2008 E-Series - Boldest, Most
Capable Ford Commercial Van Ever
All-new, F-Series Super
Duty-inspired front-end design makes a bold statement while
improving engine capability with increased airflow.
Revised steering system and front
and rear suspensions improve driving dynamics, braking
performance to help drivers navigate urban streets.
Improvements also increase load
carrying capability, including class-leading gross vehicle
weight rating of 14,500 pounds.
Passenger wagons feature all-new
seats for commercial customers who take on the most grueling
city driving conditions.
All-new, segment-exclusive E-Guard
Cargo Protection System™ is a double-lock design that adds cargo
security straight from the factory.
Ford-exclusive, AdvanceTrac® with
RSC is standard on E-350 passenger wagons with the 5.4-liter
V-8. Exclusive engine-only traction control system is now
available on all other models.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The new 2008
E-Series commercial van – America’s best selling cargo vans,
cutaways and passenger wagons – gets a major makeover inspired
by the new F-Series Super Duty’s bold new front-end design to
communicate a list of chassis and suspension upgrades that
increase capability and improve ride and handling.
and security is also improved with the addition of available
traction control and features such as the advanced E-Guard Cargo
Protection System™, a segment exclusive, for added door-lock
Ford trucks are the trucks that
America takes to work. In 2006, Ford posted a 40 percent share
of the total commercial vehicle market for class 2 to class 7
trucks, up 1 whole percentage point from 2005. That means that
nearly half of all of the commercial and fleet vehicles sold,
from F-150 pickups to F-750 chassis cabs, wear the blue Ford
“Ford is the undisputed commercial
vehicle leader and growing,” says Joe Castelli, director, Ford
commercial truck marketing. “We own 40 percent of the commercial
vehicle market and nearly 500,000 new commercial vehicles on the
way this year alone.”
Ford’s E-Series line-up has topped
its segment’s sales charts for 28 straight years, accounting for
more than half of all commercial vans and passenger wagons sold
in 2006. The commercial van, wagon and cutaway market is strong,
accounting for more than 350,000 total vehicle sales just last
year. Ford E-Series commands a total market share of 49.5
percent while boasting a 62.8 percent share of the cutaway