2003 Expedition

The following information is subject to change without notice.  Contact dealer to verify.

 Trailer Towing Applications 

Engine
Axle Ratios
GCWR Max. (lbs.)
Maximum Trailer Tow (lbs.)
Expedition
4x2
4x4
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION        
4.6L (281) SEFI V-8 3.73 11,500 6050 5750
5.4L (330) SEFI V-8 3.73 14,500 8900 8650
NOTE: Maximum trailer weights shown. The combined weight of the towing vehicle (including hitch, passengers and cargo) and the loaded trailer must not exceed the Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR).

Frontal Area Considerations

Standard Trailer Towing Package Content:

Special Applications

Trailer Towing Information
NOTE:
For more trailer towing information, please refer to the
Towing Appendix in the 2003 Truck Source Book.

Snowplow Information
NOTE:
Expedition is not recommended for snowplow applications.

2003 Ford Expedition

GVWR and Trailer Towing Weights

Series
Maximum GVWR (lbs.)
Maximum GCWR (lbs.)
Maximum Trailer Tow (lbs.)
4x2
7100
14,500
8950(1)
4x4
7300
14,500
8650(1)

(1) Properly equipped and with optional 5.4L V-8 engine, 3.73 Limited-slip axle and Trailer Towing Group.
NOTE: Refer to the Owner's Guide and the Towing Appendix in the 2003 Truck Source Book for additional towing information.

 

2003 Ford Expedition

Ford Rear Step Bumper/Hitch Receiver Weight Capacity

Vehicle Weight-carrying Capacity (lbs.) Max. Tongue Load (lbs.) Weight-distribution Capacity (lbs) Max. Tongue Load (lbs.)
Hitch Receiver:
 
 
 
 

Expedition

5000
500
8900
890

Note: Ford factory regular production step bumpers and hitch receivers do not include a hitch ball. Depending on the application (weight-carrying or weight-distributing), required aftermarket components include: trailer hitch ball and ball mounting, electric trailer brake controller, equalizing arms and snap-up brackets, sway control system and all attachments.

 

2003 Ford Expedition

Neutral Towing

Many of your customers may have asked whether or not they can tow their factory-equipped vehicles with all four wheels on the ground. Referred to as Neutral Towing, this procedure is popular with vacationers who own recreational vehicles and like to take a second vehicle with them when they travel. The following quick-reference chart will help you answer whether or not specific Ford vehicles can be neutral towed; however, be sure to consult the individual vehicle's Owner's Guide for specific towing methods or restrictions.

Expedition Can It Be Neutral Towed?
4x2 Automatic
No
4x4 Automatic
No
Note: Different vehicles have different restrictions and procedures for recreational and emergency towing. Consult the individual vehicle's Owner's Guide for specific towing procedures and restrictions