2003 Ford Expedition Specifications

    2003 Ford Expedition Technical Specifications

    DIMENSIONS

    Vehicle Type
    4-door, 9-passenger Sport Utility Vehicle
    Dimensions
    Exterior Dimensions, inches / millimeters
    Overall length 205.8 / 5,228
    Overall width 78.7 / 2,000
    Overall height 77.6 / 1,971
    Wheelbase 119 / 3,023
    Track width, front 67 / 1,701
    Track width, rear 67.3 / 1,708
    Ground clearance 8.9 / 226
    Front overhang 38.6 / 980
    Rear overhang 48.2 / 1,224
    Angle of approach 22.3 degrees
    Angle of departure 19.1 degrees
    Ramp breakover angle 17.1 degrees
    Turning diameter 38.7 feet / 11.8 meters

    Interior Dimensions, inches / millimeters
    Headroom
    1st row 39.7 / 1,008
    2nd row 39.8 / 1,011
    3rd row 38.2 / 970
    Shoulder room
    1st row 63.4 / 1,611
    2nd row 64.3 / 1,633
    3rd row 60.1 / 1,526
    Hip room
    1st row 63.0 / 1,599
    2nd row 62.4 / 1,584
    3rd row 54.5 / 1,384
    Leg room
    1st row 41.2 / 1,045
    2nd row 38.7 / 983
    3rd row 36.3 / 921

    Cargo Dimensions, inches / millimeters
    Cargo area length behind third seat 20.4 / 519
    Cargo area length behind second seat 52.5 / 1,335
    Cargo area length, seats folded 87.2 / 2,214
    Width between wheelhouses 50.9 / 1,293
    Cargo width at floor 54.5 / 1,384
    Rear opening width at floor 57.0 / 1,251
    Front storage bin capacity 1,155 cubic inches
    Total volume behind third seat 20.2 cubic feet / 571 liters
    Total volume behind second seat 60.9 cubic feet / 1,723 liters
    Total volume, seats folded 110.4 cubic feet / 3,127 liters
    Base Curb Weight, pounds/kilograms
    4.6L 4×2 5,267 / 2,389
    5.4L 4×2 5,416 / 2,457
    4.6L 4×4 5,564 / 2,524
    5.4L 4×4 5,686 / 2,579
    Engine data
    4.6-liter SOHC Triton base engine
    Engine type SOHC 2-valve, 90-degree V-8 manufactured at Romeo, Mich., engine plant
    Displacement 4.6 liters / 281 cu. in.
    Bore 3.6 in. / 90 mm
    Stroke 3.6 in. / 90 mm
    Compression ratio 9.4:1
    Power 232 hp SAE net @ 4,750 rpm
    Torque 291 lb.-ft. SAE net @ 3,450 rpm (393 Newton-meters)
    Head Aluminum alloy
    Block Aluminum alloy
    Intake manifold 2-piece tuned cast aluminum and composite
    Exhaust manifold Cast iron
    Crankshaft Cast iron
    Valve gear Single overhead cam
    Included valve angle 0 degrees
    Valve sizes 44.5 mm intake, 36 mm exhaust
    Pistons Hypereutectic cast aluminum with low-friction coated skirts, low-tension rings
    Connecting rods Cracked powdered metal
    Engine management EEC-V, with fail-safe cooling feature and 100,000-mile tune-up
    Fuel induction Sequential multi-port fuel injection
    Oil capacity 6 quarts / 5.67 liters
    Ignition Coil-on-plug with 100,000-mile tuneup
    Idle speed 525 rpm
    Emission control EEC-V with EGR and catalyst
    Level California ULEV / Federal OBD II
    Recommended fuel 87 octane

