Rock River Block

2018 Ford Explorer for Sale in Rockford, IL

2018 Ford Explorer for Sale in Rockford, IL2018 Ford Explorer shown with optional equipment.

Contact Information


Sales Hours

866-537-4034
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Testimonials

Luis Martinez
Luis Martinez
GOOGLE
12-5-2019
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g20 Xinu
g20 Xinu
GOOGLE
11-27-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
sue bailey
sue bailey
GOOGLE
11-25-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Such great service. Darrell is such a professional!

"Mitch found us the perfect car for our daughter. Got it..."

KC9VAE
DEALERRATER
11-22-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Mitch found us the perfect car for our daughter. Got it cleaned up, had a bit of maintenance that they aided with. RRF/Kia was on point for now our 3rd vehicle Purchased through them! Thank you all!!

Michele Hughes
Michele Hughes
GOOGLE
11-22-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was able to find a car with low mileage and staff was very helpful in locating the vehicle for me, and shipping it close to home.

David Mainguy
David Mainguy
GOOGLE
11-21-2019
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kristine liston
kristine liston
GOOGLE
11-20-2019
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Ryan Cross
Ryan Cross
GOOGLE
11-17-2019
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Monique Turner
Monique Turner
GOOGLE
11-8-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very pleased efficient

Ashley Webley
Ashley Webley
GOOGLE
11-6-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Sue Tyler
Sue Tyler
GOOGLE
11-2-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

"Polite and professional!"

cdoug
DEALERRATER
10-24-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I purchased my first car from Rock River Ford a few weeks ago, and had a wonderful car buying experience. Everyone who I interacted with through the entire process was extremely polite and professional. I felt welcomed right away, and never felt pressured or forced to make any decisions during the process. I highly recommend this dealer if you're looking for a smooth buying experience!

"Personable!"

Dkafka24
DEALERRATER
10-23-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

All of the employees that I encountered and worked with had great personalities and were very personable to work with. They were all so helpful and made my buying experience so smooth! Highly recommend!

James Ellis
James Ellis
GOOGLE
10-17-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Good place for you to get a car

somebody else
somebody else
GOOGLE
10-15-2019
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Carol Voigt
Carol Voigt
GOOGLE
10-12-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star
JR Rounding
JR Rounding
GOOGLE
10-8-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

They will take good care of you here.

"Bernie Krowczyk put together a great deal for our..."

Fordguy
DEALERRATER
10-4-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bernie Krowczyk put together a great deal for our daughter who lives 500 miles away. We drove the new car to her and brought her trade in back. We love Bernie. Gregg Decman, Lance Armstrong and Mike Schoenberg helped along the way.

"We are so grateful for Bernie's expertise in finding the..."

Fordgirl
DEALERRATER
10-3-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

We are so grateful for Bernie's expertise in finding the perfect vehicle for our daughter that was a great deal within her budget. She loves it and we keep coming back to buy our cars from Bernie. He's the best.

"Bernie and the team are always helpful, friendly, and..."

Leah B
DEALERRATER
9-30-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bernie and the team are always helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable. They make the car buying experience fun, easy, and so convenient. So happy with my new 2019 Ford Escape!

"Bernie is Amazing"

RWMHawk
DEALERRATER
9-30-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

He was so patient with me and was very helpful. I wanted to buy from him but they did not have the SUV I wanted. He made the whole experience painless. He never made me feel pressured. I felt like part of the family. If you are looking to buy from Anderson Rock River Block this is the guy!

Tammy Fuller
Tammy Fuller
GOOGLE
9-25-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

They were friendly, and fast.

"Easiest Vehicle Purchase Ever"

hiwayman
DEALERRATER
9-19-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bernie made this the easiest and most personable car buying experience I've had in many years of auto purchases. He asked what I was looking for in a vehicle and what my budget was and we went from there, showing me options in makes and models then finding the one that was right. He was polite, courteous and offered none of the usual BS I've come to expect from dealerships. Mike in finance sealed the deal in no time again, making sure I was comfortable with all aspects of the deal, Truly a pleasure dealing with them both! Nice to walk out of a dealer knowing I was treated fairly and with respect.

"AWESOME"

steve beck
DEALERRATER
9-17-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bernie and Lance Armstrong are 2 of the best Employees that Anderson ford could ever ask for there GREAT So is Gregg for finance department

Nikki Drake
Nikki Drake
GOOGLE
9-17-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star

Great waiting area, comfortable and clean.Friendly and courteous staff...to patrons and each other. Service is decent.

"Exceptional dealership for buying a new vehicle. "

jstone Rkfd
DEALERRATER
9-16-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Friendly staff and top notch dealership for buying a vehicle. Bernie Krowczyk (salesman) is the best. Jim Ballard (manager) and Jason Brown (general manager) are awesome. Gregg Decman (finance) is exceptional for putting together all the financial aspects of the deal. Thanks to all of you for another pleasant buying experience. Jack and Raye Stone, Rockford

Maggie Williams
Maggie Williams
GOOGLE
9-12-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Service department is AMAZING. So helpful. They seem to truly believe in customer service

steven Crowell
steven Crowell
GOOGLE
9-11-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star
Steve Adams
Steve Adams
GOOGLE
9-11-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

"Our 2019 Mustang GT"

Mustang 2015
DEALERRATER
8-22-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bernie Krowczyk sold us our third Mustang. He is very knowledgeable and listens to what car we would like to have. He picked us up and took us to the dealership and back home again. He goes out of his way to make sure we are satisfied with our purchase. Mike Schoenberg did a fantastic job of explaining our financing on the Mustang. He was able to get us a low interest rate.

