The forthcoming 2019 Ford Expedition is now switched to a more aluminum architecture, in order to reduce weight. The Expedition model is around since the end of the 1990s and has suffered few overhauls over the years. No matter what year is it, every new Ford Expedition comes with changes and upgrades.
The aluminum body panels are attached to a new steel frame, and the upcoming model will be 300 pounds lighter. However, new Expedition will be slightly larger and the wheelbase is four inches longer than on previous models. This full-size SUV offers better hauling capabilities and it managed a good fuel economy as well. Interior is modern and spacious and the ride is smooth.
2019 Ford Expedition Exterior Review
Many of Ford’s models get a similar face as the F-150, but Expedition’s exterior design is well refined and it looks handsome. The Platinum trim will get a bigger front grille with a continuous chrome trim pieces. The Platinum model will also feature full LED headlight system and even fog and daytime running lights. The model comes with tires P275/55HR20.
Rounded and defined wheel arches boast the exterior even more and it is all well combined with the chrome mirror caps and roof rails. Beside many chrome trims, Ford Expedition gets a lot of body-color trims as well. Basically, everything on Expedition looks like a larger version of Ford Explorer. The Expedition Max models will give you an even longer wheelbase and additional cargo space.
The Ford Expedition also offers exceptional cargo space. Behind the first row seating 104.6 cu. ft, second row 63.6 cu. ft. and 20.9 cu. ft behind the third row. However, the model Expedition MAX adds another 16.9 cu. ft. with up to a maximum 121.5 cu. ft.
2019 Ford Expedition Inside Look
The upcoming 2019 Ford Expedition will use the dashboard like on Ford F-150. Surprised? The manufacturer spent a lot of money and time to get the dash to a perfection, so it is not surprising. The center console is coming with a different design and new gearshift knob as well. Real wood and metal materials are available, and a leather-wrapped dash is also available. Leather seats with heating are optional.
The gauge cluster comes with two main analog gauges, that shows information like speed and tach. Vehicle information is provided via large TFT display that looks very well organized. Expedition comes with a Sync 3 infotainment system that is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Ford decided to install a Pro Trailer Backup Assist. Now the average driver can back their trailers like a professional. Above the infotainment screen, a row of buttons is placed. With this in place, some important stuff can be done, like traction control, the automatic start/stop system for EcoBoost engine and turning on hazard lights. This car can easily accumulate 8 people.
2019 Ford Expedition Platinum
The 2019 Ford Expedition Platinum model will be much more luxuries. This model will get better leather seats, the panoramic sunroof is available, multi-zone automatic climate control, retractable running boards, active noise cancellation, heated and ventilated seats with 10-way-power driver’s seat. As for the additional safety, it will get adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, stop-and-go system, lane-keeping assist. Furthermore, the collision warning and mitigation are also available with many more.
2019 Ford Expedition Engine
There is only one engine available in 2019 Ford Expedition. The mighty 3.5 EcoBoost twin-turbocharged V6 with 380 HP and 470 lb-ft of torque. The Platinum models can go up to 400 HP. This powertrain uses a 10-speed automatic transmission. 2WD is standard and AWD is optional and it comes with a terrain-select system. It will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.7 sec. Furthermore, this is very good time for such big SUV. As for the top speed of this vehicle, it is 115 mph.
This system will maximize traction on different surfaces. Fuel economy is also great, taking into consideration the size of Expedition. 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway sounds just right.
2019 Ford Expedition Towing Capacity
In this section, the new 2019 Ford Expedition is unbeatable. If you’re transporting boat or towing a large load, the Pro Trailer Backup Assist system will help you to easier steer a trailer in reverse with just the turn of a knob.
The newest model can tow up to 9,300 with the Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package. Let’s not forget features like AdvanceTrac and blind spot information system that will also be there.
2019 Ford Expedition Hybrid model
The models like Expedition and Navigator will get hybrid engines, while other two Escape and MKC will get a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. We expect that will company unveiled engine specifications in this year.
2019 Ford Expedition Price and Release Date
The price of base 2019 Ford Expedition is $53,000. Well equipped full-size SUV with this price is an offer that is hard to turn down. However, the Expedition Max model will cost $56,000 and the Platinum models start at around $75,000. Ford Expedition will debut in the first half of 2019.