2016 Ford Explorer Sport 4dr 4x4 Automatic

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Automatic Manual

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded V6

MPG (City/Highway)

16/22

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$43,500

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Summary

The 2016 Ford Explorer Sport comes equipped with a powerful EcoBoost 3.5L V-6 365hp twin turbo engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. Safety features include 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, Safety Canopy System curtain airbags for all three rows, as well as a passenger knee airbag and airbag occupancy sensor. Additional features include automatic air conditioning, 20″ aluminum wheels, cruise control, and a Terrain Management System with ABS and driveline traction control. With its four-wheel drive capability, the Ford Explorer Sport is ready to tackle any adventure.

2016 Ford Explorer Sport 4dr 4x4 Automatic price

Invoice price

$41,543

Delivery charges

$945

MSRP

$43,500

Total price

$44,445

This is the basic version without any options added, check the Window Sticker for more accurate package and detailed information.

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

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Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)

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2016 Ford Explorer Sport 4dr 4x4 Automatic warranty

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Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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2016 Ford Explorer Sport 4dr 4x4 Automatic Colors

Interior Colors
Ebony Black w/Red Accent Stitching w/Perf Leather-Trimmed Heated/Cooled Bucket Seats or Perforated Leather-Trimmed Heated Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Shadow Black
Magnetic Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic
Bronze Fire Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat...
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Engine

Type Regular Unleaded V6
Engine Size 3.50 l
Cylinders Configuration V6
Displacement 3,500 cc
Compressor Twin Turbo
Drive Type 4X4
Horsepower 365 hp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 350 lb.ft @ 3,000 rpm
Engine Location Front
Valves 24
Compression 10
Stroke 3.49 in
Bore 3.64 in

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity 18.60 gal

Mileage

EPA City Economy 16
EPA Highway Economy 22
EPA Combined Economy 18
Cruising Range City 297.60 mi
Cruising Range Highway 427.80 mi

Transmission

Type
Automatic
Number Of Speeds
6
Description
6 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio
4.48
Second Gear Ratio
2.87
Third Gear Ratio
1.84
Fourth Gear Ratio
1.41
Fifth Gear Ratio
1
Sixth Gear Ratio
0.74
Reverse Gear Ratio
2.88
Final Drive Axle Ratio
3.65

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 7
Max Seating Capacity 7

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length 198.31 in
Overall Width 78.90 in
Max Width Without Mirrors 78.90 in
Overall Height 70 in
Track Width Front 67 in
Track Width Rear 67 in
Wheelbase 112.80 in

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume 151.70 cu.ft
Front Head Room 41.40 in
Rear Head Room 40.60 in
Third Row Head Room 37.80 in
Front Shoulder Room 61.50 in
Rear Shoulder Room 61 in
Third Row Shoulder Room 50.80 in
Third Row Hip Room 40.70 in
Front Leg Room 42.90 in
Rear Leg Room 39.50 in
Third Row Leg Room 32 in
Cargo Volume 21 cu.ft
Max Cargo Volume 81 cu.ft
Cargo Volume To Seat1 80.70 cu.ft
Cargo Volume To Seat2 43.80 cu.ft
Cargo Volume To Seat3 21 cu.ft

Weights

Curb Weight Base 4,629 lb

Steering

Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb 38.90 ft
Turning Radius Curb To Curb 19.45 ft

Trailering

Max Capacity 2,000 lb
Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch 200 lb
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch 2,000 lb
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch 200 lb
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch 2,000 lb

Braking

Type 4-Wheel Disc
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia 12.80 in
Rear Brake Rotor Dia 12.80 in

Tires

Front Tire Size P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Size P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type Strut
Front Type Extended Strut
Rear Type Multi-Link
Rear Type Extended Multi-Link

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 07/15/2021

    Campaign ID; 21V537000

    Component Suspension

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2013-2017 Explorer Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Ever Registered, In Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, And The District Of Columbia. Exposure To Road Salt Can Cause The Cross-Axis Ball Joint To Corrode And Seize, Resulting In A Fracture Of The Outboard Section Of The Rear Suspension Toe Link.

    Recall Consequences

    A Rear Toe-Link Fracture Can Result In A Loss Of Steering Control, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect And Replace As Necessary, The Cross-Axis Ball Joint (Cabj) Knuckle, And Replace The Rear Suspension Toe Links, Free Of Charge. This Recall Is An Expansion Of Previous Nhtsa Recall Numbers 16V-245, 19V-435, And 20V-675. Certain Vehicles Previously Repaired Will Need To Return For The New Remedy. An Interim Notification Letter Notifying Owners Of The Safety Risk Were Mailed On September 10, 2021. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On March 16, 2022. Owners May Contact Ford'S Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S32.

  • Recall Date 05/05/2021

    Campaign ID; 21V316000

    Component Structure

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2016-2019 Explorer Vehicles. The Retention Pins Could Loosen And Allow The Roof Rail Covers To Detach From The Vehicle.

    Recall Consequences

    A Detached Roof Rail Cover Can Create A Road Hazard, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Install Push-Pins And Replace Any Damaged Rail Clips And Roof Rail Covers, As Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Interim Owner Notification Letter Was Mailed On June 22, 2021. Owner Notification Letters (Remedy Available) Were Mailed On October 1, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 21S22.

  • Recall Date 11/10/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V692000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2014-2016 Explorer, 2014-2015 Taurus And 2014 Edge Vehicles Equipped With 2.0L Or 2.3L Engines And Front Wheel Drive. The Support Bracket For The Front Drive Axle Halfshaft May Fail.

