Compare 2018 Ford F-150, Ford Explorer and Ford Expedition

By abbeygwartzman | Posted in Ford Explorer on Friday, August 3rd, 2018 at 11:02 am

Finding the Right Ford for You: The Best 2018 Ford SUVs and Pickups

Today’s trucks and SUVs are designed for more than work vehicles. Instead, you’ll find Ford trucks and SUVs are here to fit just about any lifestyle. Whether you need something that can carry trailers across town or a vehicle that can trek across dirt and boulders, Ford’s got an answer for you! So today, let’s take a look at three of our brands smoothest rides that offer quite the storage and cargo.

2018 Ford F-150: The Classic That’s Far from Done

There’s a reason why grandpa drove the Ford F-150. Simply put, it’s reliable. And if you’re looking for one of the biggest and toughest pickups out there, you can’t go wrong with this year’s 2018 Ford F-150 model.

Engine: Unrivaled Pickup Power

This year, Ford pulled no stops with it’s 2018 Ford F-150. In typical Ford fashion, you get your choice from a variety of trim and motor packages. And sitting at the top of your choices is a 3.5-litre EcoBoost High Output V6 that puts out 450 hp. But if you’re looking for a V8, then go for it! That’s also an option. And this year, it can tow around 11,600 lbs. Seriously, this is some of the best towing capacity you’ll ever find on a pickup!

Design and Interior: Packing Some Style and Options

Everything about this truck exemplifies a hefty and rugged build. Even the outside offers a strong, angled body. And you even get your choice of cab and bed size.

But the customization doesn’t end there. Step inside the rugged 2018 Ford F-150 and you’ll find all the cargo and cubbies you’ll ever need for stowing your goods. And of course, you’ll get ample amounts of features to choose from. In fact, you can make this an all-out luxury truck if you preferred.

Everything from Infotainment to heated/ massaging seats and a power panoramic sunroof is available here. So be sure to cater this pickup to your liking!

It’s not every day that you find a truck with this level of power and comfort. And to top it all off, this pickup earned a full five stars from the NHTSA and full “goods” from the IIHS. These are the highest safety ratings out there—so the 2018 Ford F-150 is a truck that’ll keep you entertained and safe for years to come!

2018 Ford Expedition: Same Strong and Rugged SUV—But Better for 2018

Improving upon the Ford Expedition’s design is a tricky process. After all, the hybrid between a truck and SUV never worked so well. But this year, Ford managed to take everything great about the Expedition and somehow made it better. So, let’s hop in to see if this is the right midsized SUV for you!

Compare 2018 Ford F-150, Ford Explorer and Ford Expedition

Engine: This Isn’t Your Typical Soccer Mom SUV

As a standard of Ford, you’ll get your choice from a variety of trim packages. And sitting at the top is an ultra-powerful 3.5 twin-turbocharged V6. As you might have guessed, this motor’s packing plenty of performance by spitting out a massive 400 hp and 480 torque. In fact, the explorer will race from 0-60 in under 6 seconds. So expect a promotion to cool mom (or dad) after driving this incredible SUV. And with numbers like this, everyone else in the family will want to drive it as well.

Design: All About that Cargo

It’s no surprise that the 2018 Ford Expedition is a beautiful SUV. But once you step inside, you’ll find utility for days. For starters, you can get as much as 121.5 cubic feet of cargo space. Just imagine all the stuff that’ll fit in that space! That’s enough for storing work supplies or starting your next weekend adventure.

And going along with all that cargo, you’ll also get a towing capacity of up to 9,300 lbs. So that truck-like durability is still here!

Naturally, Ford likes to give you every option imaginable. So much like our other midsized SUVs and trucks, you can choose from just about every interior option imaginable. You can’t go wrong by adding in a heated steering wheel and heated seats!

2018 Ford Explorer: Rugged Design Meets Sporty Performance

The Ford Explorer is back and better than ever in 2018! And this year, it’s here to prove that’s it’s a strong contender amongst other midsized SUVs and pickups. So let’s check out all the reasons you’ll want to consider this rugged looking SUV.

Engine: That Classic Ford Reliability

As a product of Ford, you already know to expect nothing short of the best. And this year, the Ford Explorer is packing some serious power and performance. In fact, the top trim offers a 3.5-litre turbocharged V6 motor. Overall, you can expect 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft torque. In practical terms, that’ll allow you to dash from 0-60 in a rapid 5.8 seconds. So there’s plenty of room for fun under the 2018 Explorer’s hood.

Design: Possibly the Most Handsome SUV You’ll Ever Drive

Just looking at the 2018 Ford explorer is quite a treat to the eyes. It’s an angular and boxy SUV that combines tough ruggedness with a smooth and suave finish. There’s no doubt you’ll be driving one of the best-looking SUVs on the street.

Step inside and you’ll find the great design choices continue. You’ll also get plenty of cargo space for transporting just about anything you’ll ever need. Plus, you can upgrade this SUV to carry tons of goodies as well. So if you want a Wi-Fi hotspot inside your car alongside an infotainment display, you can get just that!

Finishing off this great SUV is some reliability. The IIHS rated the 2018 Ford Explorer as “Good” in 4 categories. “Good” is the highest score possible. So you know you’re riding in a safe and reliable SUV.

How Do You Decide Which Ford Is Best for You?

Here’s the big question you’ll undoubtedly be asking. And, in truth, it all comes down to preference. You really can’t go wrong with either of these three. And if you need some extra help, stop by Fairley and Stevens Ford! We’ll allow you to check out these cars for yourself in person. There’s no better way to see if a car’s right for you than by getting inside it, right? So stop on by and let us know that you’re looking for the best Ford pickup or SUV.

Sources:

http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/vehicle/v/ford/f-150-crew-cab-pickup/2018

http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/vehicle/v/ford/explorer-4-door-suv/2018

https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2018/FORD/F-150%252520SUPER%252520CREW/PU%25252FCC/4×4

https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/ca/en/news/2017/08/09/new-ford-f150-most-advanced-powertrain-lineup-ever.html

https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/ca/en/news/2017/06/16/ford-f150-and-expedition-new-advanced-engines-maximize-lightweight-materials-greater-performance.html

https://www.ford.com/suvs/explorer/

 

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