Ford Explorer for Sale in Ghana
Ford Explorer was first launched in 1990 by its American automaker as a mid-size SUV and after 20 years its dimensions was improved upon and transformed into a 5-door, 7-seater full-size sports utility vehicle (SUV). The Explorer is equipped with a modern crossover utility vehicle platform and its been known in North America to be among the early stalwarts of the SUV category. The usual utilitarian reputation that SUV's have is different when people talk about the Explorer. It carries rather a masculine descriptive reputation in its two decades of existence as every man's SUV.
In Ghana, the 2014 Ford Explorer is available in three trims namely; Explorer, XLT and Limited models with a standard 3.5 Ti-VCT V6 engine. The authorized dealer of Ford vehicles in Ghana is Mechanical-Lloyd Company Limited but most Ghanaians also prefer to buy used Ford Explorer cars that are considered to be more affordable. Jumia Car Ghana offers interested customers a huge range of used Ford Explorer cars for sale at cheaper prices.
What to know when Buying Ford Exlorer
Performance and Specifications of Ford Explorer
The fifth generation Ford Explorer cars distributed in Nigeria are all powered by a 3.5 Liter Ti-VCT V6 engine 6-speed SelectShift Automatic Transmission with an All-Wheel 4x4 drivetrain. There is also the 4x2 drivetrain Explorer which runs on a 2.0 liter DOHC, 16 valve gasoline engine available for other markets. Therefore interested 4x2 drivetrain Explorer customers can buy used or tokunbo Ford Explorer in Nigeria that are produced for other markets. The 3.5 Liter Ti-VCT V6 engine gives a 365 horsepower and 474 Nm of torque which is an improved version of the older 3.5 Liter V6 engine that was used formly in the mid-size SUV with 290 horsepower and 346 Nm of torque. The 2.0 Liter DOHC gasoline engines have a much lower horsepower of 236 and 325 Nm of torque.
How is the Design of Ford Explorer
The Ford Explorer SUV is built on a McPherson short & long arm front and an independent multi-link with upper and lower control arms at its rear as suspension system. The Explorer stands on a four 20-inch aluminum wheels and exterior design of superimposed front grille and black lower bodyside cladding with chrome accent.
It's interior has a spacious cabin room which is equipped with advanced technological attributes. These features include a dual panel moonroof, premium SONY CD in dash with 12 speakers, My Ford Touch outside temperature display, Dual Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (DEATC) and heated, 8-inch LCD color touch screen and cooled leather seats with 10-way positions.
What are the Best Features of Ford Explorer
The standout feature of the Explorer has to be its safety features which it ranks for over other SUV's due to its unibody platform and rigid suspension. The 2014 Ford Explorer has more unique safety attributes namely S.O.S post-crash alert system, erimeter alarm, multiple seat belts, traction control and a SecuriCode passive anti-theft system.
Used Ford Explorer for Sale in Ghana
The used vehicle market has Ford Explorer SUVs from early 2000's to the latest year model which have been either used abroad or locally and being sold by dealers or private people at different negotiable prices. Most of the home used Ford Explorer SUVs that are imported from foreign countries that are being sold as unregistered version are priced higher than the locally used and registered Explorer. With the increasing number of Ford Explorer vehicles in Ghana, there are a few major cities where buyers can find good deals such as;
What is the Best Ford Explorer year to Buy
The last three year models which are the 2012 Ford Explorer, 2013 Ford Explorer and the 2014 Ford Explorer are considered to be the best models in the used vehicle market and also the most searched for in many countries.
Ford Explorer Price in Ghana
Home used or second hand Ford Explorer price in Ghana depends on several factors such as vehicles year make, mileage, specs and general condition. Ghanaians prefer to search for used Ford Explorer SUVs for sale because of its afforable price range.
- 2001 Ford Explorer – 2005 Ford Explorer: GH 25,000 Cedis – GH 45,000 Cedis
- 2006 Ford Explorer – 2011 Ford Explorer: GH 50,000 Cedis – GH 90,000 Cedis
Overall Impression of Ford Explorer
Toyota Sequoia, Honda Pilot and Nissan Armada are also cars in the full-size SUV category but the general remarks of buying Ford Explorer is because of its safety features, fuel economy, versatility and many more. Others interested in comfort and performance in SUV vehicles like the leather interior and powerful V6 turbo engine of the Explorer.