2018 Expedition: Part 1

January 15th, 2018 by

Have we got a treat for you! Everyone knows the Ford Expedition is a totally amazing and completely capable SUV. The great thing is though, they are making their way to Beach Ford here in Myrtle Beach! There’s so much great information about the ALL-NEW 2018 Expedition that we’re doing a 3-part blog series on it. Keep reading for the all the awesome details.

2018 ExpeditionAn All-New Level of Capable, Adaptable and Smart

This month, we’re going to start off with all the information about what makes 2018 Expedition stand out from the rest of the competition. We’ll focus on the different models, their stylish features and what’s under the hood!

From the Inside Out!

The All-New 2018 has been reinvented form the inside out, raising the bar for adaptability  to a wide range of tasks and adding impressive capabilities and smart new technologies. With an all-new interior and exterior, updated powertrain and an impressive list of technologies, the 2018 Expedition makes modern family adventures more comfortable during both short and long trips.

Model/Series Availability

  • XLT
    • 2WD Expedition and Expedition MAX
    • 4WD Expedition and Expedition MAX
    • Three available equipment groups (200A, 201A and 202A)
  • 2018 ExpeditionLimited
    • 2WD Expedition and Expedition MAX
    • 4WD Expedition and Expedition MAX
    • Three available equipment groups (300A, 310A and 302A)
  • Platinum
    • 2WD Expedition and Expedition MAX
    • 4WD Expedition and Expedition MAX
    • One available equipment group (600A)

Stylish and Adventurous

Expedition is a three-row full-size SUV with room for up to eight passengers. All models are available as a standard wheelbase or extended length MAX (formerly EL). The NEW, modern exterior conveys always-unstoppable capability.

  • Up Front
    • Model-specific grille design framed by all new aerodynamic headlamps, as well as
    • Raised power dome hood that contributes to a bold stance
    • Body-color front fascia with fog lamps, as well as
    • LED quad-beam headlamps standard on Platinum and available on Limited
    • Front tow hooks on 4WD models, as well as
  • Along the Side
    • All-new wheel lineup, as well as
    • Door handle appearance specific to each trim level
    • Black roof-rack side rails on XLT and bright side rails on Limited and Platinum, as well as
    • Running board appearance specific to each model
  • 2018 ExpeditionAt the Rear
    • New tail-lamp design with LED taillamps standard on Limited and Platinum, as well as
    • Lift-gate accent trim with “EXPEDITION” lettering
    • Lift-gate spoiler works with front-end aero design to enhance efficiency, as well as
    • Large-diameter bright exhaust tip

Expedition MAX is Distinct from Expedition from the B-Pillar Back

Build features that make Expedition MAX unique from standard length models include:

  • Quarter panel trim, as well as
  • Rear quarter glass
  • Roof rack, as well as
  • Running boards
  • Larger second-row doors to enhance entry and exit to second- and third-row seats

Powerful, Efficient and Capable

The ALL_NEW 2018 Expedition is ready for adventure with more power and capability than ever, thanks to a new powertrain, high-strength steel frame and aluminum-alloy body.

3.5L EcoBoost V6 Engine

  • Active Grille Shutter System helps improve efficiency, as well as
  • Auto Start-Stop Technology (Class Exclusive)
  • Larger twine turbochargers deliver more boost, as well as
  • Port Fuel (PFI and Direct-Injection (DI) fuel system (PFDI) is a dual-delivery system that uses two fuel injectors per cylinder to enhance power output, efficiency and emissions, as well as
  • Twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT)


2018 Expedition


10-Speed Automatic Transmission with SelectShift Capability

  • The NEW transmission contributes to the capability story and features… NEW rotary gear shift dial (Class Exclusive) that replaces the traditional shifter
  • Integrated torque converter/turbine clutch that replaces the traditional shifter and helps reduce weight and packaging size
  • SelectShift manual mode capability
  • Progressive Range Select
  • Tow/haul mode with smart shift logic (managed via the Terrain Management System or TMS)
  • Three overdrive gears and a wide 7.4:1 gear ratio span

2018 ExpeditionMore 2018 Expedition Info to Come!

Whew! That’s a ton of information! The 2018 Expedition has already arrived at Beach Automotive Group. We’ll have even more to tell you about the Expedition over the next few months. In the meantime, give us a call today. We can show you how to get a 2018 Expedition for yourself!

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