2022 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

July 15th, 2022 by

2022 Ford Explorer ST in Rapid Red
The Ford Explorer is spacious, fuel-efficient, and powerful, but Plymouth drivers looking to upgrade will also be pleasantly surprised at how many configuration options they’ll have for the 2022 year. Take a look at the 2022 Ford Explorer configurations with Morrie's Minnetonka Ford to see which of the available models would be the perfect fit for you. Then, be sure to visit our dealership to take any of the Ford Explorer trim levels for a test drive.



Ford Explorer Trim Levels by Starting Price

There are eight different 2022 Ford Explorer configurations to choose from, and each model starts at a different price. To get an idea of which model would be closer to your ideal price range, take a look at the starting prices of each Ford Explorer trim level below:

  • 2022 Ford Explorer Base: $35,510 Starting MSRP
  • 2022 Ford Explorer XLT: $38,570 Starting MSRP
  • 2022 Ford Explorer ST-Line: $45,760 Starting MSRP
  • 2022 Ford Explorer Timberline: $48,320 Starting MSRP
  • 2022 Ford Explorer Limited: $47,070 Starting MSRP
  • 2022 Ford Explorer ST: $49,260 Starting MSRP
  • 2022 Ford Explorer King Ranch®: $53,630 Starting MSRP
  • 2022 Ford Explorer Platinum: $52,375 Starting MSRP

To get an even better deal on the Ford Explorer of your choice, be sure to take advantage of our new vehicle specials at Morrie's Minnetonka Ford.

Key Features of the Ford Explorer Trim Levels

Each of the 2022 Ford Explorer configurations may look similar, but they come with their own unique set of features and capabilities. Which Ford Explorer trim level will be the best fit for your Maple Grove driving needs? Take a look at the highlight features of each Ford Explorer configuration to get an idea of which option would be ideal for you:

2022 Ford Explorer (Base)

  • 2.3L four-cylinder engine
  • 300 hp
  • 310 lb-ft of torque
  • Power rear tailgate
  • Alloy wheels
  • Black plastic mirror caps and door handles
  • Ford Co-Piilot360™ Safety Suite
  • Seating for up to seven passengers
  • Cloth seating surfaces
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Ford SYNC® with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration

2022 Ford Explorer XLT

  • Second-row captain’s chairs (seating capacity of up to 6 people)
  • Heated first-row seats
  • Standard cloth seating or available ActiveX®
  • Roof rails
  • Black mirror caps and body-color door handles
  • Four-way power-adjustable driver’s seat

2022 Ford Explorer ST-Line

  • ActiveX Seat Material with Miko® Inserts and Red Stitching
  • 12-speaker B&O® Sound System
  • Surround-view parking system
  • Everything from the 202A Equipment group and Co-Pilot360 Assist+ packages
  • Sporty trim-specific interior and exterior styling
  • Flat-bottoms steering wheel

2022 Ford Explorer Timberline

  • Off-road-ready struts
  • Limited slip differential
  • Skid plates
  • Rugged trim-specific interior and exterior styling
  • Four-wheel-drive

2022 Ford Explorer Limited

  • Hands-free power tailgate and PowerFold® Third-row seating available
  • Hybrid powertrain available
  • Leather Seating Surfaces with Micro-Perforation and Accent Stitching
  • Ventilated first and second-row seats
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Front parking sensors

2022 Ford Explorer ST

  • Standard 3.0L EcoBoost® engine
  • 400 hp
  • 415 lb-ft of torque
  • Differentiated from ST-Line
  • Performance-oriented tuning and styling
  • Leather Seating Surfaces with Miko® Micro-Perforated Inserts, City Silver Accent Stitching, and ST Logo

2022 Ford Explorer King Ranch®

  • Standard 3.0L EcoBoost® engine
  • 400 hp
  • 415 lb-ft of torque
  • Combines performance of ST model with luxury of Limited model and more
  • Del Rio Leather with Lasso-Perforated Inserts (all rows)
  • PowerFold® Third-row seating standard

2022 Ford Explorer Platinum

  • Standard 3.3L hybrid powertrain
  • Optional 3.0-liter EcoBoost® powertrain
  • Tri-Diamond Perforated Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Standard Active Park Assist 2.0
  • 12-speaker B&O® Sound System standard
  • Wood trim inlays
  • Adaptive headlights

So, which of the 2022 Ford Explorer configurations will you choose? Whichever model you select, take your favorite model for a test drive at our dealership near Eden Prairie, and let us help you with any of your other Ford research questions or inquiries.

Choose Your Ford Explorer in Minnetonka

Contact us to learn more about the Ford Explorer trim levels and how you can grab the keys to your very own Ford Explorer. We look forward to helping you drive away in a Ford Explorer that has all of the features you need to hit the roads with confidence. Don’t forget to take a look at our used Ford Explorer options when you visit us for something a little more budget-friendly.


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