2001 Expedition Specifications

    Powertrain

     

     

    2WD / 4WD

     

     

     

    Engine

    Application

    Refer To Dealer Ordering Guide For 50 States Usage

    Type (Ford)

    4.6L (281) SEFI V-8 Triton

    2WD – 4.6L (281) SEFI V-8 Triton

    4WD – 5.4L (330) SEFI V-8 Triton

    Air intake – hot/cold

    Thermostatically controlled

    Fan clutch

    Viscous type

    Exhaust System

    Stainless steel

    Ignition – EEC V

    Solid State

     

     

    Transmission

    Type – 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive

    4R70W

     

    2WD – 4R70W

    4WD – 4R100

    Low/High gear ratios

    2.84:10 /.70:1

     

    Transfer Case

    Type – BW 44-06

    Rotary knob Control Trac 4WD center disconnect mechanism

    Low/High gear ratios

    2.64:1 /1.00:1

     

    AXLES:

     

     

     

     

     

    2WD Front Axle

    Type

    SLA – Coil Springs

    Make and capacity

    Ford – 3500 lbs rating @ ground

    4WD Front Axle

    Type

    SLA – Torsion Bars

    Make and capacities

    Ford – 3950 lbs rating @ ground

    2WD Rear Axle

    Type

    Ford – 3900 lbs. rating @ ground

    Ford – 4200 lbs. rating @ ground

    4WD Rear Axle

    Type

    Ford – 3900 lbs. rating @ ground

    Ford – 4200 lbs. rating @ ground

    Powertrain
    (Engine/Transmission)

    Horsepower

    (SAE net @ rpm)
    Torque

    (lb.-ft. @ rpm)
    Fuel Economy

    (city/hwy. mpg)
    (2)

    4.6L SOHC V-8

    4-Speed Automatic Overdrive(3)

    215 @ 4400
    290 @ 3250
    4×2
    4×4
    15/20
    14/18
    5.4L SOHC V-8

    4-Speed Automatic Overdrive
    260 @ 4500
    350 @ 2500
    13/18
    12/16
     

    Make/Type

    Ford 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive (4R70W)

    Ford 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive (4R100)

    Ratios (to 1):

     

     

    1st

    2.84

    2.71

    2nd

    1.55

    1.54

    3rd

    1.00

    1.00

    4th — OD

    0.70

    0.71

    Reverse

    2.33

    2.18

    Converter

    2.30

    2.30

    Lubricant Capacity (pt.)

    24.0

    32.0

    Helical Gears

    All

    All

    Oil Cooler

    Water

    Water

    Converter Size & Type

    12″ Controlled Clutch Apply

    12″ Controlled Clutch Apply

     

    Model/Series

     

     

    2WD

    4WD

    Make/Type

     

     

    Ford SLA (Short/Long Arm) Independent Front Suspension

    Max. Rating @ Ground (lbs.)

    3500

    3950

    Upper Control Arm

    Material

    Forged Steel

    Lower Control Arm

    Material

    Stamped High Strength Steel

    Cast Iron

    Spring

    Type

    Coil, Computer Selected

    Torsion Bar, Computer Selected

    Ball Joints

     

     

    Lubed-For-Life

    Spindle

    Material

    Nodular Cast Iron Body with Forged Steel Stem

    Wheel Bearings

    Type

    Tapered Roller

     

     

    Model/Series

     

     

    2WD

    4WD

    Make

     

     

    Ford Standard and Limited Slip

    Max. Rating @ Ground (lbs.)

    3900

    4200

    Type

     

     

    Semi-Floating

     

    Drive

     

     

    Hotchkiss

     

    Housing

    Type

    Cast Center

     

    Cover Attachment

    Bolted

     

    Lubricant Capacity (pt.)

    5.50

     

    Wheel Bearings

    Type

    Straight Roller

    Gaged Roller

    Gears

    Type

    Hypoid

     

    Material

    Alloy Steel

     

    Ring Gear

    Pitch Diameter (in.)

    8.80

    9.75

    Pinion

    Mounting

    Overhung

     

    Differential

    Type

    2-Pinion

     

    Bearings

    Tapered Roller

     

    Axle Shaft

    Minimum Diameter (in.)

    1.29

     

    Diameter over Splines (in.)

