Owners can further customize their vans with such factory options as the QuietFlex rack and bin system, Masterack tool storage package and the Cable Lock tool-security system. The side glass, flush-mounted and dark-tinted, provides excellent 360-degree visibility, and large side mirrors help the driver see objects close to the van's sides. Single- and dual-rear-wheel trims are available. Swing-out doors are the only choice in the rear. Formerly called the Econoline, the E-150 competes with the Chevrolet Express and Dodge Sprinter.
Passenger models have seating for eight occupants on two front buckets and a pair of three-passenger bench seats. Vehicle Overview The E-Series is available as a commercial van and as a passenger van, which can carry up to 15 people. Swing-out doors are the only choice in the rear. The E-Series vans are expected to hold an average resale value on par with the Chevrolet Express vans. Exterior The Ford E-Series features a large front grille and squared-off headlights.
The 2011 Ford E-Series van's basic suspension, long rear overhang and smaller tires require a bit more attention at the wheel, especially when quickly rounding curves or making sudden lane changes. Show full review Vehicle Overview The E-Series is available as a commercial van and as a passenger van, which can carry up to 15 people. The standard E-350 engine is a 5. Ford has worked hard to minimize the E-Series' massiveness, especially in areas frequently used by its passengers. Also, the rear doors can swing out a full 178 degrees. The 2011 Ford E-Series van celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, marking five decades of tireless service and millions of miles logged.
Ford offers the E-Series in a number of configurations, including cutaway, cargo and passenger, and in half-ton, three-quarter ton and one-ton models. Optional captain's chairs, reduce seating positions to seven. Skip to details on the: , and New for 2011 There are no significant changes. The door handles, for example, are placed down low for easy access, and the there is a two-step tier at the base of the sliding side door making entry and exit less of a hike. Extended vans are 20 inches longer overall. Passenger wagons aren't available in this series.
When it comes to shuttling large numbers of people or packages, there is no better vehicle than a full-size E-Series van. The system even includes a hook-up for a printer}. While it has been tweaked around the edges numerous times, the same boxy silhouette found on most of the 2011 Ford E-Series ancestors remains firmly intact. Front captain's-chair seating is thick and supportive, but we do have some concern about the bench-style rear seats due to their lack of head restraints. The maximum gross vehicle weight rating for the E-250 is 8,900 pounds. Passenger models have seating for eight occupants on two front buckets and a pair of three-passenger bench seats.
The E-Series can be configured to hold up to 14 passengers and offers a number of seating configurations. Optional captain's chairs, reduce seating positions to seven. . Options include a 255-horsepower 5. Skip to details on the: , and New for 2011 There are no significant changes. Other appealing options include the Masterack work-bin storage system, which includes steel shelving, drawers and cabinets; Tool Link tool-tracking system and the Magnetti Marelli on-board computer system part of the Work Solutions package.
The E-350 passenger wagon can seat seven, eight, 11 or 12 people; extended-length vans seat 11, 14 or 15 occupants. In-Dash Computer Developed by Magnetti Marelli and powered by Microsoft Auto, the in-dash computer allows businesses to do business on the road. Formerly called the Econoline, the E-150 competes with the Chevrolet Express and Dodge Sprinter. Exterior The Ford E-Series features a large front grille and squared-off headlights. Also, the rear doors can swing out a full 178 degrees.
The E-Series' steering feedback is moderately dampened, giving the driver some sense of the road, and the ride remains relatively controlled even when the vehicle is fully loaded. If you have a conversion project in mind, the E-Series is the perfect platform from which to start, with a number of factory-installed pre-wiring packages to assist your installer. Vehicle Details Despite the vastness of the 2011 Ford E-Series dashboard, Ford has tried to cluster most of the vital switch gear as close to the driver as possible. The E-Series offers a strong line of engine choices, with the base V8 delivering good power and torque for the standard-wheelbase models. We also question why Ford has does not offer side-curtain airbags. A look at the Fair Purchase Price will show you what the E-Series is going for in your area, so be sure to take a look at it before you begin negotiations.