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Ford Expedition:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Ford Expedition side view
Ford Expedition angular front perspective
Ford Expedition angular rear perspective

Overview of the Ford Expedition

Learn about the Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition Summary

The Ford Expedition is a super spacious, family-friendly SUV with the hard-working capability of a pickup truck. Here you get a range of top-notch safety features, plenty of seating and storage capacity and a reliable ride on all terrains. Drivers appreciate the smooth, easy manoeuvrability of a large vehicle that proves much simpler to park than you might expect. While fuel economy for a car of this size is always a bit of a challenge, Expedition trims like the XL, XLT, Limited and Platinum all offer gas-conserving start-stop technology to reduce sticker shock at the pump.

Pros and cons of the Ford Expedition

  • Very spacious interior
  • Strong EcoBoost V6 engine
  • Excellent towing capability
  • Parking can be difficult due to size
  • High fuel consumption
  • Spongy brake feel
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Ford Expedition

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5 - 9
  • Doors4 - 5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption17 - 20.1 L/100km
  • Highway consumption11.9 - 13.6 L/100km
  • Width1996 mm
  • Length5197 mm
  • Trunk space521 - 1770 L
  • Cargo space1770 - 3350 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Ford Expedition

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Ford Expedition 1997 - 2002 is available in 3 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Ford Expedition

Dimensions of the Ford Expedition

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20021991 mm1996 mm5197 mm
20011991 mm1996 mm5197 mm
20001991 mm1996 mm5197 mm
19991887 mm1996 mm5197 mm
19981887 mm1996 mm5197 mm
19971887 mm1996 mm5197 mm

Towing capacity of the Ford Expedition

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20022722 kg
20012722 kg
20001814 kg
19991814 kg
19981814 kg
19971814 kg