While retaining the same basic architecture as the 2006 model, the new Expedition's modifications are immediately recognizable. For 2008, a King Ranch edition joins the lineup with special trim and a unique leather interior. Motorists see the big Expeditions and don't mess with them. Treadwear rating on the original tires is only 200? Ford designers failed to compensate for this by not providing an extended interior rear view mirror to see around these blind spots, either as standard equipment or as an after-purchase option, but they should have. It is a costly replacement.
All Expeditions are built at the Michigan Truck Plant in Wayne, Mich. Rated at 300 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque, Expedition can tow up to 9,200 pounds, for the best tow rating in its class. Cons: How would you improve your 2007 Ford Expedition? Indeed, a fully optioned Expedition King Ranch is the best representation of modern American-style luxury within Ford's lineup. Smooth sides and large wheel lips further define Expeditions confident stance and frame its large wheels and tires. Inside, the Expedition is comfortable and spacious and benefits from clean design and excellent materials. However, the Expedition's ride is stiff, it gets low fuel economy and the engine frequently sounds coarse and strained. The new King Ranch model can be identified by its gold exterior accents and unique wheel design.
Chassis Provides Solid Foundation The 2008 Expedition features a strong, tough, fully boxed frame, engineered to F-Series tough truck durability standards. Also sensors on windshield wiper fluid and gas tank pressure sensor have both failed causing annoYing warning lights. Cons Engine is no good. Also, the spark plugs should be changed as recommended by Ford. 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. Oil pressure, gas gauge, temperature, ammeter and information gauge? Expedition also boasts best-in-class third-row legroom.
A dual-bore master cylinder delivers a confident brake pedal feel offering more control over the brake curve. The chassis features an independent front suspension, front frame section and modular front-end construction for ease of assembly and quality. We just bought a used one to relace our '04. The King Ranch trim level offers the following options: the 3. The absolutely only improvement that I see needed is in the fuel mileage. The Expedition comes with running boards as standard equipment. The second- and third-row seats fold flat to create a useful rear cargo area.
The 2007 design includes electric fold-down 3rd seats which are great. Steering effort is light and easy. The high ride height also makes getting in and out a task for children. . Driving Impressions Full-size sport-utilities aren't known for their driving manners, but the latest-generation of vehicles from both Ford and General Motors have made real progress in delivering a more car-like impression. If the roll rate sensor detects a significant roll angle, the system applies additional countermeasures such as applying brakes to one or more wheels or reducing engine power to help the driver maintain control.
The layout of the gauges and controls is easy to understand and no controls are too far out of easy reach. Believe there is a short somewhere. The aluminum oxidizes causing the paint to bubble and peel off. After redesigning the Expedition for 2007 while also lowering the price, Ford adds a new top end King Ranch model for 2008, as well as an available rear backup camera and power-retractable running boards. This is the first truck I ever owned.
Ci sono diversi tipi di records inclusi nel report, tra cui: Le auto americane in genere non hanno la garanzia del produttore contro il richiamo auto. 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. Oh - and the transmission is sealed so the fluid can never be checked without dropping the pan. Also added as standard for 2008 are keyless entry keypad, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, overhead console, and illuminated visors. Love it; recommend it, highly! To see what details are different this year, check out a of the two model years. There are several different wheel designs, including 20-inchers with a chrome finish. A variable boost steering pump uses lightweight aluminum components to reduce steering efforts for easy maneuverability at slow speeds while delivering a firm, responsive feel at highway speeds.
Cons: How would you improve your 2008 Ford Expedition? Nevertheless, even with 20-inch wheels wearing 55-series Pirellis, the Expedition was unable to cheat… Ah, spring is in the air, and one of the surest signs the season of renewal is upon us is the opening of the annual New York Auto Show, the last major international extravaganza to bloom during first half of the year. We bought our King Ranch Ford Expedition full loaded in 2006 and haven't taken it in for repairs once. Plenty of power with a 6-speed transmission. Secondary engine remanufacturers Triton have changed to higher efficiency oil pump in order to prevent this problem. Expeditions are great to own and drive. Driving It With the enhancements made to structure, suspension, steering and braking, the 2008 Expedition is far removed from its truck-derived predecessors. An iPod jack is standard.
Ford replaced at no charge even with the mileage and given the age of the vehicle. Impossible to read anything but the Tach and Speedometer. Acceleration from standstill was a tad sluggish compared to the Explorer 2006 I have now. In the Eddie Bauer package, driver and passengers will enjoy tone-on-tone leather, attractive and legible instrumentation, a stylish center stack on the instrument panel and cup holders galore. The rumored release of a light-duty diesel within a couple of years might help, but not for a while. Cons: How would you improve your 2006 Ford Expedition? Versatile, fits three large car seats across easily, and can also fit large strollers or lots of stuff in the back.
I can barely feel the large bumps in the road with this vehicle also. This is our second Expedition in 11 years. However, as a result of the design and guessing need for extra support, the 2007 rear windows have big pillar supports on each side, creating huge blind spots that the 2000 Expedition never had. Good gas mileage for a truck. The car 2008 is an older model by now 2019 but the repairs so far were surprisingly few. For the ultimate in convenience, Expedition offers a first-in-class available PowerFold third-row seat that folds flat with the touch of a button.