2016 Ford Expedition  RealSafeCars94Safety Rating

#2 of 2016 SUVs

#3 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Ford Expedition
The Expedition, part of Ford's lineup since 1997, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 8. The Ford Expedition has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 Ford Expedition is very safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2016 Ford Expedition has a score of 94, implying a 0.023% chance of driver death (2.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Ford Expedition has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0231% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.6368%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0231% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.6368% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Ford Expedition is 52% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2016 Ford Expedition is 45% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9973Lincoln MKTINFINITI QX60Toyota 4RunnerCadillac SRXBuick EnclaveGMC AcadiaFord ExpeditionVolvo XC90Chevrolet TahoeVolkswagen TouaregLincoln MKXChevrolet SuburbanComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Ford Expedition with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 99. The 2016 Ford Expedition is safer than the 2016 Lincoln MKT, the 2016 INFINITI QX60, the 2016 Toyota 4Runner, the 2016 Cadillac SRX, the 2016 Buick Enclave, the 2015 GMC Acadia, the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2016 Lincoln MKX, the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg, and the 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe. It is about as safe as the 2016 Volvo XC90.

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