How does a 2016 Ford Expedition compare to its competition in Safety?


 
  • Jones Ford Verde Valley Journal
  • Aug 16th 2017 - 289 days ago
  • Verde Valley, AZ
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Compared To Land Rover LR4 2015



For enhanced safety, the front shoulder belts of the Ford Expedition are height-adjustable, and the middle seat shoulder belts have child comfort guides to move the belt to properly fit children. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages children to buckle up. The Land Rover LR4 doesn’t offer comfort guides on its middle seat belts.

The Expedition has standard 911 Assist, which uses a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to send emergency personnel to the scene if any airbags deploy. The LR4 doesn’t offer a GPS response system, only a navigation computer with no live response for emergencies, so if you’re involved in an accident and you’re incapacitated help may not come as quickly.

Both the Expedition and the LR4 have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras, available all-wheel drive, blind spot warning systems, front parking sensors and rear cross-path warning.




Compared To GMC Yukon 2016



When descending a steep, off-road slope, the Expedition 4x4’s standard Hill Descent Control allows you to creep down safely. The Yukon doesn’t offer Hill Descent Control.

Both the Expedition and the Yukon have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras, available all-wheel drive, blind spot warning systems, front parking sensors and rear cross-path warning.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does 35 MPH front crash tests on new vehicles. In this test, results indicate that the Ford Expedition is safer than the GMC Yukon:

Expedition

Yukon

Driver

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

142

223

Neck Injury Risk

22%

33%

Neck Stress

243 lbs.

372 lbs.

Neck Compression

22 lbs.

198 lbs.

Passenger

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

273

285

Chest Compression

.4 inches

.6 inches

Neck Injury Risk

25%

34%

Neck Stress

185 lbs.

199 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH and into a post at 20 MPH, results indicate that the Ford Expedition is safer than the GMC Yukon:

Expedition

Yukon

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

16

23

Chest Movement

.6 inches

.7 inches

Abdominal Force

64 G’s

107 G’s

Hip Force

127 lbs.

214 lbs.

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

65

107

Spine Acceleration

19 G’s

26 G’s

Into Pole

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

Max Damage Depth

16 inches

18 inches

HIC

251

355

Hip Force

854 lbs.

893 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Nissan Armada 2017



To help make backing safer, the Expedition’s optional cross-path warning system uses wide-angle radar in the rear bumper to alert the driver to vehicles approaching from the side, helping the driver avoid collisions. The Armada doesn’t offer a cross-path warning system.

The Expedition has standard 911 Assist, which uses a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to send emergency personnel to the scene if any airbags deploy. The Armada doesn’t offer a GPS response system, only a navigation computer with no live response for emergencies, so if you’re involved in an accident and you’re incapacitated help may not come as quickly.

Both the Expedition and the Armada have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, height adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras, available all wheel drive, blind spot warning systems and front parking sensors.




Compared To Dodge Durango 2016



For enhanced safety, the front shoulder belts of the Ford Expedition are height-adjustable, and the middle seat shoulder belts have child comfort guides to move the belt to properly fit children. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages children to buckle up. The Dodge Durango doesn’t offer comfort guides on its middle seat belts.

The Expedition has standard Reverse Sensing System to help warn the driver about vehicles, pedestrians or other obstacles behind or, for the Expedition Limited/King Ranch/Platinum in front of the vehicle. The Durango doesn’t offer a front parking aid.

Both the Expedition and the Durango have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, available all-wheel drive, blind spot warning systems and rear cross-path warning.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does 35 MPH front crash tests on new vehicles. In this test, results indicate that the Ford Expedition is safer than the Dodge Durango:

Expedition

Durango

OVERALL STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

Driver

STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

142

144

Neck Injury Risk

22%

34%

Neck Stress

243 lbs.

251 lbs.

Neck Compression

22 lbs.

26 lbs.

Passenger

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

273

344

Chest Compression

.4 inches

.7 inches

Neck Compression

89 lbs.

