2003 Ford Ranger User Reviews

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    2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Standard Cab SB Review
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    55

    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

    Pros: excellent condition

    Cons: for work , no to much power

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    2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr Edge Plus Extended Cab SB Review
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    50

    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

    Pros: Just a great all around small pick-up.

    Cons: Torsion bar suspension.

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    2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Standard Cab LB Review
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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

    Pros: Almost zero maintenance costs

    Cons: bouncey ride

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    2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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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

    Pros: i love the lift, cant wait to get a system and bigger rims and tires for it.

    Cons: i dont like that it doesnt have power windows or locks. :(, yeah thats basically it haha

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    2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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    95

    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.)

    Pros: They just last and last.

    Cons: There are no reasons to avoid it that I can think of.

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    2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XLT FX4 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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    25

    Good — it does the job,and fun to drive great on and off road the only problem is that its a pig from empty to full is 80 bucks and i only get around 300 k to a tank... but ither then that its a great truck and i injoy driving it...

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: that its not a car its a truck

    Cons: nothing

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    2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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    A Great Truck For The Buck — I Like the Ford Ranger. I have the 4.0 SOHC V6 with a 5 speed manual 4X4. it has good power, i tow a 4,000 lb camping trailer and it does fine. i have 46,000 miles on it and have had no trouble with it yet. there is a squeak in the dash that is bothersom but overall interior is well built. the exterior is ok, the sheetmetal seems a little flimsy in spots but have had no rust or parts brakeing yet. I get about 22 mpg avg (not towing). i do enjoy driving it, the 5 speed with the 4.0 makes for a good time.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: 4.0 makes driving it fun

    Cons: generic design

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    2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr Edge Standard Cab SB Review
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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

    Pros: Excellent reliabilty

    Cons: none

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    2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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    The Biggest Small Turck Ever — i love my truck! i have very few cars i would like to drive besides my truck but i will never give it up for any of them. i love the hieght that it is at and how it drives. it handles great on the road whether it is flat or not, obviously it doesn't drive like a sports car but it does have some power under that hood. i have had very few major problems with the mechanics mainly things that wear out normaly like shocks and bearings. maintenance has been normal nothing more than you would have with most cars, the gas milage is not that great but it is a truck so that is expected. i love driving my truck but i love the way that trucks and big vehicles drive, if you want speed this truck isn't for you.

    Pros: it is dependable and handles great

    Cons: gas milage

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    2003 Ford Ranger 2 Dr XLT Standard Cab SB Review
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    Amazingly Manufactured By Ford — It's a built Ford Tough Ranger and its unsurpassed fuel economy and reliability has been remarkable. It gets about 30 mpg highway and 25 city and has been a vehicle that has impressed me numerous times! Theres nothing that can beat the quality of a Ranger pickup!

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Least cost of ownership and reliability1

    Cons: None

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2011 Ford Ranger Reviews

    Overall Great Vehicle By zcar690

    I like the dependability of this vehicle. I purchased it because I had previously owned a 2001 Ford Ranger that lasted me 10 years 225,000 miles. The 4.0 V6 engine is very strong and the towing capaci... Read More

    2011 Ford Ranger Supercab Sport By Andrew

    One of the main reasons I need to get rid of it is the fact that it isnt a family vehicle and I really need more space for car seats. It does not have a bed liner. It accelerates very smoothly and has... Read More

    2010 Ford Ranger Reviews

    Practical. By DugK

    Acts and drives like a small truck. Doesn't pretend to be anything other than a truck. No mushy car like ride. Provides good utility. Daily driver. Road and cabin noise is louder than normal. Fr... Read More

    Great Starter Truck. By Brockmontgomery

    I like the small size and good fuel milage. it is easy to drive and handel, that is why is a great starter vehicle. Not enough room for many passergers. overall a good pick up truck for a young driver... Read More

    2009 Ford Ranger Reviews

    Great Compact Truck By Jddirtbiker

    Power dome hood looks great in black. 4ad is easy to operate and works great. Good hauling capacity and a reliable truck. It's my 3rd and I had 210,000 miles on the last one and it still looked grea... Read More

    Good Looker By Bailie

    I liked the sporty look of the hood and fender flairs. The color is very pleasing as well as the interior color. The Rally Gauge Cluster gave interior a sporty look as well and was surprised that it... Read More

    2008 Ford Ranger Reviews

    Awesome! By DucatiMarco

    I love this truck - it drives great, and the Grabber Orange color makes it a head-turner. It is fun to drive, and does a good job at towing. The only down-side is I wish it had "real" rear seats, rath... Read More

    Great Little Truck! By colin0008

    very dependable,its my 3rd ranger.there tough,never had any issues with them,there great off roaders,they hauls very well for a small truck. hauls my 3 atv in my 7x14 trailer and packed for a fami... Read More

    2007 Ford Ranger Reviews

    Great Truck, Very Fun To Drive, And To Keep Clean (well I Enjoy It Anyways) By Justin

    I love my truck what can I say... She has given me some problems but always comes out stronger in the end! She has about 65k miles in her right now and I have people come up to me ans ask if its brand... Read More

    Love My Truck, The Only Thing Is That The Double Cabs Should Come Out In 3ltr As Standard Though. By Mickey

    Performance - acceleration - Great, braking - Needs ABS and EBS, handling - Great Build Quality - has it needed repairs? - No repairs, squeaks/rattles - None Appearance - interior - basic and functio... Read More

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