Failed to get data, please try again. Living the van life Live in your van, car or truck or want to? Data Unavailable Second Shoulder Room in. First off I believe gas mileage has much to do with how it is driven, go easy on the gas pedal and brakes. My van is back in business and making me money. Now, I drove the 4. If you want to load down your vehicle with a lot, build it with heavier materials etc, or have a lot of towing capacity the E250 is better, but imo it's an unnecessary luxury for basic van dwelling.
. An E150 will get most everyone by just fine. This is typically measured in liters 3. If you're squatting from the build on an E150, you won't even be able to think twice about towing. Data Unavailable Electrical E-150-Econoline Cargo Van E-150 Recreational-Econoline Cargo Van Recreational Select Trim to compare. I didn't even have it loaded down at the time apart from what came with the factory conversion. Failed to get data, please try again.
E150 cargo vans are almost identical to the E250s. This will allow people to search for topics related to their interest and will make the sub more useful for everyone. I drive a lot for work and gas mileage is a big consideration for me. Don't understand the the cost difference to obtain the same results. Data Unavailable Second Leg Room in. Alex Hannold a professional rock climber, spends a lot of times in mountains uses a 2002 E150 with the 6 actually, so it's still doable if you're ever on a trip, just have to stick in the slow lanes with the semi trucks more often which is not too ideal, but definitely doable. Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Suspension Type - Front Cont.
Data Unavailable Second Hip Room in. The first was a 4. Failed to get data, please try again. Data Unavailable Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf 1-Stage Suspension Type - Rear Cont. Don't be a jerk, be respectful of others.
This thing struggled, and I mean struggled. Data Unavailable Third Head Room in. I havent calculated weight or anything so any insight on me being fine or underestimating is appreciated. My understanding is that this change also came with beefier brakes and transmission but for some reason this information is very difficult to determine. Data Unavailable Third Hip Room in.
Failed to get data, please try again. Failed to get data, please try again. But again, I have to keep way more of an eye on my weight than someone with an E250 or even E350. Outstanding option to locate this product via alternative means without visiting the Ford House. Join us and learn or give help to others who do the same. Data Unavailable Third Leg Room in. It was absolutely gutless coming up inclines.
Data Unavailable Cargo Area E-150-Econoline Cargo Van E-150 Recreational-Econoline Cargo Van Recreational Select Trim to compare. Data Unavailable Third Shoulder Room in. Data Unavailable Rear Door Type Data Unavailable Track Width Data Unavailable Wheelbase in. I was sure the e150 v6 was perfect, but here are 4 main items I'm trying to rationally consider here. Mountains are really where that power starts to matter. I can only speak to my personal experience, but here's the deal with me, I've had two E150s. Secondly, fluxofapathy is correct when it comes to hills and having extra power on tap.
Need tips or help on making it work as you travel or just stay in one spot? I could see a maxed out v6 being an issue, but again, only if I manage to load the van that much. Got what I needed for a fraction of the price. As for me I am absolutely happy with my E150 + 5. Failed to get data, please try again. Failed to get data, please try again. Even though gas is really cheap right now, it will not last long. Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Failed to get data, please try again.
It will still get relatively decent gas mileage, but it has more than enough torque to tow and is nearly bullet proof in stark contrast to the V6 that replaced it. I do pack light so to speak, so my vehicle isn't weighed down a whole lot with a ton of heavy shit, but you know a lot of conversions will do this and that's the reason most higher end and heavier class b's are built on E250 frames. Seriously I wouldn't be afraid to buy one with over 200000 on one of those motors. That's just the nature of it. Some sites even list them as having the same. Almost everyone on here will tell you that a diesel will be your best bet for towing, and that the E250 provides more towing capacity which is absolutely true, but you need to decide what your weight perimeters will be with towing, and where your budget diesels are more expensive to buy, more expensive to maintain is to find a happy medium. I was using 2001 models to compare models just to be constant in my research.
Failed to get data, please try again. With that said I have a tow package and I can tow and have before, even with my build. I-4 and V-6 refer to the configuration and number of cylinders. Failed to get data, please try again. With that said, I have not personally driven a 4. .