2023 Ford Explorer Timberline 4DR 4×4 Review


The one that is most suitable for family duty is the 2023 Explorer Timberline. The Explorer is a versatile option for parents transporting kids because it has three rows of seats and a large cargo area for gear. The Explorer's base engine, a turbocharged 2.3-litre four-cylinder with 300 horsepower, will likely satisfy the majority of drivers, but a hybrid drivetrain and a 400-hp twin-turbo V-6 engine are also offered. A sport steering wheel and faux-suede upholstery with red stitching give the interior a performance-oriented appearance, and the Timberline also comes with an available second-row bench.

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A variety of distinctive features are also incorporated into the interior design. The Tri-Diamond Perforated Leather Seating Surfaces, Precision-Engineered Centre Console, Ambient Lighting, and Rotary Gear Shift Dial make you comfortable. Available It is simple to accommodate people and goods with the third-row PowerFold seats. With seating for seven people, the Ford Explorer with the seats raised. Or fold them up to make room for cargo.

The 2023 Ford Explorer's dynamic appearance, including standard LED Headlamps, will catch your eye immediately. The 2023 Ford Explorer's driving characteristics and power are encased in a striking exterior that exudes genuine comfort and luxury. You can also anticipate interior space that can handle the kids, the dog, the sports equipment, the camping gear, and just about everything you need on the road to adventure.

The 2023 Ford Explorer Timberline 4DR 4x4 comes with a 2.3-Litre EcoBoost four-cylinder engine that delivers 300 horsepower, 310 lb-ft of torque and a 10-speed auto sends. The 10-speed automatic transmission makes shifting gears a smoother, more efficient process while helping to provide performance and towing needs—the power to all four wheels. With the impressive 5,300 lbs of towing, you can be sure that no gear will get left behind. However, three engine options are available for the Ford Explorer Timberline, including the 3.0L EcoBoost V6 engine and the 3.3L V6 Hybrid engine. All 2023 Explorer models come with side-wind stabilization designed to help the driver keep the vehicle on its path when encountering high winds.

Key Features

Class IV Trailer Tow Package

A Class IV Frame-Mounted Hitch, Trailer Connectors, and an Engine Oil Cooler are all included in the class IV trailer tow package. Allows 5,600 lbs of towing when fully equipped.

Terrain Management System with Intelligent 4WD

The Terrain Management System with Intelligent 4WD may assist with any adventure through a single simple dial in the centre console. Each of its seven selectable drive settings, including Normal, Trail, Deep Snow/Sand, Slippery, Sport, Tow/Haul, and Eco mode, features unique 3D Animated Graphics in the 12.3" Digital Cluster that is optional.

18" High Gloss Black Painted Aluminum with Laser-Etched Timberline Logo

The 18" High Gloss Black-Painted Aluminum with Laser-Etched Timberline Logo wheels is standard on the Timberline.


The 2023 Ford Explorer has plenty of intelligent and capable features to help you enjoy the journey. For added assistance, Ford Explorer comes with the standard Ford Co-Pilot360, a lineup of driver-assist features designed to enhance your driving experience. You'll also find styling connected as easy as ever with standard features like SYNC 3 and FordPass Connect on your side.

10.1" LCD Capacitive Portrait Touchscreen

Available 10.1-inch LCD Capacitive Portrait Touchscreen means connectivity at your fingertips. Use it like your smartphone to get directions, play music or call your friends.

Available Wireless Charging

The Ford Explorer offers up to 9 different power points, including USB, USB Type C, 12V and 110V, which means plenty of power for every passenger. You can also charge cord-free with the Wireless Charging Pad in the Centre Console.

Safety Features

The 2023 Ford Explorer Timberline is known for its advanced safety features, including:

Rear-View Camera

The Rear-View Camera with Ford Co-Pilot360 provides a great view of what's behind your vehicle. It also comes with a standard Built-In Washer to keep the camera lens free of debris and navigate Reserve confidently.

Lane-Keeping System

Ford's Lane-Keeping System can assist you in staying in your lane. While the standard intelligent Co-Pilot360 Ford function analyzes your vehicle's location between the lines in the road ahead, it can also warn you if you're starting to edge out of your lane. You'll notice a coffee cup indicator after you've drifted a few times, indicating that it's time for a break.

Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control

Available with Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist+, Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control is next-level cruise control. Adaptive Cruise Control keeps you moving along the way and can also slow down your car if traffic in front of you has halted or slowed. You'll resume your designated speed as soon as everything is clear. And it doesn't just improve your cruise control experience in that way.

Trim Highlights

2023 Ford Explorer Timberline 4dr 4x4

  • Body Style: SUV
  • Engine: 2.3L 4cyl
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drivetrain: 4x4



Contact Oakridge Ford today, located in London, Ontario, and the surrounding areas of Woodstock, St. Mary's, Leamington, Essex, and Windsor if you are interested in the 2023 Ford Explorer 4DR 4x4 available at Oakridge Ford. Come into Oakridge Ford today at 601 Oxford Street, West London, ON N6H 1T8.