Compare 2008 Dodge Durango vs 2008 Ford Expedition

2008 Dodge Durango
2008 Ford Expedition
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2WD 4-Door SXT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 14 19 $25,098 $27,335
4WD 4-Door SXT 13 17 $28,072 $30,615
2WD 4-Door SLT 14 19 $28,062 $30,665
2WD 4-Door Adventurer 14 19 $29,775 $32,590
4WD 4-Door SLT 13 17 $31,036 $33,945
4WD 4-Door Adventurer 13 17 $31,806 $34,810
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $32,699 $35,875
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 17 $34,730 $38,095
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2WD 4-Door XLT
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,098
$28,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,335
$31,345
Monthly Payment Estimate
$456 / month
$522 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you plan to tow, a 2008 Dodge Durango with a V-8 will work nearly as well as a Tahoe or Expedition, at a lower price. The 2008 Ford Expedition is a big, capable SUV with a truly useful and convenient third row.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
48.1 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 63.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.1
Third Head Room (in)
39.2 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
58.7 60.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.6 -
Second Hip Room (in)
57.2 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 63.2
Third Leg Room (in)
34.4 NA
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
200.8 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 56.7
Height, Overall (in)
74.3 77.2
Liftover Height (in)
NA -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 -
Wheelbase (in)
119.2 119.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
39.6 34.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.0 78.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 -
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)
- 34.4
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)
- 48.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
102.4 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.1 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.0 49.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
NA 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
68.4 55.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
NA 82.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x .87 13.5 x - TBD -
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)
13.2 x 1.1 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
27 28
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA 42.16
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.86 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 40.83
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 20
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
TY8 T5G
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TY8 T5G
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2305
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2305
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 654
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2305
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 654
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 6000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
385 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3850 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4625 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2808
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 11800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2741
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 7400
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 13
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 2250
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 365 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
EKG 995
Displacement
3.7L/226 5.4L/330
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 300 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 12
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.52
Trans Type
4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.34
Trans Order Code
DGV NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.92 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Dodge Durango Ford Expedition
Body Code
- 119" WB
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA 34.9
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Torsion Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA 34.9
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.4
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4250
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.31
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4250
Frame
Frame Type
- Fully Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- - TBD -

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