2002 Ford Expedition Overview


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2002 Ford Expedition Overview

No significant changes marked the launch of the 2002 Ford Expedition, but that was just fine with buyers, who grabbed up these full-size SUVs as soon as Ford could turn them out. The key selling points for the Expedition were size, comfort, and safety, and Ford continued to deliver all three.

Trim lines available for the 2002 Expedition were XLT and Eddie Bauer. The higher-end Eddie Bauer trim came standard with luxury features like leather upholstery and captain's chair seating. Still, even the most "basic" XLT model shipped off the line with plenty of frills, including 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS, power windows,locks, and mirrors, a tilt steering column, power driver's seat, keyless-remote entry, power adjustable pedal set, intermittent front/rear wipers, and cruise control.

One of the optional features Ford offered for the Expedition was its proprietary Rear Sensing System, which used a radar setup to alert drivers when they were in danger of backing up into something (not an unusual occurrence when you're trying to maneuver a 17-foot sport-utility vehicle). Another very popular option was the rear entertainment system, which let harried parents relax while their kids enjoyed a video.

In addition to all the bells and whistles, the '02 Ford Expedition offered solid power under the hood. Buyers could stick with the standard 4.6 liter overhead cam V8 with 240 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. of torque, or upgrade to a 5.4 liter version with 260 horsepower and an impressive 350 lb.-ft. of torque. A "Trailer Towing Group" options package, which included rear-leveling load suspension, was a good investment for drivers who wanted to haul a hitch.

So what's the down side? Fuel economy, of course. The 2002 Ford Expedition got just 14 mpg city, 17 mpg highway. Ouch!


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    Jose Gonzalez

    Break Lights Wont Come On With Out A Lot Of Pressure On The Peddle

    I changed my breaks and now i have to press the peddle almost all the way down for the break lights to turn on... the breakes are working fine its just the lights

    4 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 hours ago)

    Alternator Issues

    So, I have a 2002 ford expedition Eddie Bauer. My mechanic said my alternator went out and he could get one from ebay really cheap. I asked him to send me a picture of it and it was pretty rusty, w...

    5 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 days ago)

    02 Ford Shuts Off While Driving

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    Jeremy Slay

    How Do I Solve Electrical Problems With Dash Mounted Accessories?

    We recently bought a 2002 ford expedition xlt and have had no problems until today. This morning my wife drove my daughter to school (about 15 miles), along the way the parking brake light came on. ...

    9,759 views with 15 answers (last answer about a week ago)
    Jason Kavanagh

    Changed Batteries Turns Over But Will Not Start

    12 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)