Comparison - Ford Expedition Platinum 2018 - vs - Audi Q7 Premium 2017

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Expedition EL,Expedition Max,Excursion,Everest

Also called:

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
76,080
Updated: 
01 Jan 2018
59,500
Updated: 
28 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2017
Total Seating: 
8
7
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.30gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blue
#172F41
Bronze Fire
#75423C
Ingot Silver
#C6C6C6
Magnetic
#525252
Stone Gray
#9B9792
Ruby Red Metallic
#A43043
Shadow Black
#101010
White Gold
#D6D1BC
White Platinum Metallic
#E1E1E1
Color: 
Argus Brown Metallic
#777072
Carat Beige Metallic
#939081
Carrara White
#ECECEC
Florett Silver Metallic
#DCDDE2
Glacier White Metallic
#EBEBE9
Graphite Gray Metallic
#838280
Ink Blue Metallic
#464D5D
Night Black
#0B0B09
Orca Black Metallic
#090909

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Ford Expedition is finally the full-size family hauler from Ford we've been waiting for.A long-awaited redo for the spacious family hauler finally arrives this year, and the 2018 Ford Expedition gets more than a "mane and tail" makeover. The new SUV will be available in XLT, Limited, and Platinum trims in rear- or four-wheel-drive configurations. A long wheelbase Expedition will be offered and is called Expedition MAX, which is a new name for the States. Pricing hasn't yet been announced.

Pros
Boxy, upright stance
Advanced safety tech
Strong V-6 and 10-speed powertrain
Helpful terrain management system

Cons
We thought we were past the rotary shift knob
Uncertain about fuel economy
Expedition MAX?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Ford Expedition ranked #1 in Large SUVs. Currently the Ford Expedition has a score of 9.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 8 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engine
Upscale cabin with plenty of features
Three rows of spacious seats
Lots of cargo space

Cons
More expensive than competitors

By: 
usnews.com

More powerful V6 engine and new 10-speed automatic transmission.The 2018 Expedition is fully redesigned.The first year of the fourth-generation Expedition.Updated interior with new features.

PROS
Turbo V6 engine, now with more power, pulls strong even when laden
Easy folding and sliding of rear seats increase interior flexibility
Adults will actually be comfortable in the third-row seat
Tows more than similarly sized crossover SUVs

CONS
Fuel economy still below what a typical three-row crossover achieves
Big, bulky and tricky to navigate and park in tight quarters

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Audi Q7 gets a rakish new sport-wagon look, a finely detailed, tech-savvy interior, and serious chassis advancements underneath—including a dramatic weight loss, available rear-wheel steering, and a plug-in hybrid version.
Most models with a third row really put a damper on most kinds of driving enjoyment, whether that be zigzagging through tightly mountain-road esses, or just maneuvering through the parking lot of your local supermarket.

Pros
Sportier, more carlike look and feel
Finely detailed cabin
Innovative rear-wheel steering
Weight loss and better mpg

Cons
Best tech features limited to top trim
Third row not all that usable
Potentially very expensive

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 Audi Q7 ranks 4 out of 21 Luxury Midsize SUVs. The completely redesigned 2017 Audi Q7 scores well in the very competitive luxury midsize SUV class. In particular, its combination of interior quality, passenger and cargo space, and performance stand out. Each of these are important considerations for shoppers in this segment.

Pros
Potent V6 engine
Nimble handling
Luxurious interior

Cons
Less cargo room than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Few three-row luxury crossovers are as desirable as the fully redesigned 2017 Audi Q7. Thanks to a supremely comfortable cabin, a powerful V6 engine and the latest high-tech features, the Q7 delivers capability and elegance in a package that'll make you feel as if you've arrived.
After a one-year hiatus, the Audi Q7 is back and fully redesigned for 2017. Highlights include revised styling, a roomier interior, new technology features, improved fuel economy and a new four-cylinder turbocharged engine.

pros
Plenty of the latest safety features and driving aids
Powerful supercharged V6 engine
First-class cabin comfort with vault-like quietness
Excellent IIHS safety scores

cons
Limited cargo space compared to most other midsize SUVs

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
480ft-lbs
at 3 250rpm
325ft-lbs
at 2 900rpm
Horsepower: 
400hp
at 5 000rpm
333hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission controls and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless ignition
Destination Download
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Mobile Internet
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
210.00in
199.60in
Width: 
79.90in
77.50in
Height: 
76.40in
68.50in
Ground Clearance: 
9.80in
9.60in
Front Track: 
67.60in
Rear Track: 
67.20in
Wheel Base: 
122.50in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.00
38.40
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
43.90in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
41.50in
38.80in
Front Hip Room: 
62.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.90in
59.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
62.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
64.80in
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
104.60cu.ft
71.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
9200lbs
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.30cu.ft
14.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
23.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
5692.00lbs
4938.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Remote keyless power door locks

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Premium leather
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Massaging
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Heated driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-folding rear seatback
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12 total speakers
1 subwoofer(s)
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Sony premium brand speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB connection
Memory Card Slot
Satellite radio satellite radio
Separate rear audio
Speed sensitive volume control
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
1 subwoofer(s)
Memory card slot
USB connection
180 watts stero output
11 total speakers
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
power glass sunroof
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Roof rack
Power glass sunroof
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
22
19 x 8.5 in
Wheels more: 
Null spare wheel
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Null spare wheel
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R22
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brake
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Front, rear and third row head airbags
Post-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification
Led Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rear Side Airbags
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 600A
Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package
Cold Weather Package
Towing Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Vehicle Jack
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
20" 10-Spoke-Star-Design Bi-Color Wheels
Rear Load Edge Paint Protection Film
Audi Beam - quattro
Audi Beam - Rings
Privacy Trunk Cover
Audi Travel Space Base Carrier Bars w/Storage Bag
19" 255/55 All-Season Run Flat Tires
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Interior Options: 
Front & Second Rows Floor Liners
Reversible Cargo Mat
Second Row Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System
Black Cloth Headliner
Audi Cargo Box
Rear Seat Entertainment Preparation (For Audi RSE System)
Cargo Net
RSE III - Rear Seat Entertainment
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Audi First Aid Kit
Audi MMI Navigation Plus Package
USB Cables

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony
#2E2E30
Medium Soft Ceramic
#A8A797
Color: 
Black, leather
#3A3A3A
Nougat Brown, premium leather
#5A453B
Pistachio Beige, leather
#CCC0AE
Rock Gray
#7C7C7C