The 2021 Ford Explorer Timberline slots between the XLT and Limited trim levels in the model lineup. This new version will be available at U.S. dealers this summer priced at $47,010.
The all-wheel-drive-only, off-road capable Explorer Timberline stands out with a suspension raised by 0.8 inches, a Torsen limited-slip rear differential, Bridgestone Dueler all-terrain tires, retuned springs, upgraded shocks.
The Ford Explorer Timberline comes only with a 2.3-liter inline turbo-four engine that delivers 300 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque.
The exterior features 18-inch wheel, a new Forged Green color, a new grille, red tow hooks, front and rear skid plates.
‘Goodies’ inside include stone mesh dashboard trim, cloth inserts, mountain range-shaped logos, seats/steering wheel heating.
For this version, Ford offers a towing package as standard with a towing capacity of 5300 lbs. An array of accessories – roof rack crossbars, mats, etc. – will be available for the Explorer Timberline.
The 2021 Ford Explorer pricing ranges between $32,225-54,480. Speaking about the SUV’s advantages, reviewers usually note its good cargo capacity, comfortable ride, powerful engines, and good gas mileage. Moreover, it boasts a long list of standard features including active safety techs and an intuitive infotainment system. As for the Explorer’s interior quality, it doesn’t match that of many rivals.