A four-cylinder Explorer?

On the eve of the auto show it appears some interesting storylines are playing out. How about a four-cylinder Explorer? Never would have believed that just a few short years ago but it looks like it will be a reality and it could be a great move.

From Autoblog.com:

Last summer, during a preview of what was coming from Ford in 2010, the company officially announced that a 2.0-liter inline-four-cylinder Ecoboost engine would debut this year. Unfortunately, that’s about all we were told at that time. Like the 3.5-liter V6 Ecoboost, the four will be direct injected and turbocharged. We expect it will be rated somewhere in the 230-250 horsepower range, similar to a 3.0-liter naturally aspirated V6.

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