The new Explorer puts the emphasis on fuel economy over off-roading and towing.
Ford executives said they wanted the new SUV to fit the changed needs of SUV buyers.
"It had to look modern and contemporary -- inside and out -- yet be instantly recognizable as an Explorer," Ford Engineer Jim Holland said in an announcement.
But, since the new Explorer is entering a very crowded "crossover" market, Ford has its work cut out for it. Click through to find out what sets it apart.
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