(4.4) 14 reviews
MSRP: $984$7,268
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 22
Engine: 224-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2003 Ford Crown Victoria


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Perhaps it's only fitting that we pause, as the latest technology and innovation in automobiles is on display at the Chicago Auto Show through Feb. 23 in McCormick Place South, to review the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria. Fitting because, though we couldn't verify it in any history books, the Crown Victoria reportedly was introduced at the show in 1492--or was it '93? Whatever th... Read full review for the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria

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2003 P71 - Favorite, most reliable car I've owned

by Fuzzywinks from Saint Louis, MO on April 2, 2013

I picked up my Crown Vic from a police auction about 8 months ago for $4,000 and have already taken the millage from 102k to 140k between work and travel. This car is my daily driver and I absolutely ... Read Full Review

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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Based on Ford Crown Victoria LX

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NHTSA Ratings

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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