2003 Ford Mustang Standard
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Engine

Gas V6

MPG (City/Highway)

20/29

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$17,720

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Summary

The 2003 Ford Mustang is a powerful and fun car to drive. The Mach 1 and Cobra models offer excellent acceleration and torque for fast speeds. The Mustang provides good grip in corners and has a responsive feel. However, the ride and handling may not be as sophisticated as some other cars. The interior is also considered dated. The Mustang has a rich heritage dating back to 1964 and is often seen at racetracks. In 2002, around 135,000 Mustangs were sold, making it a popular choice. The 2003 model introduces two new special-edition versions, the Mach 1 and the Mustang Pony. Safety improvements have also been made to the car.

2003 Ford Mustang Standard price

Base MSRP

$17,720

Delivery charges

$625

Invoice price

Total price

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

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2003 Ford Mustang Standard warranty

Basic (months/miles)

36/36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

60/unlimited

Powertrain (months/miles)

36/36,000

Roadside assistance (months/miles)

36/36,000

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2003 Ford Mustang Standard Colors

Interior Colors
Dark Charcoal/Red Leather w/Leather/Preferred Suede Sport Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Torch Red Clearcoat
Black Clearcoat
Silver Metallic
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Engine

Type Gas V6
Drive Type RWD
Horsepower (rpm) 5,500
Horsepower (hp) 193
Torque (rpm) 2,800
Torque Lb (ft) 225

Fuel

Tank Capacity (gal) 15.70
Tank Capacity (lit) 59.42

Mileage

EPA City Economy 20
EPA Highway Economy 29
EPA Combined Economy 24
Cruising Range City (mi) 314
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 455.3

Transmission

Type Manual
Number Of Speeds 5
Description Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio 3.37
Second Gear Ratio 1.99
Third Gear Ratio 1.33
Fourth Gear Ratio 1
Fifth Gear Ratio 0.68
Reverse Gear Ratio 3.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio 3.27

Powertrain

Doors

Seating

Number Of Seats 4
Max Seating Capacity 4

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x -TBD-

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 183.20
Overall Width (in) 73.10
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 73.10
Overall Height (in) 183.20
Liftover Height (in) 28.30
Track Width Front (in) 60.20
Track Width Rear (in) 60.60
Wheelbase (in) 101.30

Interior dimensions

Trunk Volume (cu.ft) 10.90
Front Head Room (in) 38.10
Rear Head Room (in) 35.50
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.60
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 52.10
Front Hip Room (in) 52.80
Rear Hip Room (in) 47.40
Front Leg Room (in) 42.60
Rear Leg Room (in) 29.90

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 3,114

Steering

Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 15
Turns To Turns Ratio 2.62
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 36
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 18

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 100
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 1,000

Braking

Type Pwr
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes

Tires

Front Tire Size P225/55TR16
Rear Tire Size P225/55TR16
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type MacPherson Strut
Front Type Extended w/Coil Springs
Rear Type Four-Bar Link
Rear Type Extended w/Coil Springs

Emissions

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    Campaign ID; 09E025000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Dope, Inc. Is Recalling 42,540 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

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    Recall Remedy

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  • Recall Date 04/07/2009

    Campaign ID; 09E012000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Sabersport Is Recalling 16,270 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Sabersport Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund For The Noncompliant Combination Lamps. The Safety Recall Began On May 11, 2009. Owners May Contact Sabersport At 1-909-598-7589.

  • Recall Date 08/11/2008

    Campaign ID; 08E050000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    K2 Motor Is Recalling 1,921 Aftermarket Headlamps Of Various Models Sold For Use On The Above Listed Vehicles. These Headlamps Are Missing The Amber Side Reflex Reflector Which Fails To Conform With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment."

    Recall Consequences

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    Recall Remedy

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    Campaign ID; 06E056000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

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    Recall Consequences

    Failure Of This Connection Could Lead To Fuel Spillage And, In The Presence Of An Ignition Source, A Fire Could Occur.

    Recall Remedy

    Ufi Will Notify Owners And Replace The Filters Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 4, 2006. Owners May Contact Ufi Filters Usa At 800-230-5876.

  • Recall Date 05/24/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E049000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Ck Motorsports Combination Headlights, Clear Corner, Bumper, And Side Marker Lights Sold As Replacement Lamps For Use On The Passenger Vehicles Listed Above. Some Combination Lamps That Are Not Equipped With Amber Side Reflectors Fail To Conform To Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    Without The Amber Reflectors, The Vehicle Will Be Poorly Illuminated, Possibly Resulting In A Vehicle Crash Without Warning.

    Recall Remedy

    Ck Motorsport Will Notify Owners And Replace The Noncompliant Lamps Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On July 1, 2006. Owners May Contact Ck Motorsport At 1-909-610-7211.

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    Campaign ID; 06V108000

    Component Vehicle Speed Control

    Recall Summary

    On Certain Mustang Cobra Passenger Vehicles, The Rear Surface Of The Accelerator Pedal May Come Into Contact With Floor Carpeting During Heavy Throttle Application. The Unique Surface Profile Of The Accelerator Pedal May Catch In The Cutout On The Floor Carpeting Behind The Accelerator Pedal.

    Recall Consequences

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    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Install A Shield Over The Cutout In The Carpet Behind The Accelerator Pedal. The Recall Began On April 26, 2006. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

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