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Ford turns their truck success on a new segment this year with the addtion of the Expedition. The Expedition is a full-size Sport Utility Vehicle with four doors and seating for up to nine. Expedition is offered in 2WD and 4WD models with XLT and Eddie Bauer trim packages. The standard engine is a SOHC 4.6-liter V-6 that produces 215 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque. An optional SOHC 5.4-liter V-8 is available that produces 230hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. Ford claims that the Expedition shares half of its components with the F-series trucks.

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Ford turns their truck success on a new segment this year with the addtion of the Expedition. The Expedition is a full-size Sport Utility Vehicle with four doors and seating for up to nine. Expedition is offered in 2WD and 4WD models with XLT and Eddie Bauer trim packages. The standard engine is a SOHC 4.6-liter V-6 that produces 215 hp and 290 lb-ft of torque. An optional SOHC 5.4-liter V-8 is available that produces 230hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. Ford claims that the Expedition shares half of its components with the F-series trucks.