But with its roomy interior, clever packaging, and commendable offroad performance, not to mention being the only one with cooled front seats and power runningboards, the Ford presents a strong package overall. After a redesign for the 2007 model year, the 2008 Ford Expedition arrives in dealer lots sporting the same well-received styling. However, we're discussing a vehicle that weighs almost three tons, so regardless of its responsiveness, we're not talking Corvette- or Mustang-type handling here. Surprisingly, the third-row seats receive some of the highest praise in reviews read by TheCarConnection. The second-row bench seat has a set of lower anchors and a top tether for each of its three seating positions. The Limited trim level has power-folding side mirrors, and a powered liftgate is newly optional. This mode can automatically change dark brightness to provide a good sleep atmosphere.
Out on the twisty roads through Kennedy Meadows, the Expedition's moves supported these numbers, its soft suspension responding with plenty of roll and dive. Navigation The Ford Expedition offers a navigation system option for a number of trims, something reviewers tested at length. While this technique creates a tough, stylish shape on the outside, it can also make for a claustrophobic cabin. While the Ford Expedition's standard features are impressive, its options list makes it a true class standout. 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. I would like to hear from you and give you more details. Went on easy and cured fast.
Interior Armrest Storage Box Holder Car Roll Plastic Pocket Sliding Dash Phone. Regardless of which one you get, this quartet from General Motors has a slight edge in interior quality, but the Ford wins with better room in the third row. Boasting just 300 horsepower but weighing in at 6104 pounds, the seemed a lock to be a total slug. An iPod jack is standard. The instrument panel, with its mix of round and rectangular gauges and chrome, plastic, and wood trim, appears retro for the sake of being retro and at the expense of good function. Click here for the Why The Two-Step Paint System? Reproduction of this information, in whole or in part, by any means is prohibited without the express written consent of J. The ultraquiet ambiance that those Motor Trend reviewers mentioned is characteristic of all 2008 Ford Expeditions.
July 2 2013 Me and my Family went to drop off my car for a service at Southbay ford Lincolm, i asked to be dropped off at the nearest mall which me or my family usually do instead of waiting at the dealer. I dont want anything just want some respect from your people as a long time loyal customer and one of bought the car directly from you. 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. If you like the feel of supple top-grain leather, you'll love the stuff that covers this interior. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J. It also felt very stable around town and on the highway, though it sometimes was a bit unsettled when making a quick lane change. But the lid rises high for loading and unloading and to close it you have to reach far inside to grab a pull cord.
Eventually they picked us up about 45 mins. Not like new, but not worrying about salt getting to it anymore. The color code can be located in the driver side door jamb. . All information provided by J. Expedition in the Market Vehicles like the Expedition have taken a hit recently as car shoppers are paying more attention to gas mileage and figuring out what level of capability they really need in a vehicle. From the quality of the materials to the overall space to use them in, auto writers enjoy their experience inside the Expedition.
This product only for the car who have 5seats to use,does not support the car which conjoined twin seat headresr and back of chair. Power and Associates Power Circle Ratings do not include all information used to determine J. The Expedition defies this trend, and I love the results. 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. But thanks to a six-speed automatic, 365 pound-feet of torque, and four-wheel vented disc brakes, the hustles to 60 and back to zero.
Handling and acceleration are both responsive for such a gargantuan vehicle, and the cargo volume can easily move the contents of a college dorm room while still comfortably transporting five adults. Too disappointed that we got our car here and this is how we got treated! Adding to the speed of programming destinations is the system's ability to process each selection almost instantly, ensuring that we didn't have to endure the frustration of waiting around for the processor between menu screens. I will order again if i need paint. All versions are powered by 310-horsepower, 5. Power and Associates content by site visitors for their personal use. The base aluminum wheels measure 17 inches in diameter, but 18- and 20-inch rims are offered.
Not enough oomph for that. Power and Associates is proprietary information owned by J. For 2008, Ford also includes an overhead console, illuminated visors and a leather wrapped steering wheel standard on all Expeditions. The paint was a perfect match to my vehicle! Stereo and Entertainment Many reviewers have something to say about the 2008 Ford Expedition's entertainment options. Off road, the Expedition handled the snow with aplomb.
To see what details are different this year, check out a of the two model years. Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the Expedition five stars in its frontal crash test, based on driver and front passenger protection. Cloth seats are standard and leather is optional. He didn't mind, saying he'd even tolerate riding back there for shorter trips. My wife took some picture to show there's nothing posted regarding no pick up. On the even more luxurious Ford Expedition Limited trim, J. Send Mike an Hide full review.
See for more information on Power Circle Ratings. The new six-speed automatic is another plus; it never made a harsh shift during my weeklong test. Nevertheless, even with 20-inch wheels wearing 55-series Pirellis, the Expedition was unable to cheat the laws of physics, at least in a curved line, posting a slow figure-eight time 31. 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 optional third-row seat is only available in vinyl.