Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty

2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Pros

  • Rugged construction, multiple configurations, competent off-road capabilities, high towing and payload capacities.

Cons

  • Noisy drivetrains, poor gas mileage, large size, stiff ride when unloaded.

Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty for Sale

Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003
139,360 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
Lariat
Classic Motors
45.3 mi away
List$19,999
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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2003 Ford F-250 Ext Cab LARIAT 4X4 1-OWNER!!! LONG BED!!!
Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003
153,143 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
Lariat
KB Auto Emporium
47.7 mi away
List$14,997
Est.Loan: $306/mo
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Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003
84,850 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
XLT
3 Boys Motors
53.2 mi away
List$10,999
Est.Loan: $225/mo
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Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003
84,184 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
(2)
Keiths Auto Sales
83.9 mi away
List$16,900
Est.Loan: $308/mo
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Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003 2dr Regular Cab XLT 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)
102,194 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
XLT
Country Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
95.1 mi away
List$9,990
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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2003 Ford F-250SD XLT 4WD 5.4L V8 EFI 4WD.comes with a snow plowThis vehicle is being offered for sale on an As Is Basis only. No warranty of any kind will be offered. We will not be doing any service or maintenance work on this vehicle. The price shown is not negotiable, and no financing will be offered. Recent Arrival!Say No More, Call us today at 610-932-0500.
Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
(1)
Maguires Ford
96.5 mi away
List$8,999
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003 4dr Crew Cab XLT 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M)
155,167 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
XLT
Five Star Car and Truck LLC
97.4 mi away
List$8,995
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003
170,863 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
XLT
Car Guys Online
97.9 mi away
List$6,990
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003
152,596 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
Lariat
Diehl's Ford Sales
98.3 mi away
List$8,999
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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Ford F-250 Super Duty 2003
165,895 miles
Used 2003
Ford F-250 Super Duty
XL
Woodyard Auto Sales, Inc.
44.7 mi away
ListNot Listed
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The Ford is a fine choice, but the newer Dodge and General Motors heavy-duty trucks should also be considered.

vehicle overview

Introduction: Commercial use is one of the fastest-growing segments in the expanding truck market. With its F-Series Super Duty trucks, Ford is aiming squarely at fulfilling this segment's demand. If you're a Ford kind of guy or gal with big loads to haul or tow, the F-250 Super Duty pickup will handle up to 8,800 pounds GVWR or a 14,500-pound fifth-wheel trailer. The Super Duty trucks, introduced in 1999, are built on a separate platform from the smaller F-150. Bigger, stronger and more robust, they are meant to perform feats of which the F-150 isn't capable. However, the Super Duty isn't for everyone. Pricing on a diesel-equipped Crew Cab can approach $40,000. You'll also want to check out the F-250's competition, including the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and new-for-2003 Dodge Ram 2500.

Body Styles, Trim Levels and Options: To match your needs better, the Super Duty comes in Regular Cab, SuperCab and Crew Cab. SuperCab models have small rear-opening doors, while the Crew Cab has four full-size swing-out doors. A plethora of optional equipment is available, including electronic shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive, a heavy-duty suspension package and telescoping trailer-towing mirrors. To match your desired level of wanted opulence, there are three trim levels available: XL, XLT and Lariat. Powertrains and Performance: The Super Duty trucks are built on a separate platform from the smaller F-150. Bigger, stronger and more robust, they are meant to perform feats of which the F-150 isn't capable. The maximum GVWR for the F-150 is 7,700 pounds, whereas the F-250 Super Duty manages 8,800 pounds.

To provide the necessary grunt, Ford offers four different engines. The gasoline engines are a 5.4-liter V8 and a 6.8-liter V10. The V8 generates 255 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The V10 generates 310 hp and 425 lb-ft of torque. A 7.3-liter turbodiesel V8 is also available, and it makes 250 horsepower and a dominating 525 lb-ft of torque (up 20 from last year). All of these engines can be equipped with an optional automatic transmission. A more powerful and efficient 6.0-liter turbodiesel will be released later this year, making 325 horsepower and 550 pound-feet of torque, as well as offering 10 percent better fuel economy and 20 percent lower emissions. It's mated to a new five-speed automatic transmission that features higher first- and second-gear ratios to launch a truck loaded with cargo more quickly and smoothly. The F-250 can tow up to 12,500 pounds of conventional trailer when properly equipped. Safety: Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS are standard. The Super Duty also offers power-adjustable pedals. As of yet, there is no NHTSA or IIHS crash test data on the Super Duties. Interior Design and Special Features: Inside, the roomy cabs have large, comfortable seats and generous seat-track travel. Five or six adults can ride inside with little problem as long as you choose the SuperCab or Crew Cab body. In addition, there are many interior convenience features designed for today's business owners. For example, a fold-down armrest and utility bin are designed to house a portable fax machine or laptop computer. For owners who don't want to skimp on luxury, leather seating is available on Lariat models.

