2018 Ford Expedition Preview

After a longer final lap than many expected, Ford’s attention to all things SUV finally turned to the Expedition. A long-awaited redo for the spacious family hauler finally arrives this year, and the 2018 Ford Expedition gets more than a “mane and tail” makeover. The new SUV will be available in XLT, Limited, and Platinum trims in rear- or four-wheel-drive configurations. A long wheelbase Expedition will be offered and is called Expedition MAX, which is a new name for the States. Pricing hasn’t yet been announced.

For all those worried the big SUV would go soft, the boxy and upright posture should allay your fears.

The body-on-frame SUV retains its truck underpinnings and adopts the F-150’s newest top powertrain duo of a 3.5-liter turbocharged V-6 and a 10-speed autobox. The combination should produce the best in class towing figures for full-size SUVs, according to Ford, but the automaker hasn’t yet announced those

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