Used 2015 Ford Expedition

2015 Ford Expedition
List price range
$24,991 - $41,725

Pros

  • Roomy third-row seat
  • strong and efficient turbocharged V6
  • easy-folding rear seats increase interior flexibility
  • tows more than similarly sized crossovers.

Cons

  • Feels big from the driver seat
  • difficult to park.

Used 2015 Ford Expedition for Sale

Ford Expedition 2015 EL XLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
56,886 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL XLT
List$27,999
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 EL Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
52,051 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL Platinum
List$35,998
Est.Loan: $655/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 EL King Ranch 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
52,928 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL King Ranch
Shannon Auto Sales
19.2 mi away
List$32,844
Est.Loan: $598/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 EL Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
48,971 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL Limited
List$33,999
Est.Loan: $619/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 XLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
39,456 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
XLT
DARCARS Lanham Kia
33.9 mi away
List$31,000
Est.Loan: $564/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 EL Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
56,268 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL Platinum
List$36,900
Est.Loan: $672/mo
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Dealer Notes
One Owner Local Trade bought here brand new. Our service department thoroughly exams and checked the safety and reliability of this pre-owned vehicle. Trust and rely on the dealership that has been here in your community since 1967. Our huge clientele of repeat customers tells the tale. Look at all the car-faxes of our pre owned inventory and see why everyone returns to Parsons. Since 1967 we have been treating our locale with the same respect as our happy family. From our tenured sales staff to our historic service-techs we thrive because of you. We let the fax speak for themselves. Check out where 40% of our pre--owned inventory comes from. Our repeat customers come back to us because of exceptional respect and service we share. If you found this listing at a 3rd party website check out our more detailed listing at www.parsonsford.com We offer the original window stickers of all our 2008 and newer Manufactured autos. We offer carfaxes on ALL vehicles in stock for free.
Ford Expedition 2015 EL XLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
91,707 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL XLT
List$34,030
Est.Loan: $620/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 XLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
75,483 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
XLT
List$28,500
Est.Loan: $519/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 EL Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
34,828 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL Platinum
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$39,729
Est.Loan: $723/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 EL XLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
65,999 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL XLT
(28)
Carbiz
47.7 mi away
List$27,500
Est.Loan: $501/mo
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Dealer Notes
: *Certified Pre-Owned* *Free Delivery, 5-Day Returns, & 1-Year Powertrain Coverage* 3rd Row Seat, Rear Air, 4x4, Running Boards, Back-Up Camera, Tow Hitch, ENGINE: 3.5L V6 ECOBOOST, Turbo, Alloy Wheels. CLICK ME! THE CARBIZ DIFFERENCE: Simplify your experience with No Haggle Fair Market Pricing, Non-Commissioned Salespeople, 5 Day No Questions Return Policy, 1 Year Powertrain Coverage, and a buying process that fits your lifestyle; either In-Person at one of our innovative showrooms or at your convenience Online with Free Delivery to your door. We specialize in fairness and flexibility. Google Carbiz to see what others have to say. Visit Carbiz.com to get to know us more. OPTION PACKAGES: ENGINE: 3.5L V6 ECOBOOST (STD). Because our vehicles are priced below market value and with no hidden charges, there's absolutely no price haggling or typical dealer 'scare tactics.' The only additional cost to our Price is your State Tax, Tags, License, and $299 Dealer Processing Fee.
Ford Expedition 2015 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
30,143 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
Platinum
Usmani Motor Cars
53.4 mi away
List$39,985
Est.Loan: $728/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 EL Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
66,733 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL Platinum
List$34,657
Est.Loan: $631/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
22,681 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
Platinum
(3)
Leckner Ford
60.4 mi away
List$39,994
Est.Loan: $728/mo
