Passenger Seating Capacities
Explorer South conversion vans allow you to select from several extended version for those with the largest families or those with the most friends. Our standard size vans seat 7 passengers, but certain models allow for comfortably seating 9, 12 or even 15 passengers.
Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana Seat Up to 15
Offering comfortable seating for up to 15 along with advanced safety and entertainment technology, our new 2020 conversion vans are ready to help make you and your passengers comfortable, connected and — most important — safe on your next journey.
Ford Transit Seats Up to 9 Passengers
The 2020 7 and 9 Passenger Ford Transit by Explorer South comes with a powerful 3.5L Ecoboost engine and quiet ride. Whether you are a Ford blueblood or just want to try something new, the Ford Transit by Explorer will exceed your expectations.
The 9 passenger van is built on a 150 Chassis with a 148″ wheelbase – just 18″ longer than the 7 passenger van. Legroom, headroom and storage space abounds in the luxurious interior, well designed doors and windows. The state of the art SYNC system will keep the driver entertained while the passengers enjoy the 17″ or 29″ HDTV.
The short front end and tight turning radius make it incredibly easy to drive for a larger vehicle and you’ll find the 9 Passenger seating comfortable for kids and adults alike. Don’t need seating for 9 but would prefer to maximize your interior legroom and storage space? The Extended wheelbase chassis is perfect for whatever needs you may have.
The Extended 9 Passenger Ford Transit by Explorer is available as a Low Top (for those who need under 7′ of clearance), or with our custom Sport Roof (for those who need to be under 8′ of clearance). If clearance is not an issue and you want the maximum amount of headroom just inquire about our conversion on the Ford Factory “Medium Roof” Transit.
Mercedes-Benz Metris Seats 7 Passengers
The Mercedes Metris by Explorer South is “mid size” van of it’s kind — just the right choice for those who don’t need a full size van but still want the comfort, style, and custom feel of an Explorer Van on top of the quality of Mercedes-Benz.
The Mercedes Metris by Explorer was designed to offer relatively nimble dimensions with the cargo/passenger-carrying ability of larger vans. Slotted between a mini-van and a full size van, The Metris has many of the custom appointments Explorer is known for along with everything you’d expect from Mercedes-Benz.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Seats 7 or 9 Passengers
Whether you need to maximize your seating capacity or want the most legroom and storage space available, the Sprinter by Explorer South combines the extra comfort and style of a conversion van with Mercedes-Benz premium innovation and quality will accommodate. Use your Sprinter around town or take it on vacation. Either way, the 144″ Wheelbase makes the Sprinter a responsive drive and an exciting option.