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2003 Ford Explorer

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2003 XLS 4.0L 4dr 4x2
most popular
Price:   -  From $26,285
2003 XLS 4.0L Sport 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $27,460
2003 XLS 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $28,510
2003 XLS 4.0L 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $28,510
2003 XLT 4.0L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $29,025
2003 XLS 4.0L Sport 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $29,685
2003 XLS 4.0L Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $29,685
2003 XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $29,825
2003 NBX 4.0L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $30,200
2003 XLT 4.0L Sport 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $30,200
2003 NBX 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $31,000
2003 XLT 4.6L Sport 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $31,000
2003 XLT 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $31,250
2003 XLT 4.0L 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $31,250
2003 XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $32,050
2003 XLT 4.6L 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $32,050
2003 NBX 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $32,425
2003 XLT 4.0L Sport 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $32,425
2003 XLT 4.0L Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $32,425
2003 Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $33,100
2003 NBX 4.6L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $33,225
2003 XLT 4.6L Sport 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $33,225
2003 XLT 4.6L Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $33,225
2003 Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $33,900
2003 Limited 4.0L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $33,975
2003 Limited 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $34,775
2003 Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $35,325
2003 Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $35,325
2003 Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $36,125
2003 Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $36,125
2003 Limited 4.0L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $36,200
2003 Limited 4.0L 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $36,200
2003 Limited 4.6L 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $37,000
2003 Limited 4.6L 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $37,000

Overview

The Ford Explorer is one of the best sport-utilities in its class. Redesigned and re-engineered last year, the Explorer is a much better vehicle than the previous-generation Explorer. It offers a more solid stance than before, with a longer wheelbase and a wider track. A stiffer frame and a fully independent suspension provide superior ride and handling on road and off road. Its V6 was revised last year and a V8 was added as an option. Both are available with a superb five-speed automatic. It's roomy, capable of seating seven people when equipped with the optional third row that folds flat into the cargo floor when not being used. For 2003, Ford added more standard equipment and important new options. Ford's AdvanceTrac electronic stability system is available for improved traction and safety, along with a rear-seat DVD system.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.0L V-6 / 210 HP / 254 ft.lbs.
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
15 / 21 / 18 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.0L V-6 / 210 HP / 254 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
15 / 21 / 18 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Short And Long Arm
Rear Suspension
Independent Short And Long Arm
Spare Tire And Wheel
Full-size Steel
Fuel Tank
22.5 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Flexible
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$86
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
88.0 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
189.5 "
Exterior Width
72.1 "
Exterior Height
71.4 "
Front Headroom
39.9 "
Rear Headroom
38.9 "
Front Legroom
43.9 "
Rear Legroom
37.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
58.9 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,159 Lbs.
Wheel Base
114 "
Turning Radius
18.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
16.0 " Silver Steel
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Bumpers
Gray
Grille Moldings
Black
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
4-way
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Premium Am/fm Stereo, Clock, Seek-scan / Premium Am/fm Stereo, Seek-scan
Speakers
4
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
1
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Securilock
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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