The newly redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer SUV is one of the most anticipated vehicles of the year. The mid-size Explorer has always been a mainstay in the Ford lineup, so any new Explorer is an important vehicle. This version has been even more anticipated than others because it marks the Explorer’s return to a rear-wheel drive platform versus the previous generation that was based on front-drive crossover architecture.
As you’ll see from the following 10 things to know about the 2020 Ford Explorer, the re-boot to rear-drive offers a number of advantages. At the same time, the new Explorer retains virtually all the attributes that have made it the beloved choice of hundreds of thousands of buyers for more than three decades.