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Pros: Power and torque, 6-speed overdrive manual, power and torque.
Cons: Hard on gas, no sunroof or moonroof for coupe, no premium stereo with both cassette and CD, no heated seats or power passenger's side seat.
Advice: If going for a 2003 V8 sports car that has power and is good on gas, check the Corvette ZO6 instead!I have thoroughly checked the SVT Mustang Cobra coupe and convertible. While they may have power and torque, they can be improved on gas mileage. It is by reducing one OHC and 16 valves. It has worked for GM! Also, the coupe needs a sunroof or moonroof. Both need a premium stereo with both cassette and CD. And they need heated seats and a power passenger's side seat. True, another positive feature for this is its 6-speed overdrive manual. However, for a 2003 V8 sports car, I have to recommend the Corvette ZO6 instead.
Pros: Solid ride,Climate control,Comfort.
Cons: Plastic outside moldings.
Advice: Sit back and enjoy the ride.We've owned an Expedition before and we were just satisfied. We traded it for an 03 EB X and can't believe it still has the same name. Nothing about this EB X is the same as the 01 we owned. We fell in love with it at first sight, then we test drove it and O my God I did'nt want to get out!!!!!!! The only thing I might have a complaint about down the road is that the plastic moldings on the outside of the doors don't sound solid when you shut them. We love the steering wheel mounted controls, the power third row seats and it has a great sound system. We went on a trip and our 4 children watched a dvd. We arived at our destination and the kids were so comfortable they did not want to get out until the movie ended. My advice BUY ONE.....
Pros: Interior space, captains chairs in second row!!
Cons: LOUD diesel noise and smell .
Advice: BUY DIESEL and automatic starter from the 'keychain'We all love this car. We needed something heavier than our F150 supercrew for our trips to the mountains to camp with our two sons and our trailer. They LOVE to sit in back and watch a DVD when I take them to the mall! I love the automatic engine starter from the keyless entry to start from inside and cool the car off when it's 100 degrees! And boy do other people love it too!
Pros: 3rd Row Seat Turn flat for more Luggage Capacity
Cons: Brake Dust is Terrible, Ford need to change that!
Advice: Clean your Brake Dust each time You drive!Best SUV I ever Drive.
Pros: Heated and Cooled seats
Cons: Gas mileage
Advice: Drive all full size SUZs first, then buy the ExpeditionI have only good things to say about the 2003 Expedition.
Pros: 6.0L engine
Cons: tire and wheel size
Advice: get one nowThe new 6.0L diesel is a supreme engine. The torque and power is truly amazing. The fit and finish is excellent. This is a big vehicle and the gas milage with the diesel engine is very good for the size. I pull my boat up steep ramps with just a slight touch of the pedal. There is little wind noise and just the sweet sound of an oil burner in action.....
Pros: Room!! and third row fold down seats, especially flush with second row fold down, and after market fluch to ceiling dvd player.
Cons: The goofy silver interior door handles and air vent covers.
Advice: Ford has more options for your money than similar GM vehiclesLarge yet comfortable; surprising since I was driving a corvette.