New Ford Explorer For Sale in Chicago

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2021 Ford Explorer for Sale in Chicago

If you're a Chicago resident in the market for a new three-row midsize SUV, the 2021 Ford Explorer is exactly what you're looking for. With a robust lineup of engine options, a generous amount of standard features, and cargo capacity that allows you to fit what you need when you need it, the 2021 Ford Explorer is built for the long haul.

What's New for 2021

The Ford Explorer retains all the same great features that experienced buyers and lessees have come to expect from this midsize SUV, but there are a few notable changes to its trim level offerings. The changes are as follows:

  • Heated seats are now standard on the XLT
  • Available heated steering wheel on the XLT
  • Eight-way power-adjustable front passenger's seat on the Limited, ST, and Platinum trim levels
  • XLT Trim levels gets an available Sport Appearance package which includes 20-inch aluminum wheels and a mesh grille in Carbonized Gray paint, dual-exhausts, exclusive lower-body cladding, and Light Slate upholstery
  • New available cargo organizer on XLT, Limited, and ST trim levels. Standard on Platinum.

Why Buy or Lease a Ford

Whether you're looking to buy or lease, a Ford is a wise investment. Ford vehicles such as the 2021 Ford Explorer are balanced with capable performance, practicality, and long-term durability in mind. They hold their value better than most other auto manufacturers, making them valuable assets when it comes time to trade in.


In terms of performance, the 2021 Ford Explorer can be outfitted to your desired specifications thanks to the presence of three available engine options and two drivetrains. The engine options are as follows:

  • Standard: 2.3-liter turbo-four engine - 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque
  • Available: 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 with 365 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque - available on the Platinum trim level
  • Available: 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 with 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque - available on the ST trim level

The 2021 Ford Explorer comes standard with rear-wheel drive, but four-wheel-drive is available.


The 2021 Ford Explorer puts a huge emphasis on safety, thanks to the fact that it comes well-equipped with many safety features even at the base trim level. These safety features include:

  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Driver drowsiness monitoring
  • Ford MyKey
  • Forward automatic emergency braking
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane keep assist
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • A high-resolution rearview camera


Another major strength of the 2021 Ford Explorer is how well it keeps its driver and passengers entertained over long road trips. The SYNC 3 infotainment system is at the core of the Explorer's technology offerings and it is comprised of:

  • Eight-inch touch screen
  • Smartphone compatibility via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Four fast-charging USB ports
  • A six-speaker sound system
  • Satellite radio
  • A 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot

Trim Levels

The 2021 Ford Explorer comes in five trim levels, and they are as follows:

  • 2021 Ford Explorer (base)
  • 2021 Ford Explorer XLT
  • 2021 Ford Explorer Limited
  • 2021 Ford Explorer ST
  • 2021 Ford Explorer Platinum

Explore Your Finance and Lease Options at Fox Ford Chicago Today

If you're ready to see what the 2021 Ford Explorer can do for you, stop by Fox Ford Chicago and take a test drive. Plus, our expert team can answer any and all questions you have about financing or leasing this robust SUV. Don't feel comfortable coming into the dealership? No problem. Finance or lease the 2021 Ford Explorer entirely online through the Fox Buy Your Way program, a five-step process that ends with a vehicle delivery directly to your home or office. We can't wait to show you everything the 2021 Ford Explorer is capable of.