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Dealer Notes
TWIN TURBOCHARGED 3.5L V6... 4WD... 20 POLISHED ALUMINUM WHEELS... NAVIGATION SYSTEM... POWER DEPLOYABLE RUNNING BOARDS... POWER MOONROOF... FRONT & REAR HEATED SEATS... BLIS W/CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT... DUAL A/C... MYFORD TOUCH... 12 SPEAKER SONY AUDIO...POWER LIFTGATE... 1-OWNER....CLEAN CARFAX...PLEASE CALL (540)-709-1280 Odometer is 21600 miles below market average!
Ford Expedition 2015 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
39,696 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
Platinum
List$41,725
Est.Loan: $760/mo
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Odometer is 24512 miles below market average! Ford Details: * Transferable Warranty * Warranty Deductible: $100 * Limited Warranty: 12 Month/12,000 Mile (whichever comes first) after new car warranty expires or from certified purchase date * 172 Point Inspection * Roadside Assistance * Vehicle History * Powertrain Limited Warranty: 84 Month/100,000 Mile (whichever comes first) from original in-service date * Includes Rental Car and Trip Interruption Reimbursement Silver 2015 Ford Expedition Platinum EcoBoost 3.5L V6 GTDi DOHC 24V Twin Turbocharged 6-Speed Automatic 4WD We have finanacing on most vehicles. We welcome all trades! Customers Come First at Gene Latta Ford. Call us at 1-717-633-1999 or visit us on the web at www.genelatta.com.
Ford Expedition 2015 XLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
41,112 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
XLT
List$31,500
Est.Loan: $574/mo
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Dealer Notes
2015 Ford Expedition XLT, Tuxedo Black, AWD / 4WD, SONY Premium Audio, Power Fold Third Row Seat, Power Liftgate, Heated and Air Conditioned Leather Front Seats, 1-Owner, Accident Free AutoCheck History Report, Ambient Lighting, Heavy Duty Trailer Tow Pkg, Luggage Rack, Power Locks - Windows and Mirrors, Remote Start, Reverse Sensing System, Security System, Steering Wheel Controls, Trailer Brake Controller, Chrome Grille, Running Boards, Power Adjustable Pedals, SYNC with MyFord Touch, ABS brakes, AM/FM radio: SiriusXM, CD player, Dual-Zone Electronic Air Temperature Control, Electronic Stability Control, Front fog lights, Fully automatic headlights, Heated door mirrors, Low tire pressure warning, MP3 decoder, Remote keyless entry, Speed control, EcoBoost 3.5L V6 GTDi DOHC 24V Twin Turbocharged, 6-Speed Automatic. Odometer is 1742 miles below market average!We are the #1 rated Lincoln dealer in PA based on customer reviews and an 18-time recipient of Lincoln Motor Company's President's Award.If you are looking for the best value in used car prices, Forrester Lincoln is the place. Family owned and operated since 1965, we are committed to getting you the best deal on a pre-owned vehicle. We do extensive market research to determine what similar vehicles are selling for and price our vehicles to be the best value. This enables us to provide the most competitive prices on our entire inventory. We survey thousands of used car websites to maintain our competitive edge. www.ForresterLincoln.com.
Ford Expedition 2015 EL Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
63,964 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
EL Platinum
BMW of Bel Air
69.1 mi away
List$36,997
Est.Loan: $674/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
68,101 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
Limited
(12)
Bob Ruth Ford
79.1 mi away
List$29,914
Est.Loan: $545/mo
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Ford Expedition 2015 Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
84,810 miles
Used 2015
Ford Expedition
Platinum
List$31,499
Est.Loan: $574/mo
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2015 Ford Expedition ** Fresh PA State Inspection and Emissions, 4WD, 12 Speakers, 3.31 Axle Ratio, 3rd row seats: split-bench, Air Conditioning, AM/FM radio: SiriusXM, Automatic temperature control, CD player, Four wheel independent suspension, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest, Front dual zone A/C, GVWR: 7,500 lbs Payload Package, Memory seat, MP3 decoder, Navigation System, Pedal memory, Power driver seat, Power steering, Radio data system, Speed-sensing steering, Traction control.CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX.CALL US RIGHT NOW TO SCHEDULE A TEST DRIVE @ (888) 419-4867!!! Hello, this is Lanny Kemble, Used Car Manager at Faulkner Dodge Ram Fiat personally inviting you to visit us at 6643 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg. We are located just down the street from Cumberland Valley Highschool. Getting your next vehicle should be as fun and easy as the first time you drive it home. At Faulkner Dodge Ram we believe in a... *Transparent sales process that's FAST and EFFICIENT! * Friendly and Helpful Sales Team that WON'T PRESSURE you! *The best team of Finance Managers in town! * No hassle sell or trade ANY CAR! We need inventory and will pay TOP DOLLAR! So please put us to the test and experience the Faulkner way for yourself!!! Call us now at 1-888-711-7786 to schedule a test drive! Faulkner... TO BE SURE!!!

