2003 Ford Ranger User Reviews

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JimMagD writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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4

Pros

Small truck, easy on fuel, inexpensive maintenance

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Poor seating in fold down rear seats

JimMagD
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2003 Ford Ranger Xlt — Reliable, parts are inexpensive, truck is easy to maintain. Tune-ups; spark plugs, plug wires are easily changed, shocks are easy to change. New radiator, hoses and clamps - cooling system is serviced for years to come. New front and rear brakes, even rebuilt the alternator to save cost over the replacement.

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Alex writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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5

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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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Matt writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT FX4 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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5

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Reliable, good tow vehicle for 8 x 10 trailer or less

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mileage isn't terrific, rides like a truck

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2003 Ford Ranger Fx4 Level 2 — The little truck has never let me down. 87000 miles. Recommend highly. Great torquey V6 for pulling trailers. Surprises people how quick it is. Fun for rice burners with 31 inch all terrains on it. Mileage is ok, drive the speed limit it gets 17 or 18. Drive 70 or above, 15 or less.

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Brice writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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5

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gas mileage, looks, size

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interior space

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Gas Mileage — gas mileage is great considering i have the I-4 with a 5 speed manual transmission, but it aint big enough for a family. the overall size is great for maneuverability. it does look pretty good although i did add a few upgrades. if your a DIYer the spark plugs are a pain, but the oil is real easy to change.

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hollis123 writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr Edge Plus Extended Cab SB Review
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4

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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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Roark writes:
2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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get up and go

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everything else.

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My Ranger. — It drinks gas! its turning radius sucks. ITS SMALL! im not. im 6'4'' and my knee hits the window/mirror switches. put your foot down and it will go... so I give it credit there. there is something wrong with it... dealership cant fix it, told me wait till it gets worse.

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