Ford Expedition – The Flagship SUV arrived in the UAE
The 2018 Ford Expedition is refreshed and energized with more power & technology
The all-new 2018 Ford Expedition recently introduced in the United States a week ahead of 2017 Chicago Auto Show and made a raving news all across the globe, now finally arrived in the UAE and other Middle East markets. This is the fifth generation of Expedition and this time Ford totally revised the Expedition which was once introduced in 2003. The all-new 2018 Ford Expedition promises to set a new benchmark in the full-size SUV. Fully redesigned inside out with highly upgraded quality materials and adding new technology that will lead this Expedition well into the future: best in class power and fuel economy, and more expected towing capability than any other full-sized SUV. The new generation 2018 Ford Expedition is the smartest, most capable and most adaptable Expedition ever.
Traditionally Expedition is based on the F-150 Pick platform, which means Ford is now successfully extending the line-up of its vehicles based aluminum body panels. This simply means the new 2018 Expedition is 300 lbs lighter in weight to return more performance economically. The performance task is delegated to the all-new next generation 3.5l V6 Ecoboost is already started to perform duty from Ford GT supercar to Ford 150 Raptor. The engine in the all-new Expedition offers best-in-class fuel economy and power, with up to 400 horsepower and 610Nm torque available. Paired with the plus a class-exclusive new 10-speed automatic transmission.
The newly-available electronic limited-slip differential on models with Intelligent 4WD enables improved off-road capability by sending power where it’s needed. According to Ford’s study, more than 50 percent of its customers prefer hauling and towing capability and Ford has answered their wish by equipping Expedition with Pro Trailer Backup Assist, which makes backing up a trailer as easy as turning a knob.
The drive is more adaptable, with Expedition’s all-new Terrain Management System that lets customers choose between drive modes for optimal vehicle handling in different conditions. This includes normal for around-town driving, sport for more spirited trips, tow/haul for improved towing and hauling performance, eco for enhanced fuel economy, grass/gravel/snow for loose terrain, sand for low traction situations, and mud/rut for uneven surfaces.
The all-new Expedition has a roomy, flexible interior. With seating for up to eight people and their gear, this full-size SUV makes modern family adventures more comfortable during short and long trips alike.The all-new Expedition is the first full-size utility to feature a sliding second-row seat with tip-and-slide functionality, providing easy access to the third row without the need to first remove a child safety seat. Once in the third row, even adults will appreciate more legroom and reclining seats.
Expedition’s second- and third-row seats can be quickly folded flat with the push of a button to open up a cargo area wide enough to handle 4×8-foot sheets of plywood and other gear, depending on cargo weight and load distribution, even with the liftgate closed.
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To make the driving experience more effortless expedition is equipped with more than 40 features and driver-assist technologies new make the journey enjoyable. From the latest SYNC 3 debuts its off-road maps for the Middle East. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, allows drivers to stay connected on the move and SYNC Connect lets owners connect with the vehicle remotely using FordPass to start, lock, unlock and locate their vehicle from anywhere, while also allowing access to important vehicle diagnostic information. Expedition is Ford’s first vehicle to feature this system, which allows customers to place compatible mobile devices on an integrated charging pad conveniently located in the front center console. Dual-headrest rear seat entertainment system provides a next-generation video experience that allows passengers to view their media on either of two video screens or hand-held devices.
Thanks to the use of advanced materials, the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition saves up to 136 kg, and the team reinvested those weight savings everywhere it counts to give customers more technology and convenience features than ever before.
More than 40 features and driver-assist technologies new to Expedition help make the journey as enjoyable as the destination. These include class-exclusive enhanced active park assist to easily pull in and out of parking spots, as well as available 360-degree camera technology to help customers see more around their 2018 Ford Expedition for easier parking.
Stay tuned as the test drive would be coming soon!