Ford has updated the Expedition frame SUV.The car was slightly refreshed in appearance and technical “stuffing”.In addition, a new extreme version of the Timberlinewill be available for the updated Expedition , it has received the title of the mostoff-road in the range and a sporty Stealth Edition trim packagewith retuned suspension.
Ford has been producing the Expedition full-size SUV since 1996; the current fourth generation car wasintroduced in February 2017. The SUV’s competitor is the Chevrolet Tahoe. Lastyear, 88,000 cars were sold in the States,while Expedition selected 77,000 buyers.Therefore, with the planned update, Ford plans to “catch upand overtake” the competitor.
The cars received a changed appearance: the cars already in thebasic versions have LED head optics, inaddition, they were equipped with other taillights, wheeldisks of the original design and other radiatorgrilles, they depend on the modification).
The company tried to make the versions of the model differentfrom each other.At the stern, a noticeable change was the reduced spacefor the number plate on the door. The new Stealth Edition sports package can be selected with the Limited and Limited MAX trim levels and featureshigh-gloss black mirrors and roof rails, footrests, grille, fifth door applique, rear bumperprotection plate , fog lamps, headlights and lamps and 22-inch aluminum wheels with redbrake calipers.
This Expedition can be ordered with both standardand long wheelbases.The first Ford model to receive the Timberline version foroff-road conquerors was the Explorer
Now Expedition hasgot a similar performance .This version differs from the standard SUV by ablack radiator grille with orange decor, an extendedtrack and an increased ground clearance of 269 mm.this performance was equipped with off-road rubber (33 inches), reinforced underneath protection (like the “charged”Ford F-150 Raptor pickup), as well as an electronic assistantthat helps to reduce the turning radius when drivingoff-road (the same is on the Bronco SUV).
In addition, the angles of entry and exit are increased, and ExpeditionTimberline is also capable of pulling a trailer weighing 4220kg.The Timberline version can only be ordered with a “short”wheelbase.An enlarged multimedia touchscreen appeared in the cabin: there wereeight – it became 15.5 inches.The screen now displays more useful information,including off-road and towing data.
Before the update, the SUV was equipped with theSync 3 media system , but now the database contains Sync 4 (standard12-inch screen ), and Sync 4A with machine learning is available for an extra charge.The car received an optional digital tidy witha 12.4-inch screen, image and graphics display settings,various animations, navigation data and traffic information, which also changes the data according to theselected driving mode.
Engine & Performance
Expedition has become the most powerful of all in the class: theV6 3.5 EcoBoost biturbo engine is boosted to 446 hp. and 691 Nm. this version of theengine is installed only on the off-road version of Timberline and the sports modification of the Stealth Edition.For the rest of the modifications, the originalV6 3.5 EcoBoost engine is retained , which produces 380 hp. and 637 Nm.All cars have a ten-speed “automatic”, the drive is rearor full drive with a clutch on the front axleand a range.Option – blocking the rear cross-axle differential.
Boundary detection system
Already in the database, the updated Expedition received a set of “smart” assistants, which includes aroad boundary detection system, assistants when avoiding sudden obstacles, when reversing and at intersections, Anautomatically retractable Active Air Dam splitter appeared here (it descendsat speeds above 64 km/h to reduce aerodynamicdrag) and assist for maneuvering with a trailerPro Trailer Backup Assist 2.0.
The most important innovation is the BlueCruise highway autopilot, the name ofwhich caused a dispute with General Motors.The system belongs to the second level of autonomy accordingto the SAE classification and allows you to take your hands off the steering wheel on certainsections of the tracks, also called “blue zones”.
Offered Trims & Price & Release date
Ford Expedition offers 6 trim levels for the 2022 model year: XL, XLT, King Ranch, Limited, Platinum, Timberline.
What is the release date of the ford expedition? Production of the 2022 Ford Expedition model year will be set upat a plant in Kentucky. Sales of an SUV in the United States will start in the first quarter ofnext year. What’s the price of a Ford Expedition? Now, for a pre-reform car, they ask for at least $50,600. How do you like the updated Ford Expedition and what do you think with the update does Ford have a chance to become more popular than the Chevrolet Tahoe?
2022 Ford Expedition specs
- MSRP: From $50,000 (Estimated)
- Engine: 3.6 L V6
- MPG: Up to 17 city / 23 highway
- Horsepower: 375 to 400 hp
- Seating Capacity: 4-8
- Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
- Towing Capacity: 9,200 lbs
New Ford Expedition 2022 Price (Estimated):
- 2022 Ford Expedition XL- $53,000
- 2022 Ford Expedition XLT- $56,000
- 2022 Ford Expedition Limited- $64,000
- 2022 Ford Expedition Timberline- $65,000
- 2022 Ford Expedition King Ranch- $76,000
- 2022 Ford Expedition Platinum- $76,000