Compare 2012 Acura ZDX vs 2012 Ford Expedition

2012 Acura ZDX
2012 Ford Expedition
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AWD 4-Door
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
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2WD 4-Door XL
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
4WD 4-Door XL 13 18 $36,881 $39,430
4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $39,256 $42,040
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $42,196 $45,270
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $43,569 $46,780
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.4
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
City
16 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.7 63.2
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 -
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
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 34.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
55.8 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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
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), Overall
17.0 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 20.0
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T5G
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
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 654
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4424 -
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
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2777
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4.0 NA
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
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
Displacement
3.7L/224 5.4L/330
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
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 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 -
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura ZDX Ford Expedition
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Body Code
- 119" WB
Suspension
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 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 34.9
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
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.31
Axle Type - Front
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 11.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 1
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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