(4.8) 6 reviews
MSRP: $1,079$7,715
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

8 Trims Available

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.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.