2011 Dodge
Durango Crew
vs. 2011 Ford
Expedition Limited

2011 Ford Expedition Limited

9.8

starting from

$46,480

Reasons to buy the Ford Expedition Limited

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Average cargo space
108.3 ft3
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OK ground clearance for rough terrain
8.7"
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Average power
310 HP @ 5,100 RPM
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Rear air conditioning
Standard
2011 Dodge Durango Crew

9.6

Runner-up

Dodge Durango Crew

starting from

$34,270

Reasons to buy the Dodge Durango Crew

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Great braking distance from 60mph
120 ft
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Good highway fuel efficiency
23 mpg
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Very inexpensive
$34,270
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Average city fuel efficiency
16 mpg
Practicality 8.6 vs 10.0
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Winner: Expedition Limited
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  • The Expedition Limited has 5 more cupholders, 9 vs 4
  • Passengers in front seats enjoy around 10% more room, 59.7 ft3 vs 54.4 ft3
  • Room for around 30% more stuff, 108.3 ft3 vs 84.5 ft3
Cost 10.0 vs 9.1
2011 Dodge Durango Crew Winner: Durango Crew
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  • The best price we've seen is $12,210 cheaper (around 30% less), $34,270 vs $46,480
  • Gets more than 10% more miles per gallon in the city, 16 mpg vs 14 mpg
Luxury Features 9.6 vs 10.0
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Winner: Expedition Limited
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  • Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Expedition Limited
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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Entertainment System 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Both have subwoofers for a richer bass sound
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Road Tests - vs -
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  • Both have sluggish 0-60 times
Performance 10.0 vs -
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  • Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
Overall 9.6 vs 9.8

Practicality

Dodge
Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Ford
Expedition Limited
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Passengers 7 vs 8 Average number of seats
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Cargo space 84.5 ft3 vs 108.3 ft3 The Expedition Limited has OK cargo room, while the Durango Crew has very little
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front seats 54.4 ft3 vs 59.7 ft3 The Expedition Limited has average-sized front seats, while the Durango Crew is very cramped
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Base payload capacity 1330 lb vs 1630 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Optional Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
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Cupholders 4 vs 9 The Expedition Limited has a good number of cupholders, but the Durango Crew does not
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Cost

Dodge
Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Ford
Expedition Limited
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MSRP $34,270 vs $46,480 The Durango Crew has a great price and the Expedition Limited is pretty reasonable
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In-city gas mileage 16 mpg vs 14 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Average basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Average lasting basic warranty

Luxury Features

Dodge
Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Ford
Expedition Limited
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Optional vs Standard Leather-appointed interiors are available on both; but it comes standard with the Expedition Limited

Safety Features

Dodge
Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Ford
Expedition Limited
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system Uconnect vs None

Entertainment System

Dodge
Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Ford
Expedition Limited
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Number of speakers 9 vs 7 The Durango Crew has an OK number of speakers, while the Expedition Limited has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs Yes The Expedition Limited's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Durango Crew does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Standard Have your pick of music from around the world with the Expedition Limited's satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer Yes vs Yes Both have subwoofers for a richer bass sound
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entertainment system Standard vs Optional Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the Expedition Limited

Crash Test Ratings

Dodge
Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Ford
Expedition Limited
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Rollover resistance Unknown vs 3 stars
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

Dodge
Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Ford
Expedition Limited
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0-60 mph 8.8 seconds vs 9.1 seconds Both have sluggish 0-60 times
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Braking distance at 60mph 120 ft vs 154 ft The Durango Crew has extraordinary brakes, but the Expedition Limited is quite bad
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1/4 mile 16.6 s @ 86 mph vs 16.9 s @ 83 mph The Durango Crew's 1/4 mile time is average, but the Expedition Limited's is quite bad
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Lateral acceleration 0.74 g vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Performance

Dodge
Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Ford Expedition Limited Ford
Expedition Limited
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Horsepower 290 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 310 HP @ 5,100 RPM Average power
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Number of gears 5 vs 6 The Expedition Limited has an OK number of gears, while the Durango Crew has very few
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both offer an automatic transmission, standard for this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 16.7 lb/hp vs 17.8 lb/hp Both have OK performance
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Drivetrain type two-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.1 ft vs Unknown

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2011 Dodge Durango Crew 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Durango Crew vs Santa Fe Limited
2011 Dodge Durango Citadel 2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited Durango Citadel vs 4Runner Limited
2011 Ford Expedition XL 2011 Ford Explorer Expedition XL vs Explorer
2011 Ford Expedition King Ranch 2011 Lincoln Navigator Expedition King Ranch vs Navigator
2011 Ford Expedition Limited 2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab Platinum Expedition Limited vs F150 SuperCrew Cab Platinum
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2011 Ford Expedition XL 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Expedition XL vs Land Cruiser

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