Ford is preparing the next-gen Expedition for 2025

Reliable sources allow us to believe that the Ford Expedition 2025 will be a big update to the current model. Introduced in 2017 for the 2018 model year, the 4th generation Ford Expedition is already approaching the end of its life cycle. Thus, Ford is preparing the next version which, according to some automotive media, would only be marketed for the 2025 model year. Now here are images of a camouflaged prototype in the middle of a practical road test session. Michigan highways.

Images of this prototype have been published in the American media Ford Authority which specializes in the coverage of the manufacturer’s products and which is usually quite precise in its predictions of new models.

From the outset, what we see from the next Expedition is that it will retain its square and muscular appearance while modernizing in key places. We can also deduce, by the shape of the prototype, that its front part will be much more imposing, and that its optical units will be reviewed.

In this case, it seems to be the short version of the Expedition. Remember that this full-size SUV is also available in an elongated version called Max.

Ford Authority reports that Ford will be very conservative in its approach to the upcoming Expedition. What we understand is that it would rather be a big update of the current model and not a complete overhaul. This statement makes sense because Ford – like all other manufacturers in the industry – is quietly making its transition to dedicated electric platforms and focusing less and less of its efforts on its thermal models.

Ford Expedition

However, we could expect an SUV that will always be based on the architecture (with a steel frame) of the manufacturer T3, that is to say, the one that also supports Ford’s F-Series pickup trucks as well as the Lincoln Navigator. However, Ford could make some changes to it to increase its structural rigidity so that the vehicle is both safer and more dynamic. Independent rear suspension would continue to be offered.

Under the hood, everything suggests that the 3.5-litre V6 twin-turbo engine (EcoBoost) would remain in the game. However, like the F-150, Ford could decide to hybridize this engine. It’s also quite reasonable to assume that the automaker decides to integrate the 2.3-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine for the first time as an entry-level option, the same one that currently powers the Explorer.

Now let’s wait for Ford to release official information on the new Expedition before commenting further. We will therefore come back to you with all the details as soon as they are available.

Elenor Kling

A tech lover and generally a car enthusiast who likes to do a lot of research and share knowledge.
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