The 2019 Ford Expedition is an adventure-ready SUV that comes fitted with an EcoBoost V6 engine and advanced drivetrain technologies. The high-performance EcoBoost engine delivers an unprecedented driving experience, especially for the adventure enthusiasts. The large luxury SUV is one of the most appealing options for adventure car enthusiasts in the UAE due to its stylish looks, comfortable interior and impressive performance capabilities. The exterior of the all-new Ford Expedition has an aesthetically pleasing design, thanks to its bold and broad proportions that also add to the aerodynamics of the SUV. On the other hand, the interior of the adventure-ready vehicle has been designed to offer utmost comfort to the occupants, regardless of the terrain.
The modern-day SUV leaves no stone unturned when it comes to the safety, comfort and convenience of the occupants. The all-new Ford Expedition has been fitted with safety features such as Crash Severity Sensor for the safety of the occupants and driver-assistance technologies such as Driver Alert System to help the driver have a stress-free driving experience.
Here is a review of the 2019 Ford Expedition available in the UAE with a closer look at its design, performance, safety features and a lot more.
Design of the 2019 Ford Expedition
The 2019 Ford Expedition has an authoritative road presence, thanks to its broad and stylish exterior, which has been designed to turn heads. On the other hand, the interior has been packed with several in-cabin technologies that make it a perfect vehicle for urban commuting and long adventure journeys.
— Ford Middle East (@FordMiddleEast) March 10, 2019
The exterior of the all-new Ford Expedition boasts design elements such as angular corners and contoured lines that give the SUV a classy and contemporary look. The SUV has an adventure-ready appeal due to its bold design and skillfully sculpted lines on the hood that perfectly align with the smooth proportions of the vehicle.
The front fascia of the 2019 Ford Expedition features an iconic Ford Expedition grille that is flanked on both sides by large LED projector headlamps that illuminate the road and surrounding area for the driver. The SUV also features Daytime Running Lights for an improved visibility of the vehicle for other drivers and pedestrians on the road. Below the grille, there is a large air dam with air intakes on either sides that enhance the engine cooling function of the SUV. The air intakes also feature fog lights that help the driver to get a better view of the road in low visibility driving conditions.
The rear of the adventure-ready SUV is beautifully sculpted and features wraparound taillights that give the vehicle a stylish and smart appeal. The rear of the all-new Ford Expedition also features a rear spoiler that adds to the sporty appeal of the SUV and improves its aerodynamics. Other notable features at the rear of the large family SUV is a Motion-Activated Liftgate that opens when the underside of the rear bumper is gently kicked.
The 2019 Ford Expedition has a commanding road presence and an adventure-ready profile, thanks to its wide wheelbase, high ground clearance, board fenders and 17-inch alloy wheels that are available as standard. The car buyers, especially the adventure enthusiasts can also opt for 22-inch polished aluminum alloy wheels that further add to the athletic stance of the SUV. There is no shortage of cargo capacity in the large SUV, thanks to the roof rails that are a standard feature in the vehicle.
The exterior of the all-new Ford Expedition is available in 9 colors that are Oxford White, White Platinum Metallic, White Gold, Ingot Silver, Stone Grey, Shadow Black, Magnetic, Ruby Red Metallic and Blue Metallic.
The interior of the 2019 Ford Expedition has been purposefully designed to offer space, comfort and convenience to the occupants. The cabin of the adventure-ready SUV is a perfect combination of excellent craftsmanship and elegance with the addition of aluminum accent. The interior of the SUV has three rows of seats and has the capacity to accommodate 8 occupants with ample headroom and legroom.
In front of the driver is a multifunctional heated steering wheel that is wrapped in leather and features audio and cruise controls. The in-cabin experience of the SUV is enhanced by features such as a Dual Zone Electronic Temperature Control System that enables separate sections of the cabin to maintain different temperatures as preferred by the occupants.
The front of the cabin has been fitted with a 6-way power adjustable driver seat with power lumbar support. The car buyers have also been given the option of a 10-way power adjustable driver and front passenger seat with power lumbar support and recline function. Both the seats in the front are also equipped with an Active Motion System and heating and ventilation functions that enhance the comfort of the driver and the front passenger.
The rear of the cabin has been fitted with 40/20/40 power folding, tip and slide seats in the second row and 60/40 power folding bench seats in the third row. The second and third row seats feature entertainment controls and two smart charging USB ports each.
Some of the prominent in-cabin features include AM/FM stereo/single-CD player with MP3 capability and 9 speakers, SYNC® voice recognition communications and entertainment system with 4.2” LCD screen in center stack and 1 smart-charging USB port, Dual-headrest rear seat entertainment system, Bluetooth and more.
Performance of the 2019 Ford Expedition
The 2019 Ford Expedition is available in the UAE with a powerful EcoBoost V6 engine and in four trim levels (XL, XLT, Limited and Platinum). The incredible performance capabilities of the large four-wheel-drive SUV offer an unreliable driving experience, both on and off the road.
The all-new Ford Expedition is equipped with a 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine that is mated with a 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission. This powerful engine can generate 375 horsepower and 640Nm of torque that enables the SUV to go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 6.4 seconds and have a top speed of 185 Km/h.
The 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine has been performance-tuned for the Platinum trim level of the SUV, which generates 400 horsepower and 650Nm of torque. The performance-tuned engine enables the 2019 Ford Expedition to go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 5.9 seconds and have a top speed of 185 Km/h.
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The 2019 Ford Expedition is a suitable option for family SUV buyers and adventure car enthusiasts in the UAE, thanks to its wide variety of safety technologies and driver-assistance systems. The latest features and technologies that have been added to the SUV provide safety to the passengers and help the driver to have a stress-free driving experience in challenging driving conditions.
Some of the standout safety features of the 2019 Ford Expedition are:
- 3-Point Safety Belts for all Seating Positions
- AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC®)
- Child-Safety Rear Door Locks
- Crash Severity Sensor
- Dual-Stage Front Airbags
- Ford MyKey® technology to help parents encourage responsible driving
- LATCH – Lower Anchors and Tether Anchors for Children
- Personal Safety System for Driver and Front Passenger
- Safety Belt Energy Management Retractors
- Safety Belts with Pre-Tensioners
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Some of the prominent driver-assistance technologies of the 2019 Ford Expedition are:
- 360-Degree Camera with Split-View Display
- Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-And-Go Driving
- Auto-Lock/Auto-Unlock Doors
- Blind Spot Information System (Blis®)
- Driver Alert System
- Enhanced Active Park Assist
- Hill Start Assist
- Lane-Keeping Alert
- Lane-Keeping Assist
- Park Out Assist
- Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection
- Rear-View Camera with Backup Assist Grid Lines and Washer
- Reverse Perpendicular Parking
- Trailer Coverage and Cross-Traffic Alert
- Trailer Sway Control
Price of the 2019 Ford Expedition in the UAE
The 2019 Ford Expedition is a large adventure-ready SUV that is available in the UAE with a high-performance engine and in four trim levels (XL, XLT, Limited and Platinum). The price of the 2019 Ford Expedition ranges between AED 173,250 to AED 253,000 depending on the customization options and technologies that are selected.