The optional third-row seat is only available in vinyl. The handling, for it size, is superb. Endeavor gets minor updates for 2018 in another Limited appearance bundle and a cutting edge constantly controlled damping suspension that is presently standard in Platinum trim models. I contacted them a bit prematurely as I am waiting for my tax return for down payment. While the image is useful, obstacles are not as easy to spot as they are in systems that show their images on six- or seven-inch dash-mounted screens. With its combination of utility, a smooth, stable ride and a pleasant interior, the 2008 Ford Expedition is a fine choice for families that tow boats and take driving vacations. As a result, crowded parking lots can be challenging.
Captain's chairs with movable armrests are standard across the four model lines. As a starting point use 80% of the tow rating as an estimate fro a loaded trailer you can tow. The brake discs are large, but a lot of effort is required to get the Expedition slowed down. This could be an annoyance. The Expedition's second- and third-row bench-type seats fold flat into the cargo floor, affording a long cargo area that can be easily loaded. Ford is right on target with its family adventure concept, and the Ford Expedition is the best vehicle for family vacation travel on the American road. The 2007 New York show is shaping up to be one of the biggest and most action packed in….
Every Expedition is powered by a single-overhead-cam 5. Ford's new rear backup camera is less expensive, but less impressive, than most. Just keep an eye on your temp gauge, the vehicle's ability to keep cool is one of the main limitations that manufacturer's consider when they estabilsh max towing capacity. Weight is only one factor to consider when looking at a trailer, the other is the length of the trailer relative to the wheelbase of the tow vehicle. Both the long and regular-length versions of the Expedition use many of the components from the Ford F-150 pickup.
Front shoulder room: 1,605mm 63. It goes without saying that you have to take corners with care in a vehicle like this, but has been reined in fairly well. After redesigning the Expedition for 2007 while also lowering the price, Ford adds a new top end King Ranch model for 2008, as well as an available rear backup camera and power-retractable running boards. The new dashboard is more angular than the one it replaces, and the plastic panels have nice graining and a low-gloss finish that lend an upscale appearance to the cabin. However, the Expedition features independent rear suspension, chassis technology that improves driving precision, ride comfort, and rear-seat roominess.
However, the seat cushions of the second- and third-row seats are a little slim in order to allow the seats to fold properly. We noted some hesitation at throttle tip-in in some situations: Come to a stop sign at the top of a hill, stop, then accelerate, and there was a pause while the transmission engaged and forward momentum began. Inside, the 2018 Ford Expedition is tasteful and ample. Generous driver's seat travel helps accommodate taller drivers, and it's a perfect match for the Expedition's movable pedals, so a wide range of drivers can be sit comfortably. You add accessories, cargo, passengers, etc, you need to drop the tow rating pound for pound. The controler is a must.
True expeditions require additional transportation conveyances: horses, boats, cars, for example. Ford's new rear backup camera is less expensive, but less impressive, than most. This is a good identity to have, because Ford trucks continue to have an outstanding reputation for utility, reliability and durability. Less appealing is the tacky-looking faux wood trim on the dashboard, center console and doors. Generous driver's seat travel helps accommodate taller drivers, and it's a perfect match for the Expedition's movable pedals, so a wide range of drivers can be sit comfortably. Both the long and regular-length versions of the Expedition use many of the components from the Ford F-150 pickup.
Wood, chrome and leather make the Expedition an inviting place to spend a day on the road. Despite the fact that it is somewhat of a behemoth, the Expedition is as yet one of the fastest vehicles in its class. Sorry to say that trailer is too heavy for your Expy. Should I be cautious towing this amount of weight? We hope that the information we provide can help you and make our website become one of your sources in finding the latest car information. For correlation, that is around 10 cubic feet more than the Sequoia and Suburban.
When properly equipped, the two-wheel-drive Expedition can tow up to 9,200 pounds, which is more than the maximum ratings for the Tahoe, Armada, Sequoia and Dodge Durango. Great luxurious trim level in the Eddie Bauer. To see what details are different this year, check out a of the two model years. Interior Features The 2008 Ford Expedition features a rich blend of finishes, textures and color. While the Tahoe is more prone to bounding over bumps due to its heavy rear axle, the Expedition maintains a surprising calm ride considering its truck heritage. Also added as standard for 2008 are keyless entry keypad, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, overhead console, and illuminated visors.