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Truely Abused and Going Strong
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By ZippyDevoid
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2003 Ford Expedition SUV Eddie Bauer 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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The new design is top notch, congrats Ford. I have been towing a 6000 lb boat each weekend this Summer of 400+ miles (10.5 MPG). Plenty of power, new independent suspension is awesome, rear axle sways (&bounces) when towing - expected though since it is no longer a solid axle. Hiway MPG avg is 19. Turning radius is better then previous years. The lower center of gravity is noticable when cornering. It looks like we are going to keep this one for awhile.


Best Features

DVD system, Sound system with plenty of BASS. Smoother Ride, Folding Rear Seat (and plenty of room back there for 3 people). For safety, side canopy, rear view tilt down, backup sensors, etc, etc. This is truely a family alternative to the mini van. (


Worst Features

Note2PreviousPoster - seat memory only works in park. Stiffen rear suspension when towing. Adjustable headrests that lean forward. Retracting Side mirrors - Won'tFitInA9ftGarageDoor. Provide option of rubber flooring similar to Sport Trac. Remove Brake Dust on the front discs.


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Nice Big Camping Machine!
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By Brad G.
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2003 Ford Expedition SUV Eddie Bauer 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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We love the commanding view of the road and the smooth ride. VERY comparable to the "Luxury SUV's". The interior is very luxurious with incredibly comfortable leather. The engine could be a little more powerful but it's a truck...how quick does it really need to be? It has plenty of power for towing but not as quick as others on the road.


Best Features

Leather seats. DVD system has wireless head phones that make the ride so QUIET with kids. Lot's of room for camping equipment and the ability to get you to the site.


Worst Features

More powerful engine. Full economy (obviously). Could REALLY use power folding mirrors since the truck is so wide and most garages aren't.


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If you want size
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By Bond Trader
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2003 Ford Expedition SUV XLT Premium Rwd 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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Great car/truck. Have put on 4,500 miles both in-town and on the road. Not one problem, fun to drive. Great room for a large family of big people. i am 6'4'', 300 lbs and find it the most comfortable ride i have experienced in 20 years (of course I wasn't 300 lbs all those years either).


Best Features

Interior, especially the leg room in the third seat area.


Worst Features

More power, better gas milage. Just dreaming.


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Airbags were the best
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By Helicop
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2003 Ford Expedition SUV Eddie Bauer Rwd 4dr SUV (4.6L 8cyl 4A)


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I only owned it a month before it was totaled by a head on collision. We were stopped and the air bags deployed and saved us after God. Prior to that it was enjoyable to drive. I owned a 1999 and enjoyed it also, but the 2003 was the best. It was a real pleasure to drive. As soon as the insurance settles, I will own another.


Best Features

Airbags, seat belts, and air conditioned seats. Next comes the back up warning and tilting rearview mirrors when in reverse.


Worst Features

Some other way for the cigarette lighter to be in the center console tray other than looking like a do it yourself project.Make the air suspension standard again.


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By Mcke
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2003 Ford Expedition SUV Eddie Bauer 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 4A)


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I am spoiled by my car. I love the new look of the 2003, the a/c seats, the dvd player, and the easy steering. It has more luxuries that I didn't know I needed. :) Very happy. Jenny


Best Features

back up sensor, a/c seats, captain's chairs, dvd player, driver 1-2 options.


Worst Features

back up sensor needs a back up light system. Cadiallac Escalades have a 3-4 verticle row of lights and they light up the closer you get to an object. Can improve on too much. It's a wonderful vehicle. Spoil you rotten. :)


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