    5.4-liter SOHC Triton optional engine
    Engine type SOHC 2-valve, 90-degree V8 manufactured at Windsor, Ont., engine plant
    Displacement 5.4 liters / 330 cu. in.
    Bore 3.55 in. / 90.2 mm
    Stroke 4.17 in. / 105.8 mm
    Compression ratio 9.0:1
    Power 260 hp SAE net @ 4,500 rpm
    Torque 350 lb.-ft. SAE net @ 2,500 rpm (474.5 Newton-meters), 90 percent of torque available from 1,870 rpm to 4,280 rpm
    Head Cast aluminum with acoustic valve covers
    Block Deep-skirted cast iron
    Intake manifold Tuned composite
    Exhaust manifold Cast iron with revised ribbing to eliminate gas flow “white noise”
    Crankshaft Forged steel
    Valve gear Single overhead cam
    Included valve angle 0 degrees
    Valve sizes 44.5 mm intake, 36 mm exhaust
    Pistons Hypereutectic with low-friction coated skirts, low-tension rings and floating pin
    Connecting rods Cracked powdered metal
    Engine management EEC-V, with fail-safe cooling feature and 100,000-mile tuneup
    Fuel induction Sequential multi-port fuel injection
    Oil capacity 6 quarts / 5.67 liters
    Ignition Coil-on-plug with 100,000-mile tuneup
    Emission control EEC-V with EGR and catalyst
    Level California ULEV / Federal OBD II
    Recommended fuel (87 octane)
    Transmission
    Model 4R70W 4-speed automatic,
    with overdrive lockout, standard oil cooler
    Ratios
    Transmission 4R70W
    1st 2.84
    2nd 1.55
    3rd 1.00
    4th 0.7
    Reverse 2.32
    Rear axle ratio 3.73:1
    Two-speed transfer case low gear ratio 2.62:1
    Fuel economy (preliminary)
    Model Engine Transmission City Label Highway Label
          2002 2003 2002 2003
    Expedition 4×2 4.6L 4R70W 15 15 20 19
      5.4 L 4R70W 13 14 18 17
    Expedition 4×4 4.6L 4R70W 14 14 17 18
      5.4 L 4R70W 12 14 16 17
    Fuel tank size 28 gal. (106 liters)
    Coefficient of drag 0.41
    Payload capacity, pounds / kilograms
    4.6L 4×2 1,485 / 674
    5.4L 4×2 1,485 / 674
    4.6L 4×4 1,486 / 674
    5.4L 4×4 1,615 / 733
    Gross vehicle weight rating
    Pounds / kilos
    4.6L 4×2 6,750 / 3,062
    5.4L 4×2 6,900 / 3,130
    4.6L 4×4 7,050 / 3,198
    5.4L 4×4 7,300 / 3,311
    Towing
    Maximum towing capacity: 8,900 pounds weight distributing capacity,
    6,000 pounds weight carrying capacity utilizing
    built-in Class IV receiver hitch*
    Maximum hitch weight: 880 pounds (800 pounds for 4×4)
    Trailer wiring: Built-in 4-pin and 7-pin harness Heavy-duty flashers Hitch integrated with rear fascia Heavy duty class IV receiver
    Other: Transmission cooler
    *Class III weight carrying hitch receiver accommodates trailers to 5,000 pounds.

    Class IV applications for trailers to 8,900 pounds require aftermarket weight distributing equipment.
    Brakes
    Four-wheel power disc brakes with 4-sensor ABS
    Front disc diameter 330 x 30 mm (13 x 1.8 inches) ventilated, two-piston calipers
    Rear disc diameter 342 x 22 mm (13.5 x 0.9 inches) ventilated, single-piston calipers
    Pad material Semi-metallic
    Swept braking surface, Front 1,610 square centimeters
      Rear 1,497 square centimeters
    Antilock Braking System Standard
    Electronic Brake Force Distribution Standard
    Brake assist Standard
    Steering
    Type Power-assisted, engine-speed sensitive rack and pinion,
    power steering cooler
    Turning diameter 38.7 feet (11.8 meters)
    Steering ratio 17.01:1
    Turns lock-to-lock 3.82 rotations (total rack travel 166 millimeters)
    Suspension
    Front suspension Double wishbone (SLA), coil-over-shock, gas-filled shocks
    Rear suspension IRS, double wishbone (SLA), coil-over-shock, gas-filled shocks
    Optional 4-corner air suspension
    Tires

    P265/70R17 AS BSW

    P265/70R17 AS OWL

    P265/70R17 AT OWL

    P265/70R17 AT BSW

    Wheels

    17″ Steel wheel

    17″ Chromed steel wheel

    17″ Aluminum Wheel Style A

    17″ Aluminum Wheel Style B

    Safety and Security
    Air Bags Dual-stage driver and passenger front air bags.
    Optional 1st and 2nd row Safety Canopy
    Safety belts Height adjustable lap and shoulder belts for all 1st and
    2nd row outboard seating positions; front seat driver and
    passenger positions have load-limiting retractors and buckle pretensioners
    Personal Safety SystemTM
    • Buckle pretensioners
    • Load limiting retractors
    • Dual stage front air bags
    • Seat position sensing (driver)
    • Crash severity sensor
    Child safety Childproof rear door locks, LATCH anchors in all seating positions in second row, additional child seat tether in center seat of third row
    Fuel Inertia activated shutoff switch for fuel pump
    Security SecuriLockTM passive anti-theft system, remote keyless entry with approach lamps
    AdvanceTracTM Optional electronic traction control and stability enhancement
    Exterior colors

    Oxford White Clearcoat

    Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic

    Laser Red Clearcoat Metallic

    True Blue Clearcoat Metallic

    Medium Wedgewood Blue Clearcoat Metallic

    Aspen Green Clearcoat Metallic

    Estate Green Clearcoat Metallic

    Black Clearcoat

    Silver Birch Clearcoat Metallic

    Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic

    Interior colors

    Medium Parchment (with light and dark parchment accents)

    Flint Grey (with medium and dark flint accents)