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Not bad
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By BSmith
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Vehicle

2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab Edge Rwd Styleside SB (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


Review

I'm not crazy about my Ranger. The
biggest problem I have is that the 3.0
liter engine is underpowered. I would
suggest buying the larger engine.


Best Features

Looks good.


Worst Features

More interior amenities.


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Built FORD Tough
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By Riverrat34
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2003 Ford Ranger 4dr SuperCab XLT FX4 Off-Road 4WD Styleside SB (4.0L 6cyl 5M)


Review

I have had this truck for a little over
a year and I love it. It could be a
little bigger but that's not a big
deal. The truck rides like a truck
should. To many people are soft these
days and I am glad to see that ford
didn't go soft. The towing cappasity
on this truck is outstanding. For the
money this truck is the best on the
market.


Best Features

My favorite feature on this truck has to be the towing cappacity. It will tow up to 5600lbs.


Worst Features

A heaveir duty manual trans.


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Will Buy Another
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By Will Buy Another
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Vehicle

2003 Ford Ranger 2dr SuperCab Edge Rwd Styleside SB (3.0L 6cyl 5M)


Review

Have had truck for 10 months & 11,000
miles. Has been 100% trouble free. Be
sure to get the 4.0 Liter V6. The
extra cost is worth the grin-factor.
Considered the Tacoma, but for the
same equipment it would have cost
about $5K more. The extra cost was not
worth the possibly better reliability.
Plus with the Ranger I bought a 75K
mile extended warranty so what's to
worry about. I'm way ahead on $$


Best Features

Everything, except I need a bit higher head rests.


Worst Features

I like the 2004 60/40 seats and am trying to buy a pair. Email me if you have any:)


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Great Truck
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By silvers
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2003 Ford Ranger 4dr SuperCab XLT Appearance Rwd Styleside SB (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


Review

Have had my Ranger XLT w/4.0 V6 for
about 7 months. No mechanical or
appearance problems. Truck is really
fun to drive, comfortable, runs quiet
for a truck and is very smooth. Have
used it for just pleasure, hauling
yard debris, furniture....greater
performer for each use.


Best Features

AC blows very cold in summer. Smooth acceleration. V6, 4.0 Liter Engine is fun. Paint finish very nice.


Worst Features

Gas mileage. My experience....generally around 15/16 MPG. As low as 14 during major cold weather. As high as 20 on extended summer trip.


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Best deal on small truck
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By redrodz1
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Vehicle

2003 Ford Ranger 2dr Regular Cab XL Rwd Styleside SB (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Started out wanting a toyota P/u and
bought a ford.I test drove all small
trucks and the ford for price,fuel
economy,style and quality was my
choice.Previously owned a nissan and
toyota small truck.The ford truck has
caught up and surpassed the imports in
my mind. Insurance rates and dealer
service rates were cheaper too.I like
my ford pickup and would recommend it
highly.


Best Features

Drives well and very economical.


Worst Features

Better interior erognomics.


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