    1.32

     

    No. of Splines (Hub End)

    31

     

    Steering and Suspension

    STEERING:

    Make

    Power, Ford XR-50 Recirculating Ball — Speed Sensitive Variable Assist.
    Includes power steering cooler

    Ratio

    14.0:1

    Turning diameter

    2WD = 40.4 ft. — 4WD = 40.5 ft. (curb to curb)

    SUSPENSION:

     

     

     

     

     

    Springs, Front

    Type: 2WD

    Coil – 4″ I/S Diameter; Computer Selected – 3200 lbs @ ground

    Type: 4WD

    Torsion Bar – 3500 lbs @ ground

    Springs, Rear

    Type: 2WD/4WD

    Coil – 7″ O/S diameter w/outboard 4-link and lateral track bar

    Rating at ground (min.): 2WD

    3900 lbs. (4.6L Engine)/4200 lbs. (5.4L Engine)

     

    Rating at ground (min.): 4WD

    4200 lbs.

    Shock Absorbers

    Gas – Type

    1.375″

     

     

    Stabilizer Bars

    Front — 2WD/4WD

    Tubular Steel 1.34″/1.38″ Diameter

    Rear — 2WD/4WD

    Tubular Steel .83″/.87″ Diameter

    TIRES:

    No./Type

     

    XLT – Five, Steel-Belted Radial, All-Season BSW

    E.B. – Five, Steel-Belted Radial, All-Season OWL (4×2)

    Five, Steel-Belted Radial, All-Terrain OWL (4×4)

     

    Size

    XLT – P255/70Rx16

    E.B. – P275/60Rx17 (4×2)

    P265/70Rx17 (4×4)

    WHEELS:

    Type

    XLT Trim: Styled steel wheel/5-teardrop styled type holes/ bright hub
    caps/

    Std steel spare.

    Eddie Bauer Trim: Chromtec steel wheel/bright appliques/.5-teardrop type
    holes/Std. steel spare.

     

    Size

    XLT-16″ x 7.0″ J

    E.B. – 17″ x 7.5″ J

     

    Spare Tire

    Located underbody at rear – crank-down type

    Brakes

    Front Disc

    Type

    Dual Piston Pin Slider, Bolt-on Anchor Caliper

    Size

    12.13″ Diameter

    Rear Disc

    Type

    Single Piston Pin Slider, Bolt-on Anchor Caliper

    Size

    13.20″ Diameter

    Power-Assist Unit

    Type

    Dual-Diaphragm. Tandem Booster

    Effective Diameter

    9.84″

     

     

    Anti-Lock System

    4-Wheel ABS

    Parking Brake (Rear Brakes)

    Foot-Operated, Hand Release

     

    Make/Type

    Effective Diameter (in.)

    Outside

    Diameter (in.)

    Diaphragm Type

    Bosch, Dash-Mounted

    9.84

    10.99

    Dual

    Includes 4-Wheel ABS System that functions in
    all driving modes.
     

     

    Type

     

    Axle

    Usage

    (lbs.)

     

     

     

    Rotor Dia. (in.)

     

    Brake Lining Segment

     

    Area (sq. in.)/ Width (in.) Thickness (in.)

     

    Caliper Piston Dia.

    (in.) / No.

     

    Gross Lining Area

    Per Axle (sq. in.)

    Total Swept Area

    Per Axle (sq. in.)

    OD

    ID

    Disc

    Front

    3500 – 2WD 3950 – 4WD

    12.13

    8.07

    Outboard

    9.8 / 1.75 / .41

    2.0 – 2

    39.2

    222.0

    Inboard

    9.8 / 1.75 / .41

     

     

     

    Disc

    Rear

    3900 – 2WD 4200 – 4WD

    13.20

    8.02

    Outboard

    6.0 / 1.39 / .43

    2.0 – 1

    24.0

    143.2

    Inboard

    6.0 / 1.39 / .43

     

     

     

     

    Type

    Bore

    Diameter (in.)

    Dual System, Dash-Mounted

    1.25

    Dimensions

    Code

    Description

    (in.)/(deg.)

    A

    Driver’s Seat to Rear @ belt

    82.2

    B

    Tailgate Opening Height

    36.0

    C

    Cargo Length 2nd seat to rear @ belt

    52.4

    D

    Overall Height — 4×2/

    Overall Height — 4×4

    74.3/76.6

    E

    Rear Cargo opening width @ floor

    57.0

    F

    Tailgate Base to Ground – empty (4×2/4×4)

    33.4/35.4

    G

    Front Overhang

    38.6

    H

    Wheelbase

    119.1

    I

    Rear Overhang

    46.9

    J

    Overall Length

    204.6

    K

    Max. Body Width

    78.6

    L

    Wheelhouse Width

    48.5

    M

    Axle Clearance — Rear

    7.5

    N

    Shoulder Room – 1st Row

    63.9

    Shoulder Room – 2nd Row

    64.4

    Shoulder Room – 3rd Row

    66.7

    O

    Front Tread Width

    65.4

    P

    Rear Tread Width

    65.5

    R

    Hip Room – 1st Row

    61.5

    Hip Room – 2nd Row

    62.3

    Hip Roon – 3rd Row

    59.8

    S

    Leg Room – 1st Row – max.

