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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS Manual

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Showing the 2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS Manual 2dr 4x2
$2,293-$3,673 Current Listing Price
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Seats 4
Door Count 2
Engine 203-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Drivetrain RWD
Combined MPG 18
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi


Exterior (9)
Aspen Green Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Estate Green Clearcoat Metallic
Harvest Gold Clearcoat Metallic
Oxford White Clearcoat
Red Fire Clearcoat Metallic
Interior (2)
Medium Flint
Medium Pebble


Engine 203-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Tailgate/rear door lock S
Front ventilated disc brakes S
Full size spare tire S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
2 rear head restraints S
Side-impact bars S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
3 ABS channels S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Power door locks S
Immobilizer S
Dual front airbags S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Underbody mounted spare tire w/crankdown S
Manual adjustable front head restraints S
Full-size spare tire S
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Horsepower 203-hp @ 5,250 rpm
Fuel tank capacity 16.8 gal.
Ignition type spark
Aluminum cylinder head S
Fuel economy city 17 mpg
# of valves 12
Torque 237 lbs.-ft. @ 3,000 rpm
Engine orientation longitudinal
Cylinder configuration V-6
Engine liters 4.0
Sequential MPI S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Fuel economy highway 22 mpg
Low emission vehicle S
Engine 4.0L V-6 SOHC 203hp
Battery-rundown protection S
Block heater O
650 CCA battery S
5 speed manual transmission S
Rear-wheel drive S
Limited slip differential O
Single partial stainless steel exhaust S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 16.8gal.
130-amp. alternator S
Transmission oil cooler S
Battery amp hours (72Ah)
Overdrive S
Axle ratio 3.73
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 3.40
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.40
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.31
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.05
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .79
Alloy wheels S
Rack and pinion steering S
16" wheels S
P235/70SR16.0 BSW AS tires S
Rear anti-roll bar S
Independent front short and long arm suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Rigid axle rear leaf suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Front torsion bar springs S
Hub wheel covers S
Limited slip differential O
Front wheel size 16"
Rear wheel size 16"
Steel spare wheel S
Front anti-roll bar S
Front tires 235/70R16
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Rear tires 235/70R16
Power steering S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Hydraulic power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Bodyside cladding S
Gray front and rear bumpers S
Front license plate bracket S
2 doors S
Fully galvanized steel body material S
Class II trailering with harness S
Black door handles S
Grille with body-colored bar
Roof rack rails only
Gray bodyside cladding S
Rear step bumper S
Grille with body-colored bar S
Rear cargo liftgate
Bodyside moldings S
Liftgate rear cargo door S
Rocker panel extensions S
Manual remote folding side-view door mirrors S
Driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
12V DC power outlet 2
Power windows S
2 12V DC power outlets S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Driver vanity mirror S
Ashtray S
Rear cupholders S
Manual air conditioning S
Power windows with driver 1-touch down S
Manual vented rearmost windows S
Partial floor console with covered box S
Air conditioning S
1-touch down S
Front cupholders S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Front and rear cupholders S
Front lighter element(s) location S
Illuminated glove box S
Driver and passenger door bins S
Full cloth headliner S
Carpet cargo space S
Rear seat flip forward cushion/seatback S
Rear 50-50 split-bench seat S
Max seating capacity 4
Front seats bucket
Manual driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Cloth upholstery S
Floor mats S
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Easy entry passenger seat manual
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Cargo light S
Front center armrest S
4-way driver and passenger seat adjustments S
Carpet floor covering S
Cargo space floor carpet
Cargo tie-downs S
Front bucket seats S
Split fold rear bench seat S
Cloth front and rear seat upholstery S
Manual easy-entry passenger seat S
Max. seating capacity of 4 S
Urethane shift knob S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
AM/FM radio S
Premium audio system S
Fixed antenna S
4 speakers S
Radio grade AM/FM stereo with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player S
CD player S
Low-fuel warning S
Aero-composite halogen headlamps S
Front reading lights S
Oil-pressure warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Dome light with fade S
Deep-tinted windows S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Front windshield visor strip S
Flip-up rear windshield S
Fixed interval rear window wiper S
Water temp. gauge S
Battery warning S
Front and rear reading lights S
Deep tinted windows S
Rear reading lights S
Variable intermittent speed-sensitive wipers wipers S
Voltmeter S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Rear window wiper S
Lights-on warning S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Trip odometer S
Analog display S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Oil pressure gauge S
Speed sensitive wipers S
Water-temp. warning S
Door-ajar warning S
In-radio display clock S
Ramp breakover angle 23 degrees
Wheelbase 101.8"
Front legroom 42.4"
Front headroom 39.4"
Maximum interior cargo volume 71.4 cu.ft.
Rear hiproom 43.6"
Front hiproom 51.9"
Engine horsepower 203-hp @ 5,250 rpm
Interior cargo volume 35.5 cu.ft.
Engine bore x stroke 3.9" x 3.3"
Compression ratio 9.70 to 1
Engine type V-6
Payload 940 lbs.
Interior cargo length 63.0"
Valves 12
Approach angle 28 degrees
Rear axle capacity 2,650 lbs.
Front shoulder room 56.7"
Front tread 58.5"
Fuel economy highway 22 mpg
Rear headroom 39.1"
Engine torque 237 lbs.-ft. @ 3,000 rpm
Exterior body width 70.2"
Towing capacity 3,000 lbs.
Interior cargo height 36.8"
GVWR 4,820 lbs.
Rear spring rating 2,950 lbs.
Turning radius 17.3'
Front axle capacity 2,400 lbs.
Interior cargo length to rear seat 30.7"
Rear shoulder room 57.9"
Rear legroom 36.6"
Curb weight 3,828 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 16.8 gal.
Valvetrain SOHC
Departure angle 23 degrees
Engine displacement 245
Fuel economy city 17 mpg
Interior cargo width (min.) 41.9"
Interior cargo width (max.) 52.7"
Load floor height 29.1"
Exterior length 180.4"
Front spring rating 2,710 lbs.
Exterior height 68.4"
Interior cargo volume seats folded 71.4 cu.ft.
Rear tread 58.5"
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/ unlimited
Basic warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000

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