The redesigned Ford Expedition 2018follows the trail blazed by the Ford F-150, cutting weight through an aluminum body and lightweight components. All told, this massive vehicle shaves 300 pounds from its previous weight, while accumulating on new comfort, convenience and safety features.
2018 Ford Expedition Design
Images, it seems freaking huge, helped by the F-150-ish headlights that integrate into a very large grid and taillights that seem to swallow most of the rear end. It’s like a Ford Explorer was given a handful of steroids and pushed into one of these square watermelon molds. The C-pillar is a reminiscence of GM’s boxy, full size SUV, too.
The interior is also truck-ish. The vents are large and sturdy, there is a whole cargo of storage between the driver and the passenger, and it is rocking a Sync 3 info-entertainment system and a large screen between the gauges (at least in the balance shown here ). The shift lever is now a rotating dial, as well.
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Ford promised features, and a good sauce, he delivered them by the truck. The shipment features a number of new features, including wireless phone charging, a Wi-Fi hotspot that supports 10 devices up to 50 feet away from the car, four 12-volt outlets, six USB chargers, A 110 volt outlet, two-row panoramic glass roof and an adjustable loading shelf behind the third row. The second and third row can be folded flat with the press of a button, and the second row seats can tilt forward to allow the third-without having to remove a child seat.
The shipment also includes a series of active and passive safety systems, which is rare on vehicles running on truck chassis. It will include 360 degrees of camera coverage, track management support, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality, neutral monitoring and stand-alone emergency braking functioning up to 50 mph.
2018 Ford Expedition Engine
The engine is familiar with the direct injection of 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6, but production will increase from the current 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque, according to Ford. How much remains to be seen. However, the gearbox is the new Ford 10-speed automatic, replacing the current 6-speed gearbox. The expedition continues to be the rear-wheel drive, with the possibility of 4-wheel drive; The system includes a 2-speed transfer case.
As noted, Ford expects EPA’s improved fuel economy ratings (currently ranging from City 15 to 21 mpg), and an increase in towing of the current 9,200 pounds.
2018 Ford Expedition Release Date and Price
The 2018 Expedition range will include XL, XLT, LTD and Platinum trim. The beautiful King Ranch option disappears, although it continues in the F-series microphones. Price, predictable, will be revealed closer to the fall at the date of sale. The current MSRPs for the expedition range from $ 47,420 to over $ 71,000.