2003 Chrysler Sebring Overview

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Trims

GTC Convertible
Avg. Price: $4,587
Limited Convertible
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LX
Avg. Price: $3,796
LX Convertible
7 national listings
LX Coupe
12 national listings
LXi
23 national listings
LXi Convertible
Avg. Price: $4,651
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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 13 reviews

Great Fun In The Sun With The Top Down by Ian
 — I've had this car for about two years now, and have gone on some long vacation drives... no major problems, but it is a sporty car, not a sports car - power is adequate but not awesome. The clips that... Read More
Love My Freeway Cruiser! by Rhonda
 — Would prefer it sat about 2" higher off the ground so that there is no issue with entering or leaving certain driveways. It would also keep the tailpipe from scraping when leaving a steep driveway. Ma... Read More
Love My Sebring Convertible by Dale
 — I like how easy the convertible top works and is quiet when opening and closing it. I like how the car handles and it has great exceliration off the start. It get fairly good mileage, about 21 arou... Read More

2003 Chrysler Sebring Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 13 reviews

2003 Chrysler Sebring

The Chrysler Sebring lineup underwent several changes for 2003.  New features were added to both the sedan and convertible, and the coupe received a complete face lift.  Changes on the coupe include a new hood shape, side moldings, rear fascia, and new designs for the head, tail, and fog lamps.  Inside the coupe, the center console has been rethought, along with the instrument cluster and dash layout.

The same trim levels return for both the coupe and convertible, but the LX Plus style is no longer offered with the sedan.  The convertible trims include the base LX, the sporty GTC, the luxurious LXi, and the even more upscale Limited.  The coupe and sedan are both offered with two choices: LX or LXi.

There were no engine changes for 2003.  The 2.4 liter inline four powers the LX Coupe, LX Sedan, and LX Convertible. This engine generates 150 horsepower and 167 pound-feet of torque.  On the LX Coupe, a slightly less powerful version delivers 147 horsepower, up from last year's 142.  Again, the LXi Coupe is the sole recipient of the 3.0 liter V-6, which generates 200 horsepower and 205 pound-feet of torque. The LXi Convertible, Limited Convertible, and LXi sedan are powered by the 2.7 liter V-6, receiving 200 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. The GTC Convertible and LXi Coupe are both available with a five-speed manual transmission.  All other models use a four-speed automatic.  Sebring fuel efficiency actually varies little with the engine size: city driving mpg is estimated in the low 20s and highway cruising in the high 20s.

Many Sebring owners were very satisfied with the standard amenities on the upper level trims.  Reviewers also point out that even the base LX models are well-equipped with several important convenience features.  Drivers have expressed appreciation for Chrysler's attention to detail on the creature comforts, like the premium audio system.  The redesigned Sebring Coupe also attracted many new buyers.

Many consumers commented that Chrysler should have included more standard safety features, like ABS and side airbags.  Build quality complaints seem a bit scarce here, compared to other Chrysler models, but transmission failure and excessive interior wear have both been cited as problems.

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Chrysler Sebring Questions

Gordon O'Dell
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What All Should I Check On My 2003 Chrysler Sebring And It Cranks And Fires...

the car has been starting fine with no problem until the first real cold morning (4 degrees) I'm not sure if that is relevant because it's obviously not the alternator or battery. Car had plenty...

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cjtippett
25

How Can I Change Out A Headlight Lightbulb?

I need to put in a new lightbulb on my wifes sebrign in on the passengers side headlight, i know what to take out but do not know how to take it out to get the bad bulb out... Please help.

5,152 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Ryan Little
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2.7 V6 Replacement

Is it possible to replace a 2.7 V6 that has sludge issues with a 2.4 4cyl? How complicated of a conversion would this be? Can I use my old transmission and computers?

5,559 views with 13 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Stacie Armentrout
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We Have A Chrysler Sebring 2.7l 2003 That Is Overheating. Has New Water Pu...

We are thinking radiator is clogged as we did pull a large crystal like chunk out of the bottle. When coolant boils temp gauge is normal just above C.

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chasby41
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Are Both Cigarette Lighter On Same Fuse

neither lighter working tom charge phone

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