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2021 Ford Explorer Owner’s Manual

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The Ford Explorer has gone through some major changes since its introduction in 1991.

It started life as a compact or mid-size SUV depending on whether you bought the 3 or 5-door version.

Then in 2011 with the introduction of the fifth-generation the American company switched the chassis so that it would be classed as a mid-size crossover SUV instead.

Taking over from it is the 2021 Escape that is now the company's compact crossover SUV.

By removing the off-road equipment and using a chassis more at home on a traditional road-going car they shaved off a lot of weight.

Running costs and maintenance is a big barrier to people looking to buy an SUV and the crossover alternative has proved a successful alternative.

This 2021 version of that crossover SUV version of the Explorer is an example of the recently introduced fifth-generation model that was brought in during 2020.

It is available in a variety of different trims that allow the buyer to tailor the car to suit their budget, trims include:

  • Eddie Bauer
  • King Ranch
  • Limited
  • Platinum
  • Sport
  • Sport XLS
  • Sport XLT
  • ST
  • XL
  • XLS
  • XLT

Underneath is the same platform used by the Lincoln Navigator and features a range of economical engines pushing the envelope in fuel efficiency.

Like many automobile manufacturers, the car is adding more and more driver-aids and comfort features as standard each year.

To help the driver cope with these new advancements Ford has released an in-depth owner's manual in PDF format.

You can find that manual embedded on this page to view online, download or even print off to keep a physical copy lying around.