"Easy to work with"

2base
DEALERRATER
8-21-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Mitch was very good to work with, knew his cars but was not overbearing like so many car salesmen. Purchased a Fusion S with no pressure to upgrade to an SE or SEL.

Tanya Scott
Tanya Scott
GOOGLE
8-19-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Professional, friendly team. Aleays take good care of me and my car. Appreciate how thorough and transparent they are. Love that they have a comfortable waiting room and shuttle service.

Nathan Holt
Nathan Holt
GOOGLE
8-16-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Laura Obrien
Laura Obrien
GOOGLE
8-16-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Great people to work with

"Great customer service and prices!"

Shane
DEALERRATER
8-15-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bernie is always so friendly and helpful! what's whatever questions I had, he would find the answer. Matthew deering and service is awesome as well as all the service staff.

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Green Score

EPA Green Score ( California LEV-II ULEV ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
3
1
3
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
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10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Federal Tier 3 Bin 125 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
3
1
3
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
1
4
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
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Seating in the Explorer

  • Features
  • Specs
  • Warranty

Features

Features

  • Safety
  • Technology
  • Interior
  • Exterior
  • Mechanical
  • Comfort

Safety

Safety

Rearview monitor in dash
Impact sensor post-collision safety system, door unlock
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Camera system rearview
Programmable safety key
Crumple zones front

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, third row, rear
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor
Knee airbags front passenger

Security

Power door locks anti-lockout, auto-locking
Anti-theft system engine immobilizer, alarm with remote
2-stage unlocking doors

Mirrors

Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding
Side mirrors heated
Side mirror type spotter mirror

Technology

Interior

Exterior

Mechanical

Comfort

Specs

Warranty

Available Incentives

Call us for current finance incentives!

Additional Vehicle Information

Awards

Award
Most Ideal Popular Brand (2018 Model)
- Auto Pacific

You’ve been searching high and low for a midsize SUV that has optimal safety features, a breathtaking exterior, and a few different engine options. Well, here at Rock River Block, we have the 2018 Ford Explorer patiently waiting on our lot. You can find our dealership at 224 North Alpine Road in Rockford, IL, for a fun-filled test drive. We can’t wait for you to visit!

Safety

First of all, keeping you, your friends, and family members safe is at the top of the priority list when you choose a vehicle. Luckily, the Explorer was built with that in mind. Coming standard is the front passenger knee airbag1 that protects your copilot from injuring their lower extremities in case an accident happens to occur. Whether you’re dealing with snow, mud, or gravel, you’ll have the security you need to power through it, since this midsize SUV comes standard with Traction Control2. Keeping your child’s car seat in place is simple, thanks to the standard LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) that gives you a spot to properly secure the restraint.

Exterior Design

On the outside of the 2018 Ford Explorer, you’ll notice the available Satin Chrome exterior door handles before stepping inside that give this vehicle a sleek appearance. Of course, you can opt for a variety of exterior paint colors to draw positive attention towards this midsize SUV, such as Shadow Black, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clear Coat, Cinnamon Glaze, Ingot Silver, and more. There’s no doubt that the standard LED tail lamps and automatic LED low-beam headlamps will create an illuminating experience for every passerby, making them envious of this astounding vehicle.

Engine Options

This overview wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the engine options, would it? Coming standard under the hood of the Explorer is a 3.5L V6 engine that puts out an impressive 290-hp and 255 lb.-ft. of torque. Everyone wants to save their time and money spent at the pump and the available 2.3L Ecoboost® I-4 powertrain can help you do just that. This system gifts you with a thrifty fuel economy of 19/27 MPG city/hwy3, so you can enjoy long road trips with less stops. Last, but not least, the available 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 powerhouse will excite you, since it spurs out an exciting 365-hp and 350 lb.-ft. of torque, proving that you have an engine to match your fiery personality when you choose the Explorer!

Now that you know about the state-of-the-art 2018 Ford Explorer for sale in Rockford, IL, it’s time to stop by Rock River Block during our business hours! This midsize SUV will have heads turning left and right as you zoom down Route 20. We hope to see you in the near future!


Interior of the 2018 Explorer

Dealership Information

Crash-Test Ratings

2018 Ford Explorer 4 DR SUV FWD

Overall
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Front Crash Overall
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Front Crash Driver
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Front Crash Passenger
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Side Crash Overall
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Side Barrier Overall
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Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
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Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
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Special Offers

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Current Inventory

There are currently no New 2018 Ford Explorer Base 4dr SUV for Sale in inventory

Disclaimer

1. Airbag inflates between the passenger’s knees and the instrument panel.   

2. 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.

3. EPA-Estimated Ratings (Actual mileage will vary).