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2012 Ford Expedition Review and Price

August 28th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Ford motor company is one of the known auto manufacturing companies all over the world with Expedition as one of the largest SUVs of its class. The 2012 Ford Expedition can be treated as a spacious family car and also a full size SUV. This can be a replica of 2011 Ford Expedition with improved features.

What will be the  models of 2012 Ford expedition?

The 2012 Ford Expedition has distinct attributes such as class cargo space and luxurious interior for comfortable accommodation of 9 passengers. It has three rows of accommodation. The 2nd row has a standard 40/20/40 split folding seats with centre slide for easy access to 1st row. The 2nd and the 3rd row can be completely folded to increase the cargo floor. The cargo space can be extended upto about 130.8 cu. ft. The SUV’s base model is equipped with 17” aluminium wheels with the growing wheel size according to trim levels. The 2012 Ford Expedition comes in three trim levels:  a) Base Expedition b) Expedition XLT and c) Expedition Eddie Bauer which is of premium level.

2012 Ford Expedition PowerTrain

The 2012 Ford Expedition comes with two different kinds of engines according to the trim levels. The base Expedition model is powered by 4.6 litres 8 cylinder motor to generate 232 horsepower at 4750 rpm and 291 lb-ft torque. Whereas XLT and the premium model (Eddie Bauer) is powered by 5.4 litres 8 cylinder motor to generate 260 hp at 4500 rpm and 350 lb-ft torque. It possesses the front wheel drive mechanism. This mechanism is able to maintain traction on slippery roads. All the models come with four speed gear box with automatic transmission, antilock disc brakes, remote start system, chrome exhaust slit, electronic fuel injection and a portable touch screen video activated navigation system, tinted glass, also the optional amenity of power moon roof. The premium quality Eddie Bauer is furnished with storage bins, solar tinted windshield and dual power signal mirrors. The premium models are equipped with rear view camera. The 2012 Ford Expedition comes with premium quality interior material. The interior seat wrap comes in varied colours like stone cloth, camel cloth, stone leather and camel leather. The dashboard is furnished with music system with 7 speakers and 6 disc changer, leather steering wheel, Temperature gauge, oil pressure gauge and tire pressure monitor.

The most important standard safety features comprises of Roll stability control system which helps to hold grip on all the 4 wheels, Safety seat belt, front and side air bags and three row side curtain airbags to protect against collisions, roll over sensor and post crash alert system. Any driver can command over it as the SUV’s is equipped with 10 way adjustable driver seat.

2012 Expedition fuel economy

Fuel economy being the prime concern the 2012 Ford Expedition comes with 8 cylinder front wheel drive system which gives better fuel efficiency. The ford Expedition models gives the mileage of around 14 mpg on city roads whereas 19 mpg on highways.

Pricing information of 2012 Ford Expedition

The base price of this luxurious SUV is expected to roll around $37,000. The 2012 Ford Expedition is the best available SUV favourable for short distance drive or a long distance drive giving comfort to our complete family.

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