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Edmunds' Expert Review

Though most buyers prefer car-based crossovers to full-size truck-based SUVs, the refreshed 2015 Ford Expedition will satisfy those who need significant passenger, cargo and towing capacities.

vehicle overview

While there are many crossover SUVs available today with impressive mileage, roomy interiors and respectable cargo space, some families need something even bigger. That's where full-size, traditional SUVs like the 2015 Ford Expedition come in, providing three rows of seating, heavy-duty towing capacity and enough space for even the largest brood.

The 2015 Expedition looks a little more modern this year, thanks to new front and rear styling, but the biggest change is under the hood. In a move toward better fuel economy, Ford has dropped the V8 engine. It's not even an option. Instead, every 2015 Expedition gets a turbocharged V6 that provides 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque, which is even better than the previous V8. Ford has also updated the Expedition's suspension. It's now available with adjustable damping that has three selectable drive modes: Comfort, Normal and Sport. In such a large vehicle that was already pretty comfortable, this is an added benefit that makes traveling in the Expedition that much more appealing.

When it comes to carrying a large group of people and/or towing a boat or trailer, the 2015 Expedition is still one of the few vehicles that can handle almost anything you throw at it. It can tow up to 9,200 pounds when properly equipped and offers seating for up to eight people. The 2015 Expedition's interior has a fresher and more modern look, which incorporates the latest MyFord Touch infotainment interface. For cargo of all kinds, it's one of the roomiest vehicles on the road, too, with more than 130 cubic feet of cargo space available in the Expedition EL version when you fold down the second and third rows of seats.

It's not surprising, then, that a major drawback to owning an Expedition is its sheer size. To assuage parking issues, there are rear parking sensors and a rearview camera equipped as standard, but somehow the Expedition still feels hard to handle and even bigger than it is. Not everyone will need the Expedition's hulking size, though, so we recommend looking at some smaller competitors if you aren't constantly hauling seven other people and their gear.

We also recommend looking at the redesigned 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and 2015 Chevrolet Suburban (and their GMC Yukon twins), which will seat up to nine passengers and still provide a V8 powertrain. The Toyota Sequoia should also be considered, as it will also seat eight passengers, while feeling a bit lighter on its feet. The bottom line is, if you're interested in one of these traditional SUVs, it's because you need the capability they provide, and the 2015 Ford Expedition is clearly a top contender.

trim levels & features

The 2015 Ford Expedition is a full-size, traditional body-on-frame SUV available in two body styles: the regular Expedition and the extended-wheelbase Expedition EL, which is 15 inches longer overall. Both are offered in four trim levels: XLT, Limited, King Ranch and the new Platinum trim (XL models are sold only to fleet customers). Every Expedition comes standard with seating for eight passengers, and optional second-row captain's chairs reduce that capacity to seven.

The XLT comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, foglights, running boards, a roof rack, rear parking sensors, heated mirrors, power rear quarter windows and keyless entry (both remote and door-mounted keypad). Inside you'll find cruise control, a 4.2-inch center display, a rearview camera, air-conditioning, a six-way power driver seat (manual recline), power-adjustable pedals, a sliding and reclining 40/20/40-split second-row seat, a fold-flat third-row seat, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Ford's voice-operated Sync system, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a six-speaker sound system with a CD player, satellite radio, an iPod/USB audio interface, an auxiliary audio jack and rear audio controls.

The XLT 201A package adds a power liftgate, heated rearview mirrors, leather upholstery (for the first- and second-row seats; the third row has vinyl), an eight-way power driver seat (with power lumbar), a six-way front passenger seat and a power-folding third-row seat. The 202A package gets those items plus a heavy-duty trailer tow package, remote ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 110-volt household-style power outlet, heated and ventilated front seats, driver memory settings, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, an eight-way power passenger seat (with power lumbar), the MyFord Touch interface with an 8-inch touchscreen and an upgraded 12-speaker Sony audio system with satellite radio.

