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2002 Ford Thunderbird

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Not as good as it looks
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Bad oil leak
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2002 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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After owning the car for almost 3 years, it is fun to drive for sure, a head turner, but it has it's hand in my back pocket constantly. In the shop almost every 3 k miles for something or other. Electrical problems, look at replacing the battery every year. And now, for a car that's never been raced, Adult owned, a major oil leak at the main seal that would require an engine pull out. This car has 11,000 miles on it. I will live with the leak I guess and just drive the car into the ground. Ultimately disappointed.


Best Features

Styling, fun to drive, head turner


Worst Features

Basic reliability or mine was built on a Friday.


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Two birds in hand
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Barbie
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2002 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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My wife came from a poor family and her dream has always been to own a Tbird. She purchased at long last and after many years of working and saving a 1955 which she drove often but mostly in the Summer and of course being an old car. I mean Old "6 Volt Generator" She decided it was time to buy a car that was more modern. She purchased the 2002 and never looked back. Although the cars are completely different, they are both icons in her life representing old values and new ideas as she likes to say. Of course the new Tbird is wonderful, just check any of the ratings on here!


Best Features

You don't drive this car, you wear it!


Worst Features

More trunk space.


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Love it, love it, love it.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By derby
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2002 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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A real looker. Haved owned for almost 4 years now and it still turns heads. Not one day's problems with it. Love the matching red leather. Kicks it by just tapping on the gas. Miles so low because I do not drive in snow or rain.


Best Features

Inside and out, everything. Love the round headlights and the reflective fing in the tail lights. Love that nowhere on the car does it say Ford. Love all the Thunderbird written everywhere.


Worst Features

More trunk space, cannot stand a box of Capt. Crunch in it.


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You gotta love it!
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By TBird Lover
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2002 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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This car is wonderful. Lots of power, great road feel, comfortable on a trip and a great roadster feel. The only problem I've had is the multi-disc changer and I'm sure that'll be fixed shortly. Ford put a lot of thought in this retro. I think they could have done a little better on the front end design, but it is still a beautiful car and I love to drive it. and even just look at in the garage. It is a member of the family!


Best Features

Easy access trunk release, radio volume controls on the steering column, great road feel, comfortable seats, easy rag top up and down and easy installation of the hard top.


Worst Features

Make the front end look like a modernized '57 instead of a modernized '55 or '56.


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I waited for this
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By C. Evans
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2002 Ford Thunderbird Deluxe 2dr Convertible (3.9L 8cyl 5A)


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I actually waited for a two seat sports type car that had room in the front seat. The bird has as much room as I need. Also it is a head turner. Everwhere I go someone says something or points to it.


Best Features

The style, and overall look of the car. It is a head turner.


Worst Features

I am not sure if a big person could fit in the drivers seat. Trunk space is small.


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