2003 Ford Taurus User Reviews

2003 Ford Taurus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 32 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5

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"ride" 12 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"reliable car" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 3 reviews

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Rjonas96 writes:
2003 Ford Taurus Review
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5

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Had the power top speed of 144 mph. Wide tires All wheel drive

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fuel mileage 22 at best

Rjonas96
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Sleeper — This thing was a sleeper. Overall performance was amazing the shear power was terrifying at the beginning. 4 door car that was modified to have the power to catch criminals. I wish i still had the thing. Needed racing breaks to stop it.

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seandrisc writes:
2003 Ford Taurus SES Review
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5

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fantastic economical car cheap to fix

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small backseat when front seats all the way back

seandrisc
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Terriffic Overall Car — I find this car cheap to maintain very rugged and very reliable , I think the car is very economical and also a very good car for first time driver because of how safe this car is constructed,I think ford really made a good vehicle

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SpecialEd71 writes:
2003 Ford Taurus SE Review
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4

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Extremely reliable

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Air Conditioning seems adequate on extreme heat days

SpecialEd71
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Recommended — Impressed with how reliable this car has been, I have gone through 2 starters (lots of starts and stops when the car was first purchased, an AC condenser, rack and pinion, 2 batteries, 2 sets of tires and 2 sets of brakes. Car starts first shot every time.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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cfjackman72 writes:
2003 Ford Taurus LX Review
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4

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It saves me allot on gas and it is very roomy; 6 feet tall.

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Back seat does not comfortably hold 5 at 6 feet tall

cfjackman72
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Impressive — Even though my children have out grown the car it is overall the best car I have ever had. the color is different and that is what made me purchase the car in the first place ovrall if I was an average female with an average family I would say this car life span for me is forever.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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superhotpepperz writes:
2003 Ford Taurus SE Review
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3

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Good, solid family car.

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Needs regular repairs that can be costly.

superhotpepperz
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Decent Family Car. — Looks good, has a nice comfortable ride, and is pleasant to drive. Did not like how the ball joints went out before the car had 100,000 miles, or how the gem module needed to be replaced. Some of these repairs are expensive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jovanybg writes:
2003 Ford Taurus SEL Review
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3

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cheap

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cheap

jovanybg
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Everyday Driver — Cheap and easy to maintain car. It is large and comfortable, but not for the one who enjoy driving. It is too soft and the rear brakes are drums instead of discs. Not too good on a fuel economy. Everyday driver.

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Ryan writes:
2003 Ford Taurus SEL Review
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Great car

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nothing really i bought it has a four door car which it is great at what it is made for

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Great Car — Performance- The car had good acceleration for a lower end car enough power from the 3.0 doch engine that ford also uses in the ford ranger not sporty braking is fine great as long as you keep up the maintenance handling is very responsive every single time Build Quality- it is very quiet smooth and i do not see any foreseeable maintenance beside the regular maintenance Appearance- interior leather is nice and wood trim comfortable and the exterior styling is fine for a basic model car Cost of ownership- gas mileage is fine highway i was getting 27 at 85 with the cruise on the interstate and 32 doing 65 on a normal highway and in town about 20-22 depending on how you drive so pretty good Fun Factor- only fun factor i could think about the car is the mach stereo system with 6 cd changer and taking it on long road trips because it is very smooth and worry free driving on the road

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sofar writes:
2003 Ford Taurus SES Review
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its awsome

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slow

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Lovin It — its alittle slow but other than that it runs like a champ also the back seat is alittle small but other than those few things its one of the best cars ive ever owned and it looks clean all the time

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Gaelen writes:
2003 Ford Taurus SEL Review
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Aquire — Performance : Could use more torque. Braking good. handling a little soft. Build quality : quiet ride, workmanship not cause of repairs. appearance : exterior - i like the look of the taurus. i'm not sure why... but i do. interior - so much room! even in the back! Cost of Ownership : eh. 15gal tank. needs about 2/3 tank per week. currently about $45 Fun factor: not so much, unless you take a lot of long drives

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jesse writes:
2003 Ford Taurus SE Review
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sound system

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not really anything

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My Car — Performance-handling, braking are both pretty good Build Quality- the driver door got stuck open once, but other than that nothing has had to be repaired before. Appearance- gray interior and exterior Cost of ownership- about $30 to fill with gas Fun factor- it's pretty fun to drive, the speakers are pretty good for a stock car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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