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2003 Ford E-Series Cutaway Chassis

2002 Ford E-Series Cutaway Chassis
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The 2003 Ford Econoline Cutaway/Stripped Chassis models have the type strength and durability perfect for commercial jobs. Part of the massive fleet of Econolines, these two model types continue to add to the four decades of tradition for this full-size van. A chassis cab differs from a cutaway in that the rear of the cab is enclosed. Both provide tremendous spaciousness for cargo, and offer a variety of different powertrain configurations to meet the needs of customers.

Available Models
The Econoline series bolsters its selection with every new year. New for 2003 are the E-350/E-450/E-550 Chassis Cab models, adding to the already available ¾-ton E-250 Stripped Chassis Cab. Introduced in spring 2002, the E-550 Super Duty is available as a cutaway or chassis cab in five lengths, with wheelbases of 159.5, 177.5, 191.5, 209.5 and 233.5 inches.

Interior Features
Two vinyl buckets seats are placed up front, while the rest of the room is reserved for cargo. It is primarily for heavy-duty transportation that the Econoline Cutaway/Chassis Cab models are designed for. At no extra charge, customers can equip their vehicles with two different storage systems. An EconoCargo System helps protect cargo with durable panels of high-density, insulated polyethylene. The liner materials resist acids, gasoline, salt, fertilizers, cleaners, insecticides and many solvents. A Racks and Bins System is also offered. Ideal for customers who must secure tools and parts, it features fully installed steel shelving, drawers and cabinets, and a full-width safety partition provides work area access from the passenger compartment

Exterior Features
2003 Econolines are given a new look with a redesigned front grille. It features an integrated Ford emblem and is molded in color, textured and surrounds sealed-beam halogen headlamps.

The E-Series has aerodynamic styling that complements its hard-working frame. Wraparound bumpers help protect front-end sheet metal in minor impacts, while Merlot, Mineral Gray and Silver Birch add to the color selection.

Performance
There is enough available power to handle any load. A grand total of five engines are offered, each with different capabilities in terms of performance. The standard engine is a 4.2-liter V6 with 191 horsepower at 4800 rpm and 244 lb-ft of torque at 2750 rpm.

The first optional engine upgrade is a 4.6-liter V8 with 225 horsepower at 4800 rpm and 286 lb-ft of torque at 3500 rpm. The second is a 5.4-liter V8 with 255 horsepower at 4500 rpm and 350 lb-ft of torque at 2500 rpm. The last two are not offered with E-250 models. They are a 6.8-liter V10 with 305 horsepower at 4250 rpm and 420 lb-ft of torque at 3250 rpm and a 7.3-liter turbo-diesel V8 with 215 horsepower at 2600 rpm and 425 lb-ft of torque at 1800 rpm.

Safety and Security
With side-door intrusion beams providing additional protection in certain side collisions, the commercial fleet of the Econoline series is very sturdily constructed to protect all cargo, human and otherwise. Dual front airbags are standard, while four-wheel antilock brakes handle hard-braking situations.

New for the 2003 Ford E-Series

E-550 Super Duty Cutaway model with five wheelbase options, 17,500-pound and 19,000-pound GVWRs added in mid-2002
E-350/E-450/E-550 Super Duty Chassis Cab models
New front grille with integral Ford emblem
New standard base power mirrors (Van/Wagon)
New available mid-series power mirrors with puddle lamps (Van/Wagon)
Available manual telescopic trailer tow mirrors (E-550 Super Duty Chassis Cab/Cutaway)
Two new interior colors - Medium Flint, Medium Pebble
Three new exterior colors - Merlot, Silver Birch, Mineral Gray
New headliners
Driver's side grab handle standard on all models
Industry-standard LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system on Wagon models

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Fast Stats
Seats
2
MSRP from
$17,965
Engine
4.2L V6
4.8L V8
5.4L V8
6.8L V10
7.3L turbo-diesel V8
Horsepower
191 @ 4800
225 @ 4800
255 @ 4500
305 @ 4250
215 @ 2600
Transmission
4-speed auto OD
MPG: City/Hwy
4.2L 14 / 17
4.6L 14 / 18
5.4L 13 / 17

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