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Wish I'd bought another Suburban
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By Jerry in TN
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT FX4 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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Outside body cladding at bottom of doors rattle which is very noisy at 70 mph. I fixed with duct tape because dealer doesn't know how to repair. Already had 4WD go out after only 5000 miles. Good looking truck, lots of towing capacity, but Ford needs to work on quality. My next truck will be a Chevy.


Best Features

Very smooth ride. Tows my Ski boat effortlessly.


Worst Features

Fix those rattles. Work on quality.


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FX4
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By FX4 Fan
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT FX4 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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Traded a 99 GMC Yukon for our 2003 FX4. Great ride, seats 8, tons of air bags, LATCH system, fold flat seats, pull up middle seat for the baby.


Best Features

I am 6'3 and can sit with 2 others in the 3rd row. Lay down all the seats and you can load it full of lumber! Tube steps, FX4 shocks, Home Link, in dash 6cd, Leather seats.


Worst Features

Ford needs to work on the rattles! It took 2 1000 mile road trips to figure out that the FX4 body moulding rattles at 70 mph.


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Never had a big truck
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By marmalade1121
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT FX4 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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We just purchased this after someone rear ended our '99 Jeep Cherokee Classic on the highway at 55 mph. We felt bigger = better safetywise (at least it FEELS that way). It was between the 2003 Explorer XLT and this and for the price the Expedition won hands down. I find the Expedition to be big, but not cumbersome. The towing capacity cinched the deal for us. The looks of the FX4 package swayed my husband. The fuel economy has me a little scared but after being in an unfortunate accident, money is not the biggest concern. Anyway, my Cherokee mpg was never THAT great to begin with...


Best Features

I love the headphone system for the rear passenger. The flip down seats are great in the 2nd and 3rd row. The tether/LATCH attachments are also a big bonus. Towing capacity is great. Looks the best of any full size SUV out there. The 6 cd changer is also a great bonus!!


Worst Features

None that I know of. I love this truck!!


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2003 Expedition FX4
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By Jason Williams
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT FX4 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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Best full Size SUV there is. Feels great to drive with positive handling and a solid ride. FX4 package gives the Expedition a distinctive look and gets admiring looks wherever we go. Great off-road vehicle as well with hatloads of towing capacity.


Best Features

Fold flat 2nd and 3rd row seats. 3rd Row bench actually has a foot-well. Very comfortable ALL seats have 3 point seat-belts


Worst Features

I honestly could not think of much you could do.


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This is a big step up... By Bobby C
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By cripler10
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT FX4 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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This truck is a lot better than it's predecessor. The improved styling is really nice. The interior comfort has really been increased and it is a lot more functional.


Best Features

Power fold seats, reverse sensing system, curb-view reverse tilt mirrors, sunroof


Worst Features

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