Fans of the largest Ford’s crossover can expect big moves for the next season. The company is preparing an all-new model with plenty of changes. More aluminum in its body, hi-tech features in the cabin, and the proven powertrain under the hood. In short, these are highlights of the 2019 Ford Expedition hybrid.
As always, this is the most potent SUV by the Blue Oval company. Power and torque outputs, towing capacity, max speed, are on the highest level, making the SUV capable to compete with likes of Chevy Tahoe and Toyota Sequoia.
Changes for 2019 Ford Expedition
Thanks to aluminum and carbon-fiber parts, the 2019 Ford Expedition will be lighter. Nevertheless, the complete front fascia is getting a new look with refreshment on grille and headlights. The bumper is going to stand higher, leaving more space for larger air intakes. Although it is built on the truck platform, the 2019 Expedition will get a look of a crossover on sides and back.
However, the biggest change will be the new hybrid powertrain option under the hood.
Besides the exterior facelift, the 2019 Ford Expedition is coming with significant changes in the cabin. The dashboard will present new elements. At the center of the control, the stack is a touchscreen display. From there, the driver can command with most of the info- and entertaining features. The new Ford Expedition will come with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto services.
2019 Ford Expedition Hybrid Specs
The 2019 Ford Expedition hybrid comes with a 5.0-liter V8 drivetrain in combination with the electric motor under its hood.
Beside this hybrid powertrain, it will be powered by 3.6-l twin-turbo V6 engine with 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. At the same time, it consumes 20 mpg combined with the base edition. Extended Max version is heavier and drives a 4×4 system, so its fuel consumption drops to 18 mpg combined. A new 10-speed transmission is a router and Expedition will come with either 4×2 or 4×4 setup.
Also, we expect to see a diesel engine in the new Expedition very soon.
An in-depth review about this Ford full-size 8 passengers SUV you can find at SUV Trend.
2019 Ford Expedition Hybrid Price
The current edition of the full-size crossover costs $50,000. With all the changes, the 2019 Ford Expedition will add at least $1,000 or $2,000. Upper trims will go up to $75,000. Starting price for the hybrid version will be $ 55,000.