Part 2 of 2018 Ford Expedition: The Interior!

February 12th, 2018 by

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Here’s Part 2 of our introduction to the 2018 Ford Expedition. We’ve got some great details about the interior features this month!

Adaptable, Accommodating Interior

The 208 Expedition was designed from the inside out with the needs of full-size SUV customers in mind. With three rows of seating and room for eight adults, Expedition is ready to pack up passengers, cargo or both.

Premium Quality Throughout

The ALL-NEW Expedition interior surrounds occupants with high-quality materials that reflect careful attention to detail. Subtle differences give each trim level its own distinctive look and feel.

  • XLT
    • Seating – Cloth in Ebony or Medium Stone
    • Steering wheel – leather wrapped
  • part 2Limited
    • Ambient lightning
    • Floor Mats – front and second row with upgraded carpeting
    • Seating
      • Leather-trimmed front and second row in Ebony or Medium Stone
      • Vinyl third row
    • Steering wheel – top-grain leather-wrapped with Dark Parchment Euro-style contrast stitching
  • Platinum
    • Center console – real wood-accented
    • Door sill scuff plates, front-brushed aluminum insert with “PLATINUM” lettering
    • Door trim – leather-accented
    • Seating
      • Luxury leather-trimmed front and second row in Ebony or Medium Soft Ceramic
      • Premium vinyl third row
      • Multicontour front seats with Active Motion
    • Steering wheel – Wollsdorf leather-wrapped with Pecan Euro-style contrast stitching

Part 2: New for 2018

The ALL-NEW interior includes thoughtfully designed seats, seating materials, interior trim and the following key features:

  • Easy-to-read gauge cluster with new productivity screens
  • Redesigned instrument panel with dual glove box
  • Center floor console with:
    • Large Storage area with upper storage tray, as well as
    • Map pockets
    • Rotary gear shift dial, as well as
    • Genuine wood accents on Platinum

part 2Flexibility and Functionality

Expedition delivers the variety of seating and cargo configurations that customers expect from a full-size SUV, including a choice of Expedition and extended length Expedition MAX (formerly EL)

Comfortable Seat Positions

  • All three row are designed so that occupants feel like they are sitting at the dinner table at home
  • It also allows for good posture to help ensure good blood flow in the legs and thighs, helping to ease leg cramping on long trips

Easy Entry and Exit

  • Wide door sill plates with gripping surfaces and sturdy handles like those on a rock-climbing wall assist passengers getting into the third row
  • Step pads provide good footing when entering/exiting third row, as well as
  • Seat tracks are lower than most competitors’ which help passengers tripping or stepping over the metal tracks where seats slide

Second Row

  • Expedition is the first full-size utility to feature a standard 40/20/40 CenterSlide split bench seat with reclined and tip-and-slide feature, providing easy third row access without having to remove a child safety seat. It also offers
  • The center section drops down so that even the family dog can lie down and enjoy the ride
  • Available power-folding and tip-and-slide seat, as well as
  • Available outboard heated seats

Third Row

  • Standard one-touch PowerFold 60/40 split bench seat
  • Power reclining seatbacks and ample legroom for adults, as well as
  • Power-folding head restraints

part 2Cargo Capacity

  • Expedition – up to 104.6 cu.ft. with the second and third row seats folded flat
  • Expedition MAX – up to 121.5 cu.ft with the second and third row seats folded flat

Cargo Area

  • Second and third row seats can be folded flat with the push of a button to open up a flat cargo area wide enough to handle 4×8 foot sheets of plywood (MAX model) and other gear, with the liftgate closed
    Independent rear suspension not only helps provide a smooth ride, but also frees up more interior space
  • Spare tire and jack moved farther to the right side of the vehicle to help create more space on the flat load floor, as well as storage bins under the floor
  • Side interior panels are slimmed down to help improve access for loading items
  • Standard cargo protector helps prevent items from rolling out of the cargo area when the liftgate is opened
  • Advanced Cargo Manager

Thoughtful Amenities

  • 15 strategically placed cup/bottles holders
  • Acoustic-laminate windshield for improved quietness
  • Available
    • Hands-free, foot-activated liftgate with manual liftgate
    • Panoramic Vist Roof with power open/close and power sunshade
    • Up to six-smart charging USB ports

part 2There’s more next month too!

We sure hope you’ve enjoyed checking out Part 2 of our 2018 Ford Expedition introduction. We’ll have more next month too!

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