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Ford Expedition Max
2020 Ford Expedition Max
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$53,025
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8.5
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Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class SUV
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class SUV
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$75,950
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
28.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
375 hp @ 5000 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
470 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
43.3 ft
39.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
19" x 8.5"

Tires

Front Tire
P275/65HR18
P275/55HR19
Rear Tire
P275/65HR18
P275/55HR19
Spare Tire
Full-Size
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
21 MPG
City
17 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
23 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.4 Tons/yr
8.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
28.3 gallons
23.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
481.1 miles
452.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
650.9 miles
547.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
221.9 in
205 in
Height
76.4 in
71.8 in
Max Width
79.9 in
77 in
Front Width
67.6 in
65.7 in
Rear Width
67.2 in
66.6 in
Wheelbase
131.6 in
123.4 in
Ground Clearance
9.8 in
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.9 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
42 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
64.9 in
59.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
62.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
42.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
40 in
40.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
64.8 in
58.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
62.6 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
N/A
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
50.3 in

Weight and Towing

Maximum Towing Capacity
6,300 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
121.4 ft³
84.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
36 ft³
42.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
36 ft³
17.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black
  • Blue Metallic
  • Desert Gold Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato/Magmagrey, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Tartufo, Leather Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Magma Grey, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cooled Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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