Full-size SUVs used to be some of the most utilitarian vehicles around, but these days, the Ford Expedition is a thoroughly modern and comfortable means of transporting a family and doing heavy towing.
What’s New/Key Changes From Last Year
Changes to the 2023 Ford Expedition are minor, mainly consisting of new and deleted paint colour options and other small cosmetic tweaks.
Ford offers the Expedition in XLT, Limited, Timberline, King Ranch, and Platinum trims. Limited, King Ranch and Platinum also come in an extended-length Expedition Max configuration. All versions are powered by a 3.5L turbocharged V6 engine, a 10-speed transmission, and all-wheel drive; a high-output version of the turbo V6 is available.
XLT comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, and heated side mirrors. Inside, there’s a six-speaker stereo, a 12-inch touchscreen, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, three-zone A/C, and a garage remote.
The standard safety suite comprises lane keeping assist, automatic high beams, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert.
Timberline trim brings the high-output engine, an off-road suspension, underbody protection, all-terrain tires, power-adjustable pedals, remote engine start, rear parking sensors, ambient lighting, a power tailgate, LED fog lights and taillights, and power-folding side mirrors.
Limited gets 20-inch wheels, wireless phone charging, a 12-speaker stereo, front parking sensors, a heated steering wheel, and adaptive cruise control. There’s also a lane centering function, speed sign recognition, rain-sensing wipers, an auto-dimming driver’s side mirror, power passenger seat, navigation, heated/ventilated front seats, heated second-row seats, and a panoramic sunroof.
King Ranch adds a 15.5-inch touchscreen, a 22-speaker stereo, ambient lighting, and power running boards.
Finally, Platinum trim gains massaging seats, BlueCruise, and active park assist 2.0.
An XLT 202A group adds a power passenger seat, passive keyless entry, a heated steering wheel, power-folding side mirrors, a power tailgate, and wireless phone charging.
A Limited high package adds chrome wheels, Co-Pilot 360 Assist 2.0, and power running boards; the Limited Stealth group builds on that with a sport suspension, black trim, and 360-degree cameras; and a Limited Stealth pack brings the high-output engine, a 22-speaker stereo, and enhanced active noise control/engine sound.
A Timberline High bundle adds the digital gauges, a 15.5-inch touchscreen, navigation, a heated steering wheel, and a panoramic roof. You also get power-folding second-row seats, heated/ventilated front seats, ambient lighting, rain-sensing wipers, and leather upholstery.
A continuous controlled damping suspension is offered as a stand-alone extra in certain trims.
Ford’s fuel consumption estimates start at 14.7/10.6 L/100 km (city/highway), while the Timberline package is rated for 14.5/12.3 L/100 km.
Shop the Expedition against the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Yukon/Yukon XL, Toyota Sequoia, and Nissan Armada.