Are you looking for the perfect SUV in the Bradley and Peotone area? You might be trying to choose between the 2016 Ford Expedition and the 2016 Ford Explorer. But which one has the kind of options and features you want? Terry's Ford offers this handy comparison guide to both vehicles for you!
The 2016 Ford Expedition features a 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine. This engine uses twin independent variable camshaft timing system, which advances the timing of each intake separately for more precision in your power and optimum engine performance. It produces an impressive 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, and is able to tow up to 6,600 lbs. with the conventional towing system, or 9,200 lbs. with the optional heavy-duty trailer towing package. It uses direct fuel injection for more power when you need it, and comes with your choice of rear wheel drive or a ControlTrac four-wheel drive system. It's paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift technology, and gets up to 22 mpg highway.
The 2016 Ford Explorer gives you a choice of three different engines. The 3.5L V6 offers you a choice between front-wheel drive or intelligent four-wheel drive, and uses twin independent variable cam shaft timing and sequential multi-point electronic fuel injection with a naturally aspirated induction system to produce 290 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque while getting up to 24 mpg highway. It can tow up to 5,000 lbs. The 2.3L EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine comes with front wheel drive, and uses turbocharged direct fuel injection to produce 280 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque while getting up to 28 mpg highway. It can tow up to 2,000 lbs. The 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine comes with intelligent four-wheel drive, and uses a twin-turbocharged direct injection fuel system to produce 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque while getting up to 22 mpg highway. It can tow up to 3,000 lbs. All of these engines use a 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission.
The 2016 Ford Explorer has a bold look with plenty of features you'll love. You'll get features like a power liftgate and power-deployable running boards for your convenience loading up your SUV, as well as a power moonroof to let in the light and air. Stylish 22-inch polished aluminum wheels come equipped with a continuously controlled damping suspension, which monitors and adjusts your suspension constantly to make sure your drive is just how you want it. You can also opt for mechanical load-leveling, which automatically levels the chassis when you're carrying a heavy load in the back. You'll also get a push-button start and remote feature, which lets you lock, unlock, and start your car from afar or start your car while you're in it without having to fish for keys. Finally, you'll get plenty of performance features, like trailer sway control and hill start assist/descent control, which help you keep great control of your vehicle even when you're carrying heavy loads.
The 2016 Ford Explorer has a sleek new look with lots of features to make your drive striking. You'll love the sophisticated new look of the hood, grille, and fenders. The exterior features sharp satin chrome accents with lots of exciting new paint colors, as well as 20-inch bright-faced wheels with dark pockets. The Explorer comes standard with a dual-panel moonroof to let in twice the light and air. You'll get performance features like AdvanceTrac with roll stability control, which use gyroscopic sensors to monitor the way your car moves and keep it steady even on difficult road conditions. You'll also get curve control, which slows your car down when it's going too fast for a given curve.
Inside the 2016 Ford Expedition, you'll get plenty of options for comfort and connectivity. Enjoy perforated 10-way power adjustable leather seats with heating and cooling, as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls. Ambient lighting comes in your choice of seven colors, while the two front bucket seats and two rows of back benches will seat up to eight people comfortably. You'll also love the Ford Sync3 with hands-free phone calling, available navigation with Sirius XM real-time traffic and weather updates, and satellite or Internet streaming radio.
The 2016 Ford Expedition adds great new comfort features that you'll love. The 10-way power driver's seat includes power lumbar and a heated steering wheel, as well as available heated and cooled front seats with multi-contour Active Motion design. The interior features real wood and metal appliques, as well as a fully digital instrument cluster with the Ford Sync3, available navigation with real-time traffic, weather, and satellite radio, and more!
Will you join the Expedition, or be an Explorer? For more information on both vehicles, contact Terry's Ford today! You can call us at (708) 258-9200 or stop by at 363 Harlem Ave, Peotone.