Driving Impressions: Given their size, the F-250 Super Duty trucks maintain a confident on- and off-road feel. They feature modern power steering systems and suspension components to improve vehicle ride, handling, responsiveness and maneuverability. Just don't mistake them for cars. The Super Duty is a true truck and rides harshly when not towing or hauling loads. Parking a Super Duty ranges from tedious (a mall parking lot) to impossible (some home garages and underground parking lots).

2003 Highlights

The 2003 model year sees a new FX4 Off-Road Package with skid plates, Rancho front and rear shocks, a steering damper and decals. The regular off-road package is no longer available, but a skid plate package can still be had on all 4WD trucks. All XLs can be had with a vinyl 40/20/40 reclining split bench that has a fold down armrest with a console and cupholders. Ford has also upgraded seat material quality, and installed a tailgate lock on this trim level. If you order a SuperCab or Crew Cab in XLT trim with the Sport Package, you can also order a reverse sensing system and a power driver seat. Late-availability additions include an optional power moonroof for Crew Cabs and optional heated telescoping trailer tow mirrors with integrated turn signals. A King Ranch version of the Crew Cab will also appear later in the year. Finally, the torque rating for the 7.3-liter turbodiesel V8 has been boosted to 525 pound feet. By mid-year, expect an even more-powerful 6.0-liter diesel to appear.

Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

The BEST of the BEASTS! Love my truck!
christopher67,03/12/2014
Bought my f250 RWD XL Utility Truck back in 2012 for a song and at 270,000km/168,000mi she is still going strong!!! She is a little ugly from the previous owner but the engine purrs like new, the interior is still in great shape and there is virtually no rust on the body! I have fallen in love with Ford trucks. Simply awesome and easy to fix!
6.0l Diesel going strong.
JessH,08/31/2009
I bought the truck used back in '05. The previous owner must have had the engine injectors and turbo changed (a common problem with the first 6.0l diesels), because this thing has been a powerhouse for me, never a problem. Now that its getting older, and has 100,000 miles, I am still pulling horse trailers, and loving the power. My only qualm is a weird rattle from the frame SOMEWHERE (can't seem to find it when not moving). I couldn't be happier with the truck, and will probably hold onto it for another 3 years, then give it to my daughter as her first vehicle (she can pull her own horse trailer then!).
2003 Super duty F-250
J. Grimm,12/02/2015
First and foremost, DO NOT BUY A FORD WITH A 5.4L ENGINE. 5.4 l engines Ford used are notorious for blowing head gaskets like mine did at around 75, 000 miles. Also, due to the aluminum block, the spark plugs have a reported habit of either falling into the cylinders or shooting out. This engine is crap and expensive to repair.
Transmission not so good
E Morenus,07/07/2008
I own a '03 7.3L powerstroke, at the lake the transmission went out with only 52,000 miles on it. I took it to the dealer figuring the 100,000 mi powertrain warranty would cover it, it didn't. $ 4,000 later and the new transmission (refurbished I add) has a better warranty than the origional one. I'm dissapointed when I pull 14000K worth of equipment. I've heard wonderful things but haven't experienced the greatness of the 7.3L. Soon trade for a new twin turbo F-350 or a Dodge Cummins
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Features & Specs

MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 6
6-speed manual
Gas
260 hp @ 4500 rpm
MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 6
6-speed manual
Gas
260 hp @ 4500 rpm
MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 6
6-speed manual
Gas
260 hp @ 4500 rpm
MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 6
6-speed manual
Gas
260 hp @ 4500 rpm
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Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Overview

The Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty is offered in the following submodels: F-250 Super Duty Crew Cab, F-250 Super Duty SuperCab, F-250 Super Duty Regular Cab. Available styles include 4dr SuperCab XLT 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab XLT 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab Lariat 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab Lariat 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab XL 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab Lariat 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab XL 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab Lariat 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab XLT 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab XLT 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab XLT Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab XLT Rwd SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 2dr Regular Cab XL 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab Lariat Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab XL Rwd SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab XL Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 2dr Regular Cab XLT 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 2dr Regular Cab XL Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab XLT Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab XLT Rwd SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab Lariat Rwd SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab Lariat Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr SuperCab Lariat Rwd SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab XL 4WD LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 2dr Regular Cab XLT Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab XL 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), 4dr Crew Cab XL Rwd LB (5.4L 8cyl 6M), and 4dr Crew Cab XL Rwd SB (5.4L 8cyl 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty?

Save up to $300 on one of 9 Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $6,990 as of11/21/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from5 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty trim styles:

  • The Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT is priced between $6,990 and$10,999 with odometer readings between 84850 and170863 miles.
  • The Used 2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat is priced between $8,999 and$19,999 with odometer readings between 139360 and153143 miles.

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