Ford Expedition vs Ford Explorer

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2018 Ford Expedition
Limited
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$67,543
2018 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,089

Expert Reviews

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2018 Ford Expedition
Limited
William Maley Preview:

The Ford Expedition has always played second fiddle to the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban and GMC’s Yukon/Yukon XL in the full-size SUV class. But for 2018, Ford is hoping to take the le...

2018 Ford Explorer
AWD
Rob Feeman Preview:

Well into its fifth generation, which debuted in 2011, the Ford Explorer midsize SUV receives some minor updating for 2018, in an effort to keep it going strong until the next generati...

Specs

2018 Ford Expedition
Limited
2018 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X2
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
22 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23.3 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
375 hp @ 5,000 RPM
290 hp @ 6,500 RPM
--
Torque
470 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
255 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.8:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.64 in x 3.45 in
3.64 in x 3.41 in
3.44 in x 3.7 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 43.9 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 41.5 in 39.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.9 cu ft 21 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,750 lbs 1,531 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 6,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 9,200 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 210 in 198.3 in
Width 93.4 in 90.2 in
Height 76.6 in 71 in
Wheelbase 122.5 in 112.8 in

Available Options

2018 Ford Expedition
Limited

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • Stone Gray Metallic
  • White Gold Metallic
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • 2nd Row Bucket Seats
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Dual-Headrest Rear-Seat Entertainment System
  • Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package
  • Led Headlamps & Fog Lamps
  • Panoramic Vista Roof
  • Special Edition Package
  • Voice-Activated Touch-Screen Navigation System
  • Equipment Group 301A
  • Equipment Group 302A
2018 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black

Option Packages

  • Engine: 2.3L I-4 Ecoboost
  • Running Boards - Black
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package

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