NEW FOR 2010:

– MyKey owner control standard on all models
– Limited models add standard 20-inch chrome-clad alloy wheels with 18-inch steel spare
– 18-inch aluminum bright machined wheel standard on XLT Max Limo and optional on XLT
– Special Service Vehicle available (fleet sales only)
– Exterior colours: Tuxedo Black, Ingot Silver, True Blue and Sterling Grey added; Dark Blue Pearl, Sangria, Black Pearl Slate, Black, Vapor Silver and Stone Green discontinued
– Exterior colours: Camel with Grey Stone Accent and Charcoal Black with Caramel Accent discontinued

For 2010, the Ford Expedition and Expedition Max are mostly unchanged. MyKey, which allows the owner to set controls for younger drivers, is now standard on all models. The Limited receives standard 20-inch chrome-clad wheels, while a bright machined 18-inch wheel is optional on the XLT, and standard on the heavy-duty XLT Max Limo Builder package. A new Special Service Vehicle, available for fleet sales only, starts at $44,879.

Available as the Expedition or the long-wheelbase Expedition Max, all models feature three rows of seats for eight-passenger seating. All use the 5.4-litre Triton V8 engine, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, and with Ford’s Control Trac four-wheel drive. The regular-wheelbase Expedition comes in XLT, Eddie Bauer, King Ranch and Limited trim, while the Expedition Max comes in Eddie Bauer, King Ranch and Limited.

Features on the XLT include 17-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, auxiliary rear air conditioning and heat, fog lamps, heated mirrors with puddle lamps, black roof side rails and crossbars, black running boards, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input and Sirius satellite radio, cloth seats with six-way power driver’s adjustment, 40/20/40 split-bench second-row seat, 60/40 split-flat-folding third-row bench seat, floor mats, keyless entry, SecuriCode keypad, tire pressure monitoring system, auto-dimming rearview mirror, cruise control, auto-down driver’s window, leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel, automatic headlamps, fog lamps, trailer tow package, privacy glass, and front tow hooks.

The Eddie Bauer adds 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated and cooled leather front seats with ten-way driver and six-way passenger power adjustment, power-folding third-row seats, six-CD/MP3 stereo, Sync, message centre with exterior temperature display and compass, power-adjustable pedals, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, heated mirrors with puddle lamps and integrated turn signals, and reverse sensing system.

The King Ranch adds Chapparal leather trim, heated second-row seats, power rear quarter windows, leather and wood steering wheel, garage door opener, power liftgate, rain-sensing wipers, and rearview camera.

The Limited adds 20-inch chrome-clad wheels, 10-way power passenger seat, power sunroof, body-colour grille, and chrome roof rails with black crossbars.

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