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Old 04-24-2017, 01:17 PM
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2016 Navigator L

Anyone towing with a ecoboost expedition el or Navigator L?

Experience....power...fuel consumption?

Looking to purchase and wanted some feedback. Have had prior non ecoboost navigtors and the v8 was plenty of power...
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Old 04-24-2017, 01:55 PM
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I've got a 2016 Expedition Eco (regular length) and prior had an 08 with the 5.4. I never felt that I had a problem with the old 5.4, but the Eco is great. I towed my X30 from Nashville to Mid-Michigan and the Ecoboost was great.
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Old 04-24-2017, 02:40 PM
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If the Ecoboost is anything like what they put in the F150's, it's going to tow great.

Expect 10-12mpg pulling, and 16-20mpg unloaded assuming it's the 3.5L.
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Old 04-24-2017, 03:35 PM
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Samebas F 1t50 the 3.5..they do not sound good but test drive was great with plenty of power.
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Old 04-30-2017, 08:45 PM
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If the Ecoboost is anything like what they put in the F150's, it's going to tow great.

Expect 10-12mpg pulling, and 16-20mpg unloaded assuming it's the 3.5L.
my GM 6.2L gets better than that!!!!
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Old 05-04-2017, 07:59 AM
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Purchased the Navigator L and have pulled the boat several times now, the X 45 is a big boat and this vehicle pulls better than past Navigator L with 5.4.

Cant really feel the boat back there and has plenty of power. Fuel Mileage is unknown but will find out in June when we take the boat to Florida for vacation.
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Old 05-04-2017, 08:18 PM
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my GM 6.2L gets better than that!!!!
V8 > high strung V6

The 6.2 won't sound like a minivan either lol
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Old 05-18-2017, 06:16 PM
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Impressed with Fuel mileage running around town.....average 20.8mpg.

Getting use to the sound on the eco vs v8 rumble.
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We just picked up a '17 expedition EL and I've also been impressed with the mileage and towing... although towing has only been 1/4 mile to the ramp. Long trip will be later this summer.

Coming from a 08 Acadia so a v6 to a turbo v6 is quite the jump!
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Old 05-18-2017, 09:54 PM
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We just picked up a '17 expedition EL and I've also been impressed with the mileage and towing... although towing has only been 1/4 mile to the ramp. Long trip will be later this summer.

Coming from a 08 Acadia so a v6 to a turbo v6 is quite the jump!
That is a jump....Enjoy your new vehicle!
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