123 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH, results indicate that the Ford Expedition is safer than the Dodge Durango:

Expedition

Durango

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

16

25

Chest Movement

.6 inches

1 inches

Abdominal Force

64 G’s

185 G’s

Hip Force

127 lbs.

220 lbs.

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

65

120

Spine Acceleration

19 G’s

35 G’s

Hip Force

219 lbs.

266 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Mercedes GL-Class 2015



For enhanced safety, the front shoulder belts of the Ford Expedition are height-adjustable, and the middle seat shoulder belts have child comfort guides to move the belt to properly fit children. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages children to buckle up. The Mercedes GL-Class doesn’t offer comfort guides on its middle seat belts.

To help make backing safer, the Expedition’s optional cross-path warning system uses wide-angle radar in the rear bumper to alert the driver to vehicles approaching from the side, helping the driver avoid collisions. The GL-Class doesn’t offer a cross-path warning system.

Both the Expedition and the GL-Class have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras, available all-wheel drive, blind spot warning systems and front parking sensors.




Compared To Lexus GX460 2015



Both the Expedition and the GX460 have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras, available all-wheel drive, blind spot warning systems, front parking sensors and rear cross-path warning.

The Ford Expedition weighs 421 to 718 pounds more than the Lexus GX460. The NHTSA advises that heavier vehicles are much safer in collisions than their significantly lighter counterparts.




Compared To Dodge Durango 2015



For enhanced safety, the front shoulder belts of the Ford Expedition are height-adjustable, and the middle seat shoulder belts have child comfort guides to move the belt to properly fit children. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages children to buckle up. The Dodge Durango doesn’t offer comfort guides on its middle seat belts.

The Expedition has standard Reverse Sensing System to help warn the driver about vehicles, pedestrians or other obstacles behind or, for the Expedition Limited/King Ranch/Platinum in front of the vehicle. The Durango doesn’t offer a front parking aid.

Both the Expedition and the Durango have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, height-adjustable front shoulder belts, plastic fuel tanks, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, available all-wheel drive, blind spot warning systems and rear cross-path warning.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does 35 MPH front crash tests on new vehicles. In this test, results indicate that the Ford Expedition is safer than the Dodge Durango:

Expedition

Durango

OVERALL STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

Driver

STARS

5 Stars

4 Stars

HIC

142

144

Neck Injury Risk

22%

34%

Neck Stress

243 lbs.

251 lbs.

Neck Compression

22 lbs.

26 lbs.

Passenger

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

273

344

Chest Compression

.4 inches

.7 inches

Neck Compression

89 lbs.

123 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration does side impact tests on new vehicles. In this test, which crashes the vehicle into a flat barrier at 38.5 MPH, results indicate that the Ford Expedition is safer than the Dodge Durango:

Expedition

Durango

Front Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

16

25

Chest Movement

.6 inches

1 inches

Abdominal Force

64 G’s

185 G’s

Hip Force

127 lbs.

220 lbs.

Rear Seat

STARS

5 Stars

5 Stars

HIC

65

120

Spine Acceleration

19 G’s

35 G’s

Hip Force

219 lbs.

266 lbs.

New test not comparable to pre-2011 test results. More stars = Better. Lower test results = Better.




Compared To Audi Q7 2017



For enhanced safety, the front shoulder belts of the Ford Expedition are height-adjustable, and the middle seat shoulder belts have child comfort guides to move the belt to properly fit children. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages children to buckle up. The Audi Q7 doesn’t offer comfort guides on its middle seat belts.

The Expedition has standard 911 Assist, which uses a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to send emergency personnel to the scene if any airbags deploy. The Q7 doesn’t offer a GPS response system, only a navigation computer with no live response for emergencies, so if you’re involved in an accident and you’re incapacitated help may not come as quickly.

Both the Expedition and the Q7 have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, height adjustable front shoulder belts, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, rearview cameras, available all wheel drive, blind spot warning systems, front parking sensors and rear cross-path warning.

The Ford Expedition weighs 662 to 908 pounds more than the Audi Q7. The NHTSA advises that heavier vehicles are much safer in collisions than their significantly lighter counterparts.