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2018 Ford Explorer Changes, Updates, New Features

The 2018 Ford Explorer sees the following changes, new features, and updates:

  • Slight updates to front and rear styling
  • Five new wheel options
  • New Safe and Smart Package that includes:
    • Rain-sensing wipers, which turn on automatically upon sensing rain drops
    • Auto high-beam headlamps, which automatically turn on the high beams when appropriate in order to help better illuminate the road ahead
    • Blindspot information System (BLIS) with cross-traffic alert, which help drivers see what’s in their blind spot
    • Lane-Keeping System, which helps detect and alert drivers when the vehicle begins to drift out of the lane
    • Adaptive cruise control, which enables the vehicle to modulate its own speed when adaptive cruise control is enabled while braking the vehicle
    • Forward collision warning with brake support, which helps notify the driver of an imminent object ahead and automatically apply the brakes when necessary
  • Available SYNC Connect with 4G modem and Wi-Fi hotspot, which enables connecting up to 10 devices

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