1997 Ford Expedition Overview


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1997 Ford Expedition Overview

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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    On a 1997 expedition 5.4 triton testing the 02 wires coming down how much voltage with key on

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    Charging Issue

    I have a 97 ford expo.brand new interstate battery.brand new alternator.replaced the mega fuse.discinected the stereo...& the battery still will not hold a charge..is there a fuse someplace else...

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    Door Locks And Windows

    My door locks and windows dont work at all what can that be and how can i fix it so they all work

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    I Changed My Heater Core On My 1997 Ford Expedition The Front Is Blowing Co...

    I changed the heater core on my 1997 ford expedition and the second and there'd blow out hot but the front blows out cold what could cause this problem

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    97 Ford Expedition Won't Kick Out Of 4 Wheel Drive

    My 97 for expedition won't kick out of 4 wheel drive. I tried disconnecting the batter and putting it in reverse and flipping the switch. I have also put it in neutral and flipped the switch. Nothi...

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)