2005 Ford E 250 Recreational
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Engine

Gas V8

MPG (City/Highway)

15/19

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$26,410

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Summary

The 2005 Ford E-250 Recreational is a van that comes with a 4.6L V-8 engine that produces 225 horsepower. It has a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and 4-wheel anti-lock brakes. Other standard features include air conditioning, 16″ steel wheels, cruise control, power mirrors, power windows, power locks, and remote keyless entry. The van also comes with an AM/FM stereo cassette with 6 speakers. Overall, the Ford E-250 Recreational is a reliable and versatile vehicle that is suitable for various recreational activities.

2005 Ford E 250 Recreational price

Base MSRP

$26,410

Delivery charges

$735

Invoice price

$22,898

Total price

$27,145

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
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2005 Ford E 250 Recreational warranty

Basic (months/miles)

36/36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

60/unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

36/36,000

Roadside assistance (months/miles)

36/36,000

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2005 Ford E 250 Recreational Colors

Interior Colors
Medium Flint w/Vinyl Seat Trim
Medium Flint w/Cloth Seat Trim w/Bucket Seats
Medium Flint w/Cloth Seat Trim w/Captain Chairs
Medium Pebble w/Cloth Seat Trim w/Captain Chairs
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Exterior Colors
Yellow Clearcoat
Dark Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic
True Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Silver Clearcoat Metallic...
Oxford White Clearcoat
Gold Ash Metallic
Dark Shadow Gray Clearcoat Metallic

Engine

Type Gas V8
Engine Size (l) 5.40
Cylinders Configuration V-8
Displacement (cc) 5,400
Drive Type RWD
Horsepower (rpm) 4,500
Horsepower (hp) 255
Torque (rpm) 2,500
Torque Lb (ft) 350
Engine Location Front
Valves 16
Compression 9
Bore (mm) 90.20
Bore (in) 3.55

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 35
Grade 132.47

Mileage

EPA City Economy 15
EPA Highway Economy 19
EPA Combined Economy 16
Cruising Range City (mi)
Cruising Range Hwy (mi)

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 4
Description 4 Speed Automatic
Power Takeoff No
First Gear Ratio 2.84
Second Gear Ratio 1.55
Third Gear Ratio 1
Fourth Gear Ratio 0.70
Electric Limited Slip Differential 2.32

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 3

Seating

Number Of Seats 2
Max Seating Capacity 2

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 231.89
Overall Length With Rear Bumper (in) 231.90
Overall Width (in) 79.29
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 79.30
Overall Height (in) 83.39
Overhang Front (in) 30.10
Rear Door Openg Height (in) 48.30
Rear Door Openg Width (in) 54.40
Side Door Openg Height (in) 48.30
Wheelbase (in) 137.99

Interior dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 42.50
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.40
Front Leg Room (in) 40
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 309
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 309
Floor To Console Cargo Area Length (in) 141
Cargo Box Height (in) 52.50
Cargo Box Wheelhousgs Width (in) 52.80

Weights

Curb Weight As Spec'D (lb) 5,279
Payload As Spec'D (lb) 3,321
Curb Weight (lb) 5,279
Curb Weight Front (lb) 2,768
Curb Weight Rear (lb) 2,511
Gross Axle Weight Rating (lb) 8,770
Gross Combined Weight Rating (lb) 11,000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lb) 8,600
Max Payload Capacity (lb) 3,321
Option Weight Front (lb) 0
Option Weight Rear (lb) 0
Total Option Weight (lb) 0

Steering

Type Power
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 48
Turning Diameter Wall To Wall (ft) 50.20
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 24
Turning Radius Wall To Wall (ft) 25.10

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 500
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 5,000
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 810
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch (lb) 5,400

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 13.03
Front Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 0.48
Rear Brake Rotor Dia (in) 12.90
Rear Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 0.54

Tires

Front Tire Size LT225/75R16E
Rear Tire Size LT225/75R16E
Spare Tire Size LT225/75R16E
Spare Tire Size LT225/75R16E
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type Coil Spring
Rear Type Multi-Leaf 2-Stage
Front Axle Twin I-Beam
Rear Axle Semi-Floating

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 11/08/2011

    Campaign ID; 11E047000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Replacement Fuel Tanks That Could Be Installed Into Model Year 2004 Through 2008 E-150, E-250, And E-350 Vans And Wagons. The Affected Fuel Tanks Have An Extra Obdii Sensor Hole On The Top Of The Tank That May Not Be Properly Sealed And May Leak Fuel.

