Ford Expedition has remained as one of the most popular full sized SUV lineups by the American automotive giant for over more than two decades. 2016 Ford Expedition is set to return with a complete makeover since its last release in 2014 which had featured some major changes in exterior design & power train. It first made its debut in 1996 and was designed as a hybrid between Ford Excursion & Ford Explorer. One should also note that the model also derives its inspiration from the pickup truck model – Ford F-150 and they are still known to share various component modules such as electronics, chassis, transmission etc.
2016 Ford Expedition Interior
2016 Ford Expedition offers a highly refurnished interior which is capable of comfortably accommodating a total of 8 adult passengers in a newly installed 3 row seating arrangement. It has a total of 9 windows and 5 doors which are programmed to open & close automatically with the help of an advanced electronic switch. The model also offers the latest technology & equipment which includes a newly updated “MyFord” based infotainment system with a touch screen display module in addition to an audio system from Sony. Other interior features include USB integration, Bluetooth connectivity and a newly installed air conditioning system.
2016 Ford Expedition Engine & Power Transmission
According to industry sources, despite changes in exterior & interior design 2016 Ford Expedition offers the most drastic changes in its power train. It has been provided with a standard Eco boost 3.5L, V-6 cylinder engine that works on the direct fuel injection mechanism. It should also be noted that it has a total power & torque output of 365HP & 420lbft respectively. The given power train has been effectively paired with an automatic 6 speed power transmission system which relays power to its rear wheels. In addition to its primary RWD, it is also speculated to have an optional all wheel driving mechanism.
2016 Ford Expedition Exterior
2016 Ford Expedition exterior design features some drastic changes – these include a redesigned chrome grille, reworked front end bumper, newly installed head lights etc. In addition to the above, next generation Ford Expedition offers massive 22 inch alloyed aluminum rim wheels while its LED lights have been configured to maximize visibility & save power; further its new design platform is also responsible for its significant weight reduction (it is about 200 – 300lbs lighter in weight compared to its previous model. In all the new redesign has resulted in relatively more aggressive & stylish Sports Utility Vehicle.
2016 Ford Expedition Trims & Price
Ford Expedition 2016 is speculated to be available in a wide range of trim options including Platinum, King Ranch, Limited, XLT, Platinum EL, King Ranch EL, Limited EL and XLT EL. Its base model is expected to cost something around $42,000. One should note that the previous For Expedition model sold over 44,632 units which show a gradual decline in overall sales since 1997. The upcoming model is expected to rejuvenate the present SUV lineup offered by the Ford Motor Company.