This car is COMPLETE JUNK. Do not buy one... Quality is awful, layout is very poorly planned as far as the engine bay goes. Engine vibrates, transmission is complete junk. Window trim is complete garbage. This car is a complete nightmare to drive and work on.
Man, when my grandfather bought me this car I really didn't like Thunderbirds, but when I got behind the wheel and saw all the stuff it had on it, I thought it was great. The combination of luxury and performance is great. It's so smooth i almost fall asleep when I drive it, but it could haul the mail if it needs to. Pretty great for a first car!
I like how the dash and console just wrap around you.
Too many easily prevented problems from
manufactuer. Head gaskets are a huge
problem along with skrawny motor mounts
that couldn't even support torque for a
4 cylinder. Honestly the problems are a
A stereo that I installed and was
stolen. The thieves used a screwdriver
to open the door from the key holeand
the door unlocked. ("what a great
Start from scratch and build again...I
have to say thats what ford did. The
2003 thunderbird is a big improvement
from the previous 90's models.
My Super Coupe cruises at speeds well
over the dollar mark silently and with
seemingly no effort. It feels like
it's concealing a huge V8 under the
hood when the clutch engages; but then
that's the beauty of its supercharged
and intercooled 3.8L V6. Handling is
remarkably neutral and predictable but
the ride is a little stiff and bumpy
over rough roads. The power-lumber and
power-side-bolster seats and are very
comfortable, even on long drives. It’s
difficult to think of many complaints.
There are a few minor squeaks and
rattles and the interior materials
don't win any raves. But I still look
forward to getting behind the wheel
Power, handling, seats, climate
control, safety, and the subtle,
While this car has a beautiful
instrument panel that flows around into
the console, and great seats, some of
the interior materials, fit, and finish