For the 2015MY, Ford Explorer received new colors, features as well as a sporty new look. The new appearance package for the 2015 Explorer XLT includes striking details such as 20-inch machined aluminum wheels featuring painted pockets, black body-side cladding and roof rack rails.
In addition, the Explorer XLT comes with a Magnetic Metallic painted grille, mirror caps and liftgate applique. The ‘Explorer’ badge on the hood and body-color door handles. Inside, we find heated front seats with leather trim, Miko Suede inserts and contrast stitching, floor mats with special badging and auto-dimming rearview mirror.
Moreover, the appearance package offers technology upgrades such as SYNC with MyFord Touch, two 4.2-inch LCD screens located on the instrument cluster, a bigger 8-inch color LCD touch screen found on the Meteorite Black center stack, two USB ports and an SD card reader.
Other upgrades for the 2015 Ford Explorer includes standard 18-inch aluminum wheels and Class III trailer tow package offered as standard on the Explorer Sport model. In addition, the 2015 Explorer comes with a choice of three new colors: Bronze Fire Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Caribou Metallic and Magnetic Metallic.
“Customers asked for more and this is our answer,” said Matt Zuehlk, Ford Explorer brand manager. “We know consumers love the look of Explorer Sport; with this package, you get that for Explorer XLT. It looks bold and rugged, and offers impressive technology at a surprising value.” [source: Ford]