Ford has manufactured several influential SUVs, and the 2021 Ford Explorer builds upon this storied history. This three-row midsize SUV boasts the same important assets introduced in the model redesign for the 2020 model year along with a few new flourishes. Get all the details you need from Bill Colwell Ford, your trusted destination for the latest Ford cars for sale in Hudson, IA.

2021 Ford Explorer Details

The 2021 Ford Explorer brings back the same five-model trim level lineup. The base model, Ford Explorer XLT, and Ford Explorer Limited trim levels are equipped with the standard 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine earning 300 horsepower. The top-tier Ford Explorer Platinum trim receives a power boost from a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 that puts out 365 horsepower. You're free to power either powertrain with rear- or all-wheel drive and the standard ten-speed automatic transmission.

Model details:

  • Engine: 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Power: 300 horsepower, 310 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Transmission: Ten-speed automatic
  • Drivetrain: Rear- or four-wheel drive

If you want the most capable variation of the Ford Explorer, the Ford Explorer ST trim delivers 400 horsepower. This option is also available with the new XLT Sport Appearance Package, which includes luxury accents such as satin silver interior touches and high-end wheels.

2021 Ford Explorer Safety and Special Features

2021 Ford Explorer models feature a solid roundup of safety and infotainment technologies. The standard 8.0-inch infotainment display is easy to navigate and includes smartphone support and a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Safety/Special Features:

  • Lane-keep assist
  • Lane-departure warning
  • Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert
  • Wi-Fi
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™
  • Collision-prevention aids such as lane-keep assistance and blind-spot monitoring have earned the 2021 Ford Explorer a five-star safety rating from the NHTSA (National Highway Safety Traffic Administration).

Buying a 2021 Ford Explorer

We're eager to help you select the right trim level and configuration at our Ford dealership near Waterloo, IA. Stop by soon to finalize your 2021 Ford Explorer purchase at our Ford finance center.


2021 Ford Explorer

4WD 2.3L

$389/mo. for 36 mos.

Ford Credit Red Carpet Lease

$4339 Cash Due at Signing

Security Deposit Waived

Taxes, Title, License Fees Extra


With Equipment Group 202A. Not all buyers will qualify for Ford Credit Red Carpet Lease. Payments may vary; dealer determines price. Residency restrictions apply. Cash due at signing is after $500 Customer Cash (PGM #50590). Lessee responsible for excess wear and mileage over 31,500 miles at $0.20 per mile. Take new retail delivery from an authorized Ford dealer's stock by 2/28/22. See dealer for qualifications and complete details. Vehicle shown may have optional equipment not included in payment.

2021 Ford Explorer

1.9% APR for 60 mos.
Ford Credit Financing

+ $1,000 Bonus Cash

$1,000 Bonus Cash (PGM #14068). Not all buyers will qualify for Ford Credit financing. 1.9% APR for 60 months at $17.48 per month per $1,000 financed regardless of down payment (PGM #21302). Residency restrictions apply. For all offers, take new retail delivery from an authorized Ford dealer's stock by 2/28/22. See dealers for qualifications and complete details. 


Bill Colwell Ford

238 Waterloo Road
Directions Hudson, IA 50643

  • Sales: 319-600-7345
  • Service: (319) 988-4153
  • Parts: (319) 988-4153


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  • Sunday Closed
  1. Bill Colwell Ford

    238 Waterloo Road
    Hudson, IA 50643

    • Sales: 319-600-7345
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