2010 Ford E250 Reviews
The E-Series is available as a commercial van and as a passenger van, which can carry up to 15 people. Formerly called the Econoline, the E-150 competes with the Chevrolet Express and Dodge Sprinter.
Skip to details on the: E-250, E-350 and E-350 Super Duty
New for 2010
There are no significant changes for 2010.
The Ford E-Series features a large front grille and squared-off headlights. Also, the rear doors can swing out a full 172 degrees. Swing-out 60/40-split doors are installed on the right side, but a sliding cargo door is available as a no-cost option. Swing-out doors are the only choice in the rear.
Aimed at commercial applications, the cargo-hauling van is fitted with two bucket seats up front. Passenger models have seating for eight occupants on two front buckets and a pair of three-passenger bench seats. Captain's chairs in the XLT Premium version replace the center bench, reducing seating positions to seven.
Under the Hood
When properly equipped, the E-150 van can tow as much as 7,500 pounds, while the passenger van can tow 7,100 pounds. Two engines are available for the E-150, both of which are E85-capable in cargo van versions.
Safety features in the E-Series include:
Rated for heavier duty than the E-150, the E-250 has the same engine choices but comes in both regular and extended lengths. Extended vans are 20 inches longer overall. The maximum gross vehicle weight rating for the E-250 is 8,900 pounds. Passenger wagons aren't available in this series.
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E-350 and E-350 Super Duty
Available in regular and extended lengths, the 350 Super Duty van has a maximum gross vehicle weight rating of 9,500 pounds. Cutaway versions that can be used for motor homes and box vans have a GVW of 14,050 pounds. Single- and dual-rear-wheel trims are available. The E-350 passenger wagon can seat seven, eight, 11 or 12 people; extended-length vans seat 11, 12, 14 or 15 occupants.
The standard E-350 engine is a 5.4-liter V-8, and E-350 models with this engine come standard with an electronic stability system. A 6.8-liter V-10 that generates 305 hp and 420 pounds-feet of torque can be installed with a five-speed automatic transmission in either model.
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