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2021 Ford Expedition Order And Production Dates Revealed

We’re over halfway through 2020, which means that it won’t be long before 2021 model year vehicles are getting closer and closer to production. That includes the Ford Expedition, which is currently in its fourth-generation after the all-new model debuted in 2018. Now, Ford Authority has learned the 2021 Ford Expedition order and production dates for those interested in obtaining the newest copy of The Blue Oval’s full-size SUV.

2020 Ford Expedition

2021 Ford Expedition order books are scheduled to open up on September 16th, 2020. Production will begin at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky a couple of months later on November 30th, 2020. The Expedition will continue to be built alongside the Ford F-250-F-550 Super Duty line of trucks, plus the Expedition‘s platform mate, the Lincoln Navigator.

The Expedition is a full-size, body-on-frame SUV with an aluminum-alloy body built on the Ford T3 platform. It is a modified version of the half-ton platform that underpins the Ford F-150, and it utilizes a four-wheel independent suspension system. The Expedition is also available with selectable automatic full-time four-wheel drive that sends power through a two-speed dual range transfer case to electronic locking rear and center multi-disc differentials.

The Expedition is powered by Ford’s 3.5L EcoBoost V6, which produces 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque, and is equipped with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

Ford also offers an FX4 model in both regular and extended MAX trim that serves as a dedicated off-road package. That trim offers up a terrain management system, an electronic limited-slip rear differential with 3.73:1 gears, unique 18-inch Magnetic Metallic cast aluminum wheels with 32 inch all-terrain tires, off-road-tuned dampers, a total of seven skid plates, turbo sand shield, and other unique touches.

We’ll have much more on the new model year Expedition as soon as it’s available, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for the latest Ford Expedition news and non-stop Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. Badhac

    Isnt it time fort both the Expedition and Navigator to get a refresh?

  2. CMK1

    To the tone deaf individuals above, it has been published in a few spaces that 2022 model year is when the major changes to U 553 and U 554 will be launched. I’m on the MCA for T3 SUVs and next SD P708.

    You clearly don’t pay very good attention at all.

    1. Badhac

      I apologize for missing that, but thanks for being a prick about it.

  3. The Gentle Grizzly

    Any chance of a split bench seat or twin big buckets and deleting the console?

  4. Dean E Roan

    I can’t stand the dark interiors!!!!! give us a choice for 2021 Expedition MAX. The dark panels and dash show all the dust and dirt…door gets shoe scuff marks. Lincoln Navigator has all light camel beige interiors with black carpet why doesn’t ford offer that??? Plus Lincoln charges 15 to 20K more for it, yuck..

  5. Donald Hayes

    How can anyone say that Ford can’t keep up. They have introduced the award winning Mustang Mach E and the new Broncos. Next comes the F-150 Lightning. The Expedition is a slow seller with inventory setting on dealership lots for the longest period of time compared to other models. Maybe this is because of a needed refresh to keep up with that other brands. Looking at the upcoming 2021. The Expedition gets that refresh. A larger infotainment screen similar to the new Edge. Sync 4 will also be added plus misc interior changes. The exterior shows a new front grill and rear taillights. The Expedition is a fantastic full-size, luxury SUV that provides plenty of room for passengers and loads of technology. I need to add. The auto industry needs to fix the chip issue where shutdowns never happen again because of their dependence on other countries for parts. A part that should be manufactured in America has basically shut down our auto industry.

  6. Rick Hurley

    Totally agree on the parts manufacturing, at least have a secondary supplier in the US that can keep 30% production rolling, with the capacity to ramp up if needed. However, after owning Expeditions since my son was born in 99’, I just bought my first Chevy (a Tahoe)….why you ask? Who wants a full size SUV with a V6, turbos or not, there not in the same league! Disappointing!


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