The right motor for the right SUV
By Tom Davis on
2005 Ford Excursion XLS Rwd 4dr SUV (6.0L 8cyl Turbodiesel 5A)
The best bang for the buck imaginable.
Sits tall on the road but has the power
to get you out of a tight spot when it is
needed. Fuel economy better than I
first thought it would be. Easy
handling in tight turns. The
accelerator takes some adjusting to but
the shifting points make getting into
high traffic areas a breeze. Tried
both engines the V10 and the Diesel.
Hands down favorite is the diesel.
DVD with headphones keep the kids
entertained while the rest of the
passengers enjoy the top notch sound
Third row seat needs some improvement.
Just a bit awkward to remove. Spare
tire should be located outside of the