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Lincoln LS Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.0 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 232 hp @ 6750 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 2003 Lincoln LS

  • The best domestic entry-level luxury sedan for 2003.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Confident steering and handling, choice of either a V6 or V8 engine, comfortable and roomy interior, clean exterior design.

  • Cons

    No manual transmission, build quality lags behind German and Japanese competitors.

  • What's New for 2003

    Lincoln's sport sedan goes into 2003 with more than 500 changes. The V8 sports 28 more horsepower, while the V6 benefits from a…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (15 total reviews)


I love my lincoln ls

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Vehicle: 2003 Lincoln LS 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

I love my car. Runs good, no noises, fun to drive and I always get nice comment from people. I love the leather interior and lots of room inside. I love it




Never buy again

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Vehicle: 2003 Lincoln LS 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

I also made the mistake of buying this car and had continuous problems from the brakes to the a/c unit. My car stayed in the shop, and I was told it would be replaced because of so many problems. The car was never replaced. So I was stuck with some problems never being fixed and some additional problems later. Parts coming loose was devastating. I will never buy another Ford or Lincoln from this experience. My automatic lights are not working properly at this time among some other things.




Good stuff

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Vehicle: 2003 Lincoln LS 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

my wife was looking to buy a slightly used BMW 740. We test drove the vehicle and found the LS to have more agility and extremely comfortable. The 740 with its sluggish performance and overly abundant seating was not practical for the extra 20K more for a USED Vehicle. Not to mention the horror stories one hears of with the electronics with German engineered cars.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
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  • 24
  • highway
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Full 2003 Lincoln LS Review

What's New for 2003

Lincoln's sport sedan goes into 2003 with more than 500 changes. The V8 sports 28 more horsepower, while the V6 benefits from a 12-horsepower increase. Both engines are controlled by drive-by-wire throttle, and drink slightly less fuel than their 2002 counterparts. Unfortunately, Lincoln decided to kill the five-speed manual that was available with the V6. Meanwhile, the rack and pinion steering has been improved, and Lincoln says it has softened the ride without degrading the car's handling abilities. In terms of safety, Lincoln has added a BrakeAssist function, side curtain airbags (late availability) and power-adjustable pedals. As on the 2003 Jaguar S-Type, a new electronically activated parking brake improves the stowage capability of the center console. Also on the inside, you'll find vastly improved interior materials for the seat and dash, along with little touches like one-touch up and down front windows and a host of new options. Outside you'll find slightly altered fascias front and rear and a host of new wheel choices.

Talk About The 2003 LS

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rsikes2290
rsikes2290
02-09-2013
I have a 2003 lincoln LS v8 107,000 miles, For some reason sometimes when I drive down the road it hesitates to shift into any gear, Sometimes it SLAMS into gear an then the rest of the drive its fine...


gnatsum39
gnatsum39
12-28-2009
Has anyone ever heard of such a thing on the LS8? I bought what was SUPPOSED to be an upper and lower intake manifold gasket set online but when it came it was only the metal gaskets for the lower ...


mygfismyride
mygfismyride
02-18-2008
I want to buy that nice ride V8 3.9L but i saw that have different HP between 2002 and 2003. Lincoln LS 2002 have : 252 HP @ 6,100 rpm and the 2003 have : 280 hp @ 6000 rpm. It the same motor V8 3.9L ...



 

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