How Much Ground Clearance Does the Explorer Timberline Have?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Ford Explorer on Sunday, May 30th, 2021 at 11:20 pm
2021 Ford Explorer Timberline on campsite

2021 Ford Explorer Timberline Ground Clearance, Approach Angle, and Departure Angle

Studies have shown that pandemic season has brought U.S. families closer to the great outdoors. The new Explorer Timberline model is Ford Motor Company’s response to that trend. In this guide, we review the ground clearance, approach angle, and departure angle measurements that make the new 2021 Ford Explorer Timberline a great choice for those looking to explore more this year.

Ground Clearance

The new Timberline model rides 0.8 inches higher than the original Ford Explorer SUV thanks to upgraded shocks and larger all-terrain tires. More specifically, the The new 2021 Ford Explorer Timberline has a ground clearance of 8.7 inches, making it the ideal choice for navigating unpaved roads and uneven trails.

Off-Road Geometry

The raised suspension and extra ground clearance give way to improved off-road geometry with an approach angle of 23.5 degrees and maximum departure angle of 23.7 degrees.