Why is Ford Explorer rear wheel drive?

Why Did the Ford Explorer of the Sixth Generation Switch to Rear-Wheel Drive?

 Explorer devotees who have tested the sixth-generation vehicle agree that

 the rear-drive chassis delivers a greater sense of balance owing to its better weight distribution. 

 What distinguishes the Ford Explorer Sport from the XLT?

The Sport version of the 2018 Explorer XLT has a more potent turbocharged engine, making it 

the clear pick for individuals who will be undertaking a lot of cargo 

carrying and towing. It is also a little more opulent than the standard trim.

Overall, both trims receive excellent utility ratings,