Ford Expedition 2018 will get new styling

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Ford Motor Company has made a statement saying that there will be a new 2018 Ford Expedition SUV to be released in the nearest future. Now, new full-size SUV had seen on testing.

Had seen in the vicinity of Detroit, SUV has covered from prying eyes with strong camouflage bodywork, but it can not hide the idea of designers who decided to unite in new Expedition classic features of the models of the past and current Ford design achievements.

2018 Ford Expedition release date

Most likely the new model Ford Expedition will debut in early 2017.

Release date: early 2017

Also read about the 2017 Ford Edge release date

2018 Ford Expedition price

The pricing for new Ford SUV is certainly unknown, however is expected current price range will be kept. The basic version will cost around $48,000.

2018 Ford Expedition spy shots

US auto-paparazzi caught in its lens a test prototype of a next generation Ford Expedition of 2018 model year. Although they show the car completely in camouflage coating. As seen in the photos, the car has kept its very large size, but also it will get quite an interesting appearance. The design partly resembles its predecessor, but if you look closely at new SUV, it can be find no less new design decisions.

Also look the spy shots of the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler

2018 Expedition exterior

It is obvious that “face” of new 2018 Expedition is inherited from the last generation Ford F-150 pickup, while a bit “scanty” rear end recalls Bronco concept model. Also, the fact that the car has a similarity with the F-150 is because they have the same platform, and it is among other things one of the most important features of any car.

2018 Ford Expedition interior

As for the interior, photographers unfortunately failed to make a shots of interior (obviously such photos are unrealistic to make while the stealth test). But we can assume that Ford will install last generation Ford SYNC 3 multimedia system. The overall interior architecture will be more likely a copy of above mentioned pickup truck, though with more expensive upholstery materials.

You might be interested in the 2018 Ford Ranger interior changes

2018 Expedition specs

Under the hood of new Expedition should be located the same engine, already known by a number of Ford models. It is a 3,5 liter EcoBoost with the V6 configuration. The second available engine might be another EcoBoost unit, but with a displacement of 2,7 liters. That is all information regarding the engines yet, but later the producer itself will inform about the line of engines.

Actually, as a platform for the Expedition appears the same F-150 with its abundance of aluminum components in a design that will determine a fair reduction in the weight of the new generation frame SUV compared to its predecessor. Aluminium “diet” will help full-size SUV to reduce fuel consumption and meet increasingly stringent CO2 emission requirements.

You also might be interested in the 2018 Lincoln Navigator specifications

2018 Ford Expedition video

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New Expedition will feature new look and a bunch of a new equipment. Powertrain will likely remains the same.

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