Why Lease a Ford Explorer?

Have you been looking around for the right full-size SUV to head out on the road with your family? The Ford Explorer is a great option for adventurous drivers, but if you're not yet ready to go through the financing process, you can always explore your Ford Explorer lease options! At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we're here to help our friends in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland get a better sense of our Explorer lease deals and processes.

Buying vs Leasing a Ford Explorer

Leasing a Ford Explorer is perfect for drivers looking to get around in a spacious SUV that aren't ready to commit to ownership. There are plenty of differences between leasing vs. buying. When you opt for a Ford SUV lease, you're looking at lower monthly payments than if you'd have financed it. An Explorer's lease also includes covered maintenance up until a certain mileage, and at the end of your leasing term, you can turn it in, buy it out of the lease, or simply lease a newer model.

Buying a vehicle has a lot of responsibility attached. Not only are the monthly payments higher, but you take on the depreciation of the vehicle. After the warranty is up, the maintenance and service are no longer covered.

Ford Explorer Engine Options & Performance

The Ford Explorer is one of the best Ford SUV vehicles to lease because it offers an impressive array of power with its engine options. The Explorer comes standard with a 3.5L V6. This engine comes paired with the 6-speed automatic transmission, and drivers have the option of Front-Wheel Drive or the Intelligent 4WD to help them tackle the tough terrain. In total, the Explorer offers three engine options for drivers to choose from when considering their lease:

  • The base level 3.5L V6 can deliver 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque.
  • The optional 2.3L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine produces 280 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque.
  • The final engine option, the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6, can produce a remarkable 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.

Leasing a Ford Explorer - What You Get with Passenger and Cargo Space

Why lease a Ford Explorer? How about because of its ample cabin space that's fit for both your passengers and cargo? The Ford Explorer can easily accommodate seven passengers over three rows of seating with enough room for cargo. The third row includes the 50/50 split bench, while the second row includes the 60/40 split bench, so the cabin can be accommodated for longer cargo or all the rows can be folded to include more cargo space.

  • In terms of headroom, there's 41.4 inches in the front, 40.6 inches in the middle, and 37.8 inches in the third row.
  • The front row offers 42.9 inches of legroom, while the middle includes 39.5 inches and the third row offers 33.3 inches.
  • The Explorer offers 21 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row, 43.9 cubic feet behind the middle row, and 81.7 cubic feet behind the third row.

Ford Explorer Lease Deals at Richmond Ford Lincoln

When you're ready to start seeking out a Ford Explorer to lease, you can always make the trip over to Richmond Ford Lincoln to take a look at your options. Of course, you'll want to get some experience behind the wheel before you decide!

At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we're proud to help drivers in Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland find a vehicle to lease that's perfect for their lifestyle!

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