DEARBORN, MI – Expect the’11 Ford Explorer to have similar tow capabilities to that of the outgoing model, even though the latest version is based on a unibody platform. The new Explorer, due out later this year, is shouldered by the same Volvo-derived D-segment platform as the Ford Taurus fullsize sedan. Up to now, body-on-frame SUVs performed better off road and had greater towing capabilities than car-based cross/utility vehicles. But those days are over, says Ali Jammoul, Ford ...

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