2012 Ford Explorer Hybrid
With more and more automakers trying to be more environmentally friendly and offer options to their consumers that are better on fuel consumption, there comes the Ford Explorer Hybrid. The Ford Explorer Hybrid is more often found in the four door option, however, there is the two door option that is out there. Within the Ford Explorer Hybrid family there are three models to choose from, the XLS, XLT, and the XLT Premium for 2011. The XLS is the basic trim level that has things such as power windows and locks, and a single CD audio system. Each level of trim adds upon the last, with the XLT offering power mirrors, a cassette/CD system, better wheels, keyless entry and speed control. The SLT Premium is the top of the line and has things such as climate control in the rear, automatic headlights that go on and off when needed, and it even offers heated leather seats, making it at a luxury level that other cars simply cannot compete with.
In other offering, the 2011 Ford Explorer Hybrid has a cargo space that is going to hold around one hundred pounds, making it the perfect option for those that have families and tend to haul a lot of things with them. Add into the fact that the engine is one that gives the person 203 horsepower, with a 4.0 liter V6 engine and still great gas mileage, it is a winning solution for most people.
However, the most appealing factor about the Ford Explorer Hybrid for 2011 is the fact that it is developed on a car platform that is actually giving it much better handling than the Explorers of the past. And with better handling, there comes less a change of roll over, which is common with SUV's and this improves the safety rating. So how will the Ford Explorer Hybrid for 2012 shape up?
It is going to be very similar to the 2011 version, simply because the model was completely redone just a few years earlier. It is coming with features such as the third row seating so that the person can seat seven when they have to, which can be folded down electronically for much more room in the cargo area, and less energy that the driver has to put forward. They are also going to find that it is equipped with smart 4WD, which is basically going to allow the person to go from one type of terrain to another with no worries that they will become stopped due to the terrain that they are in.
All in all, the 2012 Ford Explorer Hybrid is going to be the vehicle that professionals and families can rely on. They have the looks of the Explorer, while also getting great gas mileage and an interior that is going to rival any luxury vehicle out there.