First of all we must say that we make a small mistake. We have expected that new redesigned Expedition will be presented in 2016 and that this will be version for 2017 model year. According to the latest news we will must wait a little bit more. The most reliable websites and automotive magazines have announced new 2018 Ford Expedition. If the recent trends in the design and development of this full-size SUV’s are anything to go by then, the 2018 Ford Expedition promises to be in a class of its own. Although it will be a couple of years before this vehicle hits the road, there is a lot of excitement as to what the car promises to offer.
Ford has remained tight-lipped as to the exact specifications of this vehicle, and so there is little information out there about it. However, like always people can accurately predict almost everything there is to know about the car.
What changes should enthusiasts expect in the new 2018 Ford Expedition?
Recent information from Ford indicated that by the year 2018 most of their SUV will be made from aluminum, and so the 2018 Ford Expedition will probably be made from aluminum. This will be aimed at reducing greenhouse emission and improving the general performance of the car by making it lighter. In addition to aluminum construction, our sources tell us that can expect big design similarity with the F-150 truck.
Other notable changes that people should expect from this car are that it will utilize technology more than the previous expeditions. In fact, rumors point to it being the most technologically advanced of all Expeditions.
The 2018 Ford Expedition Specifications:
The 2018 Ford Expedition has been dubbed as the car of the future, and it is what any car enthusiast should be looking forward to. Reliable information from Ford indicates that it will be fitted with a 3.5 Liter Ecoboost V6 engine. This engine will be capable of generating 411 horsepower while still maintaining high fuel efficiency. The fuel economy is probably not the best but a 16mpg city/22mp highway and 18mpg combined will be quite impressive for an SUV. This vehicle will also have a six-speed automatic transmission.
Beside this engine some sources report that we should expect 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine in the new Ford Expedition 2018 model. With this engine it will have power of 325 hp and 375 lb.-ft. of torque and we can expect fuel economy of 18 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.
Although the vehicle will maintain the traditional Expedition look it will be slightly wider and more comfortable compared to its predecessors. If you like towing things, then you will be very impressed with the towing capacity of this vehicle. Although Ford has not yet confirmed it, this vehicle is likely to have a towing capacity of slightly over 9200 pounds.
2018 Ford Expedition Safety:
Besides from the domineering size that this vehicle is expected to come in other safety features will include traction and stability control, the four-wheel antilock brakes, three-row head airbags, front fog lights and post-collision safety system. Besides from this it will be equipped with all the other safety features that can be found in other Ford Expeditions.
2018 Ford Expedition Price and Release Date:
It would be inaccurate to state a specific price or release date for the new 2018 Ford Expedition as there is still no official communication from the manufacturers. However, if there are no unforeseen delays or other challenges the vehicle is likely to hit the market in late 2017 or early 2018. The price range will be between $40,000 and $60,000, but it will probably tilt more towards the higher end of this range.