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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline

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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Review

Full-size power and room.

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The 1999 Ford E-350 Econoline is a cargo van that is often used by large families or construction workers out in the field. It has either a six- or eight-cylinder engine that's teamed with a four-speed automatic transmission. One great feature is its ability to transport up to 15 people as well as handle a lot of weight. It also comes standard with anti-lock brakes and a full-size spare tire. However, its bad gas mileage is a major downside.

The Range

Body Styles: van
Engine: 4.2-liter six-cylinder, 5.4-liter eight-cylinder
Transmissions: four-speed automatic
Models: Ford E-350 Econoline, Ford E-350 Econoline XLT

What's New

The 1999 Ford E-350 Econoline has no notable changes from the 1998 models.


The 1999 Ford E-350 Econoline makes its presence known on the road. It measures 212 inches in length, 79.3 inches in width, 80.7 inches in height, and has a 138-inch wheelbase. Weighing in at approximately 4700 pounds, the front and rear bumpers are black on the base model. Meanwhile, the XLT gets an added flare of chrome bumpers and grille. Tinted glass is also featured, which keeps unwanted eyes from getting a good look at what's inside.


The interior of the 1999 Ford E-350 Econoline has a maximum seating capacity for up to 15 occupants. Features include bucket seats in the front with head restraints, rear bench seats, driver and passenger vanity mirrors, a storage console in the dash, passenger and rear cargo doors, a cargo area, vinyl seat upholstery, three-point reel height-adjustable driver and passenger seat belts, and a ventilation system. Power windows and locks are also available.

Performance & Handling

The 1999 Ford E-350 Econoline base model is packed with a 4.2-liter six-cylinder engine that cranks out 195 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. The XLT is equipped with a 5.4-liter eight-cylinder engine that generates 235 horsepower and 335 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are teamed with a four-speed automatic transmission.

The 1999 Ford E-350 Econoline is also outfitted with an independent front suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs, teamed with a rigid beam rear suspension with leaf springs. However, it may be tough maneuvering the van in traffic due to its large size.


The 1999 Ford E-350 Econoline has anti-lock brakes on all four wheels. It also comes standard with driver and passenger front airbags, and seatbelt pretentioners are installed to restrain passengers in the event of an accident.

EPA Fuel Economy

Ford E-350 Econoline Base: 13/18 mpg city/highway
Ford E-350 Econoline XLT: 14/22 mpg city/highway

You'll Like

  • Lots of cargo room
  • Sufficient power
  • Dependable

You Won't Like

  • Poor fuel economy
  • Rough ride

Sum Up

Full-size power and room.

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