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2017 Ford Explorer vs 2017 Ford Expedition

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Product Expert

If you’re looking for a new SUV, there’s no better place to start your search than right here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. That’s because nobody does SUVs quite like Ford, and nobody has better deals or a better selection of new Ford SUVs than Brandon Ford. But even once you’ve decided to purchase a new Ford SUV, you still have a lot of options to choose from. And if you’re looking at passenger and cargo space above all else, you’re going to want to go with either the 2017 Ford Explorer or the 2017 Ford Expedition. Both offer powerful and efficient engines, spacious interiors and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. But which model is right for you? Let’s find out by looking at the 2017 Ford Explorer versus the 2017 Ford Expedition in a head-to-head model comparison.

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Powertrain Comparison: 2017 Ford Explorer vs 2017 Ford Expedition

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The 2017 Ford Explorer offers the choice between three powerful and efficient engines, but for the purposes of this comparison, we’re going to look at the standard 3.5-liter V6 engine. This engine provides you with 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque while getting 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway. All 2017 Ford Expedition trims feature a turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine capable of pumping out 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque while getting 15 miles per gallon in the city and 21 miles per gallon on the highway.

Passenger and Cargo Space Comparison: 2017 Ford Explorer vs 2017 Ford Expedition

The new Ford Explorer offers 21 cubic-feet of cargo space when all its seats are in place, 81.7 cubic-feet of total cargo space and 171.3 cubic-feet of total interior volume. The new Ford Expedition offers 18.6 cubic-feet of cargo space when all its seats are in place, 108.3 cubic-feet of total cargo space and 178.9 cubic-feet of total interior volume.

If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Explorer or Expedition, or any of our other new Ford models, just get in touch with our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

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