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2021 Ford Expedition Gains New Kodiak Brown Color: First Look

2021 Ford Expedition
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The 2021 Ford Expedition adds two new colors to its roster: Antimatter Blue and Kodiak Brown. Here’s our first look at the Kodiak Brown option.

Assigned order code J1, Kodiak Brown is a metallic paint. It’s one of 10 available colors for the 2021 Expedition.

The Kodiak Brown color is a no-cost option that is available on the standard length Expedition and extended length Expedition Max without any restrictions.

Ford Expedition Trim Levels:

  • XL STX
  • XLT
  • Limited
  • King Ranch
  • Platinum


Ford Expedition Interior Color Combinations:

  • Ebony
  • Medium Stone
  • Mesa with Ebony
  • Medium Soft Ceramic

2021 Ford Expedition

2021 Ford Expedition Launch Timeframe

As of this writing, the 2021 Expedition is available at the retail level, as the Ford Kentucky Truck plant has been producing the SUV since late 2020, albeit with moderate disruptions to its output as a result of the ongoing microchip shortage.

Shoppers interested in FoMoCo’s full-size three row SUV should check with their local dealer regarding pricing and availability of models clad in Kodiak Brown.

Ford Authority has extensively covered the changes to the Expedition for the 2021 model year, which include the addition of an all-new XL STX five-seat variant and the increased availability of the ControlTrac electronic limited-slip differential throughout the lineup. Pricing on the current model is a bit cheaper when compared to the previous model year, although that comes at the expense of the features like the conversation mirror, which Ford deleted for 2021 vehicles. That said, the current-generation Expedition continues to make its owners very happy, as Consumer Reports recently disclosed.

The 2021 Ford Expedition rides on the Ford T3 platform shared with the 2021 Lincoln Navigator. Ford completely redesigned the Expedition for the 2018 model year, representing the fourth generation of the nameplate. A refresh for the 2022 model year will bring about new front and rear fascias, a new hybrid model, and various improvements to the interior, such as the addition of a huge center screen.

We’ll have more on the 2021 Expedition soon, so subscribe to Ford Authority for the latest Ford Expedition news and continuous Ford news coverage.

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Written by Edward Snitkoff

Ed owns a 1986 Ford Taurus LX, and he routinely daydreams about buying another one, a fantasy that may someday become a reality.

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  1. BROWN MAKING A COMEBACK? BROWN WAS A VERY POPLAR COLOR DOING THE 70’S FOR FORD AND OTHER MANUFACTORS. WE HAD OUR SHARE OF BROWN CARS ’76 FORD LTD, THE BROWN BOMBER, AND A ’79 SUBARU 5 SPEED WAGON THAT RAN ON REGULAR GAS (LAST YEAR) AND MY BROTHER HAD AN ’84 FORD TEMPO GLX 5 SPEED WHEN IT FIRST CAME OUT (MAY ’83). IT WAS THE FIRST ONE I EVER SAW AND IT ATTRACTED ALOT OF ATTENTION. THE LTD WAS THE FIRST AUTOMATIC WE EVER HAD AND I THINK WE WERE THE LAST ONE’S IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD TO GET AN AUTOMATIC.

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