The Limited trim includes all of the above items along with 20-inch wheels, front parking sensors, power-folding mirrors (with a driver-side auto-dimming mirror), automatic wipers and heated second-row seats. The 301A Package adds a sunroof, retractable running boards and a navigation system with HD radio.

The Western-chic King Ranch Edition is equipped similarly to the Limited, but has special two-tone paint, special exterior styling details, a blind-spot monitoring system, premium leather upholstery and wood grain interior trim. The Platinum is similarly equipped to the King Ranch, but it loses the Western theme and gets the sunroof as standard.

Other stand-alone options for the Expedition, depending on the trim level, include a load-leveling rear suspension, 22-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, second-row captain's chairs and a dual-screen rear seat video entertainment system.

performance & mpg

Powering the 2015 Ford Expedition and Expedition EL is a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 making 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift capability, rear-wheel drive is standard, but buyers can opt for four-wheel drive with low-range gearing. Properly equipped, the Expedition has a maximum tow rating of 9,200 pounds.

The EPA estimates a standard 2WD Expedition will earn 18 mpg combined (16 city/22 highway), with the extended-wheelbase EL model coming in at 17 mpg combined (15/21). Opting for a 4WD Expedition drops those estimates only slightly. On a highway-biased evaluation loop of our own, we exactly matched the EPA's 17 mpg combined estimate in a 2015 Expedition with 4WD.

At the Edmunds test track, that same Expedition Platinum 4x4 proved to be one of the quickest trucks in its class, as it made the dash to 60 mph in just 6.5 seconds, easily trouncing competitive full-size SUVs equipped with traditional V8 engines.

safety

The Ford Expedition comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, trailer sway control, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. At the Edmunds test facility, a 2015 Expedition 4x4 came to a controlled stop from 60 mph in 126 feet, an average distance for its class.

Ford's programmable MyKey system, which allows parents to specify maximum speed limits and stereo volumes for secondary drivers, is also standard. Rear parking sensors and a rearview camera are also standard across the board, and the Limited and King Ranch also have front sensors. A blind-spot monitoring system is standard on the King Ranch and Platinum trim levels and optional for the others.

driving

Although the 2015 Ford Expedition is a sizable beast, its four-wheel independent suspension gives it exceptionally smooth ride qualities for a traditional full-size SUV. This cannot be said of similarly sized SUVs with so-called live-axle rear suspensions. Opting for the Expedition's three-way adaptive dampers makes its excellent manners even better. Precise and responsive steering also contributes to its easy-to-drive nature, but its considerable dimensions are a notable limitation when trying to negotiate tight spaces.

In relation to the V8 it replaced, the new turbocharged V6 engine's increase in horsepower is less noticeable than the thoroughly enhanced torque character. The turbocharger lights quickly, and the immediate shove it produces will convert even the most stubborn critic bemoaning the loss of the V8.

If a vehicle with such sizable proportions is what you need to ferry your large brood about or comfortably tow anything sizable, the 2015 Expedition should be a top consideration.

interior

Inside the 2015 Ford Expedition, you'll find plenty of room and a conservative but attractive look. Limited, King Ranch and the new Platinum models are especially classy, but there are a few low-quality surfaces that don't fit the upscale cabin theme. This year's Expedition finally gets the MyFord Touch interface as an option. Backed by many redundant voice commands, it can be a powerful tool for configuring and controlling the vehicle and your smartphone. Even though the system works significantly better than when it debuted, there can be a steep learning curve for getting accustomed to even basic functions.

With a cabin this size, everyone -- even third-row occupants -- has a good amount of room to stretch out. The standard 40/20/40-split second-row seat both slides and reclines for greater comfort, and includes a center section that can be scooted forward to put small kids within reach of mom or dad. The available second-row captain's chairs are a small luxury, even though they drop seating capacity to seven passengers. The third-row seat also folds flat into the floor when you need more cargo room, useful for any family going on a luggage-heavy vacation.

Speaking of cargo room, there's no shortage of it here. The standard Expedition offers 18.6 cubic feet behind the third row, while the Expedition EL sports 42.6 cubic feet. Fold down both rows of rear seats and you get a flat load floor with 108.3 cubic feet in the regular-size Expedition and 130.8 cubic feet in the Ford Expedition EL. For comparison, that's about 10 cubic feet more than the Sequoia and Suburban.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2015 Ford Expedition.

