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  • 2023 Ford Explorer XLT

    Miles: 3,463
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Browse Quality Pre-Owned Cars for Sale

Tampa, Florida, area car shoppers searching for a budget-friendly automobile can always turn to our local Ford dealership's used cars for sale. As a new and used Ford dealer, we supply the Tampa area with pristine pre-owned Ford cars, trucks, and SUVs, plus quality used vehicles from many other makes.

If you've been shopping for used cars in Tampa for some time, we encourage you to look closely at our current collection of late-model vehicles. You might find your ideal used car, SUV, or pickup waiting for you in our pre-owned inventory.

Used Cars for Various Drivers and Budgets

Whether you're searching for a like-new used Ford truck or perhaps late-model pre-owned hybrid cars for sale, our auto dealership is here for you with a wide variety of used vehicles spanning many body styles, brands, models, features, and budgets.

Our used car sales team works to secure high-quality, late-model examples of popular car, truck, and SUV models to provide our valued customers with extensive selection and peace of mind. Talk to our team about the type of used truck or SUV you're after, and we can help you locate the right automobile at a driver-friendly price.

You can start your used car search right now. View our selection of used cars for sale to find quality options from many carmakers spanning the following vehicle segments:

Why Buy a Used Car?

Maybe you're going back and forth between buying a used car or a brand-new one. That's understandable, as both have their benefits. However, with used car prices starting to come down, now is a great time to consider upgrading to a quality pre-owned vehicle.

When you shop for a late-model vehicle, you can still enjoy some of the latest advancements in automotive technology, like large digital displays, a touch-screen interface, smartphone integration, and advanced driver-assistance systems like automatic emergency braking.

Why Choose One of Our Used Ford Cars for Sale?

As a Ford dealer in Tampa, FL, our used car inventory is often well-stocked with late-model versions of popular Ford vehicles for you to shop. So whether you're hunting for a rugged used Ford Bronco, a pre-owned Ford F-150 pickup, or a late-model Mustang sports car, we welcome you to view our collection to find the right used Ford vehicle for your Tampa Bay area lifestyle.

As Ford continues to build more electrified vehicles, including hybrid SUVs and fully electric cars, you can expect these next-generation automobiles to arrive on our pre-owned car lot. You can view our current offerings of used electric cars for sale online before scheduling a test drive to find out what driving a used Ford EV is all about.

Explore and Weigh the Benefits of Used Cars

There are plenty of high-quality used cars for sale at our auto dealership in Tampa, FL, so if you're leaning towards purchasing pre-owned, we have you covered. We get it if you're still on the fence about new versus used cars, as it’s a big decision.

If you're thinking about purchasing one of our pre-owned vehicles for sale, why not value your trade-in first to see what your current car is worth? It's an intelligent way to get started on your upgrade to one of our quality used cars for sale in Tampa, FL.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy quality used cars online?

You can buy quality used cars online through Veterans Ford, a new and used car dealership in Tampa, FL. Even if you don't live right in the Tampa area, our Ford dealership offers convenient online car shopping and buying. We can help you secure one of our late-model used Ford cars for sale even if you're shopping from outside the area. We make it easy to buy a used car online.

Is it a good time to buy a used car now?

Used car prices are starting to decrease as a greater supply of new and used cars becomes available again. Now is a good time to buy a used car, as prices are highly competitive and there are more vehicle options to choose from than in recent times. If you're considering buying a used car in Tampa, FL, contact our auto dealership team for assistance securing a quality vehicle.

Are used cars negotiable?

Yes, used cars are often negotiable. While not every pre-owned vehicle's price can be negotiated, there is often some wiggle room when you shop at a trusted auto dealership like our Ford dealer in Tampa, FL. Our team of used car sales and finance folks will work with you to secure a quality late-model vehicle that fits within your budget, so shop our selection and contact us today.

Are used cars a better buy than new cars?

Used cars can be a better buy than new ones, but it likely depends on your budget and preferences. Late-model used cars often include the same features as a new car but at a lower price. If you need a dependable vehicle but are on a tight budget, purchasing pre-owned makes a lot of sense. You can get great value when you shop our inventory of used cars for sale.

Compare Our Other Used Ford Models

A used Ford Explorer for sale can help you tackle your busy schedule and unexpected surprises more easily. With spacious three-row seating that can be folded down to create more cargo space, this SUV can help you transport your kid's soccer team or load up on home renovation supplies. Some options come with AWD and terrain management systems to help you handle different terrain, including sand or grass, or to help you if you're in a muddy rut. Dive deeper into this vehicle's offerings on this page.