    40.9

    Leg Room – 2nd Row – max.

    38.9

    Leg Room – 3rd Row – max.

    27.0

    T

    Head Room – 1st Row

    39.8

    Head Room – 2nd Row

    39.8

    Head Room – 3rd Row

    35.0

    AA

    Approach Angle — 4×2/4×4

    21.8 ° /26.8 °

    BB

    Departure Angle — 4×2/4×4

    19 ° /21 °

    Capacities

    Series / Trim – 119.1″ WB — 2WD / 4WD

    XLT

    EDDIE BAUER

    Passenger Pkg.

     

    STD

    OPT

    STD

    Passenger Capacity

    9

    8

    8

    SEATING ARRANGEMENTS INCLUDE:

     

     

     

    Captain’s Chairs

    Dual 1st row

       
    Bench  

    3-Pass. 1st row – 40 / 60

     

    3-Pass. 2nd row – 60 / 40

    3-Pass. 3rd row – removable

     

    Passenger/Cargo Cap. and Options

    Lbs.- maximum 2WD —

    Lbs.- maximum 4WD —

    1805

    1635

     

    1955

    1730

    GVW RATING:

    Lbs. (Computer selected – 2WD –

    not to be advertised) 4WD –

    6700

    6980

     

    7000

    7200

    GAWR:

    Lbs.

     

     

     

    2WD Models

     

    Minimum Front

    3050

     

     

     

    Maximum Front

    3200

     

     

     

    Minimum Rear

    3900

     

     

     

    Maximum Rear

    4128

     

     

    4WD Models

     

    Minimum Front

    3500

     

     

     

    Maximum Front

    3520

     

     

     

    Minimum Rear

    3900

     

     

     

    Maximum Rear

    4128

     

     

     

     

    Volume (cu. ft.)

    With Rear Seat Up

    60.9

    With Rear Seat Folded

    110.7

    Behind Optional 3rd Seat

    20.5

    Base Curb Weight

     

    Model

    Front (lbs.)

    Rear (lbs.)

    Total (lbs.)

    Exped. 4×2 w/4.6L V-8

    2575

    2316

    4891

    Exped. 4×4 w/4.6L V-8

    2848

    2497

    5345

    Exped. 4×2 w/5.4L 2V V-8

    2643

    2402

    5045

    Exped. 4×4 w/5.4L 2V V-8

    2902

    2566

    5468

    Trailer Towing

     
    Engine
    Axle Ratios
    GCWR Max. (lbs.)
    Maximum Trailer Weight (lbs.)

    Expedition
    AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
    4×2
    4×4
    4.6L (281)

    SEFI V-8
    3.31
    11,000
    5800
    -
    3.55
    11,500
    -
    6000
    11,000
    -
    5500
    5.4L (330)

    SEFI V-8 2V
    3.31
    12,000
    6600
    6300
    3.55
    13,000(1)
    7600
    7300
    12,500(2)
    -
    6800
    3.73
    13,500(1)
    8100
    7800(3)
    13,000(2)
    -
    7300(3)
    NOTE: Maximum trailer weights shown. The combined weight of the towing
    vehicle (including hitch, passengers and cargo) and the loaded trailer must
    not exceed the Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR).

    (1) With 16″ tires or 4×2 P275 17″ tires.

    (2) With 4×4 P265 17″ tires.

    (3) High Altitude only.

    Frontal Area Considerations

    • Not to exceed base vehicle frontal area without Class IV Trailer Towing
      Group
    • Not to exceed 60 square feet with Class IV Trailer Towing Group

    Required Equipment

    • Class IV Trailer Towing Group for trailers over 4000 lbs.

    Trailer Towing Package Content:

    • 7-pin Trailer Wiring Harness and Connector
    • Hitch Receiver, Frame Mounted (Max. Capacities: 5000 lbs Weight Carrying,
      8,100 lbs. Weight Distributing)
    • Auxiliary Automatic Transmission Oil Cooler
    • Super Engine Cooling
    • Rear Load Leveling Suspension (4×2 Only)

     
    Series Maximum GVWR

    (lbs.)
    Maximum GCWR

    (lbs.)
    Maximum Trailer

    Tow (lbs.)
    4×2 7000 13,500 8100(1)
    4×4 7200 13,000 7300(2)
    (1) Properly equipped and with optional 5.4L V-8 engine, 3.73 Limited Slip
    axle and Trailer Towing Group.

    (2) Properly equipped and with optional 5.4L V-8 engine, 3.55 axle and Trailer
    Towing Group.

    NOTE: Refer to the Owner Guide and the Truck Towing Appendix in the
    2001 Truck Source Book for additional towing information.