AC problems
Matt Sprenger, 9/1/2015
Our 15 XLT El has all the options we could want, and is almost as loaded as a Limited. However the AC cycles from icy cold to warm all the time every few seconds or minutes. We have had the vehicle in the Ford dealer to repair it 4 times. On the final repair they indicated that the EL is such a large vehicle that the AC compressor will cycle on and off constantly and that this operation is normal. We are very disappointed as this can't possibly be normal. Help!! Problem still persists. The dealer says this is normal and that the compressor should cycle on and off every few seconds. We can't seem to get help at all. This can not be normal as the temp coming from the vents fluctuates some 20 degrees every few seconds. Help! Update: 7-17-2016 The AC compressor still cycles on and off with every push or release of the gas pedal. Ford says there is nothing they can do, but I find this to be unacceptable. It takes about at least 15 mins to cool the cabin. Please help.
Updated Review after 40,000 miles
Andy Newitt, 10/3/2015
My previous review was titled "Air conditioned seat - NO! Frozen butt - YES" This is still a major problem. Ford really screwed up the way the seats are cooled now and it is a real shame. The second issue is that I have had more mechanical failures on this vehicle then my previous ones so I have downgraded my stars. At 24,000 the struts needed to be replaced and at 33,000 I had to have the throttle assembly replaced. Luckily this was all under warranty. On a good note, I purchased a 30 foot travel trailer and the Expedition is pulling it nicely with a weight distributing anti-sway hitch. I had to change the exterior mirrors to an aftermarket brand because for some reason, Ford does not make a large telescoping mirror for the Expedition. My original review follows. This is my 3rd Expedition and my second with air conditioned seats, well supposedly AC seats. My previous one cooled your back along with your bottom and it was heavenly during the hot Florida summers. This new one only cools your bottom and does nothing for your back, both front seats are this way. In fact if you leave it on longer thinking that it will eventually get the back cold, it gets way too cold on the bottom, never reaches your back and you have to turn it off because it gets so uncomfortable. I have complained to Ford and had it back to the dealer twice but they are telling me that the "seats are functioning as designed." I say it is a design failure then! I didn't pay for AC seats just to get my butt frozen. EXTREAMLY disappointed in this 2105 design flaw.
Beware!
Catherine Gipson, 12/21/2015
I have been driving Ford vehicles for 25 years. My 2015 Ford Expedition King Ranch is perfect in every way, except one of the most critical....the windshield. The windshield cracked just 1 month after I purchased the vehicle and has been cracked for more than 3 months now. Apparently, Ford is unable to obtain replacement windshields for Expeditions with rain sensors. I paid more than 60k for this Expedition and it has been totally useless for 3 months. The rain sensing windshields are certainly a convenience but I would advise consumers against this upgrade until Ford is able to produce replacement parts.
Wow!
Eric Oleson, 9/7/2015
Wow, what a vehicle! This is our fourth Expedition. The first three were great but we decided to scale down to an Explorer, which was a great vehicle but just not the same! So we got another Expedition and what a Wow it is! Ford has taken an already great vehicle and has made it better. Yes we love the comfort, the fact that you can see forever, that physics is always on your side should there be a crash, handling is impeccable (it will walk through anything) but now it has a power plant that puts the old one to shame. It has so much more power that I actually have to be careful when accelerating or I'll invariably leave precious tread on the road from peeling out. Look, this is not a GT by any means but it sure is fun when I experience that feeling of the head being thrown back at the changing of the light! And oh, did I happen to mention that our mileage has increased by well over 20%? Our recent trek to Chicago gave us 18.3 M/G - not bad for a behemoth!
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 20 hwy
Seats 8
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
365 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG
14 city / 20 hwy
Seats 8
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
365 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG
16 city / 22 hwy
Seats 8
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
365 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG
15 city / 21 hwy
Seats 8
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
365 hp @ 5000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover3 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover21.2%

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Quick Summary
For 2015, Ford gave the Expedition a mild refresh. It now has a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 to replace the outgoing V8, optional electronically variable dampers, additional noise-abatement measures and one additional trim level. Additionally, all Expeditions now have electric power steering to replace the hydraulic assist of the outgoing model. Despite its not being an all-new model, the changes made to the 2015 Ford Expedition are well executed and put it in serious contention for best in its class.

