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2021 Audi e-tron vs. 2021 Ford Expedition Review

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2021 Audi
e-tron

MSRP*: $65,900 to $69,100
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2021 Ford
Expedition

MSRP*: $49,625 to $77,425
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Invoice* $61,948 to $64,956 $47,640 to $74,162
MPG - City 76 - 78 MPG 17 MPG
MPG - Hwy 77 - 78 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 54.5 - 57.0 ft3 104.6 ft3
Engine 355-hp, (electric) V-6
Transmission Automatic Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 355 hp 375 - 400 hp
Towing Capacity 4,000 lbs 9,200 - 9,300 lbs
Exterior Length 193.0 in 210.0 in
Exterior Width 76.2 in 79.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 43.9 in
Rear 41.5 in
Head Room Front 38.1 in
Rear 37.9 - 39.0 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 40.0 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition than in the Audi e-tron, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Expedition will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi e-tron.

Convenience
With the Ford Expedition, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi e-tron, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Audi e-tron or the Ford Expedition, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi e-tron carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Expedition.

Dimensions
Since the Audi e-tron is much slimmer than the Ford Expedition, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi e-tron, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Expedition.

Handling
The Audi e-tron has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Expedition, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Ford Expedition is clearly the choice over the Audi e-tron for pulling heavy loads. The Audi e-tron has a little less horsepower than the Ford Expedition.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi e-tron doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Expedition.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Audi e-tron seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Expedition. The Audi e-tron has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Expedition.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi e-tron than that of the Ford Expedition.