2016 Ford Expedition Release Date, MSRP Price, Specs – The new 2016 Ford Expedition will certainly prove to be the solution for your family hauling needs when even when other full-size crossover just won’t do. This magnificent full-size Sports Utility Vehicle makes a comfortable seating arrangement of up to eight passengers in three comfortable and spacious rows, tows up to 9,200 pounds, has a turbocharged V6 powertrain and comes with all kinds of standard features.
The vehicle will be available in the base XLT, mid-trims Limited and King Ranch, and the top ranging Platinum model. The dimensions will be as follows; length (206″) and 119 inch for the base model; the EL version will stretch the wheelbase to 131″ and length (220.8″). The base model will offer a cargo volume of around 108.3 cubic feat with the seats folded while the EL model will boats of an amazing 130.8 cubic feet.
As you would expect, all versions of the upcoming new 2016 Ford Expedition will be made available with the standard RWD system, while each variant will remain a candidate for the high performance 4WD system configuration that boasts of 2-speed transfer case.
Engine Specs – 2016 Ford Expedition
As already mentioned above, the only powerplant that will make it under the hood of the new Ford Expedition will be a 3.5L turbocharged V6 that debuted for the 2015 model year. The engine will be paired to a six-speed shiftable auto transmission system.
This 6-cylinder guzzler will yield up to 365 horsepower and 420 pounds of torque. The EPA ratings for this engine are 16/22/18 mpg in the city/highway/combined for the regular Rear Wheel Drive trim. Should you be inclined to choose the 4WD trim model of regular length, you should be looking at a fuel return of 15/20/17 mpg.
Expect the EL variants to provide 15/21/17 mpg with the rear wheel drive, and 14/20/16 mpg in the high performance 4WD variants.
Wheelbase: 119.0 in
Length: 206.0 in
Width: 78.8 in
Passenger/cargo volume: 162/18.6 cu ft
Curb weight: 6155 lb
Top Speed: 113 mph
0-60: 6.5 sec
MPG: 15/21 mpg (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Blue Jeans, Bronze Fire, Green Gem, Ingot Silver, Magnetic, Oxford White, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Shadow Black and White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
Towing Capacity: 9200 lbs
2016 Ford Expedition Exterior Colors & Interior Review
Standard bells and whistles in the upcoming new Expedition are expected to mirror those of the current line-up, with a possibility of a tweak here and there as the automobile giant gears up for the next model year. Depending on the trim model chosen – and as things stand – lower trims should come equipped with the following features and equipment; step running boards outside, a roof rack, cloth upholstery, heated rear seats, heated power-adjustable front seats, full power accessories, telescopic steering, 18-20” alloy wheels, and cruise control adorn the interior.
Other features will include a remote garage opener, front and rear parking sensors, power folding exterior mirrors, a backup camera, air conditioning, and Bluetooth connectivity will all come standard. Coming standard for the lower trim models will be the single CD player with 6 speakers, auxiliary audio input, while higher-end editions will come equipped with Premium stereo featuring a whopping twelve speakers.
Furthermore, the Limited, King Ranch and Platinum trim models will boasts of a standard power-opening liftgate, with the King Ranch adding exclusive trim accents on both its exterior and interior, including ventilated front seats.
The range topping Platinum model will throw in a power sunroof into the mix. All the variants except the XLT model will return with an 8” camera, dual zone automatic climate control and voice activated navigation feature.
Also, there will be plenty of standard safety equipment aboard the new 2016 Ford Expedition, besides the frightening size, it will include 3-row head airbags, front side mounted air bags, front fog/driving lights, traction and stability control, 4-wheel antilock brakes, and post collision warning. New for the 2016 model year will include a remote anti-theft alarm, Ford’s programmable teen oriented speed and audio limiting technology, standard Blind Spot information system, etc.
Again, for the 2016 year model, the heavyweight is expected to sport a five star overall rating from the NHTSA regulatory body. The new 2016 Ford Expedition will most likely face off with Toyota Sequoia, GMC Yukon and Chevrolet Suburban.
Price & Release Date – 2016 Ford Expedition
The price tag that the new 2016 Ford Expedition will come with is already with us, expect the vehicle to set you back by an msrp of around $46,290. The release date, on the hand, is expected to be on the market mid this year.
With this hulky vehicle, you should expect a smooth hauling experience devoid of issues.