2003 Ford Windstar User Reviews

2003 Ford Windstar Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 9 reviews

  • Performance:2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars 2.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars2.7 out of 5 stars 2.7 / 5
  • Overall: 3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5

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Andy writes:
2003 Ford Windstar Review
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nice to drive plenty of space

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rear windows dont like to open

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Windstar Sport — goes well but park brake cables rubbed through the rear shocks, rear windows dont always work, but the heater works well in front and rear, great to connect ps2 into the tv for the kids on journeys, quick off of the lights and very comfortable drive

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Dylan writes:
2003 Ford Windstar SE Review
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there are none

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electrical problems

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Windstars Are No Better Than Bikes With A 50cc Moter — electrical problems are the worst. my abs light and my emergency brake light are always on. the interior lights tent to come on whenever they fell it will annoy me the most. this is a car noboby should have to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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emgriggs887 writes:
2003 Ford Windstar LX Review
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Appearance, performance

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gas mileage, weak tranny

emgriggs887
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Decent For A Van — Bought this car as a 2003 leftover, there's nothing really remarkable about these vans, they are built quite well, performance is actually good for a van, although the tranny is weak, fuel mileage is pretty bad, but I've seen worse. The appearance is actually a strong point in my opinion.

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Mat writes:
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Nice look, fully loaded

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Lots of things

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Mats Car — I only got it for my family. Its cozy, has a tv and VCR. Bad on gas. looks good, has a spoiler and hardly any plastic on the exterior. Metallic light blue with blue sparkles in the paint. Besides that I only recommend it if you have a family. Mat

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Shawn writes:
2003 Ford Windstar SEL Review
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video on the go

Cons

its a ford

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Ladies Tank — its great to go places with the kids cus you can strap them in and put on a movie. Its the only time they sit still and remain quiet for more than twenty minutes. Compared to the competition its well equipped. A lot of on board gadgets and plenty of bells and whistles to entertain anyone.

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Rhobbs writes:
2003 Ford Windstar SEL Review
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Comfortable, reliable ride. Great  for hauling family around.

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Great Family Hauler — commuted 70 miles a day in this mini van. Comfortable and easy to drive. it is on a car chassis instead of a truck chassis so the ride is softer. also, it is low to the ground and easier to get into than other mini vans.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Ben writes:
2003 Ford Windstar LX Review
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Has gone from Oklahoma to Washington to Kentucky to Iowa to Arkansas several times

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The car, now that it is 11 years old, is beginning to have more and more issues and seems to need work. This could be from the driving along Arkansas dirt roads so much

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Getting Tired — Good minivan that my parents bought almost new in 2004 for our move from OK to WA. Difficult to get into the furthest back seats because the seatbelt is in the way. Weird design there... Good minivan however, and seems safe and sturdy. The passenger window has had issues as well as the electronic locks.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Todd writes:
2003 Ford Windstar SEL Review
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Acceleration and power

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semis will mess you up

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Wind — This is a good Van. lots of room, good acceleration and decent Hp and good gas mileage. it has good highway speed and excellent acceleration over 60 for passing speed it does have a major flaw. Watch out for semi trucks get stuck behind one while doing 70+ and the amount of sway you will feel from the turbulence we get you movin side to side

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CXT_1244 writes:
2003 Ford Windstar SE Review
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none

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its horrible

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Disgusting — dont EVER get this car . it is horrible , unless you like soccer mum vheicles ... the look is disgusting, adn the inside is like a small living room...like i said, if you like soccer mum cars then this one is fer you

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Reviews From Other Years

1995 Ford Windstar Reviews

Pleased By Rob

Great family vechile. It was a good step up from a Tempo. It serve me well for 7 years. I towed a tent trailer with it and it had lots of power to to do no problem. For a first year production van I d... Read More

I Think Its On The "do Not Buy" List!! By charmed1felicia

I liked the look of the inside and outside, just wish the repairs weren't so extensive. At least it always broke down in a safe area! Drove very well in the winter. Handling the ice and snow nicely. I... Read More

Read all 7 1995 Ford Windstar reviews

1996 Ford Windstar Reviews

1996 Ford Windstar Van By Scott

This was a nightmare to own. In the two years we had this van, the tranmission had to be replaced twice. After the second time, we traded this lemon in! The van was roomy inside, but not particula... Read More

Best Car Ive Ever Owned By Jennifer

living with personality, blown head gasket 100,000 miles ago and still running! check engine light is always on, and the open door light too, needs new tires, engine, and gas censor, gets an amazing ... Read More

Read all 5 1996 Ford Windstar reviews

1997 Ford Windstar Reviews

Family Friendly By etoodog

Roomy, a 4 by 8 plywood sheet can fit inside. I had the wiring for the class 1 hitch fixed and had to replace the wiper motor. I find it to be of average quality build and cost for maintenience. It ha... Read More

1997 Ford Windstar (3.8l V6) By Francois

The Ford Windstar 1997 is a 3-door van with somewhat of a nice attitude: the looks aren't too bad. The interior is not very glamorous and the instruments aren't worth looking at. The direction is some... Read More

Read all 3 1997 Ford Windstar reviews

1998 Ford Windstar Reviews

Great Value For The Money! By Ali

Not going to find another car for this cost and this low mileage! This was my grandmother's vehicle. It was used lightly and cared for well. She used it mainly as an around town car to go back and for... Read More

Make Sure Previous Owners Kept With Maintance On The Van By TerryEnz

I really dont like the handling on the van. Maybe because its an older model. I love the fact that it has alot of leg room. And so much room for cargo.In a way it is a fun car to drive. Not good milea... Read More

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1999 Ford Windstar Reviews

Ok But Definately Not Worth What Ive Put In It By Tashina

body sucks, fuel mileage sucks, rusting undercarriage, child locks dont work right, getting to the spark plugs is a pain in the rear, flap for heating element in the front broke so no heat up front-wt... Read More

Great, And Reliable! By el_cs_15

I probably listed more things wrong with it than right but this van is GREAT. It has taken me and my family across the country and back. It easy to put miles behind you when you drive it, it's very co... Read More

Read all 8 1999 Ford Windstar reviews

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