2022 Ford Explorer Preview

Drivers near Harvey, New Orleans, and Metairie, Louisiana, are asking our team about the 2022 Ford Explorer.* Why? This SUV is primed to bid “adieu” and romp through the Bayou on weekends.

How can the Ford Explorer empower you to explore NOLA? Read this 2022 Ford Explorer preview prepared by the team at Bohn Ford to learn what we expect this SUV to look like.

Etouffee, Brutus?

The 7-seat 2022 Ford Explorer projects to be an accommodating host for tailgates outside the Superdome. You’ll be able to dine on your grandma’s crawfish etouffee with your best buddy Brutus before kickoff. If you want to bring food, a grill, and more, you’ll take advantage of:

  • 35/30/35-split folding second-row bench seat
  • 50/50-split folding third-row seats
  • Power liftgate

35/30/35-split folding second-row bench seat and 50/50-split folding third-row seats create flexible interior storage options. You’ll be able to bring everything (and everyone) you want on every trip. A power liftgate can provide easy access to storage.

Your passengers will be comfortable, too. Tri-zone automatic climate control allows everyone to feel at ease on their way home. Available ventilated front seats let you stay cool during the sticky heat of a New Orleans summer.

The Sound of 400 Horsepower

2021 Ford Explorer InteriorThe 2022 Ford Explorer’s performance expects to continue the restless SUV’s legacy. The standard powertrain projects to include:

  • 3L 4-cylinder engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD)

The 2.3L 4-cylinder may be able to reach up to 300 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. This will help you accelerate with confidence. A 10-speed automatic transmission and Rear-wheel drive (RWD) will partner together for a smooth and precise handling experience.

What if you need more power? The available Turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine is forecast to reach 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque. This additional power can ascend hills around the Crescent City with authority.

A Second Line Inside Your Cabin

Even if you’re driving away from the Big Easy, you’ll still be able to connect to infotainment that sounds like a Second Line is parading around you. Our preview of the 2022 Ford Explorer found this SUV’s standard infotainment can include:

  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Android Auto
  • 6-speaker sound system

Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ let you keep up with your favorite podcasts and playlists. Hands-free technology enables you to send and receive text messages while your hand keeps the beat on the steering wheel.

The standard cabin of the Ford Explorer will be lined by a 6-speaker sound system. What if you want to give it a boost? An available 14-speaker B&O sound system by Bang & Olufsen extends sound throughout the cabin like a slide trombone.

Contact Our Team About the 2022 Ford Explorer

Our 2022 Ford Explorer preview gives a peek behind the curtain. The weekend warriors at Bohn Ford expect this SUV to be a welcome travel companion for drivers near Harvey, New Orleans, and Metairie, LA.

How can you find out more about this SUV? Contact our team to learn more about the 2022 Ford Explorer and be among the first to take it for a test drive when it becomes available.


* Model not yet released. All specs mentioned herein have been cited from Edmunds.com and are subject to change by the manufacturer.