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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Scott writes:
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4WD Review
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Bulletproof

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Heavy and slow, Ugly styling, Gas mileage

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The Behemoth — This car can be summed up in one title- Behemoth. Heavy in every sense of the word; slow off the line, sluggish turning and braking and just an overall lethargic feel. The car is bulletproof. It can jump curbs, bowl over small trees or bottom out with no noticeable ill effects. Crappy gas mileage on the Triton V8 and the thing is ugly as sin. I was entirely underwhelmed with the car, but it has its uses.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Cindyrkt writes:
2003 Ford Expedition XLT Review
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5

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Great ride, comfortable seats, lots of room. Awesome acceleration, feel very safe driving.

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MPG, Side panels on exterior of car faded.  Great car with no costly maintenance until the last two years, when we hit about 180,000mls.  Replaced fuel pump, main computer, ball joints, arms and alternator.  Had a problem with a little rust on roof, easy fix

Cindyrkt
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Love My Expedition, Would Buy Another If I Could Afford It! — I have owned my Expedition for nine years and holding! Just recently have had to drop some serious money into it. Still worth fixing compared to buying another one. Because I would want another one just like it!! Great family vehicle, lots of room and comfortable for long road trips!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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epicmusicman2008 writes:
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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4

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Great dependability & roomy.  I like everything about the Expedition other than the gas mileage.

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Fuel economy SUX!!! I guess that's the price you pay for size & room!!!  If you absolutely, positively have to haul around 8 or more people, then bite the bullet on gas & drive an Expedition!!!

epicmusicman2008
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Awesome Features & Room!!! — I like everything about the Expedition other than the fuel economy. Ford V8 5.4 & 4.6 are known for issues with coil-overs but they are and easy fix & I have a 4 yr UNLIMITED mileage Warranty on my Expedition that pays for the coil-overs & labor so I can keep riding without the burden of added maintenance/repairs!!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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John writes:
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4WD Review
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It's perfect for me

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Gas milage and V8 could use some more ponies

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I Would Recommend An Expedition To Anyone! — Great overall vehicle. Very comfortable with heated/cooled front leather seats with dual automatic climate control. Excellent 4wd system that gives you excellent traction. Rear seat occupants get 2nd row captain chairs; seperate climate control and a DVD/TV system.

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KBLAN writes:
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4

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5.4 liter V-8 is the larger V-8 of those available in this model, we choose it because in towing our bay boat or trailer we feel the more power would be better and the fuel mileage not that different.

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Tires more expensive than smaller vehicles, but we put a little more aggressive tires on for handling the slippery wet boat ramps we have here in FL.  Repair costs are fair

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Great Vehicle For All Around Use. — The only better SUV on the road was our 2000 Ford Excursion Diesel. We lived in snow country then and it was so neat to have an SUV that would pull those 8% grades without a hick-up. Since they don't make that one anymore, we choose to go with the Expedition and it is our mini-excursion (without the diesel engine of course).

Primary Use: Family transportation

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javielo709 writes:
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Space for 7 persons, keep family together, good looking SUV,

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gas consumption, big tires

javielo709
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Lovable Big Suv — Great vehicle for the price we got. big gas consumption. use big tires. good brakes, handling, easy to get parts because, is a Ford! 4.6L engine is a little beast. the transmission is awesome and very freaking strong as well.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Bsftoys writes:
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Comfort and size

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Excellent — This is my second expedition. Will buy another!!! Very reliable awesome upgrade from my 98 which made it to 286,000 miles and still going for new owner!!! No doubt this one will make it to those miles also. Very smooth and comfortable.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Austin writes:
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Space, Power, and nice ride

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around 100,000 miles if you don't take care of it you will have repocustions.

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I Love It, Wish I Didn't Get Rid Of It. — It had a V8 so it was powerful and quick to get up to speeds on the highway, plus mine had seating for 7 so I can haul all my friends around, Um... Had to get rid of it because it was having engine problem so I traded it for a 08 Pathfinder (new).

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Gennifer writes:
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It's got all the room you need

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It takes alot of gas

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Love It! Always Feel Safe! — I Love the options that mine has, I'm really short & I love that the peddles come to me at the push of a button! I'm love that the seats fold down and lay flat and you can move anything in to! it's great 8 people or lots of stuff!

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

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Derek writes:
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Evereything

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Gas Mileage

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Great Suv! — This car was amazing!!! The only thing that was bad about it was the gas mileage! We took this car on many road trips to Minnesota and South Dakota. My dad also drove it to and from work daily. NICE RIDE!!!!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Ford Expedition Reviews

My Car By sglynn55

Solid, everything works. Easy to fix. Carries my stuff and friends. Remained like new its whole life. Always starts. Friends like riding in it. I will buy another Expedition when I need to but it... Read More

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

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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

Idk By AkHock3yClan

We've always been a ford family. There are always pros/cons to any vehicle that ya'll will own. I don't like the air compressor, air bags suspension, that you have to take the back seats out just to ... Read More

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

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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

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

Great Truck Goes Anywhere By Jayceejay

Loved so much go any place beach mud snow lots of room. Had two dogs loved the dog cargo net both back and front 60/40 seats floor rubber can just park on hill wash out with a hose water runs out back... Read More

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