    Recall Consequences

    A Fuel Leak In The Presence Of An Ignition Source May Result In A Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tanks Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began On November 28, 2011. Owners May Contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-800-232-5952.

  • Recall Date 07/01/2009

    Campaign ID; 09V249000

    Component Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

    Recall Summary

    J'S Mobility Unlimited, Inc., Is Recalling One Model Year 2005 Ford E-250 Van Equipped With A Ricon Platform Style Wheelchair Lift. This Vehicle Fails To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 404, "Platform Lift Installations In Motor Vehicles." The Threshold Warning System May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User In A Certain Spot Within The Defined Threshold Area.

    Recall Consequences

    The User Of The Lift Could Be Injured Should The Lift Move Unintentionally.

    Recall Remedy

    J'S Mobility Unlimited Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (Please See 07E095). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or J'S Mobility Unlimited At 1-601-939-2112.

  • Recall Date 07/01/2009

    Campaign ID; 09V250000

    Component Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

    Recall Summary

    J'S Mobility Unlimited, Inc., Is Recalling One Model Year 2005 Ford E-250 Van Equipped With A Ricon Platform Style Wheelchair Lift. This Vehicle Fails To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 404, "Platform Lift Installations In Motor Vehicles." The Anti-Stow Interlock May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User. The Pressure Sensing Switch That Detects The Presence Of Weight On The Platform Was Not Adjusted To The Necessary Sensitivity Level. The Lift Could Stow Even Though Someone Or Something Is Still On The Lift.

    Recall Consequences

    The User Of The Lift Could Be Injured Should The Lift Move Unintentionally.

    Recall Remedy

    J'S Mobility Unlimited Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (Please See 07E097). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or J'S Mobility Unlimited At 1-601-939-2112.

  • Recall Date 06/29/2009

    Campaign ID; 09V243000

    Component Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

    Recall Summary

    Handicapped Driver Services Is Recalling 3 Model Year 2004 And 2005 Ford E-250 Transit Buses Built On Ford Chassis And Equipped With Ricon Platform Style Wheelchair Lifts. These Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 404, "Platform Lift Installations In Motor Vehicles." The Anti-Stow Interlock May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User. The Pressure Sensing Switch That Detects The Presence Of Weight On The Platform Was Not Adjusted To The Necessary Sensitivity Level. The Lift Could Stow Even Though Someone Or Something Is Still On The Lift.

    Recall Consequences

    The User Of The Lift Could Be Injured Should The Lift Move Unintentionally.

    Recall Remedy

    Handicapped Driver Services Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (Please See 07E097). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or Handicapped Driver Services At 1-770-422-9674.

  • Recall Date 06/26/2009

    Campaign ID; 09V242000

    Component Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

    Recall Summary

    Handicapped Driver Services Is Recalling 3 Model Year 2004 And 2005 Ford E-250 Rental Vans Built On Ford Chassis And Equipped With Ricon Platform Style Wheelchair Lifts. These Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 404, "Platform Lift Installations In Motor Vehicles." The Threshold Warning System May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User In A Certain Spot Within The Defined Threshold Area.

    Recall Consequences

    The User Of The Lift Could Be Injured Should The Lift Move Unintentionally.T

    Recall Remedy

    Handicapped Driver Services Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (Please See 07E095). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or Handicapped Driver Services At 1-770-422-9674.

