This van has been very well cared for and we have certified it through our service shop. The standard E-350 engine is a 5. Snow chains and canister jack included. A storage system consisting of racks and bins inside the walls of the van is available as a no-charge option. The more powerful E-350 models are intended for commercial use carrying either cargo or up to 15 passengers in the extended length model. Passenger wagons aren't available in this series.
If you require a van with all-wheel drive, only the Chevrolet Express Van can fulfill your needs. Side sliding window over the stove. It brought back great memories of our family traveling around the country in our van. Ford now offers an engine-only traction control system for all models except the E-350 with the 5. The roof has been raised to provide more head room, and to make moving around the van much easier! Water jug and more storage on the rack holding the water jug.
Swing-out doors are the only choice at the rear. Drivers enjoy a commanding view, and getting in and out isn't too difficult despite the high stance. The passenger seat swivels around to increase living space while camping. An optional cargo organizer can be installed behind the rear bench seat. Formerly called the Econoline, the rear-wheel-drive E-150 comes in only one size. If you're shopping for a passenger van, check out the.
Compared with many smaller vans, the E-150 demands more steering correction on straightaways, but it's reasonably stable. Formerly called the Econoline, the rear-wheel-drive E-150 comes in only one size. Either way, nothing significant is new. This is a steal for the perfect camping and adventure machine. Ford has done a good job minimizing the vastness of the E-Series' instrument panel, at least from the driver's point of view. Stepping up a notch is a 255-hp, 5. E-350 extended passenger wagons can tow up to 10,000 pounds.
Ride quality is decent, but it's not as well cushioned as most minivans. When properly equipped, the E-150 van can tow as much as 7,500 pounds, while the passenger van can tow 7,100 pounds. Factory installed options such as the Masterack tool storage system and the QuietFlex rack and bin system allow owners to custom-tailor their vans to better suit specific work-related requirements. For 2008, The E-Series sees improvements in its steering system, brakes and front and rear suspension. The base engine is a 225-horsepower, 4. A new F-Series Super Duty-inspired chrome grille and dual stacked headlamps give the E-Series a slightly new look.
Extended vans are 20 inches longer overall but have the same 138-inch wheelbase; maximum cargo volume is 275. Other luxury features and creature comforts include power rear sofa that lays down into a sofa bed or allows for additional storage. Driving Impressions After a few minutes behind the wheel, it's nearly possible to forget the E-150's truck origins. Larger front and rear disc brakes and calipers are fitted with a new brake pad material that improves stopping power and reduces heat buildup. An electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission is standard on all models. The panel vans make wonderful conversion projects and come with a long list of optional fittings to make the job easier for the contractor. Kenwood and Pioneer sound system.
There is box built for a 20lb. If you're looking for a family hauling vehicle, the E-Series is not as refined or as quiet inside as a full-size Expedition or Excursion. Roof fan for bringing air in or out. The Ford Econoline, now more commonly called the E-Series, offers a good choice of powerful engines and a spacious interior, but its aging design has left it behind competitors in terms of safety or interior comfort. It's still a reach to access the audio and climate controls, but some redundant controls on the steering wheel greatly reduce the number of times you'll need to stretch your arm. On the other hand, more effort is necessary when parking the van and when judging your position on the highway.
And the reviewer for found that even an aging van has its charms. The airbag light was on when I purchased the van and have not looked into it. A double-locking cargo security system, dubbed E-Guard, and new seats designed to improve long-term comfort join the options list. There is a light for tire pressure sensor, but it's the sensor that needs replaced the tires are great. Single and dual-rear-wheel trims are available. All necessary maintenance has been performed and it just received an oil change.