The 2005 Ford Excursion Limited Diesel sports utility vehicle features a 5-speed automatic transmission and a 6.0-liter, 32-valve turbocharged, 325-horsepower V8 engine. Consumers can select 4-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive models. The Excursion, which seats eight adults, has heated front seats but does not include a navigation system or Bluetooth connectivity. Exterior color choices are black clearcoat, mineral gray clearcoat metallic and pueblo gold clearcoat metallic, and the interior color is medium pebble. The Excursion has a 44-gallon fuel tank.
The Ford Excursion has a gross weight of about 9,200 pounds and a curb weight of about 7770 pounds. The SUV has a cargo capacity of approximately 48 cubic feet when all of its seats are in place, and a maximum cargo capacity of approximately 146.4 cubic feet. The turbo diesel-powered Excursion delivers 560 foot-pounds of torque at 2000 revolutions-per-minute, and 325 horsepower at 3300 revolutions-per-minute. The automaker equipped the Excursion Limited Diesel with solid live axle front and rear suspension, and its turning radius is approximately 50 feet.
Comfort and convenience features of the Excursion Limited Diesel include leather interior, adjustable pedals and steering wheel, cruise control, rear parking sensors, and memorized settings for up to two drivers. The vehicle's entertainment system includes AM/FM stereo with an 80-watt output, six speakers and rear volume controls. At the end of the 2005 model year, Ford ceased production of the Excursion because of declining sales.