2003 Ford Expedition User Reviews

2003 Ford Expedition Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 29 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 10 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"space" 6 reviews
"comfortable car" 6 reviews
"big space" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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Tyler writes:
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It can carry all of my soccer gear plus that of the entire soccer team. It always gets me from A to B.

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It gets such bad gas mileage and thats the only bad thing about it.

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2003 Ford Expedition — Ok i like my car don't get me wrong but when it comes down to miles per gallon it sucks!! Other than that my car is great. I haven't ever had any problems with it. I can put as much crap in it as i need and i will always have enough room. I have even carried 9 people plus all of their soccer gear in my car and still had room. I like.

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MARIEANTOINETTE writes:
2003 Ford Expedition XLT FX4 Off-road 4WD Review
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size

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fitting countless kids

MARIEANTOINETTE
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Comfort — Smooth ride, comfort, style, affordability, great body design, many features/options...dependability, & this vehicle has the capacity to perform many additional duties aside from transporting children safely & comfortably. The expedition is truly an SUV with much to offer, & the options are great!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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heavyg915 writes:
2003 Ford Expedition XLT Review
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4

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Size, Ride and reliability

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Finish, Cabin Noise

heavyg915
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Solid — I like this truck, when we purchased it what attracted us to it was the size and the versitility of the third row back seat. We have had it for ten years now and think it is it time for a change. It is a solid vehicle and we have not had many problems with it at all, but the thing that might not bring me back to the expedition is the finish. The materials that were used for these vehicles sems to be cheap and not thought out very well. With all that said it is a very solid truck.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Mark writes:
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4WD Review
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computer mods along with intake and ignition up grades net 29+ mpg on the highway

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not many body mods for this year of expedition

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2003 Expedition Ex-sheriff Search & Rescue K-9 Unit 4x4 — 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 sys and throttle body spacer to gain 29+ mpg on the highway. With it being a government truck they kept very good maintenance on it with full records. I’ve had no break downs or worn parts due to its time as a k-9 unit. Search & rescue units seem to have less wear and abuse than patrol or drug enforcement units.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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dinoj57 writes:
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Very Dependable, no major problems

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Can't use as a track car (for drivers school)

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Very Dependable Good Family Vehicle That Served Multiple Purposes — For many years owned and truck and small car for daily commutes. Combined everything into one vehicle thus not having to upkeep two. Large and comfortable for family trips, hauling soccer team, at the same time nice enough to go out with the spouse and then served as a work horse to go to local building supply to pickup materials .....excellent multipurpose vehicle. Independent rear suspension makes it handle very well. Plus its a Ford.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gary writes:
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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Drives and runs great

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My wife won't drive it because she thinks it's too big!

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Love My Suv — I love my Expedition. I hate to sell it, but my commute is too far for a large SUV. I wish my wife would drive it, then we could keep it. It has high miles, but that is a tribute to how good it is. It is in great shape. I will miss it a great deal.

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donshea writes:
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer Review
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comfort

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gas mileage
does not tow trailer well

donshea
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Good Solid And Dependable Vehicle — A solid and dependable vehicle. Great passenger room and comfort, good cargo capacity.

Owner for 4 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:35,000

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Sean writes:
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4WD Review
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high driving position, engine

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build quality-plastic

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Big Car, Big Smile — I drove the 4.6 litre V8 model and loved it. It is the biggest car I have ever drove and it is the funnest. It has 248 thousand miles on it, the door sensors don't work, and the A/C broke, and the right rear window stopped working, but it doesn't matter because when you drive this car and put your foot down you immediately are thrown a mass of power and a very loud noise. The computer says it gets 15.1 MPG. The high driving position is great, but everything is plastic...everything, and it does not all fit together right. The car is easy to steer, but there are more rotations in the wheel so you don't flip at high speeds. This makes it dificult in small places, especially cities and small towns.

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nasaodds writes:
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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Leather sunroof,every upgrade ,and middle row captan's seats

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Gas(it lets you know how many mpg it's getting and exactly how much gas is left to the mile)

nasaodds
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2003 Expedition Eddie Bauer Limited 4wd — 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 model has every bell and whistle and only has 75,000 miles on it. This vehicle glides on the road. With the 5.4 enigine driving seems effortless. I was lucky to find it in such pristine condition. My husband did not want to buy it until he drove it and he fell inlove with it. We truly could not be happier with our choice in vehicles.

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KenF writes:
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4WD Review
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Excellent reliability, great road handling and engine performance. Well engineered and built. Tow package among the best I've ever used.

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Limited options for wheels. Basic truck interior.

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Top Notch Suv For Hauling. Great Power And Handling. — 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 is fairly basic, no frills. This was a Special Service package, intended for police and fire department use. The tow package has been worth its weight in gold. I've hauled some serious weight over long distances, up mountains and never had a single issue with the Expedition. Maintenance is an absolute breeze, well thought-out engineering and design. I've since sold my Expedition but have committed to buying another one soon, as this was among my favorite SUVs ever.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Reviews From Other Years

1997 Ford Expedition Reviews

A Beast! By Sososmith

I have owned my expedition for over 10 years now and I love it!! I wasn't the original owner, I bought the truck from a car dealer & it was a beauty when I bought her. Leather insides, immac. Over the... Read More

Great Rig! By Justin

Yeah the fuel mileage is a bit rugged (has averaged 14 mpg combined the whole time I've had it) but what do you expect from something this size? I'm extremely happy with it and the performance I've go... Read More

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1998 Ford Expedition Reviews

Love It! By jus1me

Fun to drive! Lots of power. Take care of it, and it won't let you down! Hard on gas (as a daily driver), but worth it! Perfect for snowy conditions! This one is highly recommended, ...if you ca... Read More

Best Suv For A Family Or Any Outdoor Adventures By kingwood08

This SUV has been running strong for over 10 years in my family with minimal problems. With proper maintenance and upkeep, it will keep on running for a long time. This is when they built cars to la... Read More

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1999 Ford Expedition Reviews

Dependable And Practical By fm_car

Low fuel economy. It has been very reliable and practical. It is tough with good off-road traction. powerful AC and heater for any weather. Very roomy and comfortable for long trips. Good for short da... Read More

Great Vehicle! By samebenkamp

The expedition is a great vehicle. It is a great handler, hauler, and driver. It handles any weather conditions, can always be relied on to start, and is well recognized. Easily hauls a family or ca... Read More

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2000 Ford Expedition Reviews

The Best Full Suv Ever By Jorge

This is one of the Best Full SUV ever, i don't believe that it is a gas slurping machine since it is a full sized SUV, we can't compared it to smaller SUV's or smaller cars. You can't expect a powerfu... Read More

I Like This Type Of Vehical And This One Is A Very Good Running Suv. By slipray

Its fun to drive, you feel very safe, it handles great. I drive it every day. This vehicle has plenty of power. I am looking at purchasing another one. Fuel economy could be better. All said and don... Read More

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2001 Ford Expedition Reviews

Love My Truck Just Got An Upgrade So Can't Keep Both By Sarahes29

I have 3 kids and 5 God kids this truck seats 8 and have a big hatch, the seats recline and very roomy. Very reliable I took it all the way to Canada coming from Queens NYC and back with no issues and... Read More

2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4wd By Tim23322

Plenty of room even though I am 6'5". I just bought it so I am hoping that it will have no mechanical issues. I took it to a mechanic prior to the sale and he said it is a great vehicle. So I am lovin... Read More

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