Different Generations of Used Ford Explorer for Sale

The modern Ford Explorer is part of the sixth generation that started in 2020, meaning that you can find a performance-tuned used Ford Explorer ST with a 400-horsepower 3.0-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine or a used Ford Explorer hybrid with a 318-horsepower 3.3-liter engine that has similar performance to the newest edition. Other powertrain options from this generation include a 300-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4 and a 365-horsepower 3.0-liter EcoBoost V-6.

The generation before that went on from 2011-2019. From 2019, you can find trims with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine delivering 290 horsepower, a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder delivering 280 horsepower, and a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 that achieves 365 horsepower.

For another three-row SUV with even more horsepower in some instances, you should also check out an available used Ford Expedition. Keep in mind, however, that the Ford Explorer is generally more fuel efficient, especially if you opt for the hybrid.

Amenities of a Ford Explorer

In addition to offering a wide range of powertrains, this vehicle has varying amenities depending on what trim you choose. This ladder of offerings is, of course, dependent on the model year in question. However, for 2020, the order went:

  • XLT
  • Limited
  • ST
  • Platinum

The entry-level option for this year came with tri-zone electric climate control, Intelligent Access with push-button starting, a rear-view camera with a washer, a reverse sensing system, lane-keeping assistance, and available heated steering wheel and twin-panel moonroof.

The Platinum came with these available features standard – plus a B&O Sound system, tri-diamond perforated leather upholstery, second-row heated captain seats, ambient lighting, and more.

Our filters make it easy for you to search our collection for options that meet your parameters, but since our inventory comes from trade-ins, our selection can go fast. Therefore, if you see one that you want, contact us about it quickly. If what you want isn’t there, refresh the page tomorrow.

Meanwhile, if you want an affordable way to enjoy a well-equipped SUV, you also have the option to lease a Ford Explorer instead. You get access to the latest technological upgrades for this SUV with the freedom to see what else has been developed in three years when your lease expires.

Welcome a Used SUV Into the Family

If you're looking for a new-to-you ride in Tampa, FL, our dealership should be our first stop. We can help you find an SUV that checks all of your boxes, whether that be a Ford Explorer or a smaller, more maneuverable used Ford Bronco Sport for sale.

While we specialize in Ford vehicles, our selection even includes cars from other popular makes to expand your options. Once you narrowed down your choices, back-to-back test drives can make your final decision clearer. Feel free to ask us any questions you have along the way.

On top of our wide selection, we also offer competitive financing that you can apply for online now and the option to trade in your current vehicle to lower your potential downpayment. We'll do everything we can to put keys in your hand and a smile on your face.

Frequently Asked Questions

What used Ford Explorer trims are available at Veterans Ford?

The used Ford Explorer selection at Veterans Ford is tailored to every driver’s needs. This model is known for its range of trims, and we hand-pick our inventory around the ones we know local drivers will love. Our used Ford Explorer inventory is continually changing, but you can typically find the XLT trim level and its value-packed technology and comfort features. You may also find the Sport trim level for handling enhancements and great convenience features. If sports-car thrills are what you seek, the high-octane ST trim may be waiting for you to discover. With the Limited trim, you’ll find incredible luxury at your command.

How many miles does a Ford Explorer last?

The lifespan of a Ford Explorer will vary according to a wide range of factors. How closely you follow manufacturer-recommended maintenance, your frequent driving conditions (i.e., rough roads), driving habits (i.e., smooth acceleration), and many more factors can play their part.

However, you can drive your used Ford Explorer with confidence, as this robust SUV is built to last. With proper care and driving habits, a Ford Explorer can last for years beyond expectation. Some Ford Explorer owners claim to have reached 300,000 miles.

How much can the Ford Explorer tow year-by-year?

The latest 2022 Ford Explorer can haul up to 5,600 pounds1 when properly equipped. The 2021 and 2020 model-year Ford Explorer, when properly equipped, offers this 5,600 pound1 maximum towing capacity.

The 2019, 2018, and 2017 Ford Explorer models have a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds1 when properly equipped. No matter which model-year used Ford Explorer for sale you choose, you’ll find a competitive towing capacity to haul your weekend gear, job site equipment, and many more possibilities.

Discover the Best Used Ford Model for You

1Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

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