A silver Ford Explorer driving through the mountains

The 2020 Ford Explorer has been completely redesigned, sporting a beautifully crafted exterior, enjoyable cabin, and commanding performance. If you have your eyes on this midsize SUV, the next step is choosing the 2020 Explorer trim level with the power and amenities you need. To help you decide, read through the following 2020 Explorer model comparison, prepared by the team at Bob Allen Ford.

To the current selection of SUVs available at our dealership in Overland Park, KS, browse our Explorer inventory. You can also pair your favorite trim with a monthly lease or finance offer. To get in touch with a Bob Allen Ford representative, please call (855) 437-7998 or use our online form.

2020 Ford ExplorerXLT

A red 2020 Ford Explorer XLT

Key Features & Specs

Easily adaptable to meet your needs and equipped with numerous advanced tech and safety systems, the 2020 Ford Explorer has the function to match its good looks. Base Explorer XLT features include:

  • 2.3L EcoBoost® engine producing 300 HP and 21 city / 28 hwy MPG
  • LED headlamps, signature lighting, and tail lamps
  • Heated, power-folding sideview mirrors with autofold, LED turn signal indicators, and security approach lamps
  • Power liftgate
  • Tri-zone automatic temperature control
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment system with 8-in. touchscreen display
  • Ford Co-Pilot360™ technology
  • Reverse sensing system

2020 Ford ExplorerLimited

A black 2020 Ford Explorer Limited

Key Features & Specs

Boasting a richly-appointed cabin and even more tech and safety considerations, the 2020 Explorer Limited features upgrades throughout. The Explorer Limited includes most XLT features, as well as:

  • Hands-free foot-activated liftgate
  • Heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather seating surfaces with micro-perforated inserts
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated second-row outboard seats
  • 12-speaker B&O® premium sound system
  • Remote start system
  • Ford Co-Pilot360™ Assist+ technology
  • 360-degree camera with split-view and washer

2020 Ford ExplorerST

A Silver 2020 Ford Explorer ST

Key Features & Specs

For true adventure-ready capability, turn to the Ford Explorer ST. Powered by a robust engine configuration and a variety of performance-tuned features, this SUV promises to deliver an unforgettable drive. The Explorer ST offers the following features:

  • Enhanced 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine producing 400 HP and 18 city / 24 hwy MPG
  • Standard Intelligent 4WD
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
  • Terrain Management System™
  • Unique sport-tuned independent front and rear suspension
  • Blackout treatment on headlamps and tail lamps
  • ST-exclusive heated sport style steering wheel with paddle shifters
  • 12.3-in. digital instrument cluster
  • Active Park Assist 2.0

2020 Ford ExplorerPlatinum

A blue 2020 Ford Explorer Platinum

Key Features & Specs

If you're hoping for high-end luxury, the clear choice is the 2020 Explorer Platinum. With premium seating, eye-catching style, and a twin-panel moonroof, this high-end Explorer trim has something for everyone. The Explorer Platinum improves upon previous models with:

  • 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine producing 365 HP and 18 city / 24 hwy MPG
  • Adaptive headlamps
  • Unique grille with satin-aluminum finish
  • Satin aluminum roof rack side rails
  • Auto-dimming sideview mirrors with premium finish
  • Twin-panel moonroof
  • Tri-diamond perforated leather seating with accent stitching
  • Genuine Ash Swirl interior wood trim
  • Illuminated front door scuff plates

Intelligent 4 Wheel Drive vs. Rear Wheel Drive

The 2020 Explorer provides drivers with the option between a RWD drivetrain and an Intelligent 4WD system. The RWD configuration is standard on lower Explorer trims, and provides six selectable drive modes while maximizing fuel economy. Alternatively, the Intelligent 4WD drivetrain, standard on the Explorer ST and Platinum, is sure to boost confidence on less-than-ideal driving surfaces thanks in part to the Terrain Management System™ and Hill Descent Control™.

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