Ford Explorer vs Ford Expedition

2022 Ford Explorer vs. Expedition | Cargo, Interior, & Price

Are you interested in a new 2022 Ford Explorer or 2022 Expedition? Both are great options with spacious interiors and tons of cargo space. Either model would be a perfect option for a family or anyone that’s on the go. To help you figure out which model would work best for your lifestyle, our experts at Spirit Ford in Dundee, MI, have put together a comparison for the Ford Explorer and Ford Expedition.

To see a full review of each SUV's capabilities, you can read our Ford Explorer review as well as our Ford Expedition review. If you’re already sold on one, we have both the Ford Expedition for sale and the Ford Explorer for sale at our dealership in Dundee, MI.

If you’d like to come by and see us, you can fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment with an experienced sales associate. You can also give us a call at (734) 529-5521 or schedule a test drive.

2022 Ford Explorer vs. Expedition at Spirit Ford in Dundee, MI

2022 Ford Explorer vs. Expedition Cargo & Dimensions

You’ll have plenty of room in both the Explorer and the Expedition for your passengers, and all of your gear. Whether you’re hauling the kids to soccer practice or heading off on a bigger adventure, you’ll have space for all the necessities and whatever else you throw in.

Explorer Model Expedition
87.8 cu. ft. Max. Cargo Volume 121.5 cu. ft.
43 in. First Row Leg Room 43.9 in.
39 in. Second Row Leg Room 41.5 in.
32.2 in. Third Row Leg Room 36.1 in.

2022 Ford Explorer vs. Expedition Interior Design

While both models are spacious, they also focus on comfort no matter what seat you’re in. The Explorer offers seating for up to seven passengers, while the Expedition offers seating for up to eight passengers. If you like the style of the Expedition, but don't necessarily want three rows of seating, you can opt for the Expedition XL SXT, which has two rows and five seats. Both feature comfortable cloth seats in several of the basic trims and second-row heated captain's chair, as well as available heated and ventilated front seats. The Expedition also features available leather trimmed seating options with ActiveX™contour technology for a luxurious ride in a reimagined design. The Explorer also has available leather and leather trimmed seating options for an elevated driving experience.

They are also both incredibly versatile, with a variety of seating and cargo configurations, so you can change up the seating based on what you’re carrying. If you have more gear, you can utilize the folding second-row seats in the Explorer. In the Expedition you can utilize the third-row PowerFold® option to gain extra room at the push of a button.

Both models will also keep you connected with FordPass™ Connect with a WiFi® hotspot that will extend up to 50 feet beyond the vehicle. If you need a quick charge on your device, the Expedition has both second and third-row USB ports. You’ll also have total control over your comfort in the Explorer and Expedition with tri-zone automatic temperature control and soothing ambient lighting. With the Explorer, you’ll also have second-row blinds to block the sun for a snooze on a long car ride.

2022 Ford Explorer interior front side

2022 Ford Explorer

2022 Ford Expedition interior front

2022 Ford Expedition

2022 Ford Explorer vs. Expedition Engine & Performance

The Explorer and Expedition both feature an EcoBoost® engine that delivers incredible power as well as fuel efficiency. Both models have a ten-speed transmission while the Expedition includes SelectShift®. Rear-wheel drive is standard on most models with available intelligent four-wheel drive.

Engine 2.3L EcoBoost 3.0L EcoBoost 3.3L Hybrid V6 3.5L EcoBoost V6 High Output 3.5L V6
Model Explorer Explorer Explorer Expedition Expedition Timberline
MPG (city/hwy) 21/28 18/24 23/24 17/23 16/19
Horsepower 300 HP 400 HP 318 HP 380 HP 440 HP
Torque 310 lb.-ft. 415 lb.-ft. 322 lb.-ft. 470 lb.-ft. 510 lb.-ft.
Max. Towing 5,600 lbs. 5,600 lbs. 5,000 lbs. 9,300 lbs. 12,400 lbs.

2022 Ford Explorer vs. Expedition Colors Available

Both the Explorer and Expedition have a wide variety of colors ranging from edgy to classic. No matter which you choose, you’re sure to stand out on the road.

The 2022 Ford Explorer is available in:

  • Agate Black
  • Carbonized Gray
  • Forged Green
  • Atlas Blue
  • Iconic Silver
  • Stone Blue
  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Rapid Red
  • Star White
  • Jewel Red

The 2022 Ford Expedition is available in:

  • Agate Black
  • Oxford White
  • Forged Green
  • Iconic Silver
  • Stone Blue
  • Infinite Blue
  • Star White
  • Rapid Red
  • Dark Matter

2022 Ford Explorer vs. Expedition Price

The Ford Explorer and Expedition both have an extensive lineup with different trim packages to fit your wants and needs. The Ford Explorer has a starting MSRP at $34,010. The Ford Expedition has a starting MSRP at $53,045.

Visit Spirit Ford Today

If you’re sold on one of these models, or you’d like to look at the rest of our inventory, come by and see us at Spirit Ford in Dundee, MI. You can give us a call at (734) 529-5521 or schedule a test drive online.


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