2003 Ford Expedition Overview

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Eddie Bauer
Avg. Price: $7,782
Eddie Bauer 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,984
XLT
Avg. Price: $7,219
XLT 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,316
XLT FX4 Off-road 4WD

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4.45 stars

Based on 29 reviews

Top Notch Suv For Hauling. Great Power And Handling. by KenF
 — I've used this for hauling trailers, boats, other cars and trucks, and lots of people. I've never had any down time with it. Absolutely reliable. As the saying goes, "built Ford tough." The interior i... Read More
2003 Expedition Eddie Bauer Limited 4wd by nasaodds
 — I purchased a 2003 expedition eddie bauer 4wd this past weekend. My favorite part is the middle row captians chairs. It is like a extra roomy minivan inside and a full size suv on the out side. This m... Read More
2003 Expedition Ex-sheriff Search & Rescue K-9 Unit 4x4 by Mark
 — My expedition is a retired sheriff search & rescue k-9 unit that came with all the maintenance records. The computer was flashed at ford to increase performance and I added a high voltage ignition sy... Read More

2003 Ford Expedition Overview

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Based on 29 reviews

2003 Ford Expedition

The 2003 Ford Expedition was launched with great fanfare.  A complete redesign (long overdue, according to some reviewers) gave the exterior a more streamlined, aerodynamic look.  Reengineering of the suspension made this big full-size SUV a lot easier to handle.  And flashy new features drew buyers in an ever-more-competitive sport-utility vehicle marketplace.

One of the most popular new features was power-down third-row seating: with the press of a button, the split third-row seat folded into the undercarriage, increasing cargo space with ease.  New flexibility in the second-row seats, with a center seat that could be brought forward, was another innovation in the 2003 Expedition.

Two trim lines were offered for the '03 Ford Expedition, XLT and Eddie Bauer.  As always, the baseline XLT was comfortable, while the higher-end Eddie Bauer offered touches of rugged, outdoorsy luxury, like leather upholstery and standard captain's-chair seating.  An off-road options package called FX4 was available for the XLT; with features like 17-inch wheels with all-terrain tires, and shocks tuned for off-road performance, this package was designed for the four-wheel drive adventurer.

When it came to engines, buyers could choose from a Triton V-8 4.6 liter overhead cam with 240 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. of torque, or a Triton V8 5.4 liter overhead cam that delivered 260 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. That kind of power enabled the Expedition to tow up to 8,000 pounds.  

Not surprisingly, the '03 Expedition wasn't quite so impressive when it came to fuel economy.  Getting from 13 to 14 mpg city, and from 17 to 19 mpg highway, depending on model, it was pretty thirsty.  But plenty of drivers overlooked its gas-guzzling ways in favor of the roomy comfort and safety the Expedition provides.

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Ford Expedition Questions

Sandyvanda
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Little Airflow Through Vents Even When Fan Is Full Blast.

Checked for cabin filter but could not find one.

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Bill Crowther
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I Have A 2003 Ford Expedition With 250k Miles With All Original Suspension ...

The ride is getting real loose and there is a lot of bumping knocking suspension travel sound at low speeds. I want to start replacing components to restore handling and safety. The vehicle is in grea...

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Asanga Devol
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I Got A 2003 Ford Expedition With Squeaky Sounds Coming From The Rear Suspe...

i got a 2003 ford expedition with squeaky sounds coming from the rear suspension.when i go over humps and bumps...... some people told me its the springs and other are like its the bushes.....

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cgoode42
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03 Expedition Misfire Cylinder 2

Changed cop and spark plug still same cylinder misfire checked everywhere for vacuum leaks and can't seem to find one

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mills65
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I Have A 2003 Expedition And Hearing Noise Out Of Air Conditioner Compresso...

I am 700 miles I to a 1200 mile trip

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