2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 2dr 4x4 Manual

Select Transmission:

Automatic Manual

Engine Type

Gas V6

MPG (City/Highway)

15/19

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$24,890

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Summary

The 2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS is a 4-Wheel Drive vehicle with a manual transmission and a seating capacity of 5 people. It has a fuel capacity of 16.8 gallons and features P235/70R16 tires. The engine type and number of cylinders are not specified. The torque and horsepower are both 203 @ 5250. The vehicle has a city fuel efficiency of 15 mpg and a highway fuel efficiency of 19 mpg. The dimensions include a wheelbase of 101.8 inches, a front head room of 39.4 inches, a width of 70.2 inches, and a height of 68.3 inches.

2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 2dr 4x4 Manual price

Invoice price

Delivery charges

$645

MSRP

$24,890

Total price

This is the basic version without any options added, check the Window Sticker for more accurate package and detailed information.

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 2dr 4x4 Manual warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 2dr 4x4 Manual Colors

Interior Colors
Medium Pebble w/Cloth Low Back Bucket Seats
Medium Flint w/Cloth Low Back Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Harvest Gold Clearcoat Metallic
Estate Green Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Oxford White Clearcoat
True Blue Clearcoat Metallic...

Engine

Type Gas V6
Engine Size 4 l
Cylinders Configuration V6
Displacement 4,000 cc
Drive Type 4-Wheel Drive
Cam Type SOHC
Horsepower 203 hp @ 5,250 rpm
Torque 237 lb.ft @ 3,000 rpm

Fuel

Tank Capacity 16.80 gal

Mileage

EPA City Economy 15
EPA Highway Economy 19
EPA Combined Economy 16
Cruising Range City 252 mi
Cruising Range Highway 319.20 mi

Transmission

Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Description
Manual W/Od
First Gear Ratio
3.4
Second Gear Ratio
2.05
Third Gear Ratio
1.31
Fourth Gear Ratio
1
Fifth Gear Ratio
0.79
Reverse Gear Ratio
3.4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio High 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio Low 2.48
Transfer Case Model Borg Warner 1354

Powertrain

Doors

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size 16 x -TBD- in

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length With Rear Bumper 180.40 in
Overall Width 70.20 in
Max Width Without Mirrors 70.20 in
Overhang Front 34.60 in
Rear Door Openg Height 33.40 in
Rear Door Openg Width 48.10 in
Wheelbase 101.80 in
Front Step Height 20.70 in

Interior dimensions

Front Head Room 39.40 in
Rear Head Room 38.90 in
Front Shoulder Room 56.20 in
Rear Shoulder Room 57.90 in
Front Hip Room 53 in
Rear Hip Room 43.60 in
Front Leg Room 42.40 in
Rear Leg Room 36.60 in
Cargo Volume To Seat1 71.40 cu.ft
Cargo Volume To Seat2 35.50 cu.ft
Floor To Seat1 Cargo Area Length 70.10 in
Floor To Seat2 Cargo Area Length 39.10 in
Beltle Cargo Area Width 52.70 in
Cargo Box Height 33.40 in
Cargo Box Wheelhousings Width 41.90 in

Weights

Specified Curb Weight 3,963 lb
Specified Payload 957 lb
Curb Weight 3,963 lb
Curb Weight Front 2,145 lb
Curb Weight Rear 1,818 lb
Gross Axle Weight Rating 5,270 lb
Gross Combined Weight Rating 7,000 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 4,920 lb
Max Payload Capacity 957 lb

Steering

Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb 34.70 ft
Turning Diameter Wall To Wall 37.80 ft
Turning Radius Curb To Curb 17.35 ft
Turning Radius Wall To Wall 18.90 ft

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch 276 lb
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch 2,760 lb

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia 12 in
Front Brake Rotor Thickness 0.39 in
Rear Brake Rotor Dia 11.85 in
Rear Brake Rotor Thickness 0.37 in

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/70R16
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type Torsion Bar
Rear Type 2-Stage Leaf Spring
Front Axle Independent Sla

Emissions

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