In comparing the Ford Expedition's and the Ford Expedition EL's specifications and ratings, the Ford Expedition has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. The Ford Expedition EL has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Ford Expedition and Ford Expedition EL have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Ford Expedition's and the Ford Expedition EL's specifications and ratings, the Ford Expedition EL is a better car than the Ford Expedition.
Ford Expedition vs. Ford Expedition EL Pricing
A used 2017 Ford Expedition ranges from $15,995 to $32,899 while a used 2017 Ford Expedition EL is priced between $15,293 to $31,991.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Ford Expedition and the Ford Expedition EL makes 365 horsepower. The Expedition is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 588 miles. The Expedition EL is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 670 miles.This gives the Ford Expedition the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Ford Expedition EL the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Ford Expedition EL has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more cargo space. The Ford Expedition, a fullsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear head room. The Ford Expedition and Ford Expedition EL are comparable in regards to front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Ford Expedition has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.