Vehicle Reviews

Expert Road Test

For 2003, Ford's largest sedan, the Crown Victoria, may look very similar to last year's offering, but there's been plenty...

2003 Ford Crown Victoria Model Comparison

Base Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $23,705.00 $20,985.00 $22,795.00
Destination $725.00 $685.00 $735.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.6L V8 3.8L V6 4.2L V6
Horsepower 220 @ 4750 RPM 200 @ 4900 RPM 191 @ 4800 RPM
Torque 265 @ 4000 RPM 240 @ 3600 RPM 244 @ 2750 RPM
Valves 2 2 2
Displacement (cc) 4605 3797 4196
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.6 X 3.6 3.8 X 3.4 3.8 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.4:1 9.3:1 9.2:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 18 18 14
Highway (mpg) 26 23 17

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3941.9 3719.2 5169.8
Wheelbase (in.) 114.7 120.7 138.0
Length (in.) 212.0 200.9 211.9
Width (in.) 78.2 75.5 79.3
Height (in.) 56.8 65.2 83.4
Track Front (in.) 63.4 64.3 69.4
Track Rear (in.) 65.3 63.0 67.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A 7.0

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 6 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 39.3 39.3 42.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.9 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 42.5 40.7 40.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 39.6 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 60.8 60.9 68.4
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 60.3 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 57.1 57.9 65.6
Rear Hip Room (in.) 58.7 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 111.4 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut other
Rear Suspension beam torsion beam
Tires 225/60R16 215/70R15 245/75R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A N/A
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. N/A

Compare Other Vehicles

2003 Ford Crown Victoria Base Sedan 2003 Ford Crown Victoria Base Sedan
2003 Ford Windstar Cargo Cargo Minivan 2003 Ford Windstar Cargo Cargo Minivan
2003 Ford E-250 Cargo Cargo Van 2003 Ford E-250 Cargo Cargo Van
Update Comparison
close
X

Similarly Priced Vehicles