By hkennc on
Vehicle1999 Ford Econoline Wagon E-150 Chateau 3dr Van
ReviewHas been a good, solid vehicle,
mechanically. Engine pulls well and
has good acceleration getting on the
interstate. Had pretty much made up my
mind to buy a Ford but out of the
spirit of fairness, I tried the GM and
Dodge. Main choice for Ford was driver
legroom. I'm over 6 feet and the Ford
is the only one I fit in. This is the
third new Ford I've owned and bought
all three without a test drive(1987 F-
150, 1990 Aerostar and this one). I'd
buy another, probably, but my wife is
ready for something smaller and nimbler.
Best FeaturesThe SIZE! Full size van made the most sense. In one year family went from NH to CO, CO to LA twice, LA to NC four times. Kids had all the room they needed in their own chairs. Plus I can fit 4x8 sheets of plywood or sheetrock in the back.
Worst FeaturesFord paint sucks!!! Second vehicle I've had problems with and Ford (Corp/dealer) will not correct. Also, brakes stick on occasion.
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