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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door XLT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 12 18 $28,980 $31,345
4WD 4-Door XLT 12 16 $31,590 $34,245
2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 18 $33,518 $36,590
2WD 4-Door Limited 12 18 $35,258 $38,750
4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 16 $36,114 $39,490
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 18 $36,984 $40,690
4WD 4-Door Limited 12 16 $37,839 $41,650
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 16 $39,565 $43,590
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2008 Ford Expedition is a big, capable SUV with a truly useful and convenient third row.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg
Rear Door Type Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) NA
Front Hip Room (in) 60.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.2
Third Leg Room (in) NA
Second Head Room (in) 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 56.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 34.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 206.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.7
Height, Overall (in) 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 48.3
Wheelbase (in) 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 39.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 82.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 55.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.5 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28
Fuel Tank Location Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.16
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.83
Steering Type Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA
Front Tire Order Code T5G
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2305
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 654
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2305
Rear Tire Order Code T5G
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2305
Front Tire Size P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 654
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2741
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2808
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3500
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 2250
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150
Fuel System SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 365 @ 3750
Engine Order Code 995
Displacement 5.4L/330
Engine Oil Cooler NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V8
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Clutch Size (in) NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52
Trans Type 6
Trans PTO Access NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34
Trans Order Code NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA
Trans Power Take Off NA
Vehicle Name Ford Expedition
Body Code 119" WB
Body Style 4 Door
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.31
Axle Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 34.9
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3500
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 34.9
Axle Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.4
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4250
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3500
Frame Type Fully Boxed
Side Door Type - TBD -
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