explorer lineup, with hybrid versions of the new Ford SUV available as well. Come experience what it's like to drive the new Ford Explorer with us at our dealership in Yorkville, NY.

Performance Features

The new Ford Explorer will provide you with a great drive around Whitesboro. A 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is the standard layout for the new Ford Explorer, providing the SUV with 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. A twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine is also available for the new Explorer. The hybrid powertrain that is offered for the new Ford Explorer is a combination of a 3.3-liter V6 engine and an electric motor.

Interior and Cargo

The new Ford Explorer has more-than-enough space to carry a variety of items around Rome for you while leaving additional room for passengers in its cabin. The cabin of the Explorer has a standard three-row seating configuration. The Explorer can provide seating for up to seven occupants. However, there are six-occupant seating configurations that are offered for the new Explorer.

Entertainment Technologies

It's easy to keep your family entertained throughout New Hartford with this new Ford vehicle. A mobile Wi-Fi hotspot is equipped in every new Ford Explorer, along with both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. The infotainment system of the new Explorer can be accessed through the SUV's 8.0-inch touchscreen display. A larger 10.1-inch touchscreen display is also available for the new Explorer.

Safety Technologies

The new Ford Explorer is equipped with the safety technologies that will keep you and your vehicle's passengers safe around Utica. Automated emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring and lane-keeping assist are among the safety technologies that are standard for the new Explorer.

At Steet-Ponte Ford, we love making it easy for our customers to find and purchase the new Ford model that they deserve. That's why we encourage you to check out the incentives you can take advantage of at our Yorkville, NY dealership. Give us a call to schedule a test drive of a new Ford Explorer!

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