Optional second-row captain's chairs with a center-aisle pass-through can be substituted for adult-rated comfort. Not enough oomph for that. Ford is right on target with its family adventure concept, and the Ford Expedition is the best vehicle for family vacation travel on the American road. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Have always been a Ford guy but this is getting crazy. Boasting just 300 horsepower but weighing in at 6104 pounds, the seemed a lock to be a total slug.
The new King Ranch model can be identified by its gold exterior accents and unique wheel design. We are excited to offer this 2008 Ford Expedition. Ford's new rear backup camera is less expensive, but less impressive, than most. It tracks down the highway with excellent straight-line stability, negotiates forest roads with surprising agility, and absorbs impacts from bumps or broken pavement without straying from its path. The Expedition's cabin has up-to-date electronics and a generally modern feel, though there are quite a few small, cheap-feeling buttons that are hard to tell apart at a glance. Still, all things considered, the Expedition compares favorably in its class. Best of all, folding down both rear rows creates a perfectly flat load floor.
For transporting Eddie and the entire Bauer clan, the Expedition is tough to beat. If you have any questions. There are several different wheel designs, including 20-inchers with a chrome finish. The Expedition is even a nice place to be when all the entertainment is switched off, as the combination of thick glass and a generous amount of acoustic insulation behind the dash and on the floor makes this a remarkably quiet interior; it's actually possible to have a conversation with the people in the third-row seat while you're at the wheel. The brake discs are large, but a lot of effort is required to get the Expedition slowed down. This should be painted a darker color or black.
Generous driver's seat travel helps accommodate taller drivers, and it's a perfect match for the Expedition's movable pedals, so a wide range of drivers can be sit comfortably. It carries people, hauls gear, tows boats, and pulls campers. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. We bought the expedition because of all the great reviews we saw and the amount of miles people were getting out of them but apparently we didn't look hard enough. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter.
DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Powertrains and Performance All Expeditions come standard with a 5. All Expeditions are powered by Ford's 5. Captain's chairs with movable armrests are standard across the four model lines. Airbag coverage includes seat-mounted side airbags for front occupants and all-row side curtain airbags. Now a couple of weeks later wife notices check engine light on and takes it back to the dealer. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557306713939 ; listingsSearchManager.
Two-wheel or four-wheel drive with low-range gearing is offered. True, the Chevrolet Tahoe might ride a bit smoother and the Nissan Armada might have more off-road prowess. Quiet interstate cruiser that is safe and fun to drive. This Ford Expedition comes equipped with these options: 5. Folding down the second-row expands it all the way to 108. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. Opting for the second-row captain's chairs drops seating capacity to seven but earns a storage console between the seats.
The instrument panel, with its mix of round and rectangular gauges and chrome, plastic, and wood trim, appears retro for the sake of being retro and at the expense of good function. As a result, crowded parking lots can be challenging. While the image is useful, obstacles are not as easy to spot as they are in systems that show their images on six- or seven-inch dash-mounted screens. The Expedition is about more than convenience. . From the driver's seat, though, the view is somewhat disappointing. We've put 160k miles on and still going strong! Updated steering made the Expedition easier to pilot, and the interior was restyled and quieted down.
We were impressed with the result. Sensors, Remote keyless entry, Traction control. When it comes to driving, the Expedition feels big and heavy, and while it goes where you direct it, it can take awhile to get there and isn't as alert or sporty as the Chevy or Nissan. The Expedition makes an excellent tow vehicle. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. With a towing capacity around 9,000 pounds, the Ford Expedition can tow any of these. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. But with its roomy interior, clever packaging, and commendable offroad performance, not to mention being the only one with cooled front seats and power runningboards, the Ford presents a strong package overall. The six-speed automatic transmission runs seamlessly through the gears, keeping the engine from laboring through its rpm range. The second- and third-row seats fold flat to create a useful rear cargo area. Most of the advantage comes from car-like engineering, a synergy between a rigid frame, high-pressure gas shocks that afford excellent wheel control, and a second-generation, link-type independent rear suspension. We found the Expedition's seats to be among the most comfortable to sit in and the easiest to fold down -- both a pleasant contrast to, say, the cramped, non-folding third-row bench in the Chevrolet Tahoe.
Driving ImpressionsFull-size sport-utilities aren't known for their driving manners, but the latest-generation of vehicles from both Ford and General Motors have made real progress in delivering a more car-like impression. Now keep in mind this dealership has done all recommended regular maintenance like clockwork because i didn't want them to ever have any excuse not to cover the warranty. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. The six-speed automatic generally makes good use of the V8's reserves but occasionally has difficulty finding the right gear during passing maneuvers.