2003 Ford Thunderbird Overview


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Base Convertible
Deluxe Convertible
31 national listings
Avg. Price: $15,421
Premium Convertible
Avg. Price: $15,785

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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

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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

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Where's The Fuel Cutoff Switch Reset Button On A 2003 Ford Thunderbird

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How To Fix/ Electrical

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2003 Thunderbird Starting.

My 03 bird will not start when the outdoor temp is 32 or below. However when the temp reaches 40 degrees it will pop right off. Any ideas out there as to what might be causing this?

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Need Instrument Cluster For 2003 T-bird. Help Please?!

Websites seem to have them on line, but when you call they say they don't.

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