In the review, a new car SUV model range Ford 2018-2019 new Ford Expedition 4 generations – photo and video, price and bundle. And also technical characteristics of the new off-road vehicle Ford Expedition 2018-2019. The world public premiere Ford Expedition 4 (U553) took place in early February 2017 as part of the Chicago Auto Show, the production of new items according to plan will start in the autumn of September 25 this year. Buy new Ford Expedition 2018 model year, buyers in North America will be able in November 2017 at a price of 47.5 thousand dollars.
The newest Ford Expedition 4 generations received an aluminum body, like a pickup truck of the American company Ford F-150 , and a platform with a completely independent suspension architecture. The new body and platform allowed to reduce the curb weight of the novelty by more than 130 kg, in comparison with the predecessor Ford Expedition 3 generation .
However, the increased overall dimensions of the giant and a larger set of equipment virtually level out the difference in the mass of off-road vehicles of different generations. The aluminum body rests on a powerful frame made of high-strength steel, capable of withstanding high loads when towing a trailer weighing more than 9,200 pounds (about 4,175 kg).
- The exterior dimensions of the Ford Expedition (extended version of Expedition Max) 2018-2019 make up 5334 mm (5630 mm) in length, 2001 mm in width. And taking into account the rear-view mirrors, the body width reaches 2331 mm, 1960 mm (1974 mm) in height, with 3,099 mm (3327 mm) wheelbase.
- The minimum ground clearance (clearance) is from 203 mm for versions of Ford Expedition with all-wheel drive 4×4 to 223 mm for rear-wheel drive 4×2 modifications.
Thus, the Ford Expedition 4 is 102 mm longer than its predecessor in length, with wheelbase dimensions increasing by 76 mm.
The new generation of the extended version of Expedition Max retained the dimensions of the wheelbase at 3327 mm of the previous generation of the model, offered under the name Expedition EL, but added 22 mm in length.
With the succession of generations, Ford Expedition has retained the familiar silhouette and body proportions, but American designers have awarded the new SUV with a more modern and even exquisite appearance. The majestic front of the body with large LED headlights, offered as an option, rich in falshradiator grille trim and a huge bumper.
A classic, sedate and solid body when viewed in profile – with large side doors and a flat roofline, dimensionless cutouts of wheel arches, capable of accommodating even 22-inch wheels.
A slightly simple, but not devoid of the style of food with a large luggage compartment door (the fifth door can be opened separately, and the door itself is equipped with an electric drive with the function of contactless opening and closing with a swing of the foot under the rear bumper), attractive ceiling lights with LED filling and compact, Neat bumper.
The salon of the new Ford Expedition is not only a colossal size, providing a comfortable accommodation of 7-8 people with a driver and a huge amount of baggage, but also a real treasure trove of super modern equipment. The new SUV is claimed by the manufacturer as the most capable, advanced and clever Expedition in the history of the model.
The novelty is equipped with a system of wireless charging for smartphones, Wi-Fi hotspot provides the simultaneous connection of up to 10 devices and transmits a signal not only in the car, but also within a radius of 15 meters from the car, the head multimedia system SYNC 3 with 8-inch color touch screen (Apple CarPlay And Android Auto, navigation, a system of circular panoramic view) is complemented by an entertainment complex with two color screens for passengers at the rear of the cabin. SYNC Connect with FordPass provides remote control of the car, monitoring and searching for the car.
In the presence of a premium B & O PLAY audio system with 12 speakers, 12-volt outlets scattered throughout the cabin, six USB connectors and even several 110-volt outlets, a large panoramic roof over the first and second rows of seats and 17 under-windows.
Comfort for the driver and passengers are designed to provide comfortable first-row seats with electric and heated, as well as second-row seats that can move along the passenger compartment, change the angle of the back, and simply fold, providing a comfortable landing on the last third row.
As modern security systems and electronic assistants, Active Park Assist, Lane-Keeping System, Pro Trailer Backup Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-and-Go function, 360-Degree Camera Technology, Blind-Spot Monitors, automatic braking with function Detection of pedestrians.
Specifications of Ford Expedition 4 2018-2019
Under the hood of the SUV, the upgraded six-cylinder turbo 3.5 EcoBoost engine with a payback of 375 HP and 630 Nm of torque in the company with the newest 10 !!! Automatic transmission.
The suspension of all wheels is independent, the drive can choose a rear 4×2 or full 4×4, power steering Electronic Power-Assist, disc brakes with ABS, EBD and and Brake Assist.
The latest version of the Terrain Management System is available, allowing you to choose the optimal mode for setting the engine and transmission for road traffic of various complexity (normal, grass / gravel / snow, mud / gauge, sand, tow, sport and eco).