Compare 2008 Dodge Durango vs 2008 Ford Expedition

2008 Dodge Durango
2008 Ford Expedition
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2WD 4-Door Adventurer
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Durango 2WD 4-Door Adventurer 14 19 $29,775 $32,590
Durango 2WD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $32,699 $35,875
Durango 2WD 4-Door SLT 14 19 $28,062 $30,665
Durango 2WD 4-Door SXT 14 19 $25,098 $27,335
Durango 4WD 4-Door Adventurer 13 17 $31,806 $34,810
Durango 4WD 4-Door Limited 13 17 $34,730 $38,095
Durango 4WD 4-Door SLT 13 17 $31,036 $33,945
Durango 4WD 4-Door SXT 13 17 $28,072 $30,615
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2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 18 $33,518 $36,590
Expedition 2WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 18 $36,984 $40,690
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Limited 12 18 $35,258 $38,750
Expedition 2WD 4-Door XLT 12 18 $28,980 $31,345
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 16 $36,114 $39,490
Expedition 4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 16 $39,565 $43,590
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Limited 12 16 $37,839 $41,650
Expedition 4WD 4-Door XLT 12 16 $31,590 $34,245
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 18 $35,940 $39,240
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 18 $39,392 $43,340
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door Limited 12 18 $37,666 $41,400
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door XLT 12 18 $32,203 $34,870
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 16 $38,535 $42,140
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 16 $41,973 $46,240
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door Limited 12 16 $40,247 $44,300
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door XLT 12 16 $34,813 $37,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,775
$33,518
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,590
$36,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$543 / month
$610 / 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 Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 51.9
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 37.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.8
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Third Hip Room (in)
48.1 50.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 63.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.1
Third Head Room (in)
39.2 38.3
Front Hip Room (in)
58.7 60.2
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
200.8 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 56.7
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
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.7
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
102.4 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA 13.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.1 18.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.0 49.2
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
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
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
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
27 28
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
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 Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 20
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TP5 T5N
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/70R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
TP5 T5N
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 654
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2305
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 654
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2305
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2305
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
590 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5900 6000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4941 -
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
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 4250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2808
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 13
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 2250
Engine
Displacement
4.7L/287 5.4L/330
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 4600 300 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
290 @ 3600 365 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
EVE 995
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 18
Transmission
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 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)
1.67 2.34
Trans Order Code
DGQ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.00 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.52
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Durango Ford Expedition
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Body Code
- 119" WB
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA 34.9
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
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
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4250
Frame
Frame Type
- Fully Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- - TBD -

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