Econoline: Longtime Leader Celebrates Fifty Years

          E-Series Vans, Wagons and Cutaways have long been favorites of commercial customers. In fact, E-Series has been proving its leadership in this segment for 31 years as America’s top-selling full-size van. And as E-Series celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2011, it includes new features and packages that are designed to help you and your business.

E-SERIES “BUILT FORD TOUGH” EXTERIOR DESIGN

  • Bold front end, with aggressive bar-style grille
  • Large headlamps that wrap into the fenders
  • Blue Ford oval prominently displayed in the center of the grille

VERSATILE AVAILABLE CONFIGURATIONS

E-Series Vans, Wagons and Cutaways are available in many configurations suited to specific customer needs. Features include:

  • Choice of models, from E-150 up to E-450 Super Duty Cutaway, with a range of maximum GVWRs up to 14,500 lbs.
  • Choice of engines, from the 225-horsepower 4.6L V8, to the 255-horsepower 5.4L V8 (both Flex Fuel capable), to the 305-horsepower 6.8L V10 (gasoline)
  • Choice of non-limited-slip and limited-slip rear axle ratios
  • 2-passenger or up to 5-passenger Crew Van
  • Standard 8 to 15-passenger seating on Wagons, available 7-passenger seating on XLT Premium Wagon

INSTRUMENT PANEL – INSPIRED BY F-150 AND SUPER DUTY

E-Series’ instrument panel was inspired by the F-150 and Super Duty. Designed to be functional and user friendly, it features:

  • Prominent center stack with easy-to-reach switches
  • Easy-to-read gauge layout
  • Glove box with and additional power point
  • Available two-line Message Center featuring miles-to empty and fuel economy numbers
  • Center console with storage, an integrated clipboard holder, shelf for laptop and three large cup holders
  • Storage tray located above the passenger airbag

NEW FOR 2011 FEATURES AND PACKAGES

  • AdvancTrac with RSC (Roll Stability Control) is now standard equipment on all Vans
  • The 3.73 axle ratio is standard on 4.6L E-250 Commercial Vans
  • The 4.10 axle ratio is standard o 4.6L E-250 Regular and Extended Length Commercial Vans with the Crew Van package
  • Fuel tank capacity of 33 gallons on Commercial Vans and at midship on Cutaway
  • 225-amp extra-heavy-duty alternator is now available with the 5.4L V8 engine
  • HD Radio compatibility is included with the available Premium Combination Navigation/Audio System
  • Ambulance Prep Package is now available with the 5.4L gasoline V8 engine. Note: 5.4L engine is not Flex Fuel capable with this package
  • 9900-lb. GVWR replaces 9600-lb. GVWR on E-350 single-rear-wheel Cutaway models with 5-speed TorqShift transmission
  • Limited-slip rear axles
  • Crew Chief is now available with in-dash computer

SPEC’ING THE RIGHT WORK VAN

Different jobs require different features and capabilities. Econoline can be tailored to suit your specific vocational needs. Available features include:

  • Prep packages for shuttle bus, ambulance, school bus and motorhome
  • EconoCargo System and two Racks and Bins packages that customers can configure to individual needs
  • Suggested vocational equipment combinations are available for specific businesses, such as caterers, plumbers, electricians and florists
  • Aerial Bucket Truck Suspension Package

As always, Fuller Ford offers Lifetime Free Oil Changes on ALL new vehicle purchases – in stock or factory ordered. This includes ALL Econoline vans! We are expecting the 2011 Econolines to arrive at Fuller Ford in October 2010! Fuller Ford is the Cincinnati Tri-State Region’s commercial truck leader. Whether you are coming from Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana, we are conveniently located right off of I-75, just west of downtown Cincinnati.  Check out our entire commercial truck inventory at http://www.fullerisford.com/commercial-new.aspx.

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