How Much Cargo Space Does the 2021 Ford Explorer Have?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Ford Explorer, Passenger/Cargo Space on Thursday, March 11th, 2021 at 3:11 pm
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2021 Ford Explorer Cargo Volume and Equipment

Tailor-made for the nation’s most demanding families, the 2021 Ford Explorer is designed with the objective of getting you where you want to go – along with virtually anything you need for the journey ahead. Here we take a closer look at the cargo area of the 2021 Ford Explorer in Atlanta, GA with an overview of the SUV’s available space and related features.

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How Large Is the Ford Explorer’s Cargo Area?

The 2021 Ford Explorer has 18.2 cubic feet cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row. Included in that cargo volume is a massive underfloor storage bin that feature smaller bins for keeping loose items in order. At its narrowest point, the load floor measures 4 feet in width between the wheelwells.

Cargo Volume with Seats Folded

For the ultimate cargo-hauling experience, both the second- and third-row seats can be folded to provide the Ford Explorer’s maximum cargo capacity of 87.8 cubic feet. The cargo area streches up to 47.9 cubic feet when just third row is folded. The third-row bench seat is split in half so you can create your ideal combination of seating and storage.

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What Cargo-Related Equipment Does the Explorer Lineup Offer?

All versions of the 2021 Ford Explorer come with a built-in set of four cargo tie-down hooks and four cargo net hooks. On select models there are PowerFold® buttons that automatically drop the third-row seats for you. The PowerFold® third-row seat is standard on the Explorer Limited, Limited Hybrid, ST, and Platinum. The Explorer’s available Cargo Area Management System features a cargo net, rear cargo well protector, movable dividers, and a reversible load floor that features carpet on one side and vinyl on the other. This package is included in the Explorer Platinum model.