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From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Interior space
- Choice of regular or extended length
- Power-folding third row available
- Interior plastics feel cheap
- Disappointing fuel economy
- New Limited Appearance Package available
- Full-size SUV seats up to eight
- Regular- and long-wheelbase versions offered
- Rear- or four-wheel drive
- Adaptive suspension available
- 9,200-pound maximum towing capacity
CARS.COM — Big SUVs used to be all the rage — just as minivans replaced the family station wagon in the 1980s, so too did big SUVs do the same to those vans in the 1990s. But since then, the Great Recession and gas price shocks have returned big SUVs to their original place in the market — expensive specialty vehicles bought by people for whom only a big, multi-passenger vehicle that can tow significant amounts will do.
Related: 2018 Ford Expedition Review Video
The segment leader is the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, and it wasn't hard to figure out why — the main competitor, the Ford Expedition, hadn't seen a major update in almost a decade. All that has changed — behold the behemoth, the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition, that's aiming to knock the Chevy off its top truck throne.
Old-School Truck, New-School Materials
Like the old Expedition, the new one maintains a traditional truck-style body-on-frame construction. Underneath, the Expedition is an F-150 with an independent rear suspension instead of a solid live axle. This arrangement also allows for a lower loading floor in the cargo area that enables the third row to fold away completely — an advantage over the Chevy Tahoe's style of seats.
Like the F-150, the body is now aluminum, but the weight difference isn't that significant — Ford has added all kinds of equipment and sound i... Read More
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2018 Ford Expedition: First Drive
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2018 Ford Expedition Mileage Is Impressive (for an SUV)
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Comfort and fun on top of reliability.
We purchased the Expedition Limited in triple black and have loved it from the getgo. Ford out did themselves with the power you get from the twin turbo V6 on top of the comfort the Expedition ... Read full review
We love our Expedition!
Great fit for a large family! Roomy and spacious with all the bells and whistles! Rides like a dream! Leather seats with heat and cool option is a must! Read full review
The 2017 Ford Expedition currently has 0 recalls
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
24-hour roadside assistance, rental car reimbursement up to $30 per day, full tank of gas, vehicle history report, new wiper blades and fresh oil and filter
7 years / 100,000 miles7 years from original new vehicle warranty start date or 100,000 miles. Powertrain Limited Warranty from original in-service date. 12- month/12,000-mile comprehensive limited warranty. See dealer for details. $100 deductible per visit.
Under 6 years / 80,000 milesVehicles receive a 172 point inspection and reconditioning.