The 2020 Ford Expedition is quite the beast, boasting much of the capability of an F-150 pickup truck but the family-hauling utility expected of a large SUV. In fact, it’s based on the F-150, and also serves as the basis for the Lincoln Navigator. The Expedition was recently updated for the 2018 model year, and is currently in its fourth generation. It comes in two sizes: the standard Expedition as well as the larger, longer-wheelbase Expedition Max, adding even more room to this already capacious ute. Its size is its biggest strength, and its most obvious compromise. While being the most spacious SUV you can buy means the Expedition is great at hauling cargo or three rows of passengers comfortably, you’re giving up a lot in terms of efficiency and maneuverability. But if you’re shopping this segment, you’ve probably already come to terms with that, and this Ford is the segment's strongest entry. Beyond its interior space advantage, its turbocharged V6 is the right engine for the job, whether you choose rear- or four-wheel drive configuration. The Expedition is actually not bad to drive — good, even, for the segment — and it won’t punish your passengers, either. The Tahoe and Suburban from Chevy are its fiercest competitors, but have serious interior and ride compromises due to their truck-like rear suspensions. As such, we feel confident in declaring the Expedition the king of the segment. What's new with Expedition for 2020? For 2020, every Expedition now comes standard with the Ford Co-Pilot360 suite of accident avoidance tech. The base price has, accordingly, gone up by $680. There's also a new King Ranch trim level that mirrors the version available on the F-150. Special ranch-inspired design elements includes gray bumper trim outside and "Del Rio" leather inside with King Ranch emblems. For a different aesthetic at a lower price point, there's a new Black Accent package available on the lower XLT trim level. [slideshow id='2160357'] What's the Expedition's interior and in-car technology like? The interior depends, of course, on trim level, but overall we like what Ford has done here. There are hard plastics in a lot of places, but they don’t dominate the interior landscape, and there are nice materials available. The design is shared with the F-150, meaning its blocky and truck-ish, but there are enough differing surfaces and shapes to keep things interesting (especially on luxurious upper trim levels like the new King Ranch). The seating is spacious and comfortable for long drives. The Expedition comes standard with Ford’s SYNC 3 infotainment system, which is one of the easier systems to use. It comes with a standard 8-inch touchscreen, which responds well to inputs and swipe gestures. Navigation is available, but annoyingly gets locked out when you're utilizing the standard Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Besides that, both systems work well with Sync. The Expedition comes standard with four USB ports, which actually isn't that many for a three-row vehicle. Also available are wireless phone charging and a …
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