2021 Ford Explorer vs 2020 Ford Explorer 

2021 Ford Explorer vs 2020 Ford Explorer

The Explorer was just redesigned last year, but there are still a number of subtle changes and updates to look forward to for model year 2021. The advent of the 2021 Ford Explorer is punctuated by interior enhancements that make it an even more attractive choice for active families.

The 2021 Ford Explorer carries over models from the previous year, and those are the Explorer Base, XLT, Limited, Limited Hybrid, ST, and Platinum. The following table offers a quick summary of the differences you can expect to find between the 2021 Ford Explorer and the outgoing 2020 Ford Explorer midsize crossover SUV. If you like what you see, you can visit the team at Akins Ford to test drive the lineup firsthand.

2021 Ford Explorer 


2020 Ford Explorer 

$32,225 Starting MSRP $32,765
Available 8-Way Power Front Passenger's Seat Not Available
Available Cargo Organizer Not Available
Available XLT Sport Appearance Package Not Available

What’s New in the 2021 Ford Explorer? 

In the 2021 Ford Explorer a new cargo organizer is optional on most models, while the Explorer Platinum trim now has this feature built in. A new 8-way power-adjustable front passenger's seat is also now standard in the Explorer Limited, ST, and Platinum models

At the lower end of the price spectrum, the Explorer XLT trim gains heated front seats, plus an optional heated steering wheel. Also new on the XLT, the available Sport Appearance package adds on Carbonized Gray accents, 20-inch aluminum wheels, unique lower-body cladding, dual exhaust outlets, Light Slate–colored interior upholstery, faux skid plates, and more

Families interested in the 2021 Ford Explorer near Atlanta, GA can learn more about the various highlights and advantages offered when they contact the team at Akins Ford. Home to Georgia’s largest Ford inventory, the Akins Ford dealership hosts a vast selection of reliable Ford vehicles so you can feel confident that you’re leaving our lot with the SUV best suited to your unique lifestyle.