2008 Ford Expedition Overview


Looking for a Used Expedition in your area?

CarGurus has 25,325 nationwide Expedition listings starting at $1,750.

Average user score
4.5 5 stars
Based on 13 reviews

2008 Ford Expedition Overview

Available in no fewer than 16 different trim packages for 2008, the full-size Ford Expedition SUV offers drivers just about anything they could ask for, including four-wheel-drive models, extended versions like the XLT EL, upscale Eddie Bauer editions, and rugged luxury versions like the King Ranch, which is a new trim for 2008. The Expedition also offers tons of cargo and passenger space and a number of safety features, such as AdvanceTrac traction control with Roll Stability Control (RSC), which is standard across the line.

What the Expedition doesn't offer, of course, is fuel economy and ease of parking. However, drivers and reviewers note that the latter issue is offset by the fact that the Expedition handles well and is fairly nimble and responsive for a vehicle its size, which is one of the reasons it remains popular in today's tight fuel economy.

The eight-passenger Expedition also offers a number of features that enable drivers to easily reconfigure the interior seating space, such as second row seating with CenterSlide, which allows the center section to slide forward up to 11 inches so parents can easily reach small children in the second row. Ford also made reclining and fold-flat seats part of the package, as well as split bench seating.

After giving the Expedition a complete redesign in 2007, Ford made only a few minor changes to the SUV for 2008. All models now feature a keyless entry pad as well as a full overhead console. Beyond that, standard features and options are varied and can be extensive, depending on the trim package.

All versions of the 2008 Expedition come with a standard 5.3-liter, single-overhead-cam Triton V8 engine that generates 300 horsepower and provides plenty of low-end torque, giving the Expedition the power it needs for tooling around town or towing a boat or trailer. The engine links to a six-speed overdrive transmission.


What's your take on the 2008 Ford Expedition?

2008 Ford Expedition Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2008 Ford Expedition against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

2008 Ford Expedition vs:

    Have you driven a 2008 Ford Expedition?  
    Rank This Car

    Cars compared to 2008 Ford ExpeditionPeople researching a 2008 Ford Expedition contacted a dealer about


    Looking for a Used Expedition in your area?

    CarGurus has 25,325 nationwide Expedition listings starting at $1,750.

    Have questions?   Ask a question

    Ford Expedition Questions

    Ford Expedition 2008

    I was driving My expedition and it started making a noice like I ran over something and when I push on the gas it takes a second to go. I don't see anything under the vehicle. Any ideas? My husban...

    4 views with 1 answer (last answer about a day ago)

    How Do You Change Temperature Reading From Celsius To Fahrenheit In A 2008 ...

    1,724 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    What Is The Fuel Pressure For A 5.4 L Ford Expedition Engine

    I have a 2008 Ford Expedition and I am having problems with the engine after changing the spark plugs and fuel filter, I think the fuel pressure is too high, 60 before start and above 70 engine runnin...

    2,338 views with 6 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    Keyless Entry 2008 Expedition

    Anyone know where to find the keyless pad code in the 08 Expedition? Thanks

    1,349 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    What Is The Tire Pressure For The Expedition

    6,595 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)