(4.8) 6 reviews
MSRP: $1,102$7,698
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 17-19
Engine: 208-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (flexible; E85)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 4
2003 Ford Explorer Sport

Our Take on the 2003 Ford Explorer Sport

Our Take

Posted on 10/23/02 When Ford launched its new midsize four-door Explorer sport utility vehicle as an early 2002 model, the previous design didn’t disappear. Dubbed Explorer Sport, the two-door body style continues to attract buyers who don’t need the extra interior space offered by the... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The practical appeal of Ford's Explorer Sport Trac was perfectly clear when I needed to haul an inflatable moonwalk for my grandson's birthday party. Part SUV, part truck, the Sport Trac has a full-size back seat that is big enough to hold two or three people. When you need to haul something big, like a pile of canvas that puffs up to be a moonwalk, you've got a bed that ca... Read full review for the 2003 Ford Explorer Sport

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very versitile

by Vdubracer from Hampton va on December 5, 2009

I have owned 4 Explorer sports from 91-Eddie bauer 2dr-97 sport & 2 03s my wife and I drive. Aside from the fact that getting into the back seat is a little bit of a chore and the way they changed the... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

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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