The dash and center console don't have the tightest of panel gaps, but everything feels solidly attached. Dealer refused treatment saying it was not covered under warranty. Due to the nature of the design 2700. I constantly use touch up paint and grinding rust , but rust always comes back. The Expedition defies this trend, and I love the results.
We all are ambassadors for the things we believe in regardless of where we were born and from my little corner of the world here outside of Seattle, Washington I want to express my sincere gratitude for you having invited me into your home, your place of work, or for simply taking a minute of your valuable time to listen to what I have to say. Every once in a while I'll even have a little fun to keep the videos fresh but I want to make certain you know that you can always email me at joet infinitiofkirkland. The front two seats are like lazy boy recliners! 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. The Expedition competes effectively with Chevrolet's and , with a powerful engine and best-in-class passenger and towing capacity. Ford would stand behind this. The Tahoe has 20 more horses, but has 25-pound-feet less…. Ford customer service was useless.
Thought I would get at least 150-200K miles out of it. There's no denying the Expedition is a large vehicle, but it's pretty easy to get accustomed to its size. It has the Expedition's independent rear suspension and a 300-horsepower, 5. My test model, a Limited 4x4, had the leveling system and rode firmly. However, the Expedition's ride is stiff, it gets low fuel economy and the engine frequently sounds coarse and strained.
The middle section of the split-bench seat can slide forward 11 inches to make it easier to tend to a small child from the front seats. The Tahoe's third row is best left for kids, but the Expedition's can accommodate adults with ease. A six-speed automatic transmission replaces the previous four-speed automatic, and Ford says the new transmission improves performance and gas mileage. Take a peek if you have an extra couple of minutes. I show you in some videos how to see if a car has been in an accident, how to make a great buy on a car with a bad Carfax, or why I wouldn't personally buy a car even if it has favorable reviews. I needed something safe, but also something luxurious without spending a small fortune.
I have been the manager at Infiniti of Kirkland since 2004 and prior to that I ran a high end car boutique in neighboring Bellevue, Washington. For my career I have sold over 10,000 cars so I hope to bring you far more insight than you might ever know to even ask. Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the Expedition five stars in its frontal crash test, based on driver and front passenger protection. The outboard backrests, which are oddly sculpted to accommodate lowered head restraints when the seat is folded, might get irritating on a long trip, but this is a minor issue; seat comfort and roominess is otherwise good. Power-folding operation for the third row is available. Power: The engines are well matched.
The optional Convenience Package includes power-adjustable pedals and Ford's Reverse Sensing System parking aid which beeps if you get too close to objects behind you. Hi, this is Joe Tunney at Infiniti of Kirkland bringing to you a comprehensive catalogue of hundreds of great vehicles from throughout the automobile industry. I was tempted to buy the Tahoe, but thought I'd stop by the local Ford dealer and check out the Expedition. Trustworthy, comfortable, roomy, I have never had a engine problem. I am truly thankful for the hundreds of thousands of views and more importantly, perhaps much more importantly, I am honored to have been viewed in over 200 countries around the world.
The Expedition's leather front bucket seats have soft cushioning but are supportive enough for extended highway driving. We likely haven't seen the last of this phenomenon, but there are still buyers out there whose needs can't be met by one of the growing number of car-based crossovers. While this technique creates a tough, stylish shape on the outside, it can also make for a claustrophobic cabin. Need special tools to complete task. For 2014 we are going to make a point of reviewing everything we carry, demonstrating for you the interior and exterior features and condition, the wheels and tires, trunk space, as well as an overview of power, technology, economy and driving characteristics to give you factual information as well as information unique to this particular vehicle so that you can enjoy a more intelligent shopping experience without ever having to step onto the lot.
The second-row bench seat has a set of lower anchors and a top tether for each of its three seating positions. The Inside Ford says the outside of the Expedition draws inspiration from the automaker's F-Series line of pickup trucks, and that theme continues in the cabin. Need-less-to-say, I bought a fuzzy lap robe to keep me warm on the driver side! It goes without saying that you have to take corners with care in a vehicle like this, but has been reined in fairly well. The Limited trim level has power-folding side mirrors, and a powered liftgate is newly optional. The Limited trim level has power-folding side mirrors, and a powered liftgate is newly optional.
Internal timing, phazers, valves, rods damaged. The base aluminum wheels measure 17 inches in diameter, but 18- and 20-inch rims are offered. It's reliable and you can take seven people with you in comfort. The Expedition's capacity jumps to 55 cubic feet with the third row folded, and 108. News Best Cars Staff May 5, 2008 Note: This review was created when the 2007 Ford Expedition was new. Has been painted twice since new, and requires repainting again. .
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. Maybe we will never meet face to face, but I am forever in your debt for giving me the opportunity to share with you the things I have learned. The grille is available in chrome, but my test car's was finished in black, like the rest of the car, making the Expedition look pretty intimidating as if its hulking size weren't enough. Now if only Ford could give the Expedition better brake pedal feel. Overall, the system delivers a better experience than the Tahoe, which has steering that's less precise and more susceptible to shock from bumps in the road. Seat track has to be replaced. In the front- and second-row seats, your arms fall almost level with the bottom edge of the tall side windows, which makes for great side visibility to go along with the impressive forward and rear views afforded by the thronelike driving position.