Bought a 2003 XL Sport with with all
the options that come on an XL. The 5-
spd mated to the 4.2 makes a good
combo. The truck is surprisingly quick
and handles well for a pickup. The ride
leaves somthing to be desired but isnt
bad on the highway. The truck has been
very reliable with no problems. Ford
has stuck by their warranty and my
dealership was great.
5-spd, reliability, towing capacity
(Pulled a 5000lb truck 150 miles
through hills with no problem at all)
ride is too stiff and bouncy, could be
tires more than anything
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