2021 Ford Expedition Platinum is a large-sized SUV and has a lot of space in its interior. This SUV is the largest in the Ford lineup and has now been increasingly upgraded in several sectors such as Exterior, Interior, Engine, and Technology that are used increasingly modern. The 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum will bring comfort and practicality, without sacrificing a stocky appearance.
Equipped with a 3.5-liter twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 engine that is developed to produce 400 horsepower and can drive a Four Wheel Drive. This big SUV is intentionally designed not only to meet family transportation needs, but also to be able to look brave when on hard, slippery, and steep roads.
Some of the toughest competitors such as the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 and Toyota Sequoia also appear large and contained, so that the 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum is expected to be able to give a different thing from its competitors.
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What’s New at 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum ?
2021 Ford Expedition Specs
The latest generation of 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum specs is expected to be able to show improvements in several segments such as adding a larger wheel size by 22 inches, an increase in the electric running door to enter and exit more easily, the addition of some real wood accents and leather upholstery that should be increased.
The main specs that need to be improved and noticed are some extra standard safety features, such as blind-spot monitoring and lane-keep assist features, and Ford’s Co-Pilot360 suite feature is now standard.
At all trim levels, the 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum all have a larger touch screen on the instrument cluster. In 2021 the Ford Expedition Platinum has also been presented with a few extra leather wraps in the interior and steering. It is expected that this SUV can provide an increase in several new paint options, so that it seems more fresh than the previous generation.
2021 Ford Expedition Platinum Exterior
This large SUV with its large size, seems to require a lot of space on the road, but with a slightly smarter design, the appearance will look a bit like the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71.
On the front side, a large grille that looks very impressive and looks brave and brave. The distinctive FORD logo in the middle of the grill is surrounded completely with chrome lines. In 2021 the Ford Expedition Platinum already uses a more modern LED headlamps and taillights.
On the side it looks like a large SUV in general, or like a Chevy Tahoe, with a design in the form of a curved line inside, above the door handles, which gives a dynamic impression.
On the rear is adorned with LED taillights and accent lines with the words EXPEDITION that characterize this SUV.
2021 Ford Expedition Platinum has 22 inch wheel sizes. It has a beautiful panoramic roof feature, as well as a retractable door runner feature found on the Platinum trim. Some of the features presented by Ford Expedition Platinum are proof that this SUV is able to compete and be better than its competitors.
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2021 Ford Expedition Platinum Dimension
Interestingly, the Wheelbase owned by the 2021 Ford Exppedition Platinum measures 122.5 inches. The size is significantly equivalent to the size of the Toyota Sequoia wheelbase, but is longer than the wheelbase owned by the 116-inch Chevrolet Tahoe.
The height of this large SUV measuring 76.4 inches from the bottom up specifically designed for offroad. The weight of the 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum ranges from 5,368 to 5,623 pounds. This SUV has a maximum ground clearance level of 9.8 inches, which is in line with the capabilities of its competitors as well. However, this car is not designed for serious and heavy off-road, but the approach angle and departure of 23.3 and 21.9 degrees for the 4×4 model should make family adventure outside the home easy and fun.
2021 Ford Expedition Platinum Engine
The ability possessed by the 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum starts from a powerful engine in the form of a 3.5 liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine. The Platinum trim has been well adjusted by Ford to provide some additional power.
Although the size of the Platinum version of the machine is smaller, but does not reduce the ability to be the same as the others. Like other trim levels, Trim Platinum is also equipped with 2WD or 4WD drivetrain and this large SUV makes the claim of having the best towing capability with a maximum towing capability of 9,300 lbs in 2WD guise, while models equipped with 4WD will reach 9,200 pounds.
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when the 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum is equipped with a Heavy Duty Towing Trailer Package, its towing capability is able to reach between 6,500 and 6,600 lbs. This Ford Platinum Expedition proves that using the EcoBoost engine is able to provide exceptional performance, and is very comfortable to use everyday in traffic or used to bring a family while on vacation and adventure.
This large SUV has pocketed a 3.5 liter V6 engine capable of producing power of up to 375 horsepower. Thanks to the Turbo Charge engine owned by the 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum it is also able to provide more torque of 470 lb-ft, than that capable of being produced by Tahoe 383 lb-ft, and the Toyota Sequoia 401 lb-ft.
2021 Ford Expedition Platinum also received some fine-tuning from Ford that was able to increase the output number to 400 hp and 480 lb-ft which was slightly stronger. The Turbocharge V6 engine is driven through a ten-speed automatic transmission. Ford also claims that a 10-speed automatic transmission will result in uninterrupted displacement that completes the engine perfectly and is not noisy.
2021 Ford Expedtion Platinum Interior
The interior of the 2021 Ford Expediton is not as fancy as thought, and this is something that needs to be improved for the latest generation to continue to be able to compete with the presence of luxurious and modern interiors in other competitors.
Inside, everything seems standard with a box-shaped design that is able to provide more space. Infotainment in the SUV is still the standard of some of its competitors, but the leather wrapping on the Dashboar also gives the impression a bit more luxurious. Leather wraps are also available on the steering wheel.
The presence of Power Folding on the third row is expected to be able to add comfort, and passenger safety features.
With a large size, also has an impact on the area of the super-spacious interior. Although the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 offers a little more space in the front, but in terms of space even in the third row, this 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum can beat competitors easily and offers measurement of 36.1-inch third row foot space, while the Chevrolet Tahoe only has a total of 24.8 inches.
To guarantee a comfortable driving position, the driver’s seat is able to provide eight adjustable directions, and this is intended for comfort and good visibility from the driver’s side.
The 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum also has heated seats for the second row.
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2021 Ford Expedition Platinum Infotaiment
Infotainment on the Interior 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum side is equipped with standard features. Available 8-inch LCD screen functions as a central infotainment system, and already has Ford 3 Sync technology, Apple Car Play and Android Auto as well as voice recognition and Wi-Fi Hotspots.
Two USB ports are available as standard on the front, although two can be added to the third line for an additional fee, and a Bang and Olufsen premium 12 speaker sound system. The Platinum trim version also provides a voice-activated touch screen with Navigation and SiriusXM functions.
For added convenience in the 2021 Ford Expedition Platinum, a rear seat entertainment system is available that can be installed on both front headrests with an additional budget of $ 1,995.
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2021 Ford Expedition Platinum seems to be equipped with safety features that are quite convincing. Some of the safety features that will be adopted by the latest generation Ford Expedition include a rear view camera and parking sensor, six airbags which include dual airbags on the front side, and side airbags.
Rubber seat belts in the back are optional. Some safety features such as the Ford Co-Pilot360 will certainly be available in this large SUV, and this Suite will include lane-keep assist, departure lane warning, automatic high beam, rear traffic warning, pedestrian monitoring and front collision warning and braking automatic emergency.
In addition, additional safety features will also be available such as adaptive cruise control, automatic parking assistance, and additional parking sensors in the front, with adaptive cruise control through the Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist. This car has also been equipped with a surround view camera system.