Stivers Ford of Birmingham is the local Ford dealer serving Birmingham Hoover Bessemer Huntsville and beyond, and we’re excited to announce that the 2023 Ford Expedition has arrived. This is the largest SUV in the Ford lineup. You have the option of the MAX configuration, which is even bigger, and an update for this model years is that the extended wheelbase is now available with all trim levels. There are six of those altogether. The XL is the base model. The XLT adds some extras, including additional seats. The Timberline is aimed at off-road enthusiasts. The Limited is a luxury model. The King Ranch is similar but with a Western theme, and the flagship Platinum boasts many high-end exclusives.
The standard 2023 Ford Expedition has a 9.8-inch ground clearance, a 122.5-inch wheelbase and a 210.0-inch overall length, which is 17.5 feet. The Expedition MAX has the same ground clearance but a 131.6-inch wheelbase and a 221.9-inch overall length, which is about 18.5 feet. The XL and XLT have 18-inch alloy wheels and 20- and 22-inch wheels are available via the upper trim levels. Fog lamps, LED headlamps and a power liftgate are standard. The Timberline adds a hands-free liftgate. The Limited adds power-folding exterior mirrors. The King Ranch adds power-deployable running boards in addition to a two-tone aesthetic exclusive to it, and the Platinum adds roof rails with crossbars.
The 2023 Ford Expedition XL available at Stivers Ford of Birmingham is a five-passenger vehicle that provides you more dedicated cargo space: 63.6 cubic feet. Starting with the XLT trim level, a third row of seating is added, and dedicated cargo space is reduced to 20.9 cubic feet. Note that if you opt for the MAX, that space is increased by 15.1 cubic feet. The Limited is the point in the lineup in which second-row captain’s chairs are available. That upgrade reduces seating from eight to seven and is included with the King Ranch and Platinum. Even the base model boasts a well-appointed interior. Leather seating and a panoramic sunroof become standard starting with the Limited, and the top-spec Platinum has upgraded leather upholstery, real wood and leather trim, active noise cancellation and massaging seats.
The XL has keyless entry and push-button ignition. Remote start becomes standard with the Limited. The Timberline has mechanical enhancements exclusive to it: off-road-tuned suspension, low-range gearing if you opt for four-wheel drive, an electronic limited-slip differential and a heavy-duty radiator. The Platinum adds an adaptive suspension. A sport suspension is available via the Stealth Performance option, and the Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow package adds Class IV trailering equipment, 3.73 rear-axle gearing, an upgraded radiator, trailer backup assist and a trailer brake controller.
Rear-wheel drive is standard. All-wheel drive is optional, and all Expedition models available through our dealership serving Birmingham Hoover Bessemer Huntsville have a 10-speed automatic transmission. The base engine is a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6: 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The Timber has a high-output version of that engine that makes 400 hp and 510 lb.-ft. That HO engine in the Platinum makes 400 hp and 480 lb.-ft. Models with that engine via the Stealth Performance package make 440 hp and 510 lb.-ft.
The Sync 4 infotainment system with a 12-inch touch screen, onboard Wi-Fi and wireless Android and Apple support is standard. Navigation is standard with the Limited and up, and the King Ranch and Platinum have a 15.5-inch touch screen. Ford Co-Pilot360 is included standard and adds a rearview monitor, automatic headlamps and high beams, front automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring and lane keeping. Adaptive cruise control is standard starting with the Limited. The King Ranch adds parking assist and a surround-view camera, and the Platinum add Ford BlueCruise.
You don’t need an appointment to test-drive the 2023 Ford Expedition in Birmingham. Simply visit our location serving Birmingham Hoover Bessemer Huntsville at your convenience. You can also shop Stivers Ford of Birmingham online, and call or email us for our current specials, custom quotes and much more.*This article is for informational purposes only. Please contact the dealership for complete and current details.