What Is It?
The Expedition is one of the few full-size, truck-based sport-utility vehicles (SUV) on the market. In this case, the body-on-frame Expedition rides on a chassis shared with the previous F-150. It's available in two wheelbases, 119 and 131 inches, both of which have three rows of seating, and can be configured in 4x2 or 4x4 guise. SUVs like the Expedition do more than simply function as people movers. If that's all you're after, allow us to show you a car-based crossover.

Instead, the big attraction among old-school SUVs is their ability to haul passengers as well as tow. Simply put, if you need to transport a large family while towing, say, a boat, a body-on-frame SUV can't be beat. The Expedition is rated to tow up to 9,200 pounds according to Ford's internal yardstick, a measure that doesn't conform to the new industry standard known as SAE J2807. Either way, the Expedition will out-tow your average car-based SUVs and crossovers that use unibody construction.

One downside to all this brawn, of course, is weight. The 2015 Ford Expedition's curb weight ranges from 5,559 pounds for the lightest 4x2 model to a staggering 6,091 pounds for the 4x4 long-wheelbase model. That kind of mass translates into less efficiency at the pump.

What's Been Changed?
Buoyed by the sales success of EcoBoost-badged F-150 pickups, Ford slotted that truck's direct-injected 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged gasoline V6 under the hood of the Expedition for the first time. In fact, for 2015 this is the only engine available. It replaces the 5.4-liter normally aspirated V8 and is married to a six-speed automatic transmission.

Generating 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque, the turbocharged V6 (called EcoBoost in Ford-speak) outshines the V8 by 55 lb-ft and 55 hp. Not only that, but the EcoBoost's maximum torque is delivered over a broader range of engine speeds compared to the relatively "peakier" V8.

Ford also developed an optional continuously variable damper system for the 2015 Expedition, the intent of which is to improve ride comfort without compromising handling. Elsewhere, there are revised body seals, more sound insulation and acoustic glass to reduce noise, a few tweaks to the styling inside and out, plus a new range-topping Platinum trim package.

How Does It Drive?
We spent a few weeks driving a full-zoot Platinum version of the 2015 Ford Expedition on the highways, back roads, city streets and canyons of Southern California.

Allow us to put the skeptics' minds at ease. The twin-turbocharged V6 has no problem moving the Expedition's mass with authority. Even when giving it the beans from low revs, the engine transitions into boost readily and linearly, so there's ample thrust on tap.

During testing, the Expedition got to 60 in 6.5 seconds and cleared the quarter-mile in 14.9 seconds at 90.5 mph. These are shockingly good numbers for a vehicle of its size. For comparison, the last Chevy Tahoe we tested managed a 7.3-second run to 60 and a quarter-mile time of 15.3 seconds at 89.6 mph with its 5.3-liter V8.

The only time we were able to catch the power delivery out was when navigating a set of low-speed corners. We'd return to the throttle and find the automatic transmission consistently a gear or two too high. For sure, the transmission is calibrated to favor high gears in order to reduce fuel consumption.

Its new electric power steering is appropriately geared and friction-free, if quite numb. More successful are the multimode dampers, which offer three distinct levels of ride control. The softest of the three modes, Comfort, smothers road imperfections skillfully, managing to be plush yet still control body motions without wallowing. Perhaps the most succinct way to describe these dampers' effectiveness is that they make the massive Expedition drive like a smaller, tidier vehicle.

We've always appreciated the mannerly ride quality of the independently suspended Expedition, and this characteristic is only amplified by these fancy-pants dampers. The only downside is that they are a $2,180 option that's bundled with 22-inch wheels: a touch spendy, but a nicely executed package. The refinements in the Expedition's noise isolation result in a hushed cabin even at freeway speeds. Road noise is at a minimum, except over high-speed pavement seams, which can cause an audible suspension smack.

How About the Fuel Economy?
The EcoBoost-ized 2015 Expedition also gets a bump in fuel economy from 13 mpg city/18 highway to 15 city/20 highway. This bumps the combined EPA fuel economy estimate from 15 mpg to 17 mpg.

