2016 Ford Explorer for Sale in Rockford, IL

Check Out the 2016 Explorer at Rock River Block Today!


Whether you need a three-row crossover for your next road trip, hauling the family around, the daily commute, or everything in between, the 2016 Ford Explorer for sale in Rockford, IL, is sure to exceed your expectations. With its spacious interior, high-tech features, and turbocharged engine, you’ll want nothing more than to make the Explorer your own after a test drive at your local Ford dealer, Rock River Block.

With the ability to seat up to seven passengers, the 2016 Ford Explorer makes it easy to bring all your friends along for the ride, so no one has to be left behind. With a full-house, there’s 21 cubic ft. of cargo space behind the third-row. For when your need of cargo space exceeds your need for passenger space, take advantage of the fact that the second-row has a 60/40 split-folding capability, while the third-row has a 50/50 split-folding feature. Fold the third-row completely flat for 43.8 cubic ft. of space, or fold both rows flat for an impressive 81.7 cubic ft. of cargo space. For cargo space in a hurry, there's the available class-exclusive1 PowerFold® third-row. Just touch the button on the side of the seat, and it will fold flat with a level load floor. There’s also the available hands-free foot-activated liftgate to access your cargo quickly and easily. 


In addition to being spacious, the interior of the 2016 Ford Explorer for sale in Rockford, IL, is full of luxurious comfort. You’ll beat the winter chill with the heated front seats and heated leather-wrapped steering wheel. The cloth or leather seats are both comfortable and supportive, and the 10-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar support makes it easy to find the right position when driving down Kilburn Avenue. There’s also Intelligent Access with push-button start for the ultimate convenience.

For road trips to Indianapolis, the 2016 Explorer has tons of tech to keep you both entertained and safe. On the dash-mounted touchscreen awaits the voice-activated SYNC®2 system, which includes hands-free calling capabilities and audio streaming via Bluetooth®3, 911 Assist®4 in the event of an emergency, the ability to have your incoming text messages read aloud to you, and so much more. For when traveling to new cities, or simply a night in downtown Chicago, there’s a 5-year complimentary subscription to SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link5 with 3D maps and turn-by-turn directions. Similarly, enjoy 6-months of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio5, complete with over 150 channels of commercial-free sports, news, talk, and music stations. To keep you protected, there’s the Lane-Keeping System6, BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)7, the 180-degree front camera, and so much more.

In terms of power, the Ford Explorer gives you three engines, all with breathtaking performance. Coming standard is the 3.5L V6 engine with 290 horsepower and 255 lbs.-ft. of torque with FWD and optional AWD. Next up, is the all-new 2.3L EcoBoost® engine which will deliver 280 horsepower and 310 lbs.-ft. of torque. It also has available AWD and can come with the Class II Trailer Tow Package. For the ultimate in power, the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 churns out best-in-class1 365 horsepower and 350 lbs.-ft. of torque. For when you want to bring the boat to Lake Michigan, the Explorer has a 5,000-lb. towing capacity when equipped with the Class II Trailer Tow Package8.

The 2016 Ford Explorer for sale in Rockford, IL, can truly do it all, so pile in and see where the day takes you. It all starts with a test drive at Rock River Block, so visit us today at 224 North Alpine Road in Rockford, IL, just down the street from Great Wall Chinese.

1 Class is Large Utilities.

2 SYNC® is an optional feature. Features/functionality vary by vehicle/model. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control. Only use SYNC systems/other devices, even with voice commands, when it is safe to do so. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones. Message and data rates may apply. Optional Navigation System map updates cannot be received via Wi-fi® and require a separate update.

3 You must have a Bluetooth®-enabled phone paired to your SYNC® system. The Bluetooth word mark is a trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. HD Radio is a proprietary trademark of iBiquity Digital Corp. iPad®, iPod®, iTunes®, iPhone®, and Siri® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. The term Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance®. Optional Navigation System map updates cannot be received via wi-fi and require a separate update. Sony is a registered trademark of the Sony Corporation.

4 The vehicle's electrical system (including the battery), the wireless service provider's signal and a connected mobile phone must all be available and operating for 911 Assist to function properly. These systems may become damaged in a crash. The paired mobile phone must be connected to SYNC, and the 911 Assist feature enabled, in order for 911 to be dialed. When the feature is ON, 911 Assist uses your paired and connected mobile phone to assist occupants to contact emergency services by dialing 911 if your airbag deploys or, on certain vehicles, if the emergency fuel pump shut-off is activated. Aftermarket on-board diagnostic devices may interfere with various vehicle systems including Vehicle Health Report and 911 Assist. To avoid interference, remove the device or contact the device maker for more information on compatibility.

5 SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link are available on select Ford vehicles equipped with the Navigation System. After trial period expires, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Traffic and Travel Link subscriptions sold separately or as a package, and are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link available in select markets. For more information see www.siriusxm.com/travellink or www.siriusxm.com/traffic. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

6 Lane-Keeping System does not control steering. Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention. Judgment and need to control the vehicle.

7 BLIS replaces standard integrated blind spot mirrors.

8 Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. It's always possible to lose control of a vehicle due to inappropriate driver input for the conditions.