Retail Dealer Roof rack 115 97 Special paint Limited 365 310 Chrome exhaust tip Eddie Bauer 100 85 Std. Best-in-class convenience for the fold-down third-row seat is better yet if the power-folding feature is installed. Retail Dealer Special paint 395 345 Premium paint 495 432 Special Purpose, Wheels and Tires Option Avail. The Honda Odyssey minivan introduced the fold-flat third-row seat, which is accomplished simply in a non high-tech fashion by pulling a couple of straps. Synthetic axle lube is good for 0. C — Standing 335 meters tall and sending forth thousands of gallons of water per minute, Shannon Falls is nothing short of spectacular, even during miserable weather conditions. The seat cushions are significantly more comfortable with enough handy lateral support for bending a corner.
Interiors use appropriate-grade materials and show solid assembly. Instruments are clean and readily distinguishable. That it occurs in one that weighs a couple hundred more pounds and yet gets similar or better gas mileage borders on science fiction. Does well in snow and ice. Overview A new independent rear suspension and an industry-first power fold-down third-row seat highlighted the redesigned 2003 Expedition. In the second row, Eddie Bauer models could substitute two buckets for the standard bench. Hydraulic mounts for the 4.
We experienced only one hitch on our Expedition, which was a prototype built before actual production began. It features an overdrive lockout and standard oil cooler. Requires 3rd-row split folding seat or power-folding 3rd-row split seat. The sole engine remained a 300-hp V8, but a 6-speed automatic transmission replaced a 4-speed automatic. Disconnecting the hubs saves gas. This bonus allows engineers more precision in tuning the frame for better compatibility with specially designed suspension components, crossmembers, and body mounts.
When my odometer reached 100,000 the gas mileage dropped from 17 mpg to 14 mpg, so I am very vigilant about the maintenance. Road noise quite loud on the driver's side. Rotors are expensive to replace and can not be turned The engine and tranny held up great. The track has been widened nearly two inches to give it a well-planted stance. Yes, but deserved I think.
A full-size spare is still housed under the floor pan, with all the necessary tire-changing tools mounted in a hidden storage compartment under the floor. Retail Dealer Safety and Security Pkg. This has been going on for years. All Expeditions had three rows of seats. Requires a Rapid Spec Order Code. Eddie Bauer 675 574 Rear-obstacle-detection system, power-adjustable pedals, pedal memory Eddie Bauer , power rear quarter windows, universal garage door opener.
AdvanceTrac combines with ControlTrac for all-weather security and good off-road ability. I stopped in Melbourne to have it repaired which required an overnight. Universal garage door opener Eddie Bauer, Limited, King Ranch 120 102 Appearance and Miscellaneous Option Avail. Finally, all Expeditions have tire-monitoring devices, located inside the tire to directly measure pressure, that indicate when pressures are up or down an inappropriate amount. Gas mileage could be better. A small center seat on the second row slides forward to give front-seat parents access to a small child.
A ride-height-adjustable, air-spring suspension option will add even more. The Expedition's four-wheel-drive system uses the same basic BorgWarner 44-16 transfer-case design automatic front-axle engagement with no center diff , but new front-axle hub disconnects permit an economical two-wheel-drive mode in which none of the front drivetrain spins. It's solid as the first day we got it, and the car exterior and interior still look great. The computer controls are also enhanced so that in automatic four-wheel-drive mode the front axle will engage before the rears slip, whenever wheelspin is anticipated based on throttle position, steering angle, and other sensor inputs. Supplier problems with rear differential parts sent many 2003 models back for rear-end replacement. This can result in insufficient spring force to return the handle to the fully closed position.
The second row features a clever feature Ford claims is another industry first. She loves to drive through water. Yes Review Date: 14th February, 2016 Faults: Put brakes on when I bought it. Not an hour out of town, the Expedition pulled off the flat, straight highway. The roomy pockets in all four doors have space for a 20-ounce water bottle.
Load-leveling air suspension 815 692 Requires 5. Outdoors and outside the box Numbers are one thing, but making the whole package come together is another. Maybe we got lucky, but this is one hell of a good truck. Model year 2003 Year of manufacture 2002 First year of ownership 2002 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 5. A sophisticated four-wheel-drive system was developed to help the Expedition tackle all types of surfaces. Even the master cylinder's been fine-tuned for nice precise metering of the brake pedal for smoother stops. Eddie Bauer 1295 1101 Rearview camera, rain-sensing wipers, power rear quarter windows, universal garage door opener, power liftgate.
Requires 202A Rapid Spec Order Code or 203A Rapid Spec Order Code. Remote engine start 345 300 Rubber floormats 75 66 Appearance and Miscellaneous Option Avail. King Ranch 5380 4573 Mfr. Retail Dealer Special axle ratio 75 64 Safety Option Avail. If this has been done, black tape to hide the repair will be visible on top. The braking is on spot! Another nice feature is the window in the liftgate that pops open so you can lift groceries out without having them tumble out of the vehicle and down a sloped driveway. Rubber floormats 75 64 Appearance and Miscellaneous Option Avail.