Thunderbird Deluxe

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MSRP
Deluxe 2dr Convertible $36,815
Premium 2dr Convertible $37,855
Removable Top Deluxe 2dr Convertible $39,310
Removable Top Premium 2dr Convertible $40,355

2003 Ford

2003 Ford Thunderbird
Showing the 2003 Ford Thunderbird 2dr Convertible
$3,806-$23,898 AVAILABLE PRICE RANGE

Overview

Seats 2
Door Count 2
Engine 280-hp, 3.9-liter V-8 (premium)
Transmission 5-speed automatic w/OD
Drivetrain RWD
Combined MPG 21
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi

Colors

Exterior (9)
Desert Sky Blue Top
Evening Black Top
Mountain Shadow Gray Top
Performance White Top
Torch Red Top
Whisper White Top
Desert Sky Blue
Evening Black
Mountain Shadow Gray
Interior (4)
Black Ink
Saddle
Torch Red
Whisper White

Specifications

S
STANDARD
O
OPTIONAL
Driver front-impact airbag S
Security system S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Spare tire mounted inside under cargo S
Panic alarm S
Traction control S
Immobilizer S
Dual front airbags S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Dual front side impact airbags S
4 ABS channels S
Passenger cancellable airbag S
ABS and driveline traction control S
Driver and passenger side airbag head extension S
Remote keyless entry S
Side airbag head extension S
Cancellable passenger front-impact airbag S
Side-impact bars S
Compact spare tire S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes S
Power door locks S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
ABS S
Manual adjustable front head restraints S
280-hp, 3.9-liter V-8 (premium)
5-speed automatic w/OD
5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Ignition type electronic
Aluminum cylinder block S
Sequential MPI S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Horsepower 280-hp @ 6,000 rpm
Variable valve control S
Fuel tank capacity 18.0 gal.
Aluminum cylinder head S
Fuel economy city 18 mpg
Torque 286 lbs.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
# of valves 32
Engine liters 3.9
Cylinder configuration V-8
Engine orientation longitudinal
Fuel economy highway 24 mpg
Manual-shift auto Select Shift
Low emission vehicle S
Engine 3.9L V-8 DOHC 280hp
Battery-rundown protection S
Block heater O
Transmission electronic control S
Sequential sport shift Select Shift
110-amp. heavy-duty alternator S
Dual stainless steel exhaust S
Rear-wheel drive S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Chrome tailpipe S
Heavy-duty battery S
Battery amp hours (72Ah)
Overdrive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
5 speed automatic transmission S
Axle ratio 3.58
Transmission electronic control O
Overdrive O
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 3.22
Transmission electronic control S
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.07
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.54
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.29
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .71
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 3.22
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.07
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.54
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.29
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .71
Alloy wheels S
Rack and pinion steering S
Rear coil springs S
Rear anti-roll bar S
Independent front short and long arm suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Front wheel size 17"
Rear wheel size 17"
Steel spare wheel S
P235/50VR17.0 BSW AS tires S
Front anti-roll bar S
Independent rear short and long arm suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Front tires 235/50R17
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Speed-sensing steering S
Speed-sensing hydraulic power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Power steering S
Front coil springs S
17" wheels S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Chrome tip exhaust S
Glass rear window S
Chrome grille S
Front license plate bracket O
2 doors S
Body-colored door handles S
Power remote side-view door mirrors S
Power convertible roof S
Grille chrome
Power convertible roof with lining S
Power door mirrors S
Chrome front windshield moldings S
Composite/galvanized steel body material S
Rear cargo trunk
Body-colored front and rear bumpers S
Bodyside moldings S
Convertible roof lining S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Ashtray S
Power windows with driver 1-touch down S
Power cargo access remote release S
Air conditioning S
1-touch down S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Air filter S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Remote keyless entry S
Driver and passenger door bins S
Front dual zone A/C S
Full floor console with covered box S
Driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Front cupholder S
Automatic temperature control S
Driver's footrest S
Auto-locking doors S
12V DC power outlet 2
Power windows S
Retained accessory power S
Automatic dual-zone front air conditioning S
2 12V DC power outlets S
Cruise control with steering wheel controls S
Driver vanity mirror S
Cruise control S
Steering wheel with power tilting, power telescoping, auto tilt-away S
Front cupholders S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Front lighter element(s) location S
Illuminated glove box S
Illuminated locking glove box S
Auto tilt-away steering wheel S
Illuminated entry S
Tilt steering wheel S
2-way power passenger seat S
Full cloth headliner S
Carpet cargo space S
Manual driver lumbar support S
Aluminum instrument panel insert, door panel insert S
Max seating capacity 2
Front seats bucket
Height adjustable driver seat S
Manual easy-entry driver and passenger seats S
Floor mats S
6-way power driver seat S
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Easy entry passenger seat manual
Driver lumbar support S
Chrome interior accents S
Driver cushion tilt S
4-way passenger seat adjustment S
Carpet trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Cargo light S
Front center armrest S
Power driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Carpet floor covering S
Cargo space floor carpet
Leather upholstery S
Leather front seat upholstery S
Power height-adjustable driver seat S
8-way driver seat adjustment S
Leather steering wheel S
Front bucket seats S
Leatherette door panel trim S
Power driver cushion tilt S
Leather shift knob S
Easy entry driver seat manual
Max. seating capacity of 2 S
Carpet front floor mats S
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Digital signal processor S
Window grid antenna S
Speed sensitive volume S
6-disc CD changer S
Amplifier S
Radio data system S
AM/FM radio S
AM/FM stereo with seek-scan, 6-disc in-dash CD player S
8 premium speakers S
Speed-sensitive volume S
8 Audiophile speakers S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
Low-fuel warning S
Fully automatic headlights S
Turn-signal-on warning S
Bulb-failure warning S
Front reading lights S
Light-tinted windows S
Outside-temperature display S
Delay-off aero-composite halogen headlamps S
Oil-pressure warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Dome light with fade S
Outside temperature display S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Front windshield visor strip S
Low-oil-level warning S
Water temp. gauge S
Delay-off headlights S
Battery warning S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Brake-fluid warning S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Lights-on warning S
Trip odometer S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Analog display S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Light tinted windows S
Water-temp. warning S
Door-ajar warning S
In-radio display clock S
Variable intermittent wipers with heating wiper park S
Wheelbase 107.2"
Front legroom 42.7"
Front headroom 37.2"
Maximum interior cargo volume 6.9 cu.ft.
Front hiproom 53.7"
Engine horsepower 280-hp @ 6,000 rpm
Interior cargo volume 6.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 52.6 cu.ft.
Engine bore x stroke 3.4" x 3.3"
Compression ratio 10.75 to 1
Engine type V-8
Valves 32
Front tread 60.5"
Front shoulder room 57.3"
Fuel economy highway 24 mpg
Engine torque 286 lbs.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
Exterior body width 72.0"
Drag coefficient .38
Turning radius 17.6'
Curb weight 3,775 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 18.0 gal.
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine displacement 240 cu.in.
Fuel economy city 18 mpg
Exterior length 186.3"
Exterior height 52.1"
Rear tread 60.2"
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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