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Ford Escape 2003

The 2003 Ford Escape range of configurations is currently priced from $3,000. Our most recent review of the 2003 Ford Escape resulted in a score of 7 out of 10 for that particular example. You can read the full review here.

This is what Ewan Kennedy liked most about this particular version of the Ford Escape: Widespread dealer network., A comfortable ride., Good amount of room for adults.

The 2003 Ford Escape carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1600 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Ford Escape 2003 Price and Specs

The Ford Escape 2003 is currently available from $3,000 for the Escape XLT up to $8,990 for the Escape XLT.

Pricing guides

$4,999
Based on 9 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$3,000
Highest Price
$8,990
Ford Escape Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
Limited SUV 3.0L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,600 $4,510
XLS SUV 3.0L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,100 $3,630
XLT SUV 3.0L ULP 4 SP AUTO $2,400 $4,070
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Ford Escape 2003 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Ford Escape 2003 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Ford Escape 2003: Transmission fluid change to fix shuddering

    THANKS for your input. It sounds like Ford had taken care of the problem and Dennis and Helen should go back to their dealer and ask for the fluid change.

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  • Ford Escape 2003: Gearbox rumbling

    I HAVEN'T had any other complaints about this problem, so can't really help, but perhaps other owners might let us know if they have had the problem and what was done to fix it.

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  • Ford Escape 2007: Another cracked wheel

    IN DEFENCE of Ford, it sometimes happens that an owner will hit a kerb or a hole in the road and damage the wheel, but they should check the wheel themselves to verify if the crack has been caused by driver error or not. That they dismissed your claim without checking isn't good enough, even if your car is out of warranty. It's even more disappointing that they have chosen not to act when the dealer supports your claim. If the dealer is prepared to make a report on its findings I would use it and pursue Ford for compensation.

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  • Ford Escape 2003: Brake disk rotor replacement?

    UNFORTUNATELY brake rotors do wear out much faster than they once did. There was a time when brake drums or rotors were never replaced, but the brakes back then weren't very efficient. If you revisit old road tests, you'll find them littered with criticisms of the brakes. The improvement is caused by a range of things -- pad material, fluid and disc design and construction are some of them. But one of the consequences appears to be greater wear of rotors. You seem to accept that tyres wear out, but you're not prepared to accept that discs will wear out, even though it's inevitable.

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Ford Escape 2003 Towing capacity

The Ford Escape has maximum towing capacity of 1600kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Ford Escape Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
XLS SUV 3.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 1600kg
XLT SUV 3.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 1600kg
Limited SUV 3.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 1600kg
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Ford Escape 2003 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2003 Ford Escape are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1825mm x 1775mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Ford Escape 2003 Dimensions  include 1775mm height, 1825mm width, 4415mm length.
Ford Escape Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
XLS SUV 1775x1825x4415 mm 200 mm
XLT SUV 1775x1825x4415 mm 200 mm
Limited SUV 1775x1825x4415 mm 200 mm
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Ford Escape 2003 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2003 Ford Escape is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Ford Escape currently offers fuel consumption from 10.5 to 10.5L/100km. The Ford Escape is available with the following fuel type: ULP.

Ford Escape Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Limited SUV 3.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 10.5L/100km
XLS SUV 3.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 10.5L/100km
XLS SUV 3.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 10.5L/100km
XLT SUV 3.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 10.5L/100km
XLT SUV 3.0L,ULP,4 SP AUTO 10.5L/100km
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Ford Escape 2003 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2003 Ford Escape will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Ford Escape vary from 15x6.5 inches to 16x7 inches.

Ford Escape Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
XLS SUV P225x65 R15 15x6.5 inches P225x65 R15 15x6.5 inches
XLS SUV 235x70 R16 16x6.5 inches 235x70 R16 16x6.5 inches
XLT SUV P235x65 R16 16x7 inches P235x65 R16 16x7 inches
Limited SUV P235x65 R16 16x7 inches P235x65 R16 16x7 inches
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