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4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV
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Avg. Price: $4,065
4 Dr Eddie Bauer SUV
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Avg. Price: $3,738
4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV
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Avg. Price: $3,969
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Avg. Price: $4,268

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Expedition Into The Ford Suv by Jamil
 — Lets start withe the backbone of every real truck the chassis. Sturdy and not very flexible it lends itself to towing, hauling, and other heavy work. Compared to my moms s class its a cow. compared to... Read More
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4l by Bill
 — Great off road handling. Superior traction in all conditions. Very few repairs needed since purchased. Great MPG for its year and size. Excellent horsepower because of size of engine (5.4L). Very Fun ... Read More
Great For All Types Of Use. by brnscal
 — Dependable, rock solid body, bullet-proof engine an transmission. 170,000 miles on it so far. little sluggish on acceleration, braking an handling good.gas guzzler, maintenance minimal. fun 2 drive on... Read More

1997 Ford Expedition Overview

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1997 Ford Expedition

The 1997 Ford Expedition was Ford's first entry into the full-size sport-utility vehicle market.  Ford had a head start in creating the Expedition; its chassis design was based on the hugely popular F-150 pickup, which had dominated the US and world truck market for years.

Styling was big-shouldered, with rounded edges as a bow to aerodynamics.  Inside, the Expedition offered  roomy comfort.  The '97 Ford Expedition was available in two trim choices, XLT and Eddie Bauer, and in two-door and four-door body styles.  Four-wheel drive was an option for people longing to take their SUV off-road.  

The 1997 Expedition's target market, though, was the buyer looking for a big, solid wagon for family transportation or work.  With an almost 10-foot wheelbase, an overall length of more than 17 feet, and 118 cubic feet of cargo space, the Expedition certainly delivered size.  

There was plenty of power under the hood as well: the '97 Expedition offered a choice of either a 4.6 liter overhead cam Triton V8 that delivered 215 horsepower and 293 lb.-ft. of torque, or a 5.4 liter Triton V-8 with 230 horsepower, 345 lb-ft. of torque.  

Not surprisingly, this behemoth didn't exactly excel in gas mileage, with 13/14 mpg city, 17/18 mpg highway, depending on model.

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Terry Longbine
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My 97 Expedition Has Loss Of Power When I Get Up To 40 Mph It Stalls Out An...

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whtsgrg
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Locate 4 Wheel Drive Module For 1997 Ford Expedition

how do I locate the 4 wheel drive module on my 1997 ford expedition?

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Harleygirl1
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Can You Add A Third Seat To An Expedition That Only Came With The 2nd Row S...

Can you add the third row seat to a expedition that only came with the second row seat?

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rebelyell
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Where Can I Get A 3rd Seat For A 97 Expedition

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chefedj
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Do Anyone Want To Buy A 11997 Eddie Bauer Ford Expeditin For 1,900

runs great all it needs is muffler and cd player bodddy an inside is in great condtion

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