I have a 1999 4.6 XLT 4WD Expedition.
It is a very reliable and dependable
vehicle. It was built solidly and has
had very few trips to the shop for work
outside of normal maintainence. There
was one incident with the transmission
at 30K miles. They dropped it out,
flushed it and cleaned it. Put it back
together and viola, problem was
solved. Given they only had to replace
the gaskets and the transmission fluid,
I consider it an overall minor
incident. 12K miles later my expy is
still cruising along.
The 6 disc CD changer is a great
feature to have, it fills the time when
traveling across the backroads with no
rock-n-roll station within 200 miles.
Its nice to have the bench for short
hauls, but it is a chore to take is out
and put it back in due to its size and
weight. And when your traveling, you
take it out to make room for the
luggage, but then you don't have it for
when you get there and would like to
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