2003 Ford Ranger User Reviews

2003 Ford Ranger Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 39 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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"fuel economy" 13 reviews
"ride" 12 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"reliable car" 6 reviews
"maintenance" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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adriangur writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Standard Cab SB Review
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5

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excellent condition

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for work , no to much power

adriangur
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Ready For Work — The car runs very smooth, not noises at all, inside is very comfortable with a lot of space, and the seats are very wide ,for the driver the vision is panoramic. The car is very stable specially on the high way, and very economic in gas. The trunk is big

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hollis123 writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr Edge Plus Extended Cab SB Review
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Just a great all around small pick-up.

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Torsion bar suspension.

hollis123
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Very Sleek And Sporty. Eye Catching. — This truck is very quick and I love it, the interior is very sound deadening and the stock speakers are wonderful. The interior is so clean and fresh and the way the truck handles astounding. The only thing I did not love about this truck are the torsion bars.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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David writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Standard Cab LB Review
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Almost zero maintenance costs

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bouncey ride

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Dependable Ride — 3.0 auto 3.73; nice acceleration, solid braking excellent load carrying ability. Really dependable having almost zero maintenance cost; limited to oil changes, new battery, and now new spark plugs. New tires went on last year, need a new bed cover but that can wait

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Levi writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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i love the lift, cant wait to get a system and bigger rims and tires for it.

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i dont like that it doesnt have power windows or locks. :(, yeah thats basically it haha

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I Absolutely Love It — overall its a great truck, the quality of the vehicle is very great. it is very stylish, and handles great. the cost of owning the vehicle is fairly low so far. havent had it a year yet. but it is a great vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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skipcarver42 writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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They just last and last.

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There are no reasons to avoid it that I can think of.

skipcarver42
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If You Want Something That Is Well Made And Will Last Then Consider A Ranger. — This is my 3rd Ranger. My first one I drove for 100,00 miles. My second Ranger was a 1990 that I drove 225,000 miles. Is there any wonder that I bought another one in 2003? I'm 68 years old with bad health. This will be the last truck I will ever need.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Robert writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT FX4 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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that its not a car its a truck

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nothing

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Good — it does the job,and fun to drive great on and off road the only problem is that its a pig from empty to full is 80 bucks and i only get around 300 k to a tank... but ither then that its a great truck and i injoy driving it...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ben writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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4.0 makes driving it fun

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generic design

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A Great Truck For The Buck — I Like the Ford Ranger. I have the 4.0 SOHC V6 with a 5 speed manual 4X4. it has good power, i tow a 4,000 lb camping trailer and it does fine. i have 46,000 miles on it and have had no trouble with it yet. there is a squeak in the dash that is bothersom but overall interior is well built. the exterior is ok, the sheetmetal seems a little flimsy in spots but have had no rust or parts brakeing yet. I get about 22 mpg avg (not towing). i do enjoy driving it, the 5 speed with the 4.0 makes for a good time.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Alex writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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Excellent reliabilty

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none

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I Would Not Hesitate To Buy Another One! — Awesome little truck! Rangers are unbeaten in their quality and reliability. The Edge with the Flareside bed really pops! Sure, it's no race truck but the 3.0L moves it around with no problem. No trouble or repairs. I'm averaging 22-23 mpgs per tank. My biggest complaint is that it has a small gas tank and that I have to fill it a little more often.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Azeadra writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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it is dependable and handles great

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gas milage

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The Biggest Small Turck Ever — i love my truck! i have very few cars i would like to drive besides my truck but i will never give it up for any of them. i love the hieght that it is at and how it drives. it handles great on the road whether it is flat or not, obviously it doesn't drive like a sports car but it does have some power under that hood. i have had very few major problems with the mechanics mainly things that wear out normaly like shocks and bearings. maintenance has been normal nothing more than you would have with most cars, the gas milage is not that great but it is a truck so that is expected. i love driving my truck but i love the way that trucks and big vehicles drive, if you want speed this truck isn't for you.

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Samone writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Standard Cab SB Review
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Least cost of ownership and reliability1

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None

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Amazingly Manufactured By Ford — It's a built Ford Tough Ranger and its unsurpassed fuel economy and reliability has been remarkable. It gets about 30 mpg highway and 25 city and has been a vehicle that has impressed me numerous times! Theres nothing that can beat the quality of a Ranger pickup!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2009 Ford Ranger Reviews

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2008 Ford Ranger Reviews

Awesome! By DucatiMarco

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2007 Ford Ranger Reviews

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