Blame the traffic or our driving style, but during our time with the Expedition we averaged 14 mpg, with a best tank of an EPA-average-tying 17 mpg. Based on our experience and the onboard readout, however, we have no reason to doubt that 20 mpg is achievable on long highway drives.

Considering the newfound power and torque, the additional fuel economy is one of those cake-and-have-it-too situations.

Is the Interior Better Than Before?
The cabin is largely carried over from the existing Expedition, with the addition of a revised center stack and instrument cluster. It's a comfortable place to spend time, although the overall theme, going on several years old, is showing its age.

The steering wheel and its controls in particular harken back to a bygone era of Ford's cabin design. On the plus side, its seats are large, plush, highly adjustable and some of the most comfortable we've ever been in. Room in the third-row seat is especially generous thanks to the design of the independent rear suspension.

The loaded Platinum edition we tested here is one of four trim levels on the Expedition. The least expensive option is the base 2WD XLT, which starts at $44,585 and comes with a lot of goodies including automatic headlights, keyless entry, six-way power driver seat, rearview camera, leather steering wheel, Bluetooth and rear audio controls. Jumping up to the Limited adds about $9,300 to the bottom line, 20-inch wheels, front parking sensors, power-folding mirrors, power liftgate, leather, dual-zone climate control and more. You could also spend another $4,000 to get the King Ranch edition. It all depends on how much you like two-tone paint and a wood-grain interior.

We'd skip that one and go straight to the Platinum. This one starts at $59,145 and includes the high-end wood and leather from the King Ranch, but without the Western theme and with a standard sunroof.

Adding 4WD pads on about $3,000 depending on trim.

What Are Its Closest Competitors?
The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe is the Expedition's most formidable rival and is easily the biggest seller among full-size SUVs. Redesigned for 2015, the Tahoe still carries a live rear axle, but it receives a direct-injected 5.3-liter, 355-hp V8, a completely overhauled cabin and GM's own kind of electronically variable dampers.

The 2015 Nissan Armada is an older vehicle that's still capable. Powered by a 317-hp, 5.6-liter V8, it has been face-lifted once since its introduction in 2004. It is generally regarded as being outclassed by its competition. An all-new Armada is expected in 2016.

The 2015 Toyota Sequoia brings a 381-hp 5.7-liter V8 and 7,400-pound maximum towing capability to the party. Though the Sequoia hasn't been significantly updated since its introduction in 2008, it remains the only SUV in the segment that adopts the SAE J2807 towing standard.

Why Should You Consider This SUV?
If you're in the market for a large SUV with solid towing capability, the new Expedition deserves your full attention. The changes made for 2015 are purposeful and effective, breathing new life into this long-in-the-tooth SUV. With its newfound power and refinement, the Expedition is better than ever, and a serious contender for best-in-class status.

Why Should You Think Twice About This SUV?
Not towing? A full-size SUV like the Expedition might not be your ideal choice. Car-based crossovers like Ford's Explorer deliver nearly as much interior space while providing a more refined ride and better fuel economy.

The manufacturer provided Edmunds with this vehicle for the purposes of evaluation.

Used 2015 Ford Expedition Overview

The Used 2015 Ford Expedition is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), Platinum 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), King Ranch 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), Platinum 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL Platinum 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL XLT 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL King Ranch 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), XLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), King Ranch 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL XLT 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL King Ranch 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL XL Fleet 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), EL XL Fleet 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), XL Fleet 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A), and XL Fleet 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 6A).

What's a good price on a Used 2015 Ford Expedition?

Price comparisons for Used 2015 Ford Expedition trim styles:

  • The Used 2015 Ford Expedition Platinum is priced between $31,499 and$41,725 with odometer readings between 22681 and84810 miles.
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  • The Used 2015 Ford Expedition XLT is priced between $24,991 and$39,760 with odometer readings between 38677 and94064 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Ford Expedition EL XLT is priced between $27,500 and$34,030 with odometer readings between 56886 and91707 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Ford Expedition EL Limited is priced between $33,999 and$39,245 with odometer readings between 27781 and48971 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Ford Expedition Limited is priced between $29,914 and$34,495 with odometer readings between 47419 and68101 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Ford Expedition EL King Ranch is priced between $32,844 and$32,844 with odometer readings between 52928 and52928 miles.

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