Ford is making a hybrid Explorer is adding a hybrid Explorer to the mix, the first time the popular SUV has been offered with any kind of electrification.
The new Explorer hybrid, which will hit dealerships in summer, features a 3.3-liter hybrid powertrain that Ford projects will produce 318 horsepower combined.
The hybrid SUV has new10-speed modular hybrid transmission and liquid-cooled, lithium-ion battery built into the Explorer chassis below the second-row seats.
“Lost cargo space in hybrids is a thing of the past for Ford customers,” said Bill Gubing, Explorer chief engineer.
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