2021 Ford Expedition

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2021 Ford Expedition
2021 Ford Expedition

Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

210” x 76.6”


Rear-wheel drive



The good:

  • Real room in all rows of seats
  • Powerful engine
  • Excellent ride and handling
  • Tows beautifully
  • Outstanding multimedia tech
  • Easy-to-use Pro Trailer Backup Assist

The bad:

  • Expensive
  • Towing disproportionately decreases fuel economy
  • Some interior materials feel cheap
  • Rotary shifter ease of use

5 trims

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Notable features

  • New entry-level two-row version
  • Full-size SUV seats up to eight with three-row seating
  • Regular- and extended-length Max versions
  • Twin-turbo V-6 engine standard
  • Rear- or four-wheel drive
  • Automatic emergency braking standard

2021 Ford Expedition review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2021 Ford Expedition?

Offered in regular- and extended-length Max form, the Ford Expedition full-size SUV seats five people in two rows or up to eight people in three rows. It’s powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 engine that makes 375 or 400 horsepower depending on the trim level. The V-6 teams with a 10-speed automatic transmission, and rear- and four-wheel-drive models are offered. Competitors include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, Toyota Sequoia and Nissan Armada

 What’s New on the 2021 Ford Expedition?

A new two-row XL trim level is now the base model, and a new STX Package features a five-bar grille, tri-zone automatic air conditioning and an 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. 

What Features in the 2021 Ford Expedition Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • Push-button start
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot spot (data subscription required after trial)
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Lane-keeping assist
  • Automatic high-beam headlights

Available features include: 

  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Power running boards
  • Power liftgate
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Power-adjustable pedals with memory feature
  • Second-row captain’s chairs
  • Power third-row seat
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated and ventilated front seats 
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Navigation
  • B&O premium stereo
  • Wireless device charging
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability

Should I Buy the 2021 Ford Expedition?

The Expedition has plenty of capability — it’ll tow up to 9,300 pounds when properly equipped — and it offers lots of tech features. It’s roomy, rides well and has a powerful drivetrain, too. It can get pricey and towing disproportionately drags down fuel economy, but the Expedition is an impressive full-size SUV overall.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior 4.5
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value 4.0
  • Exterior 4.8
  • Reliability 4.2

Most recent consumer reviews


Expedition family car

Even though we haven’t had this vehicle very long we really love it. Lots of room inside. Smooth ride. One of my favorite features is the lights on the outside mirrors tell you there’s a car in my blind spot this is a great safety feature. Ours was a used certified gold vehicle average used mileage, the price was very good, below suggested price.


Absolute xxx

1 1/2 years old and less than 11,000 miles. 2 recalls. Bad battery after 1 year. Check engine light on due to PCM. Gasket falling off on driver side door handle. Corrosion on my intake manifold. Windshield wiper fluid constantly and consistently empties after a few months (leak???). Paint bubbling and peeling on my rooftop. Need I say more?! Absolute xxx... I live in Las Vegas. It's always parked in a garage. 2021 XLT model.


Great vehicle

Great vehicle Upgraded from explorer to expedition for more room and comfort for the family We simply love it with a son that plays goalie in travel hockey this vehicle fits the bill to accommodate the family all his gear and ours also PERFECT

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Ford Blue Advantage Blue
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/60,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Fords and many non-Ford vehicles up to 10 years old with less than 150,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
90-Day/4,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Comprehensive Limited Warranty
Dealer certification required
139-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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