Compare Ford Expedition vs Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

Overview

Engine
3.5L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
3.0L Turbo V6 Diesel
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
3.0L Turbo V6 Diesel
Horsepower
375 hp @ 5000 rpm
240 hp @ 3600 rpm
Torque
470 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
455 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Maximum Towing Capacity
6,000 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
22 MPG
City
17 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
23 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
23.3 gallons
26.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
396.1 miles
501.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
535.9 miles
686.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
210 in
N/A
Height
76.6 in
72.8 in
Max Width
79.9 in
84.3 in
Front Width
67.6 in
64.8 in
Rear Width
67.2 in
65.5 in
Wheelbase
122.5 in
121.1 in
Ground Clearance
9.8 in
8.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.9 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
42 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
64.9 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
62.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.5 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40 in
40 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
64.8 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
62.6 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
35 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
50.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
104.6 ft³
93.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
20.9 ft³
49.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
20.9 ft³
16 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
41 ft
40.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
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

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Kodiak Brown Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Steel Gray Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Grey/Dark Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, Leather Upholstery
  • Auburn Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Grey/Dark Grey, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
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
Optional
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front 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
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Optional
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
Optional
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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

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

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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