2018 Ford Explorer vs Ford Expedition

The 2018 Ford Explorer and the Ford Expedition are two versatile and capable SUVs. If you're a resident of the Cincinnati, Newport, and Covington area and you'd like to learn more about what both are all about, Fuller Ford has made it that much easier by putting together this brief comparison. Take a moment to explore the Explorer and the Expedition below.

2018 Ford Explorer vs Ford Expedition: Engine Options and Specs

Both of these SUVs give you a variety of possibilities when it comes to what's under the hood. In the case of the Explorer, you'll find three engines to choose from. As a result, you have a pretty wide range of power at your disposal. We'll start with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost® I-4 engine that produces 280 horsepower along with its 310 lb-ft of torque.

The next option for the Explorer is the 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 that raises the muscle level up a bit by giving you 290 horsepower and 255 lb-ft of torque. The third and final choice of engine for the 2018 Ford Explorer is the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 that puts out even more horsepower at 365 and 350 lb-ft of torque. As we said, the Explorer provides you with a diverse assortment that gives you the opportunity to pick the one that fits in best with your particular needs.

Over in the 2018 Ford Expedition, there are two available engines. The first is the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 that generates an impressive 375 horsepower with 470 lb-ft of torque. The other engine is the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 Platinum Series that delivers a commanding 400 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. Whether it's for work or play, if it's sheer power you're looking for, the Expedition might be worth checking out.

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Technology and Entertainment

One convenient element of technology that the Ford Explorer has is the Remote Keyless Entry System that lets you get in without having to take the time to insert a key. It also has the Driver's Seat Memory feature that remembers your specific seat position, so you're greeted with the same level of comfort every time you get behind the wheel.

Both vehicles provide everyone on board with impressive entertainment options. For instance, there are two sound systems available in the Explorer. The first is the Audio System from Sony® that features HD Radio™ technology, a CD player, and a total of 12 speakers that make use of 390 watts of powerful listening enjoyment. The other sound system available in the Explorer is another Sony® Audio System. This one blasts out 500 watts and has Clear Phase® and Live Acoustics™ technology.

The Expedition is available with a B&O Play™ Premium Audio System by HARMAN that, like the Explorer, also has HD Radio™ technology and uses 12 speakers to offer a full sound.

Take the 2018 Ford Explorer and the Ford Expedition Out for a Spin

As this review makes clear, the Explorer and the Expedition have the potential to enhance your entire Cincinnati, Newport, and Covington area driving experience. If you'd like to get up close and personal with each of these impressive automobiles to see what else they're capable of, visit or contact our Fuller Ford team for your test drives. 

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