by islandlife1 on Mar 20, 2013 Vehicle: 2001 Ford Excursion Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (6.8L 10cyl 4A)
Unbelievable, but other than regular maintenance such as oil changes, battery, tire and wiper replacement there has never been one thing wrong with this truck.
Just replaced the fuel pump, had it completely checked out, everything in perfect condition.
Have loved this truck since the first day.
Okay, lousy mileage, but use it for hauling and long distance trips.
Purchased 3 days before 9/11 - still own with no intention of replacing.
This truck far surpasses the Suburban by having a better turning base, more pick up and much more comfortable.
A true Texas truck!!!
by thongboy1981 on Jan 19, 2010 Vehicle: 2001 Ford Excursion Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (6.8L 10cyl 4A)
This is my first truck/suv and i wanted one that was huge well the excursion is certainly huge. On road trips you have to stop every so often because its so comfortable you keep nodding off while driving but yet its still tough and rugged.reliability is good only thing i replaced was ac compressor and running board light sockets.Gas milage can be as high as 14 on a constant long stretch highway but normally around 11 combined highway and city but well worth the gas milage.Winter roads are no challenge for the excursion .Only other complaints are when i hand wax it or need to scrap ice off the winsheild you will need a small ladder or step stool but well worth it i will keep it forever !!!!!!
by Bob Sidor on Mar 5, 2009 Vehicle: 2001 Ford Excursion XLT 4WD 4dr SUV (6.8L 10cyl 4A)
We picked up our new 7.3L Diesel Excursion for around $35k. We droveit home and the dealer had to come pick it up because it blew coolant out of a heater hose that didnt have a clamp.Door locks and door ajar lights started acting up just out of warranty. engine blew an oil plug at 88k which nearly cost the engine. Now the transmission is on the way out at 134,000. I had bought 5 Fords in 8 years and I refused to buy another one after this. I also had a SuperDuty F250 with the rotor problems, the door ajar problem and the door lock problems. I can understand somethings can go wrong but their customer service was never helpful.
Performance is beefed up to 250 horsepower on the 7.3-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V8 and all engines are now LEV compliant. An in-dash six-disc CD player is made available. The Excursion XLT gets platinum cladding and standard chrome steel wheels, and the Limited offers standard power signal aero mirrors, foglamps and an optional rear-seat entertainment system.