Ford Reinvents the Explorer.

Dearborn, Michigan - July 27,2010

The most obvious difference: It's built on a car platform, not a truck one, so it sits lower to the ground and has a smoother, more fuel-efficient ride.

Ford says the 2011 Explorer can get 30 percent better fuel economy that the previous model, with a turbocharged ecoboost engine.

It also features lighter materials and improved safety features, including the first inflatable seat belts.

At $28,190, the base price is also $1,000 less than the 2010 Explorer.

The 2010 Explorer will be in showrooms this winter.

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