The American multinational automaker, Ford Motor company sells commercial vehicles and automobiles under the name of Ford while most of the luxury ones come under the Lincoln marque. Also, Ford is the second largest US based vehicle designer and manufacturer to be crowned as the fifth largest in the world based on its 2010 vehicle sales. The company has come up with its new Ford Expedition which has been crowned as the largest off road tow capable SUV. Over approximately 2 decades, this vehicles has gone through just three generations and the third one was launched in 2007.
Powered with a 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine, Expedition generates a maximum power of 370 PS at 5000 rpm along with a peak torque of 569 Nm at 2250 rpm. It comes packed with 6-speed automatic transmission with select shift enable for four wheel drive. Expedition can deliver a mileage of 14.7 l/100km in city driving and 10.7 l/100km on highway runways. To run at 100 km/hr from halt, this car takes 9.2 seconds and ignites the road reasserting its fuel efficient strategy to touch a speed of 182km/hr while delivering seamless shift at most times.
The full sized SUV earns the eye glares for its strong profile housing front bonnet with satin Aluminium grille painted across chrome accents to lead you to the ultimate driving reality through its built. The suavely designed automatic headlamps with rain lamp and front two hooks glisten the pathway to bloom the travel gaiety. To facilitate easy loading of bulky goods, a chrome liftgate in satin-aluminium finish accent bar is accommodated in its silhouette whose overall dimensions measure 5232 mm x 2001 mm x 1960 mm(L x W x H) along with the wheelbase of 3022 mm. The 22” Aluminium wheels drive in all pride and are wrapped with tires of dimensions 275/55 R20 lifting you off the track.
Offering a 8 passenger seating position, the front seats swing into perforated leather trimmed wrap up that are instilled with cooling and heating effect. The space for cargo can be expanded to express its magnificence through the 3703-litres capacity. The 4.2 inch color LCD screen brilliantly displays integrated with Ford SYNC and MyFord Touch application, AM/FM stereo, single-CD player, MP3 capability and 6 speakers. The Ambient lighting illumination provisions to make the interiors catchy grabbing attention towards its luxury leather and woodgrain center console.
The comfortable cruiser feel comes in disguise with vent suspension system that is harmonized with the anti-lock braking system and 4-wheel power disc brakes. The suspension performance cruxes with shifts to be shuffled from normal, comfort to sport driving modes. Advanced Trac with RSC (Roll Stability Control) system scrutinizes speed variations to minimize sliding and skidding of the champion. The Tire Pressure Monitoring System of this vehicles keeps a track on the tire pressure for a safe drive. Other features like AdvancTrac with Roll Stability Control and Control Trac 4-WD System are also provided for a stable drive while off roading this vehicle.
Heaps of praise to its name are earned through the ample spacing both for passenger as well as luggage. The efficient Ecoboost V6 engine sustains the tough competition letting Ford Expedition to be highly envied in its segment.