  • Recall Date 03/27/2009

    Campaign ID; 09V100000

    Component Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

    Recall Summary

    Van Conversions Is Recalling 52 My 2004-2007 Ford E-150, E-250 E-350 And My 2006 Gm Savanna 3500 Vans Built On Ford And Gm Chassis And Equipped With Ricon Platform Style Wheelchair Lifts. These Lifts Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 403, "Platform Lift System Accessible For Motor Vehicles," The Anti-Stow Interlock May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User. The Pressure Sensing Switch That Detects The Presence Of Weight On The Platform Was Not Adjusted To The Necessary Sensitivity Level. The Lift Could Stow Even Though Someone Or Something Is Still On The Lift.

    Recall Consequences

    A Lift Occupant Can Be Injured Should The Lift Begin To Stow Unintentionally.

    Recall Remedy

    Van Conversions Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (Please See 07E097). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or Van Conversions At 610-837-0707.

  • Recall Date 03/27/2009

    Campaign ID; 09V102000

    Component Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

    Recall Summary

    Van Conversions Is Recalling 74 My 2004-2007 Ford E-150, E-250 E-350 And My 2006 Gm Savanna 3500 Vans Built On Ford And Gm Chassis And Equipped With Ricon Platform Style Wheelchair Lifts. These Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 404, "Platform Lift Installations In Motor Vehicles." The Threshold Warning System May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User In A Certain Spot Within The Defined Threshold Area.

    Recall Consequences

    The User Of The Lift Could Be Injured Should The Lift Move Unintentionally.

    Recall Remedy

    Van Conversions Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (Please See 07E095). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or Van Conversions At 610-837-0707.

  • Recall Date 09/22/2008

    Campaign ID; 08V488000

    Component Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

    Recall Summary

    Quality Van Sales Is Recalling 18 My 2005-2007 Ford E-250, My 2006 Ford E-350, And Chevrolet Express Vans Equipped With Ricon Platform Style Wheelchair Lifts. These Vehicles Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 404, "Platform Lift Installations In Motor Vehicles." The Threshold Warning System May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User In A Certain Spot Within The Defined Threshold Area.

    Recall Consequences

    The User Of The Lift Could Be Injured Should The Lift Move Unintentionally.

    Recall Remedy

    Quality Van Sales Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (Please See 07E095). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or Quality Van Sales At 1-800-408-8550.

  • Recall Date 09/22/2008

    Campaign ID; 08V489000

    Component Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

    Recall Summary

    Quality Van Sales Is Recalling 18 My 2005-2007 Ford E-250, My 2006 Ford E-350 And Chevrolet Express Vans Equipped With Ricon Platform Style Wheelchair Lifts. These Lifts Fail To Comply With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 403, "Platform Lift Systems For Motor Vehicles." The Anti-Stow Interlock May Not Detect The Presence Of A Wheelchair Or Mobility Aid User. The Pressure Sensing Switch That Detects The Presence Of Weight On The Platform Was Not Adjusted To The Necessary Sensitivity Level. The Lift Could Stow Even Though Someone Or Something Is Still On The Lift.

    Recall Consequences

    A Lift Occupant Can Be Injured Should The Lift Begin To Stow Unintentionally.

    Recall Remedy

    Quality Van Sales Is Working With Ricon To Correct The Wheelchair Lifts Free Of Charge (Please See 07E095). Owners May Contact Ricon At 1-818-267-3000 Or Quality Van Sales At 1-800-408-8550.

  • Recall Date 06/13/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E056000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Certain Aftermarket Fuel Filters Sold Under The Purolator Brand Name, P/N F65277, Shipped From January 16 Through June 2, 2006, For Use On The Above Listed Passenger Vehicles. Due To Incorrect Design, The Quick Connectors May Not Fully Seat With The Tube Interface, Even Though The Person Making The Connection May Believe That The Quick Connector Is Fully Attached.

    Recall Consequences

    Failure Of This Connection Could Lead To Fuel Spillage And, In The Presence Of An Ignition Source, A Fire Could Occur.

    Recall Remedy

    Ufi Will Notify Owners And Replace The Filters Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 4, 2006. Owners May Contact Ufi Filters Usa At 800-230-5876.

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