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2009 Ford Expedition Interior Review

Note: This interior review was created when the 2009 Ford Expedition was new.


Interior: 8.4

The Ford Expedition has an interior that's remarkable for its ample space and cargo versatility. New for 2009 is the addition of Ford's SYNC infotainment system.

  • "The main thing to note about the Expedition's interior is its massive size." -- Automobile Magazine


The 2009 Ford Expedition's bucket seats are especially a hit with reviewers.

  • "Soft cushioning but are supportive enough for extended highway driving . . . Nice job, Ford." -- Cars.com
  • "We . . .stuffed a 6'7" goose in the back. He didn't mind, saying he'd even tolerate riding back there for shorter trips." -- Car and Driver
  • The third row has enough space to "to actually keep knees at the seat bottom level rather than forcing a fetal position with knees closer to the chest." -- Edmunds

Interior Features

Opinions vary on the quality of the interior materials for the base model Expedition. SYNC, Ford's voice-activated infotainment system, is newly available for 2009.

  • "A plethora of hard-plastic panels cheapens Expedition's interior ambiance, even with the available leather upholstery." -- Consumer Guide
  • "Rich look and feel," -- The Family Car
  • "Materials "leave something to be desired," -- Autoweb
  • "You need to go up through the trim levels to turn it into a luxurious vehicle." -- Automobile Magazine


When it comes to carrying cargo, the expedition really shines, beating out competitors for space and convenience.

  • "The scaffolding, the ladder, and the halogen-light tripod all fit in the back completely flat, with plenty of room to spare. . . .I say, if you're gonna have a big, gas-guzzling SUV, it might as well have lots of space, and in that regard the Expedition serves its purpose well." -- Automobile Magazine
  • "The Expedition "will gulp 131 cubic feet of hockey gear, Home Depot scores, double cheeseburgers, or whatever trappings of the suburban life are crammed in." -- Car and Driver

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