2004 Ford Excursion SUV XLT 4WD 4dr SUV (6.8L 10cyl 4A)
I have found the excursion to be a
worthy competitor to the chevy
suburban. Although gas mileage is
slightly worse than the chevy, the
power and driveability of the excursion
is unequaled. The steering is more
responsive then the chevy even though
it is some seven inches longer and
approx. 1900 lbs heavier. Do not be
intimidated by the size of this
vehicle. On the exterior it seems
almost too big to control, but when in
the drivers seat control is all you
will feel. The high stance of the
excursion provides superior visability
in city and highway traffic. Noise
levels are at minimum even when on the
highway passing big rigs.
Approx. 48 cubic feet of
storage without moving any of the
seats, and an unbelievable 100 cubic
feet when you remove the third seat and
fold the second seat. I can fit a 4'x8'
sheet of plywood in the back with room
to spare all the way around!!
I would change the location of the 4wd
drive controls. They are located on the
right side of the steering wheel on the
dash. This position requires the
driver to move his head to the right
slightly to see them. I would also like
to see an optional full time traction
2004 Ford Excursion SUV Limited Rwd 4dr SUV (6.8L 10cyl 4A)
Ideal vehicle for tailgating. You can
easily haul BOTH person and their gear.
This vehicle is solid and has
excellent build quality. The V-10 gets
14+ on the highway, 13+ otherwise and
has sufficient power. Far exceeds
roominess and 'feel' of friends
(smaller!) GM Tahoe XL SUV.
ONE GREAT VEHICLE.
Comfortable to drive. A 5 hour trip
seems like 30 minutes in a sedan.