The 2014 Ford Expedition is a full-size, body-on-frame SUV available in traditional two body styles: regular Expedition and the Expedition EL extended-wheels, which are 15 inches longer overall. Both are offered in 3 trim levels: base XLT, Limited and top-of-the-line King Ranch. The 2014 Ford Expedition comes standard with seating for eight passengers, optional second-row captain chairs and reduces the ability to seven. The XLT comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic lights, fog lights, running boards, rear parking sensors, roof rack, heated mirrors, blind-spot mirrors, integrated, rear-quarter power windows and keyless entry. Inside you will find cloth upholstery, cruise control, the air-conditioning, the 6-way power driver seat, power-adjustable pedals, a sliding and reclining seat 40/20/40-split second row folding seat -flat third row, just wrapped tilt steering wheel-leather, auto-dimming rearview mirror, a voice operated Sync system Ford and a six-speaker audio system with CD player, radio satellite, the auxiliary audio jack and rear audio controls.
The package XLT adds body color trim, automatic wipers, a power liftgate, the rearview camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, mirrors with memory functions, leather upholstery and leather-wrapped shift knob, eight-way power driver seat with power lumbar adjustment and memory functions, seat third row power-folding, home-style 110-volt power outlet and upgrade seven-speaker system sound. The package 202A have those items as well as pulling a trailer packed, heavy-duty, heating and cooling front seats and eight-way power passenger seat with power lumbar adjustment.
The Limited trim includes all of the above items along with front parking sensors, power-folding mirrors, auto-dimming mirror, driver-side, second-row heated seats and wood-trimmed steering wheel. The Pack 301a adds sunroof, running boards withdrawal, and navigation system that includes 6.5-inch touchscreen display, HD radio, 10GB of personal music storage service and Sirius Travel Link (provides traffic, weather, sports, local fuel prices and movie listings).
The King Ranch Edition Western-chic is equipped similarly to the Limited but special two-tone paint, upgraded lighting, premium “Chaparral” leather upholstery and wood-grain trim inside. Several pieces of the upper trims are available as options on lower trims stand-alone. Others vary according to the model and includes 20-inch alloy wheels, rear load-leveling suspension, second row captain chairs, remote ignition, rear video entertainment system and a dual-screen drawing package.
2014 Ford Expedition Interior
Inside the 2014 Ford Expedition, you will find a house that is attractive and spacious. Limited and King Ranch models are particularly classy, although some low-quality materials to take away from the otherwise upscale atmosphere. No matter which trim level you go with them, however, you will find gauges and controls that are simple in design and easier to use than those in vehicles designed more recently Ford. With a cabin this size, everyone – even third-row occupants – a good amount of room to stretch out.
The second row seat slides and reclines 40/20/40-split standard both for greater comfort, and includes a central section that can be scooted forward to put within the reach of small children to mom or dad. The second-row captain chairs available in a small luxury, although they drop to seat seven passengers. The 2014 Ford Expedition third-row seat folds flat into floor when you need more cargo space, which is a big plus for the Ford Tahoe (or Ford Suburban) are heavy, awkward seating must be completely removed to release the same place. Speaking of cargo room, there’s no shortage of that here. The standard Expedition offers the 18.6 cubic feet behind the third row, while 2014 Ford Expedition sports 42.6 cubic feet. Fold down the two rows of rear seats and you get a flat load floor with 108.3 cubic feet in terms of the regular-size Expedition and 130.8 cubic feet with regard to the Ford Expedition EL.
2014 Ford Expedition Engine
The Powertrain for 2014 Ford Expedition and Expedition EL is a 5.4-liter V8 paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. It produces 310 horsepower and 365 pounds-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but buyers can choose a four-wheel drive with low-range gearing. Appropriate equipment, the Expedition a score draw a maximum of £ 9,200. This is a good number for this class, but is more powerful competitors such as the Tahoe and Sequoia feel stronger and more capable of pulling in hilly terrain, despite their numerical abilities draw lower. The EPA-estimated fuel economy for two-wheel-drive Expedition or Expedition EL is 16 mpg combined, which is average for full-size SUV. EPA estimates for 4WD versions dropped to 15 mpg combined.
2014 Ford Expedition Safety
The 2014 Ford Expedition comes standard with stability and traction control, anti-lock disc brakes, the trailer sway control, the front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. The Ford’s programmable MyKey system allows parents to set limits top speed and stereo volume for secondary drivers, are also standard. Rear parking sensors are standard across the board, and also the Limited and King Ranch sensors before. A rearview camera is optional on the XLT and standard on higher trims. In government crash tests 2014 Ford Expedition and 2014 Ford Expedition EL earn an overall rating of four stars out of five along four out of five stars for frontal crash protection and a perfect five stars for side-impact protection.