2021 Ford Expedition XL STX – Affordable Family Adventure
Ford announced this week they are expanding the Expedition full-size SUV lineup to include a new XL with STX Package.
The 2021 Ford Expedition XL STX is a spacious choice with an attractive price (4×2 – $49,995) for customers who need seating for five plus the versatility and capability of a full-size SUV.
“The Expedition STX is perfect for families who lead an active lifestyle that requires the capability and space of a full- size SUV,” said Devin McParlane, Expedition brand manager. “They get all of the content they desire at an attractive price, plus a great appearance.”
An eight-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar and manual recline helps to keep customers comfortable over long hauls. The second-row 40/20/40 split bench with CenterSlide folds flat for ample cargo storage of 104.6 cubic feet, enhanced by a cargo management system, cargo protector and cargo net.
The STX Package features a distinctive gloss-black five-bar grille and 18-inch Magnetic Metallic-painted cast-aluminum wheels. It also comes with SYNC 3 with an enhanced voice recognition communications and entertainment system, eight-inch LCD capacitive touch screen with swipe capability, AppLink, 911 Assist, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, as well as tri-zone electronic automatic temperature control.
FordPass Connect with 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot capability allows passengers to keep their devices connected, while four 12-volt outlets plus two front-row and two second-row smart-charging multimedia USB ports enable them to keep their electronics charged.
Additional standard features include the capable 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine producing 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque with Auto Stop-Start, active grille shutters, 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission, non-limited-slip 315 rear axle, a 23.2-gallon fuel tank and a Class IV trailer hitch receiver.
An available Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package ($795) adds Pro Trailer Backup Assist, a 3.73 rear axle, trailer brake and heavy-duty radiator. So equipped the STX delivers best-in-class towing capacity of 9,300 pounds on 4×2 drive models and best-in-class four-wheel towing capacity of 9,200 pounds.
Offered with the 4×2 configuration standard, the Expedition XL STX can be configured with the available Intelligent 4WD w/Terrain Management System and the ControlTrac eLSD (Electronic Limited-Slip Differential).
It is available to order at Ford dealerships now.
Build your very own Expedition XL STX HERE.
2021 Ford Expedition Lineup
Expedition for 2021 offers three trim levels in addition to the XL STX.
In addition to the XL STX, the lineup includes XLT (MSRP $52,810), Limited (MSRP $61,575) and King Ranch (MSRP $72,735). All are available in the longer MAX configuration ($2,000) and configured as a 4×4 ($3,050).
Explore the entire 2021 Expedition lineup HERE.
Source: Ford Press Release