There is a great buzz about the upcoming 2019 Ford Expedition. Virtually, the new Expedition has nothing in common with its predecessor. Heading in some new direction, Ford did what they did with Expedition’s cousin, Ford-F150, extensive use of aluminum.
The fresh Ford Expedition is a full-size SUV with greaet hauling and towing capabilities and 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. Besides that, fuel economy is great, it can be compared with some smaller, midsized SUVs. Great cargo room, spacious cabin and smooth ride thanks to a rear suspension are just some of the positive futures of Ford Expedition.
2019 Ford Expedition is a Good Looking SUV
Everything from headlights and taillights to overall profile and trim, look like a larger version of Ford Explorer. This is a good looking SUV, so it is not a bad thing. Additional cargo space, boldness, and a longer wheelbase make Ford Expedition an exciting SUV.
Some rumors are saying that Ford is preparing to release a new luxury package called Vignale. But for now, this is just a rumor. We can expect new unique color schemes and air-ride system that should allow better fuel saving. The new model comes with the paint options like Blue Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, Magnetic Metallic, Oxford White, Race Red, Shadow Black, Stone Gray and White Gold.
|Front Tire Size||P275/55HR20|
|Rear Tire Size||P275/55HR20|
|Spare Tire Size||Full-Size|
2019 Ford Expedition Interior
The control layout is completely new but familiar. Knobs for temperature and volume control feature a knurled surface that makes the interior looks premium. The gear controller is coming with almost the same knobs and manual-control buttons are placed below. Features are great, particularly in higher packages. There is no shortage of space and rooms.
The second-row passengers can enjoy in more legroom than before. Seats are extremely comfortable and third-row is improved as well. Cargo room is all good, and if you need more, just fold third-row seats. There is a long list of technology features inside the upcoming 2019 Ford Expedition.
An all-new audio system with AM/FM, CD, and MP3, SiriusXM with nine speakers, numerous USB inputs and Bluetooth are expected as always. Furthermore, Air conditioning with rear controls is coming as a standard. Push-button start and keyless entry are all included as well.
The new model comes with huge amount of equipment. The base model XLT is equipped with Air conditioning, SiriusXM, audio system AM/FM, MP3, CD with nine speakers. There is also Bluetooth new generation and USB inputs. This package will have also many safety features in the standard equipment.
With the optional equipment, we mean additional leather seats with heated and ventilated function, multi-zone automatic climate control and Bang & Olufsen audio system with others.
2019 Ford Expedition Safety
|Electronic Stability Control
And Roll Stability Control
|Side Impact Beams|
|ABS And Driveline Traction Control|
|Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags|
|Blind Spot Sensor|
|Front And Rear Parking Sensors|
|Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags|
|Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning|
|Airbag Occupancy Sensor|
|Safety Canopy System Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags|
|Top Speed Limiter|
|Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners|
|Rear Child Safety Locks|
The rearview camera, multiple airbags, trailer-sway control and post-crash alert system are available, even with the standard package.
2019 Ford Expedition Engine and Gearbox
For now, only one engine is available for 2019 Ford Expedition. A 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 will power this SUV. This unit is producing 375hp and 470lb-ft of torque. That is a lot, even for a full-size SUV like Expedition.
However, this engine is coming with a 10-speed automatic transmission and 4WD is optional. Fuel economy is good, as we already mentioned. Ford Expedition has almost the same fuel economy as some smaller, mid-size SUVs. The Expedition is averaging up to 24mpg on the highway and 17mpg in the city.
Transmission and Gear Ratio
|Drivetrain||Four Wheel Drive|
|Transmission Order Code||44U|
|Transmission Description Cont.||Automatic w/OD|
|First Gear Ratio||4.70|
|Second Gear Ratio||2.98|
|Third Gear Ratio||2.15|
|Fourth Gear Ratio||1.77|
|Fifth Gear Ratio||1.52|
|Sixth Gear Ratio||1.27|
2019 Ford Expedition Trailer and Towing Capacity
The 2019 Ford Expedition comes with great capacity. It will weight-carrying max. trailer Capacity 6000 (lbs.), max. a tongue is 600 lbs and weight-distributing max. trailer capacity 9300 lbs. However, the max. tongue load is 930 lbs.
2019 Ford Expedition Price and Release Date
The buyers who choose the 2019 Ford Expedition will get well equipped full-size SUV. Furthermore, the starting price is a little over $50,000. But if you want more, the most likely choices are moving up to the Platinum version. Platinum package is $75,000, and four-wheel drive additional cost is $3,000.
Ford Expedition could debut by the end of the year. The competitors are Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Suburban and others in this full-size SUV segment. The new model will definitely be the right pick up for one that needs power and great towing capacity.