Comparing the 2018 Ford Expedition MAX in Matteson


One of the more difficult things is to compare two vehicles.  Usually there is one feature on one vehicle that catches your eye, but it’s not on the other.  One common comparison question is “what is the difference between the 2018 Ford Expedition Max and the regular Ford Expedition?”  There is a MAX model for each model of the 2018 Ford Expedition- the XLT, Limited, and Platinum.  So, if you are looking to get a 2018 Ford Expedition MAX in Matteson, take a look at these differences.

Ford Expedition Comparison


Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition MAX


122.5 (in.)

131.5 (in)

Maximum Towing Capacity

4x2- 9,300lbs



4x4- 9,200lbs

4x4- 9,000lbs


210.0 (in.)

221.9 (in.)

Rear Overhang

49.3 (in.)

52.0 (in.)

Passenger Volume

171.9 (cu. ft.)

172.0 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume Behind First Row

104.6 (cu. ft.)

121.5 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume Behind Second Row

57.5 (cu. ft.)

73.3 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume Behind Third Row

19.3 (cu. ft.)

34.3 (cu. ft.)

Fuel Capacity

23.3 Gallons

28.3 Gallons

Essentially, the Ford Expedition MAX gives you a larger fuel capacity and storage space compared to the base XLT.  Despite the larger vehicle, you gain very little passenger room but with more cargo room, you could take extra gear on those camping trips or outdoor events.  Another difference between the Ford Expedition is the fuel efficiency.

Fuel Efficiency Comparison





2018 Expedition XLT/ Limited/ Platinum 4x2

17 mpg

24 mpg

20 mpg

2018 Expedition XLT/Limited/ Platinum 4x4

17 mpg

22 mpg

19 mpg

2018 Expedition XLT/Limited/ Platinum MAX 2x4

17 mpg

23 mpg

19 mpg

2018 Expedition XLT/Limited/ Platinum MAX 4x4

16 mpg

21 mpg

18 mpg

Now that you have the data, you can make the best decision on your new 2018 Ford Expedition MAX in Matteson.  Want to know more?  Come see us at Sutton Ford, where we will elevate your buying and driving experience!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings.  Data is from vehicles with a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 with Ti-VCT engine. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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