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Where Does the Ford Expedition Stand Amongst the Competition? Hixson Ford of Alexandria is Here to Answer!


 The Ford brand prides itself on making some exceptional cars, trucks, and SUVs that are built to reward the people who drive them: hardworking dedicated people. People like you who put in many hours and paid their dues to get where they are in life. So, when it comes to giving you and your family a reliable, durable and capable new sport utility vehicle, we here at Hixson Ford of Alexandria want to show you one model that brings out all of these exceptional qualities, and so much more, in higher dosages: the Ford Expedition! Whether it's the durable and tough exterior or the rich and sophisticated interior, there's a lot that this large SUV can do to benefit you and your growing family. With the Ford Expedition, you'll have everything you need to get to where you need to go in life and leave your worries behind! So, let's show you all the best features of this fully-loaded SUV by comparing it side-by-side against another well-known large SUV of its class: the Toyota Sequoia.

Key Features

  • Ford SUV and pickup truck models are known for providing more capability and powertrain than the average model can, the Ford Expedition is certainly no exception to this. With its 1,750-pound payload capacity and 9,300-pound maximum towing capacity, the Ford Expedition gives you a lot of options for what you can take with you, like campers or taking the boat out to Lake Buhlow in Pineville. The Toyota Sequoia falls short in both areas with a payload capacity of 1,405 pounds and a maximum towing capacity of 7,400 pounds.
  • The Ford Expedition does not disappoint when it comes to providing the most comfort either, thanks to its interior space and style. This SUV features about 41-44 inches of leg room, between the third and first rows, as well as 37-42 inches of head room from the back to the front. The Toyota Sequoia on the other hand, features about 35 inches of head room throughout the entirety of the vehicle and about 35-43 inches of headroom from the third row to the first.
  • The Toyota Sequoia does have a bit more powertrain to contribute, but the Ford Expedition takes the lead with its 470 pound-feet of torque which, in turn, aids in the acceleration and turning efficiency of the SUV. The Toyota Sequoia generates about 401 pound-of engine torque.
  • While the V8 engine of the Toyota Sequoia has a little bit more powertrain to offer, the V6 engine of the Ford Expedition makes up the difference by contributing more fuel economy and gains an EPA-estimated 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway, making trips to and from Leesville a lot simpler with fewer stops at the pump. Toyota models can be known for fuel efficiency, but the Sequoia is not representative of this as it gains an EPA-estimated 13 miles per gallon in the city and 17 miles per gallon on the highway.
  • An important factor in fuel economy is the curb weight of the vehicle: if an SUV is more lightweight, it will invariably consume less fuel in the long run. The Toyota Sequoia weighs in at 5,695 pounds, whereas, the Ford Expedition has a curb weight of 5,443 pounds, which is over 250 pounds lighter.
  • When you take the Ford Expedition on a test drive, you'll notice a smoother acceleration with higher speed capabilities thanks to its 10-speed automatic transmission. The Toyota Sequoia, on the other hand, features a six-speed automatic transmission, so there's only a certain speed range it can hit when travelling over long distances.

An SUV to Take You Places in Life!

As you can see, there's a lot more that the Ford Expedition can provide for your family. When it comes to efficiency, powertrain, performance and lots of interior comfort, competing SUV models like the Toyota Sequoia just don't stack up as well against a reliable Ford model. Come see us here at Hixson Toyota of Alexandria and schedule a test drive of your next Ford Expedition model today! We're located less than 40 minutes outside of Marksville, LA at 2506 South MacArthur Drive in Alexandria, Louisiana. Come see us today!