This can reduce braking distance 20 percent or more in real-world conditions. The optional new Safety Canopy ä side curtain air bag system provides further protection to occupants by cushioning impacts and helping to reduce the potential for occupant ejection. Engine horsepower 232-hp 4,750 rpm Interior cargo volume 20. New independent rear suspension greatly improves the Expedition's ability to track uneven pavement or terrain for improved ride comfort and control. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice. Hydraulic engine mounts on the 5.
All loan figures are based upon non-commercial usage and are subject to credit approval from an independent lending source. Antilock braking and electronic brake force distribution are standard, as is a new Brake Assist braking feature that can shorten emergency stopping distance by as much as 20 percent in real-world situations by sensing when the driver wants to stop suddenly, and applying full brake force automatically. Dollars rounded to the nearest whole dollar. The Eddie Bauer Expedition offers a power-fold option — another industry first — that allows users to fold the third-row seat sections up or down independently, at the push of a button. The optional AdvanceTrac ä electronic stability enhancement system monitors traction at all wheels and automatically maintains stability while cornering on slippery surfaces. The interior marks a complete departure from past designs, which evolved from pickup trucks, by offering a more modern, precise execution.
The AdvanceTrac ä system uses electronic braking to transfer torque side-to-side, while the ControlTrac ä transfer case divides torque front-to-rear. Thanks to efficient packaging of the new independent rear suspension, the third row seat offers the largest passenger accommodations in the class and a natural seating position that is more comfortable for long trips. The air bags remain inflated up to 6 seconds — far longer than conventional airbags — to provide additional occupant protection. Payload also has been improved — 1,614 pounds. It is designed with a convenient layout for large families who also have a taste for adventure.
Their interiors are built around comfort, storage and convenience features. Several available trim levels package the content consumers want in a full-size sport utility. Optional equipment includes curtain side airbags, an antiskid system and a tire-pressure monitor. Engine type V-8 Interior cargo length 87. Rugged, Yet Refined The 2003 Expedition combines class-leading towing and hauling capability with a quiet, civilized cabin.
But it is the interior styling that really sets the 2003 Ford Expedition apart, as it offers a surprisingly refined cabin filled with features that result in both passenger and driver comfort. Performance Performance certainly is not an issue with the Expedition. Expedition also offers a new dedicated two-wheel-drive mode that completely disconnects the front axles, differential, and driveshaft when not needed for quieter, more fuel-efficient operation on pavement — saving up to a half-a-mile per gallon of gasoline. Safety and Security Safety is achieved with standard antilock 4-wheel brakes, a brake assist feature and dual front airbags. When you take a look at an Expedition on the road, this is generally the first thing that comes to mind.
A new Brake Assist feature interprets driver intent to provide full braking power in an emergency reducing real-world braking distance by 20 percent or more. Check with your dealer for exact monthly payment. Ignition type spark Aluminum cylinder head S Fuel economy city 14 mpg of valves 16 Torque 291 lbs. Larger standard tires and the lower front ride height contribute to a more athletic image. Optional on all models except the Value trim level is an upgraded 5.
An all-new chassis is 70 percent stiffer than the previous models, providing a rock-solid foundation for exceptional on-road capability. Expedition customers desire the freedom to live life fully while keeping a balance of practical security. New safety technologies Safety Canopy side air curtain protection system, Personal Safety System, tire pressure monitors, and bumper beams designed for compatibility with passenger cars add to Expeditions heritage of safety leadership. Chromed steel wheels, all-terrain tires and a standard limited slip axle, with available AdvanceTrac ä electronic traction control, enhance off-road performance. In four-wheel-drive models, transfer case components are balanced for quiet operation and smooth engagement. It offers three seating configurations, accommodating up to nine passengers.
Interior features marry this rugged and refined design philosophy with intuitive operation, ergonomics and functionality. Interior cargo length to rear seat 52. New for the 2003 Ford Expedition Features the segments first fold-flat-into-the-floor third row seat. In addition, electronic rollover sensors provide additional protection by measuring whether the vehicle is tilting, how fast the lean angle is changing and whether the combination means the vehicle is headed for a rollover. New optional pressure sensors mounted inside the tire alert the driver when the pressure in one or more tires is severely low or high. Ford engineers paid particular attention to the dynamic balance of all moving components of the powertrain, reducing vibration.
With its own computer controller, the system is smart enough to respond even before wheels begin to slip. Actual down payment and resulting monthly payments may vary depending upon type and use of vehicle, regional lender requirements, and the strength of your credit. With the stiffer body and frame as rock-solid platforms, engineers were able to isolate road vibrations, for better ride comfort. This information is supplied for personal use only and may not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Chrome Data. Braking is significantly improved for 2003, thanks to both mechanical and electronic enhancements. Clever storage features include door pockets with compartments shaped to hold 20-ounce beverages, a cargo bin in the rear quarter panel, and underfloor storage of all tire-changing tools in the rear cargo area.
Engine bore x stroke 3. This calculation reflects amounts in U. The standard engine, a 4. Both rear differentials are the most robust among full-size sport utilities. AdvanceTrac electronic stability enhancement system monitors traction at all wheels and automatically maintains stability while cornering on slippery surfaces.