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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
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2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
MSRP
$36,610
Invoice
$35,145
Average Price Paid
$35,718
26 listings nationwide

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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
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2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,750
2 listings nationwide

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2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$40,461

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2003 Ford Escort
ZX2

The last of a classic breed, the 2003 Ford Escort was the final model in one of the automaker's top-selling economy lines. The popular subcompact was designed as a low-cost family car...

2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Ford is no stranger to off-roading and has offered FX4 option packages for its pickup trucks for years. The Tremor, however, is relatively new. Briefly used on a sport-truck version...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
65
Amanda 2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

:d — exterior is a newer style. interior is nice. not to bad on gas. easy to drive. lately have had probl...

Primary Use: Family transportation

105
Austin 2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

Escort Zx2 (lead Footer) — This car handles nimbly, probably due to the light weight, but the stock tires don't have very much ...

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

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Pato 2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

Ford Escort — Si lo llevas al piso queda hermosooo. Bastante fragil pero se la banca. Tiene buena mecanica y si lo...

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

2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
20
Guru9Z8R24 writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Crew Cab 4WD with Leather better.
"seems like more room"
Would Buy Ranked 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Crew Cab 4WD with Leather worse.
"good looking truck, new body style"

Specs

2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
23 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
30 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
--
Torque
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
--
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.44 in x 3.7 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 1 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 30.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload -- 1,650 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.2 in 210.8 in
Width 67.4 in 85.8 in
Height 52.3 in 71.1 in
Wheelbase 98.4 in 126.8 in
Bed Length -- 72.8 in

Available Options

2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
2021 Ford Ranger
Lariat SuperCab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • CYBER Orange Metallic Tricoat
  • Cactus Gray
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Race Red
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Chrome Appearance Package
  • Black Aluminum CROSSBED Toolbox By Weather Guard
  • Hard Folding Tonneau Box Cover
  • Retractable Tonneau Box Cover
  • Soft Folding Tonneau Box Cover
  • 5" Rectangular Black Running Boards
  • 5" Rectangular Chrome Running Boards
  • Black Appearance Package
  • FX4 Off-Road Package
  • Premium CROSSBED Toolbox
  • Sport Appearance Package
  • Technology Package
  • Equipment Group 501A High
  • Wheels: 18" Machined Aluminum W/Magnetic Pockets

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