Ford E250 Cargo

Ford E250 Cargo

About Ford E250 Cargo

For over 50 years, the Ford E-Series van has made a name for itself as transport for cargo and passengers. In that time, Ford's venerable van has become a workhorse depended on daily by businesses, fleet services, and families large enough to form their own hockey team. But time has caught up with the Ford E-Series, and 2014 marks the final year for the aging carryall as it makes way for the technologically superior and more efficient 2015 Ford Transit. Though the 2014 E-Series is competing with fresher rivals such as the Ram Promaster and Nissan NV, it's impossible to ignore this full-size van's history of commercial service and the familiar bond it has formed with tradesmen and fleet drivers alike.

2014 Ford E250 Cargo
What's new for 2014?
2014 Ford E250 Cargo

No changes are in store for the 2014 Ford E-Series, which will cease production after this year. (E-Series Cutaways and Stripped Chassis models, however, will continue to be built for commercial applications.)

2013 Ford E250 Cargo
What's new for 2013?
2013 Ford E250 Cargo

The 2013 model year marks the end of the line for the iconic Ford E-Series. Instead of updating the age-old E-Series platform, the Blue Oval has opted to replace its best-selling van with the all-new Ford Transit (arriving early 2014).

2012 Ford E250 Cargo
What's new for 2012?
2012 Ford E250 Cargo

For 2012, the E-Series van receives an auxiliary audio input jack as standard, while new cast-aluminum wheels are made optional.

2011 Ford E250 Cargo
What's new for 2011?
2011 Ford E250 Cargo

On its 50th anniversary, the 2011 Ford E-Series van offers the SYNC voice-activated communications system, a 6.5-inch navigation radio, rearview camera (van and wagon only) and HD Radio.

2010 Ford E250 Cargo
What's new for 2010?
2010 Ford E250 Cargo

Customers who purchase the E-350 receive AdvanceTrac traction control teamed with Roll Stability Control (RSC), and recent improvements to the suspension increase the maximum gross vehicle weight rating to 14,500 pounds. Ford's SYNC communication and audio system is also now available for the E-Series.

2009 Ford E250 Cargo
What's new for 2009?
2009 Ford E250 Cargo

For 2009, the Ford E-Series receives a new dash and door panels, more comfortable driver and passenger seats and wider opening rear doors. New options include a factory-installed navigation system and a first-in-class in-dash computer that can access the internet via the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network.

2008 Ford E250 Cargo
What's new for 2008?
2008 Ford E250 Cargo

For 2008, The E-Series sees improvements in its steering system, brakes and front and rear suspension. A double-locking cargo security system, dubbed E-Guard, and new seats designed to improve long-term comfort join the options list. Ford now offers an engine-only traction control system for all models except the E-350 with the 5.4-liter V8, which comes standard with AdvanceTrac traction control. The 6.0-liter turbo diesel engine returns late in 2008.

Consumer Reviews

OK van but some issues

By on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 57,263

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
7/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "good drive train and suspention"

Cons: "roof rust"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 6

"This Ford van has not really changed for several years, and the issues are still the same. Look out for roof rust and issues around the 3rd brake light. Also the frame to body mounts can be an issue on the newer models they crumble after just a few years, and Ford won't help with the cost. Other problems are the door cables that again the plastic just crumbles after 3-4 years and have to be fixed so the door operate."

13 people out of 15 found this review helpful

I really enjoy my Ford Van

By on Saturday, July 6, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 140,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
6/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Very comfortable to drive."

Cons: "Poor gas mileage."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I bought this vehicle used in great condition and have put about 100,000 miles on it. It rides very comfortable and has been very reliable. The only draw backs are that of course it is hard to parallel park, and it gets relatively poor gas mileage. I have had horrible luck with American cars in the past, this is the only American car I have owned that did not break down frequently. I have only had to do minor maintenance on it for the 7 years I have had it. And I was rear ended at high speed by a drunk driver and didn't feel a thing. The van needed some cosmetic work, but the frame and everything held up like a tank. If only gas were cheaper I would keep this vehicle for another ten years."

13 people out of 15 found this review helpful

best van ever reliable,work horse

By on Monday, December 5, 2016

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 414,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
7/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"runs great. trans rebuilt at 380000. exhaust manfolds had crack replaced at 400000kept it maintained never let me down"

17 people out of 20 found this review helpful

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