How many does the 2018 Ford Expedition seat
Sometimes a regular size SUV just won't get the job done. If you find yourself trying to cram your family and cargo into your current SUV, then it might be time to get into the 2018 Ford Expedition. This amazing family SUV comfortably seats eight adults. Yes, you read that right. There is a stylish, powerful, and versatile 8-seater SUV that allows you to easily "live large." The 2018 Ford Expedition interior offers 172 cubic feet of maximum passenger volume and a maximum 121.5 cubic feet in cargo capacity. The experts at Southern California Ford Dealers thought it would be helpful to give the customers of our 69 affiliated dealerships a closer look at this three-row, 8-seat, family Ford SUV.
Power and Handling
While the headline is that the 2018 Ford Expedition seats eight, we can't ignore the astonishing power under the hood. No matter which of the six trim levels you pick, you get the updated 3.5-liter EcoBoost Engine with Ti-VCT, Auto Stop-Start technology and an optional heavy-duty engine radiator that can produce up to 400 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 480 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,250 rpm. When you add in the advanced and responsive 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission you can also get up to 24-mpg highway and 17-mpg city in fuel economy, which is certainly impressive for such a large vehicle.* While many larger vehicles can be tough to ride in, the 2018 Ford Expedition offers a very smooth and sturdy ride no matter the road surface thanks to the Multilink Independent Rear suspension, traction control, selectable drive modes, electronic stability control, optional Control Trac Four Wheel Drive, and available premium off-road front and rear shocks. On top of all of this, the Ford Expedition is also great to take on any adventure thanks to the available Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package that gives you get a best-in-class 9,300 lbs. maximum towing capability.
Because the 2018 Ford Expedition was made for families, it is packed with the latest hi-tech safety features. Everyone riding in this family SUV is protected by a host of trim-specific features that include:
- Dual-stage front airbags
- Rear view camera with backup assist grid lines and washer
- Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS
- Safety Canopy System (includes third-row)
- SOS Post-Crash Alert System
- Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection
- Lane-Keeping System (includes Lane-Keeping Assist, Lane-Keeping Alert and Driver Alert)
- Pro Trailer Backup Assist
Interior Comfort and Technology
A safe and smooth ride is great for up to 8 passengers, but if you can't keep them comfortable, entertained, and connected the experience can be lessened. That is why the sellers we represent at Southern California Ford Dealers are excited about the interior comfort and technology features available for the 2018 Ford Expedition. Some of the more impressive available hi-tech features include:
- SYNC 3 - Enhanced Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System
- Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System with Pinch-to-Zoom Capability, SiriusXM Traffic, and Travel Link
- B&O Play Premium Audio System by HARMAN with 12-speakers
- Smart-Charging USB Ports in all three rows
- Dual-Headrest Rear-Seat Entertainment System
- Wireless Charging in Media Hub
If you want the ultimate in comfort, the 2018 Ford Expedition Platinum trim offers front perforated, leather-trimmed, heated and ventilated bucket seats, PowerFold and Power Recline 60/40 third-row seat, Multicontour Seats with Active Motion, and Dual Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control. All this luxury and tech will certainly please all 8 of your passengers!
How Southern California Ford Dealers Can Help
One of the benefits of Southern California Ford Dealers is that no matter where you live in our area, we can help you find the perfect 8-seat 2018 Ford Expedition for you and your family. Visit our website to discover the most convenient Ford dealership in Southern California. Call today and schedule a test-drive and make sure to bring your friends and family because they should all be able to fit in the 2018 Ford Expedition.
*All vehicle mileage based on 2018 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.