2016 Ford Expedition Engine, Rumors

Ford Expedition was introduced in mid 1990s to replace Bronco which was an infamous model from the American automobile manufacturer. We have seen three generations of the Expedition and experienced superb full-size SUVs which meet specific needs of customers. The automaker is expected to crown up the third generation with 2016 Ford Expedition.

2016 Ford Expedition front

2016 Ford Expedition – Exterior and Interior Design:

Like the outgoing model, the new Expedition will get a conventional SUV look. But we expect a few adjustments made to modernize the vehicle and make it more appealing to car shoppers. The automaker will achieve a 300-pound weight reduction through the use of aluminum and lightweight steel.

Viewing 2016 Ford Expedition from the front side, you will be attracted by a three-striped chrome grille and stylish headlights. This side will look aggressive with huge bumpers and fenders. Rear part of the Ford SUV looks like an enclosed pickup. The main highlight on this part is a three side window system. 22″ alloys wheel will be provided to support the full-size SUV on all types of roads.

Moving into the interior of 2016 Ford Expedition, you will across a well arranged cabin. With a three-row seat arrangement system, the new car will accommodate 8 passengers. A roomy cargo compartment will be also available at the back of the cabin. We expect materials such as aluminum, plastic and wood to glaze the entire interior. Cover materials like cloth and leather are also expected. A touchscreen display will be the major highlight on the dashboard. The screen size will depend on the trim level. Expect fully-refurbished models to get bigger screens. There will also be LCD screens installed on the seats to entertain passengers. Other convenience features we are anticipating for include: dual-zone climate control system, MyFord connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Sony audio system.

Your safety and security in 2016 Ford Expedition SUV will be taken care of by rearview camera, blind spot monitoring, cross-traffic alerts, lane assist and adaptive cruise control, among other basic and advanced safety features.

2016 Ford Expedition interior

2016 Ford Expedition – Engine Specs:

The engine will be no other than a 3.5-liter Ecoboost V6 engine. Expect the twin turbo direct injection engine to generate 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic gear box will be available to transmit power to the wheels. The car will use a rear-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive being optional. Being a direct injection engine, we expect the engine to be fuel saving. Lesser emissions are also expected from the Ecoboost engine. The following are the estimated fuel consumption figures: 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway.

2016 Ford Expedition rear

2016 Ford Expedition – Price and Release Date:

If you are planning to purchase the new Expedition, equip yourself with $45,435. This price applies to the base model, XLT. Ford will design 7 other models to suit different classes of people. You will have to use $63,375 to own the highest trim level, Platinum 4WD. The car will be available at the end of the first half of 2016.

Competition:

You will compare the new Ford SUV with the following similar cars: GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, Toyota Sequoia, Nissan Armada, Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator.

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