First Look at the 2017 Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package

Cole Quinnell

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If you love all of the features and function of the Ford Explorer, but crave a sportier look, here’s a package just for you. The package includes 20-inch Magnetic Metallic-Painted 10-spoke wheels, Magnetic Metallic-Painted grille bars and insert, sideview mirror caps, lower door trim, lower front and rear bumper covers, lower bodyside cladding insert and liftgate appliqué. The seating is fitted with Dark Earth Gray with Miko® Suede inserts with Ebony Black leather trim and umber contrasting stitching.


The 2017 Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package comes standard a 3.5-liter V6 engine, Intelligent Access with push-button start, 10-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support, SYNC® 3, LED fog lamps and much more.


The Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package complements a broad offering of packages, making it easy to find an Explorer to match just about any taste and need.

Ford Explorer has been the best-selling SUV in the U.S. over the last 25 years.*  Currently, sales of Ford Explorer Sport and Platinum models, the highest available offerings, account for approximately 30 percent of Explorer sales in the U.S. market. You can compare all of the models at


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* Based on IHS Automotive. Polk U.S. new total registrations for CY 1990-CYTD September 2014

Miko® is a registered trademark of Miko s.r.l.



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