The 2017 Ford Explorer Excels at Safety

November 4th, 2016 by

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The 2017 Ford Explorer provides a wide array of safety features to equip vehicles for the unexpected. The Explorer proves how much it values safety; scoring a 5-star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just puts the icing on the cake for this vehicle.

Safety and Security Features

As far as standard and available safety and security features go, the 2017 Ford Explorer puts on quite the show. A combination of active and passive safety features come together to create the perfect balance of innovative features meant to keep your loved ones safe.

With performance monitoring safety features such as AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control and a traction control system, the Explorer makes sure that even in the worst weather conditions drivers will be able to remain in control of the vehicle and passengers will stay safe. Other features like the Safety Canopy System and SOS Post-Crash Alert System work together in the case of an accident to make sure that you’re able to receive the help that you need in a timely manner.

Some of the other great safety features include:

  • Industry-first inflatable rear outboard safety belts
  • Belt-Minder
  • Perimeter alarm
  • Remote keyless entry

Driver Assistive Technology

2017 Ford Explorer CameraTo make it easier for drivers to stay in control of the vehicle and its movements at all times the 2017 Ford Explorer also incorporates a handful of convenient driver-assistance features. These features work hand in hand with the safety and security features to provide a stable and secure ride.

For example, there are features such as the Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert and the enhanced active park assist that help to provide the driver with a clear view of what is happening behind the vehicle to assist in avoiding obstacles and increasing the speed and accuracy of parking. A couple of the driver-assistive safety technologies available on the Explorer include:

  • Reverse Sensing System
  • Review camera with washer
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Keep Your Family and Friends Safer in the Explorer

With so many available and standard safety features and a 5-star overall crash test rating to prove their effectiveness, the 2017 Ford Explorer is quite the safety superstar. Ensure that your family and friends are always in good hands by getting behind the wheel of your very own 2017 Ford Explorer today. To get started just stop by Tom’s Ford at 200 Highway 35 in Keyport, NJ or call us at (732) 847-9541.

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