Compare 2003 Chevrolet Express Passenger vs 2003 Ford Econoline Wagon

2003 Chevrolet Express Passenger
2003 Ford Econoline Wagon
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1500 135" WB RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 135" WB RWD 15 20 $21,923 $25,055
2500 135" WB RWD 14 18 $24,110 $27,555
3500 135" WB RWD N/A N/A $24,548 $28,059
2500 155" WB RWD 14 18 $24,854 $28,405
3500 155" WB RWD N/A N/A $25,291 $28,909
1500 135" WB AWD 13 17 $25,335 $28,955
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E-150 XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-150 XL 14 17 $21,185 $24,150
E-150 XLT 14 17 $23,627 $26,990
E-350 Super XL N/A N/A $23,799 $27,190
E-350 Super Ext XL N/A N/A $25,019 $28,610
E-150 Chateau 14 17 $25,347 $28,990
E-350 Super XLT N/A N/A $26,211 $29,995
E-350 Super Ext XLT N/A N/A $26,615 $30,465
E-350 Super Chateau N/A N/A $27,759 $31,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,923
$21,185
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,055
$24,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$418 / month
$403 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Panel Panel
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
37.6 41.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 40.2
Third Hip Room (in)
56.1 66.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
68.9 70.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 40.0
Third Head Room (in)
38.6 40.1
Front Hip Room (in)
65.5 65.6
Third Shoulder Room (in)
66.8 71.2
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 42.5
Passenger Capacity
8 8
Second Hip Room (in)
66.0 66.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.8 68.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 79.3
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA 47.1
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 30.1
Step Up Height - Side (in)
18.8 - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
56.9 51.4
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
25.0 26.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
224.1 211.9
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 48.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.2 7.0
Height, Overall (in)
81.6 80.9
Step Up Height - Front (in)
17.9 - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
48.9 48.3
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - 43.8
Wheelbase (in)
135 138.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.4 7.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
53.8 52.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
89.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.8 51.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
126.3 120.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
204 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
57.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
155.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 x 1.18 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.03 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.14 11.72 x 0.38
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 35.0
Fuel Tank Location
Mid Inboard Rail Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 48.9
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.3 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
48.6 46.7
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1984
Front Tire Size
P235/75R16 P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 719
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R16 P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code
XEN T77
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 1984
Spare Tire Order Code
XEN T77
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 719
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R16 P235/75R15XL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 719
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1903 1984
Rear Tire Order Code
XEN T77
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 4,700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 10,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
400 470
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2371 2292
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3600 3600
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9500 10,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2716 2753
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7200 7000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4000 3800
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.77 23.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 2800 244 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
LU3 992
Displacement
4.3L/262 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler
- TBD - Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 4400 191 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 17
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.33
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.55
Trans Order Code
M30 44U
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
N/A NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
NA Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic w/OD NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Express Passenger Ford Econoline Wagon
Body Code
ZW9 138.0" WB
Body Style
1500 135" WB Reg Passenger Van
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Coil springs Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 1.00
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 3600
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage multi-leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 3830
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder-type 1 Channel Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out Hinged

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