The 2022 Ford Expedition receives a substantial refresh that includes a smoother front end, a redesigned dashboard with larger touchscreens, available hands-free highway driving technology, and a new off-road trim called Timberline. The mid-level Limited gains a Stealth Package for sportier looks and performance. The current Expedition generation debuted in 2018.
Choosing Your Ford Expedition
The 2022 Ford Expedition now comes in six trim levels: XL, STX, XLT, Limited, Timberline, King Ranch, and Platinum. Pricing starts at $52,775 including destination and goes to $78,460 for the Platinum before options.
The XLT, Limited, King Ranch, Platinum are available in an extended-length Expedition Max configuration for an extra $2,000.
All 2022 Expedition models run with a twin-turbo V6 engine. A high-output version is standard on the Timberline and available on the Limited.
Four-wheel drive is standard on the Timberline and Limited models equipped with the high-output engine. All other versions start out with rear-wheel drive, and 4WD can be added for $3,050.
|Engine Type||Horsepower||Torque||Economy (Combined)|
|3.5L Twin-Turbo V6||380 hp||470 lb-ft||19 mpg|
|3.5L Twin-Turbo V6||440 hp||510 lb-ft||18 mpg|
Passenger and Cargo Capacity
The 2022 Expedition is a full-size, three-row SUV with seating for up to eight (The entry-level XL trim uses a two-row, five-passenger configuration). The Limited, King Ranch and Platinum employ second-row captain's chair, so capacity drop to seven.
The standard-length model offers 20.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat and 63.6 cubic feet with it folded. Folding the second row opens up a cavernous 104.6 cubic feet.
The Expedition Max configuration can swallow even more. The cargo area starts at 36 cubic feet and expands to 79.6 cubic feet with the third row down. With both rows folded, the Max can accommodate 121.4 cubic feet of stuff. Only the truly gargantuan Chevrolet Suburban can carry more.
Ford offers drivers plenty of assistance in piloting the 2022 Expedition. Standard equipment includes lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, rear parking sensors, automatic high beams, and automatic emergency braking.
Adaptive cruise control and evasive steering assist are available on the XLT in the $2,495 Special Edition Package. These items are standard starting with the Limited. Surround-view cameras with washers and an automated parking system are available in the Limited High Package ($1,705) and the Timberline High Package ($9,220) — and come standard on the King Ranch and Platinum. A head-up display is not yet available on any Expedition.
Exclusive to the Platinum is Ford's new Blue Cruise system, which permits hands-free highway driving.
The standard infotainment system offers a 12-inch touchscreen, six speakers, four USB ports, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
The XLT picks up satellite radio and two more USB ports. The XLT High Package ($3,795) contains a wireless charging pad, and the XLT Special Edition Package includes build-in navigation. These items are standard on the Limited, along with a 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system and HD radio. For $795, buyers can add a 15.5-inch vertical touchscreen and enhanced voice recognition. The Timberline reverts back to the XLT's sound system, but everything available on the Limited is included in the $9,220 Timberline High Package.
The King Ranch and Platinum get a 22-speaker Bang & Olufsen system, in addition to all features offered on the lower trims.
The two-row XL comes standard with the $970 STX Package and offers a cloth interior with tri-zone automatic climate control, an eight-way power driver seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and an eight-inch driver info display. Conveniences include remote start, a universal home remote, roof rails, and a hitch receiver. LED headlights are also standard. The XL STX rolls on 18-inch machined-finish aluminum wheels.
The $795 Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package adds a trailer brake controller, trailer backup assist, reverse brake assist, and a two-speed transfer case on 4WD models.
The XLT features a power-folding and reclining third row, along with heated front seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, separate rear climate controls, and bright grille bars. Besides the charging pad, the XLT High Package provides a power liftgate, a 10-way power driver seat and eight-power passenger seat, a heated steering wheel, proximity keyless entry for all doors, power-folding side mirrors, second-row captain's chairs, and ActiveX synthetic leather upholstery. A panoramic sunroof can be added to the bundle for $1,475.
In addition to its aforementioned safety upgrades, the Special Edition Package tops off the XLT with signature LED headlights, LED fog lights, a vinyl-covered front console, and 20-inch wheels.
The Limited carries a leather interior with ventilated front seats, driver memory settings, heated second-row captain's chairs, and a digital instrument display. Automatic wipers and the sunroof are also standard. The Limited High Package adds power-deploying running boards and 22-inch polished wheels, in addition to the surround-view cameras and automating parking system.
The new Limited Stealth Package ($4,670) combines the Limited High Package contents with a sport-tuned suspension, blacks wheels and body trims, and red interior stitching. The Limited Stealth Performance Package ($9,880) adds a high-output engine, dual exhaust, and red brake calipers.
The high-output engine and 4WD are standard on the rugged Timberline, along with an off-road suspension, trail turn assist, 32-inch all-terrain tires, a heavy-duty front skid plate, and low-speed cruise control known as Ford Trail Control. The 18-inch black wheels are laser-etched with the Timberline logo. Standard zone lighting allows drivers to control exterior lighting from outside the vehicle using a smartphone. The interior is upholstery in a mix of cloth and vinyl with tangerine stitching.
The expansive Timberline High Package ($9,220) brings in all of the comfort, convenience, and safety features available on the Limited.
The King Ranch returns to a luxury focus with an extended leather interior with exclusive trim and badging, ventilated second-row captain's chairs, and the 22-speaker Bang & Olufsen system. The King Ranch get its own grille treatment and 22-inch wheels.
The Platinum features multi-contour front seats with massage, an adaptive suspension with road preview, and the BlueCruise hands-free driving system. The leather seats have perforated inserts and quilted side bolsters. The zone lighting setup is also included.
The 2022 Ford Expedition can be outfitted with an array of luxuries and technological upgrades. Since all of it comes at a price, anything above the XLT encroaches on luxury territory. Unless cost isn't a real issue, the XLT with the High Package is our pick of the lot.