2003 Ford Escort Overview


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2003 Ford Escort Zx2 by Dan
 — the overall performance of the car is awesome. it handles extremely well, acceleration is pretty decent, and the motor runs nice and smooth. although it is a bit rough on suspension its not too bad. t... Read More
Ford Escort by Victor
 — It is a amazing car, with a very well made interior, a very good engine, and a solid structure. Very stable and balanced, with a high engine compression, excelent brakes and a very good acceleration. ... Read More
My Baby by Brandi Leigh
 — what i hated is the black leather interior. it was gorgeous, but damn, in the summer that thing was hotter than hell, and in the winter it was sooooo cold! it also needed new tires. other than that, i... Read More

2003 Ford Escort Overview

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2003 Ford Escort

The last of a classic breed, the 2003 Ford Escort was the final model in one of the automaker's top-selling economy lines.

The popular subcompact was designed as a low-cost family car.  The '03 Escort was offered in two bodystyles: a four-door sedan and the sporty ZX2 coupe.  Buyers had a choice among standard, Premium, and Deluxe trim levels.

One engine, a 2.0 liter inline-4 with a 110-horsepower output, was available for the '03 Ford Escort.  5-speed manual transmission came standard, and 4-speed automatic transmission was an option.

Although it wasn't long on power, the 2003 Escort sure was thrifty at the pump.  With an EPA estimated mileage per gallon of 25 highway/33 city, the Escort's fuel efficiency was one of its best features.


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