    Recall Consequences

    The Failed Bracket Could Result In A Loss Of Park Function Which Can Cause Unintended Vehicle Movement, And Loss Of Motive Power While Driving Which Increases The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Link Shaft Bracket, Free Of Charge. Parts Are Not Currently Available. Owners Received An Interim Notification Detailing Safety Risk December 8, 2020. A Second Letter Will Be Mailed When Parts Become Available In January 2021. The Recall Began February 2, 2021. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S63.

  • Recall Date 10/30/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V675000

    Component Suspension

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2013-2017 Explorer Vehicles Originally Sold, Or Currently Registered In Connecticut, Delaware, The District Of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, And Wisconsin That Were Previously Repaired Under A Prior Recall Numbers 16V-245 Or 19V-435. The Outboard Section Of A Rear Suspension Toe Link May Fracture.

    Recall Consequences

    A Rear Toe Link Fracture Can Result In A Loss Of Steering Control, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Cross-Axis Ball Joint (Cabj) Knuckle Attached To The Rear Suspension Toe Link And Replace It As Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began November 27, 2020. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S62.

  • Recall Date 06/10/2019

    Campaign ID; 19V435000

    Component Suspension

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2011-2017 Explorer Vehicles. The Rear Suspension Toe Links May Fracture Due To Stress On The Rear Suspension.

    Recall Consequences

    A Fractured Rear Toe Link Will Cause A Sudden Change In Vehicle Handling And Increase The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Rear Suspension Toe Links, And Inspect Both Rear Toe Link Ball Joints, Replacing The Rear Wheel Knuckle(S), If Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began June 26, 2019. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 19S17.

  • Recall Date 11/29/2017

    Campaign ID; 17V767000

    Component Seats

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2016 F-150 And Explorer Vehicles. Loose Power Seat Adjuster Pivot Bolts May Cause The Front Seat Cushions To Detach And Not Properly Restrain The Seat Occupant In The Event Of A Crash.

    Recall Consequences

    In The Event Of A Crash, A Seat Occupant That Is Not Properly Restrained Has An Increased Risk Of Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Tightness Of The Power Seat Track Upper Pivot Link Bolt, Either Applying Threadlocker Or Replacing The Lift Link And Hardware, Free Of Charge. Interim Letters Are Expected To Go Out January 15, 2018. Owners Will Receive A Second Notice When The Remedy Becomes Available. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 17S40.

  • Recall Date 08/28/2017

    Campaign ID; 17E048000

    Component Wheels

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Wheel Hub Bearing Assemblies, Part Number Hb5Z-1104-C, Incorrectly Listed As Being For Installation On The Rear Axles Of 2011-2017 Ford Explorer 4X2 Vehicles. These Bearings Assemblies Were Manufactured Without A Self Retention Feature, Possibly Resulting In The Separation Of The Wheel Or Wheel End.

    Recall Consequences

    A Loss Of The Wheel Or Wheel End Can Increase The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify The Distributors Of The Hubs Specifying That They Are To Only Be Used On Drive Axles. It Is Believed That None Of The Hubs Were Purchased From Ford Dealers For The Incorrect Application. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 06/28/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V475000

    Component Seats

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2016 Ford Explorer And F-150 Vehicles Equipped With A Manual Recline Driver'S Seat. The Seat Back Frame May Have Insufficient Welds Which May Not Meet The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (Fmvss) Numbers 202, "Head Restraints" And 207, "Seating Systems."

    Recall Consequences

    The Seat Back May Not Adequately Restrain The Occupant During A Crash, Increasing The Risk Of Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect And, If Necessary, Replace The Seat Back Frame, Free Of Charge. The Recall Begin On August 18, 2016. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 16C11.

  • Recall Date 03/31/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V183000

    Component Engine And Engine Cooling

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2015-2016 Lincoln Mkc Vehicles Manufactured November 25, 2013, To January 25, 2016, And 2016 Ford Explorer Vehicles Manufactured October 20, 2014, To January 28, 2016. The Affected Vehicles Are Equipped With 2.3L Gtdi Engines And Engine Block Heaters. These Engine Block Heaters Have Elements That May Overheat While Plugged In.

    Recall Consequences

    Overheating Of The Engine Block Increase The Risk Of A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Engine Block Heater, Free Of Charge. Dealers Will Also Inspect And Replace The Electrical Cord, As Necessary. The Recall Began On May 18, 2016. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 16S14. Note: Owners Should Not Use The Engine Block Heater Until The Vehicle Has Been Remedied.

  • Recall Date 09/28/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V605000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2015 Ford Taurus, Lincoln Mks, And 2016 Ford Explorer Vehicles Manufactured On July 24, 2015. During Vehicle Production, The Fuel Tank Attachment Bolts May Not Have Been Properly Tightened. As A Result, The Fuel Tank Straps May Fracture And The Fuel Tank Could Separate From The Vehicle.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Fuel Tank Separates From The Vehicle, A Fuel Leak May Occur, Increasing The Risk Of A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Tighten The Fuel Tank Attachment Bolts, As Necessary, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On October 19, 2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 15S26.

  • Recall Date 07/24/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V464000

    Component Parking Brake

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, And Lincoln Mks Vehicles Manufactured May 4, 2015, To May 23, 2015, Lincoln Mkt Vehicles Manufactured May 4, 2015, To May 21, 2015, And 2015-2016 Ford Explorer Vehicles Manufactured May 4, 2015, To May 23, 2015. The Affected Vehicles Have A Parking Brake That May Not Fully Engage When Applied. As Such, These Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (Fmvss) Number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

    Recall Consequences

    If The Parking Brake Does Not Fully Engage And The Transmission Is Left In A Gear Other Than 'Park' While On A Slope, The Vehicle May Roll Away, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Test The Operation Of The Parking Brake System, And If Necessary, Replace The Parking Brake Control Assembly, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On September 4, 2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 15C07.

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