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Ford Launches All-New Two-Row Expedition XL STX

2020 Ford Expedition | Sanderson Ford | Glendale, AZ

Pictured: 2020 Ford Expedition

Drivers looking for the convenience of a five-seater SUV and the size of the mighty Expedition are in luck. Ford has unleashed a new XL STX trim for the 2021 Ford Expedition full-size SUV, offering two rows of seating and all sorts of power.

“The Expedition STX is perfect for families who lead an active lifestyle that requires the capability and space of a full-size SUV,” said Devin McParlane, Expedition brand manager. “They get all of the content they desire at an attractive price, plus a great appearance.”

With the 2021 Ford Expedition XL STX, the full-size SUV drops the third row and maintains spacious seating for up to five people. Thanks to its 40/20/40 CenterSlide® second-row bench, the Expedition XL STX can accommodate up to 104.6 cubic feet of cargo volume. It’s also plenty smart with standard FordPass™ Connect with 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and a pair of smart-charging USB ports in both the first and second row.

One thing the 2021 Ford Expedition XL STX doesn’t drop: power. It still gets the 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 and its 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, giving you great muscle for your next getaway. With the available Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package, the SUV offers best-in-class towing up to 9,300 pounds.*

On top of all that, the 2021 Ford Expedition XL STX is available at a great price, starting below $50,000 MSRP.** To learn more about this great new addition to the Ford family, contact Sanderson Ford in Glendale, Arizona.

*All trims: 4×2 SWB 9,300 lbs., LWB 9,000 lbs., 4×4 SWB 9,200 lbs., LWB 9,000 lbs. Class is Extended Utilities. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

**MSRP for base vehicle. Excludes destination/delivery fee plus government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer processing charge, any electronic filing charge, and any emission testing charge. Optional equipment not included. Starting A, Z and X Plan price is for qualified, eligible customers and excludes document fee, destination/delivery charge, taxes, title and registration. Not all vehicles qualify for A, Z or X Plan. All Mustang Shelby GT350® and Shelby® GT350R prices exclude gas guzzler tax.

2018 Ford Expedition Safety Features Earn 5-Star Rating from NHTSA

2018 Ford Expedition

The 2018 Ford Expedition is a family-friendly SUV with plenty of space for both passengers and cargo. The Expedition is now even more appealing to families after earning a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA is one of the leading automotive safety organizations, and the 2018 Ford Expedition safety features proved especially crucial in earning it the highest honor for safety available

According to The News Wheel, the Expedition earned a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating by getting nearly perfect scores in the New Car Assessment Program’s crash tests. Features that helped it to earn such a rating include high-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy in the body; a fully-boxed steel frame; and driver-assist technologies aimed at providing confidence behind the wheel. These high-tech safety features include Lane-Keeping System, Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection and Forward Collision Warning, and auto high-beam headlamps.

“As a father of four and longtime Expedition owner, safety was a top priority when engineering the entirely new Expedition,” said Andrew Kernahan, Ford Expedition chief program engineer. “We are proud of the many features Expedition offers today that help keep our customers safe on the road.”

The 2018 Ford Expedition is big in more ways than one. It’s imposing in size and a great value, perfect for your family needs or making first impressions. To test-drive the Expedition and experience its award-winning safety in person, stop into Sanderson Ford.


Ford Expedition Production to Increase at Kentucky Plant

2018 Ford Expedition

Last month, Ford announced that it planned to boost Ford Expedition production at its Kentucky Truck Plant; Ford will also boost production of the Lincoln Navigator for its luxury brand.

This is no small production boost either. Production of the Expedition and its luxury companion will jump up 25%, marking a $25 million investment in the Kentucky plant. This raises the total amount of money that Ford has pledged to the Kentucky Truck Plant up to a whopping $925 million.

So why this increase? Simply because Ford has designed an amazing product that dealers just keep selling out of. We can’t keep up with the demand—so when you do see a Ford Expedition on our lot, you’ll want to act fast, or you may have to wait a little longer for the next batch to arrive.

“The response from customers regarding our new full-size SUVs has been exceptional,” explained Joe Hinrichs, president of global operations. “Using a combination of Ford’s advanced manufacturing and American hard work and ingenuity, we’ll deliver more high-quality Lincoln Navigators and Ford Expeditions to customers than originally planned.”

The other $900 million that Ford has poured into this plant have paid for 400 robots to improve speed and safety at the factory, as well a data analytics hub for meeting goals and a 3D printer to produce parts better, faster, and more cheaply.

Celebrate the growth of Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant by taking your favorite model for a test drive at Sanderson Ford.


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