AutoNation Drive | Jan 14, 2021

If you have a big family, or a big job, you need something bigger than a standard three row crossover. This is the Ford Expedition MAX, it's a big SUV that's also big on features and we have a complete look, right now.

Introduced as all-new in 2020, this new Ford Expedition has been so well received, it may soon overtake the long-time sales leader, the Chevy Tahoe. What has people so excited about this full-size SUV? A combination of price and features you just wont find anywhere else. The fact that it looks great too, is just icing on the cake.

The model we're looking at here is the Expedition MAX Platinum, which features a longer wheel base a wealth of features; including advanced safety tech, leather-trimmed seats, power… everything and more. The expedition starts at close to $50,000. The one we have here, which was equipped with a number of optional features, like a tow package and special burgundy paint, is priced at $84,065 including delivery.

All Expedition models come with a standard 3.5-liter turbocharged V6. In Platinum trim, it makes up to 400 horsepower. The transmission is a 10-speed automatic. Our test car was also equipped with a four-wheel drive powertrain and a tow package, with a rated capacity of up to 9,000 lbs.

EPA rates economy at 16 miles to the gallon city and 21 on the highway.

With all the seats down, the Expedition Max has a massive amount of cargo area: 121 cubic feet. Fold the seats up and you get a third row that isn't a penalty box. A second row with luxurious appointments and a driver's seat that will have you coming up with new reasons to drive somewhere.

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This Platinum trim is simply amazing. Not only do all the materials look and feel great, but all buttons and dials are in easy rach and make sense. In the middle is a large touchscreen running Ford's Sync 3 system. This gives you access to XM Satellite Radio, navigation and mobile integration with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

The main gauge cluster is Ford's standard high-end unit. With a large digital display nestled between two traditional gauges. This gives lots of information, including advanced safety, towing and drivetrain data.

Speaking of advanced safety systems, this Platinum is loaded with the latest, including active park assist, adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation, a 360-camera view with parking sonars, blind spot monitoring and more.

Drive modes help tune the vehicle to specific conditions. Even switching the transmission into four-low is a push-button affair.

Even though the Expedition Max is a big vehicle, it's suprisingly easy to drive on the road. On the highway, you'll have a hard time finding a nicer way to cruise long distances. Power is plentiful, and the seats are some of the best in the class.

If you have big needs for your next vehicle, the Expedition Max is a solid choice to park in your garage.

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