Used 2003 Ford Explorer Sport SUV


$3,748 - $3,748
2003 Ford Explorer Sport

2003 Highlights

Very few changes are in store for this two-door SUV. Trim levels equipped with the Comfort Group now includes power lumbar support. This, along with heated seats, will also be included if you opt for the leather trim. Two coat hooks and a power point make an appearance in the cargo area, and Red Fire Clearcoat Metallic replaces Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic.


Pros

  • Strong V6 engine, sporty two-door body style.

Cons

  • Not as versatile as most SUVs, hobby-horse ride quality, aged platform.

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Features & Specs

XLS 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)XLS Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)XLT 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)XLT Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)XLT Premium 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)XLT Premium Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A)XLS Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)XLS 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)
MPG1516151615161715
Seating44444444
Transmission5-speed automatic5-speed automatic5-speed automatic5-speed automatic5-speed automatic5-speed automatic5-speed manual5-speed manual
Fuelgasgasgasgasgasgasgasgas
Horsepower203 hp @ 5250 rpm203 hp @ 5250 rpm203 hp @ 5250 rpm203 hp @ 5250 rpm203 hp @ 5250 rpm203 hp @ 5250 rpm203 hp @ 5250 rpm203 hp @ 5250 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover2/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

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Excellent little SUV!!
I purchased my 2003 2 door Explorer Sport in 2004 with 12,000 miles on it. It is now 2015 and it has over 250,000 miles on it. I would buy this vehicle over and over again. I take very good care of it, get my oil changed every 3,000 miles and my tires rotated every other oil change. Since I have owned this vehicle I have only had to replace my alternator. I have gone through 3 sets of tires... the first being Michelins from the factory, then I went with the cheap ones and did not like the ride at all so when those wore out I went back to the Michelins and got my smooth ride back! I just can't say enough good about this vehicle. Before I purchased this 2 door, I had a 4 door Ford Explorer when I had kids to haul all over the place and that was a charm of a SUV as well. When the kids flew the nest, I decided that I wanted just a little more of a sporty look, so I traded in my 4 door for the 2 door. I do not have 4 wheel drive and I live in Minnesota. I have been driving this vehicle for 11 years now and there hasn't been one time that I would have even used the 4 wheel drive. Love, Love Love this sporty looking SUV. Do not hesitate to purchase one if you get the chance to.
2003 Ford Explorer XLT Sport
I purchased my 2003 Ford Explorer Sport back in 2006 truck was 2.5 years old and had 32'000 Miles on it. I am a Heavy equipment mechanic so I service my own vehicles. regular oil changes every 3000 K, front rear diff t-case oil every 50'000 K, I have replaced brakes many of times approx. every 40'000K fronts and 60'000K rear, I tow a 3500 l b trailer a few times a year across country in summer rest of driving is around town, Truck now has 172'500 K on it and still runs well, I've also replaced the tires twice and battery once everything else is all original!! This vehicle does everything I ask for.
Keep on Truckin'!
I bought this a couple of years ago at a buy here- pay here for way too much money, but I have been pleasantly surprised, at the reliability of this vehicle! I have had to do some repairs on it, but nothing major, driveshaft, hoses, and spark plugs, not much else! Not bad for an 11 year old Truck with 170,000 miles on it!
Used 2003 Ford Explorer Sport SUV Overview

The Used 2003 Ford Explorer Sport SUV is offered in the following styles: XLS 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A), XLS Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A), XLT 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A), XLT Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A), XLT Premium 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A), XLT Premium Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5A), XLS Rwd 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M), and XLS 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M).

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