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one of the best
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By 43
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT Premium 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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great truck,keep pulling them out of the woods,rolled over,submerged in lakes, and they keep on running.had to own one after i saw how well this style of truck holds up under major abuse.


Best Features

dash,front and rear seats,body style


Worst Features

move door handle up and out so it's easier to access


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EXCELENT
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By MIKE GREENE
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT Premium 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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THIS TRUCK IS AWSOME


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My First Ford!
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By Nicci
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT Premium Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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This is my first Ford and I was very hesistant in purchasing it. First, since this is the last year for Ford Explorer Sports, I felt that the value would depreciate quickly. However, with all the nice features, I wouldn't trade it for anything.


Best Features

Moon roof, CD Changer, Running Boards, Seating, and look.


Worst Features

I've found that when I'm traveling at a high speed and I go over a bump the car loses a little control. It's not enough to be alarmed about but it was scary the first time it happened.


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serious saftey concern with shock rod
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By Pauli
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT Premium 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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I just bought a brandnew ford exporer from WESTWAY ford late saturday night in IRVING TEXAS. When we brought the explorer home that late night and then that early morning when we prssed the liftgate blue button on the remote the liftgate glass went up automaticly. And then the shock rod seperated from the glass fell resulting in it falling hard.Luckily no physical injuries. Addresed these concerns to FORD. People could seriously get injured , especially children. Also noticed defects in the rear left window.


Worst Features

Ford needs beter quality control and inspection. Customer Service needs to be more sypathetic to saftey concerns rather than giving the run around or protecting ford's interest.


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Great car so far
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By Dan from Denver
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)


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I'm a Ford fan, and still own a Bronco, Bronco II and just sold my Lincoln. Test drove Toyota and Honda - no comparison. Sport has power, good handling, tight construction, nimble steering, good extras. Dealer gave a great price. Don't need 4 dr anymore. I'm having fun with it. A little clunky to look at but so are all the other SUVs. Can tell mine from a mile away and that's a plus.


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Good handling, good power, good extras


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