2003 Ford Thunderbird Overview


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Base Convertible
Avg. Price: $17,200

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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 5 reviews

Quality Sports Car by Seth
 — Great retro styling, but not too retro like the PT Cruser. Real metal trim on the interior and comfortable, yet firm seats. Very nimble handling, although response is limited. Great performance and... Read More
Red Hot 2003 Thunderbird by Michelewoodward5
 — I like that she has 3 personalities: Hard top-for those snuggly days, Soft top-for those days that are a little to hot to go topless, Convertible-for the topless, flirty days. Thunderbird drives great... Read More
Thinking Of Getting A New One. by Kyle
 — not the best handeling car... but its pretty quick in a straight line.Breaks could be better. It needed the roters replaced at under 18000 mi. andk several coil packs went bad... it was under warranty... Read More

2003 Ford Thunderbird Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 5 reviews

2003 Ford Thunderbird

The 2003 Ford Thunderbird continues to impress right where the well-awarded 2002 model left off.  A powerful 3.9-liter V8 engine gives the little car ample pep, and with the convertible top down, the ride is fun.

The engine is rated at 280 horsepower, which is needed to propel the compact yet heavy (2-ton) car. Gas mileage is as expected, around 20mpg on city and highway combined.  

The 2003 Thunderbird is loaded with the extras and styling you would expect from a luxury vehicle.


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Ford Thunderbird Questions


Passengers Side Air Condition Changes To Heat When It Rains

When air conditioning is on , when it rains the passenger side heat comes on . It also seems to lose cfms. Why?

14 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Charging Battery While In A 2003 Thunderbird

Would like to charge battery in 2003 Thunderbird. Can it be done without disconnecting from car ? Will it damage electronics ?

22 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
Scotty Fuqua

2003 3.9l V8 Shuts Down After Driving 15 Miles Or So?

after driving until good and warmed up the car will shut down and start then shut down again

23 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

2003 Thunderbird Has No Power At All

I tried the lock this morning, will not work, key does not even click, no lights at all. Was okay 2 days ago

57 views with 5 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

I Have A 2003 Ford Thunderbird. It Has Been Sitting All Winter In The Gara...

The steering wheel moves, the door locks work, the dials on the dash work, but the engine shuts down and the horn blows. I have charged the battery. What could it be?

36 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)