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2003 Ford Windstar
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,470
1 vehicle

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2005 Chevrolet Venture
Cargo
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,880

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2003 Ford Windstar
Base
No Expert Reviews
2005 Chevrolet Venture
Cargo

The Venture will journey no more after 2005. Set to refresh its minivan lineup for late 2005, GM releases limited versions, and the 2005 Chevrolet Venture will be replaced by the Upla...

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

2003 Ford Windstar
Base
10
Myles writes:
Spacious, with a bit of pep in the engine. Excellent cargo capacity. Wish it had more power to go with its wei...
85
Jason 2003 Ford Windstar BaseReview:

It's A Van — she drives it and likes it... I guess

2005 Chevrolet Venture
Cargo
5
Kanney32 writes:
Value Ranked 2010 Chevrolet Traverse LS FWD worse.
"Sliding side doors are much more convenient than conventional doors. Shape of van makes it easier to drive and park. "
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Chevrolet Traverse LS FWD worse.
"MPG were better on the road with the Venture. Venture does not sit as high, so is easier to get in and out of, and use at a drive in window or drive-up ATM. "

Specs

2003 Ford Windstar
Base
2005 Chevrolet Venture
Cargo
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26 gal 25 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 4,900 RPM
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
240 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
3,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.81 in x 3.39 in
3.6 in x 3.3 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Optional Optional
CD Changer Optional Optional
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 40.7 in 39.9 in
Back Legroom 38.6 in 39 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload 1,200 lbs 1,519 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,831 lbs 1,457 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 201.5 in 200.9 in
Width 76.6 in 72 in
Height 66.1 in 68.1 in
Wheelbase 120.7 in 120 in
Bed Length 26.3 in 26.9 in

Available Options

2003 Ford Windstar
Base
2005 Chevrolet Venture
Cargo

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