Compare 2008 Ford Expedition EL vs 2008 Volvo XC90

2008 Ford Expedition EL
2008 Volvo XC90
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2WD 4-Door XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 12 18 $32,203 $34,870
4WD 4-Door XLT 12 16 $34,813 $37,770
2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 18 $35,940 $39,240
2WD 4-Door Limited 12 18 $37,666 $41,400
4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 16 $38,535 $42,140
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 18 $39,392 $43,340
4WD 4-Door Limited 12 16 $40,247 $44,300
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 16 $41,973 $46,240
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FWD 4-Door I6 w/Snrf/3rd Row
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door I6 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
AWD 4-Door w/Snrf I6 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
AWD 4-Door w/Snrf/3rd Row I6 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
FWD 4-Door I6 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
FWD 4-Door w/Snrf I6 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
FWD 4-Door w/Snrf/3rd Row I6 14 20 $34,037 $36,210
AWD 4-Door V8 13 19 $45,110 $48,505
AWD 4-Door V8 Sport 13 19 $46,379 $49,870
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,203
$34,037
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,870
$36,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$581 / month
$604 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Volvo XC90 caters well to safety-minded families who need an all-wheel-drive SUV, though third-row room is strictly limited.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
59.9 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2 58.3
Third Leg Room (in)
37.7 30.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 38.4
Third Hip Room (in)
51.8 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.0
Third Head Room (in)
38.0 35.5
Front Hip Room (in)
60.2 55.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
67.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.7
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
131 112.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 74.7
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
39.2 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
56.7 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
35.3 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
221.3 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
77.7 70.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
34.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
51.1 -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.9
Length, Overall (in)
- 189.3
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 63.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
42.6 11.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 34.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
60.2 42.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
85.5 43.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
98.3 74.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
130.8 88.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
28.9 14.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 13.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x - TBD - 12.1 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
33.5 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
45.26 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.93 40.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.9
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
654 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T5G NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 235/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
654 -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T5G NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
654 -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 235/65R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 397
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3970
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 3970
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 397
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2948 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12200 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2885 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7625 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4356
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
2250 -
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5000 235 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
SEFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 3750 236 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
995 NA
Displacement
5.4L/330 3.2L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 14
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Geartronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - TBD -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic,
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.15
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.56
Trans Type
6 6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.33
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition EL Volvo XC90
Body Code
131" WB -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
34.9 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.4 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
34.9 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Fully Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type
- TBD - -

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