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Features

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 16 23 $42,691 $46,120
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 16 23 $46,809 $50,620
AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 16 23 $52,346 $56,670
2WD 4-Door XL
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XL 14 20 $34,242 $36,530
2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $36,617 $39,140
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $42,196 $45,270
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $43,569 $46,780
4WD 4-Door XL 13 18 $36,881 $39,430
4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $39,256 $42,040
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $44,835 $48,170
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 13 18 $46,208 $49,680
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,691
$34,242
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,120
$36,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$769 / month
$609 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line If you're one of the few SUV fans left standing in the full-size arena, the 2012 Ford Expedition offers truck toughness in a well-rounded, well-featured SUV package.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility -
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.3 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.7 63.2
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 63.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 57.3 60.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 39.6
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 -
Length, Overall (in) 192.4 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 56.7
Height, Overall (in) 62.8 77.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 108.3 119.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 34.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 78.8
Track Width, Front (in) 67.7 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 34.8
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 206.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 48.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - 39.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 55.8 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 26.3 55.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 82.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x - TBD - 13.5 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.2
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0 28.0
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 40.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A 42.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 20.0
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T5G
Front Tire Size P255/50HR19 P265/70R17
Spare Tire Size T165/80D17 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA T5G
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/50HR19 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 654
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2305
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 654
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2305
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225 1380
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 9200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4424 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2777
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 7300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2772
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 15000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 4250
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4.0 NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 13.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 150
Maximum Alternator Watts - 2250
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Engine
Displacement 3.7L/224 5.4L/330
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6300 310 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V8
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 4500 365 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA 995
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.27 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 2.34
Trans Order Code NA 446
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.25 -
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.56 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 4.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura ZDX Ford Expedition
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Body Code - 119" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 34.9
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.9 1.4
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 34.9
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.0 0.7
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.31
Axle Type - Front - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4250
Axle Type - Rear - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4250
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3500
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 1
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.6 11.6
Frame
Frame Type - Fully Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type - - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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