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Ford Expedition Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.6 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 215 hp @ 4400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 13/18 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 1998 Ford Expedition

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Big, comfortable, and easy to drive. Good off-road, too.

  • Cons

    Engine does not compare to the power found in the GMC Suburban.

  • What's New for 1998

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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (67 total reviews)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

417000 miles and still going!!!!!

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Vehicle: 1997 Ford Expedition

I have a 1997 Ford Expedition that I purchase in 2000. The only maintenance that I have had done to the engine is the sprark blugs and coil paks. I am repainting it and putting it back on the road after seating for a year. I am trying to find out what is the record for miles on this 4.6 engine.




333,000+ and still goin hard!

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Vehicle: 1997 Ford Expedition

Bought this truck at 300,000 miles with a cracked radiator. Only real maintenance done to this truck is a new radiator, new alternator, one new coil pack, and some gaskets and seals. Before we started playing around with it it got about 17 city 20-25 highway. After putting a 2.5 inch suspension and 2.5 inch body lift its down to about 10 city and 15-17 highway. Mine is actually the 5.4L Triton V8. Soon the driver side A-frame will need replacing and the passenger side rotor needs to be replaced.



8 of 8 people found this review helpful

14 years of driving

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Vehicle: 1997 Ford Expedition

I bought her when my second son was born, traded in the 4 Runner. Towed the boat many miles and slept in the back camping many days. Snow, mud, rain did not slow her down. No major maintenance issues beyond a stuck shifter, compressor and alternator. Approaching 200,000, hot in winter, cold in summer. in a foot of snow and pulling a hill, nothing can stop her. I wanted to jump on the Obama $4,500 clunker deal but I couldn't bring myself to dumping her, they were going to seize her engine. It would be like putting my dog down, could not do it. I will drive her until she dies which will probably be around 280,000 to 300,000 miles.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 13
  • cty
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  • 18
  • highway
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robjamell
robjamell
09-27-2009
I have a 2005 Expedition Eddie Bauer that has 65k miles on it. It idles a little rough and the engine sounds like marbles in a paint can(probably due to cam phasers). I always assumed I was not gett...


johnl7
johnl7
01-08-2009
1998 EXPIDITION IS UNDRIVABLE,DUE TO THEFT SYSTEM.2 ORIG KEYS,SAME PROBLEM.KEYS WORK FINE IN ALL LOCKS &...


obxkat
obxkat
01-03-2014
I have a 1998 expedition that will not blow hot air out of heater. Have replaced thermostat and didn't help. Is the cool/hot selector switch bad?...



 

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