2017 Ford Expedition vs 2017 Ford Explorer

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2017 Ford Expedition
2017 Ford Explorer

2017 Ford Expedition

vs.

2017 Ford Explorer

3.5L EcoBoost®

Engine

2.3L EcoBoost®
365 hp

Horsepower

280 hp
420 lb-ft

Torque

255 lb-ft

Serving Columbus, Westerville, and Gahanna, OH

As a full-size SUV with three rows of seats, the 2017 Ford Expedition is designed to accommodate large families. The 2017 Ford Explorer is a crossover SUV that also comes with three rows. Both of these models are available with the turbocharged EcoBoost engines and SelectShift automatic transmission. The SYNC 3 infotainment system and Sony sound system are some notable technology features in the Expedition and Explorer. These family-friendly Ford vehicles can be customized in Ruby Red, Blue Jeans or other attractive exterior colors.

Performance

Featuring twin turbochargers, the Ford Expedition's 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 engine whips out a maximum of 365 horsepower. When the tachometer hits only 2,250 RPM, this six-cylinder engine cranks out 420 pound-feet of peak torque. This Ford SUV rolls on the Control Trac 4WD system that maximizes traction on smooth surfaces and rough terrains. Capable of monitoring dozens of mechanical parameters in real time, the Continuously Controlled Damping significantly enhances off-road drives. The Rear Mechanical Load-Leveling Suspension provides additional stability on uneven roads and trails. Rated at 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque, the 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 engine is the most capable powertrain in the Ford Explorer. Having a single turbocharger, the 2.3 L EcoBoost engine yields 280 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. The naturally aspirated 3.5 L Ti-VCT V6 engine produces 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque. Equipped with the Intelligent 4WD and Terrain Management System, the Explorer is ready to tackle numerous landscapes. Both Ford models are equipped with the six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission, which includes the Tow/Haul Mode. The Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control are also installed in the Expedition and Explorer.

Technology

Having a touch-screen interface that's inspired by smartphones, the SYNC 3 infotainment system is available in the Ford Expedition and Explorer. GPS navigation with 3-D maps and voice recognition is included in this signature multimedia platform. SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link services are installed in the navigation software. Both models have SiriusXM Satellite Radio reception, which can be played on a premium sound system by Sony. You can also tune into an array of HD Radio channels in the Expedition. This luxurious SUV offers additional entertainment in the INVISION DVD system that's connected to dual headrest monitors. Both Ford vehicles support wireless Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free handling of mobile phones.

Safety

The Blind Spot Information System is available in the Ford Expedition and Explorer. When it identifies another vehicle moving into your blind zone, this technology issues visible alerts in one of the side mirrors. Having an effective range of 45 feet, the Cross-Traffic Alert helps you avoid an accident while backing up. Powered by ultrasonic technology, the Expedition's Forward and Reverse Sensing System provides additional guidance for parking. Installed in the Explorer front bumper, a forward-facing camera lens with a washer captures a 180-degree perspective of the road. This Ford crossover SUV also has the Enhanced Active Park Assist and Lane-Keeping System. Both models have the SOS Post-Crash Alert System and Safety Canopy System. Additionally, these Ford vehicles come with the SecuriCode keypad and SecuriLock anti-theft system.


Krieger Ford is your trusted source for the 2017 Ford Expedition and 2017 Ford Explorer. At our dealership, you can test drive both of these family-friendly Ford models.

MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at MSRP refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

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