Recently a camouflaged version of 2018 Ford Expedition was seen in Dearborn near Ford’s development center. From the first look, the glimpse of F-150 is evident along with an exquisite design. The whole body was covered with aluminum material that will help it to enhance the fuel economy as well as performance. Basically Expedition is full size SUV which will carry some qualities of Ford F-150. Outer body portion and interior will be molded with some new equipment along with the old ones which will be revamped. The first generation of Expedition was launched in 1997 and since then Ford brought three generation of this model in to production. Current model was launched in 2007 although it carries a lot of old feature. At that time it shared the shape of F-150. But from second and third, Ford brought many changes in that it helped it to diverge from old shape. Chevy and Dodge also followed this same trend of starting with a shared face then gradually swaying away by adopting redesigns technique. But this new Expedition will again incorporate the mixture design of SUV and pickup truck.
2018 Ford Expedition – Expected Trims:
2018 Ford Expedition might provide its customer large number of trim level that will help them to opt for various packages according to their need. Although Ford hasn’t confirmed the details about the trim level but rumors are suggesting that it will get eight trim levels. These trims are:
- King Ranch
Competitors in the Full Size Segment:
2018 Ford Expedition would face many competitors in the automobile market which are ready take away its position. These competitors are:
- Chevrolet Tahoe
- Chevrolet Suburban
- GMC Yukon
- GMC Yukon XL
- Cadillac Escalade
Modification That Would Be Seen In the Exterior:
2018 Ford Expedition will boast a body of pickup truck molded in a full size SUV. It has a Ford’s logo inscribed in the front window which is common super duty trucks. Overall dimension will remain same although and it is expected to shed large amount of weight. Aluminum body will help it to have a flat surface thus boasting a very clean design.
Since it will take many inspirations from Ford F-150, it will carry a slim headlight which will be complemented by a large black hexagonal grill. The side portion of this SUV will have low-cut windows along with large power folding side mirror. Deep curves and smooth arches will be seen in various parts of the body. Back panel of Expedition will get a large tail light along with rear step and new exhaust. It will also equip all kind of safety feature which will be supported by strong body frame.
Like its exterior, inner portion of Expedition will boast all modern features and technologies that will be complemented with an elegant interior design. Seating arrangement will get three rows that can easily accommodate large amount of passengers. It will get some new equipment along with its old revamped amenities and they are:
- Sync 3 infotainment systems.
- New dashboard with large central console.
- Adaptive cruise control.
- Forward collision warning system.
- Active parking assistant.
- Aluminum and wood accent interior.
- Sony or other premium audio system.
2018 Ford Expedition – Modification under the Hood:
Under the hood, 2018 Ford Expedition will get a 3.5 liter EcoBoost turbocharged V-6 engine with 365 hp, while there is a possibility that might also acquire 2.7 liter EcoBoost V-6 engine. Basically Ford is trying to enhance the fuel economy of Expedition with this engine so that it can lot more buyers than usual. Some rumors are suggesting that it might get a new ten speed automatic transmission. Ford is confident that these new engine would squeeze out better performance and fuel economy than its predecessor.
2018 Ford Expedition side – Possible Arrival Date and Price:
The 2018 Ford Expedition will hit the showroom by the end of 2017 although any specific date about its arrival is still unknown. The price for the new Ford Expedition 2018 model is expected to start from $42,000. Price point of every trim will differ by small margin thus providing easy choice for customers.