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  All Makes | convertible | Ford | Thunderbird | 2003

2003 Ford Thunderbird Premium With Removable Top

Anti-Theft & Locks
Audio anti-theft protection: integrated in dash
Peripheral anti-theft protection
Braking & Traction
Electronic traction control via ABS & engine management
Four disc brakes including four ventilated discs
Luxury trim alloy on doors and alloy on dashboard
12v power outlet: front
Engines & Emissions
Emission control level California
3948 cc 3.9 liters V 8 front engine with 86 mm bore, 85 mm stroke, 10.8 compression ratio, double overhead cam, variable valve timing/camshaft and four valves per cylinder
Coefficient of drag: 0.38
Fuel economy
68 liter 18 gallon main premium unleaded fuel tank
Premium unleaded fuel
Multi-point injection fuel system
Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
Other audio system with AM/FM radio, Disc Autochanger and six-disc remote changer
Eight speakers
Element antenna
Exterior, Design, Paint & Finish
Black paint , gloss paint
Body color front and rear bumpers
Exterior Lighting
Front fog lights
Headlight control with time delay switch-off and dusk sensor
Delayed/fade courtesy lights
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Passenger seat secondary ventilation controls
Air conditioning with climate control
Ventilation system with recirculation setting
Cruise control
Low washer fluid level warning
Low fuel level warning
Door ajar warning
External temperature
Automatic drive indicator on dashboard
Interior, Design, Decor & Floor Covering
Floor mats
Front seats cup holders
Front seats cigar lighter
Front seat center armrest
Floor covering: carpet in load area
Interior Lighting
Illuminated entry system
Front reading lights
Cargo area light
Remote Controls & Remote Releases
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch
Remote audio controls
Remote control remote trunk/hatch release
Bucket electrically adjustable driver seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, three adjustments and tilt adjustment , bucket electrically adjustable passenger seat with one adjustment and tilt adjustment
Driver front airbag , passenger front airbag with occupant switch off
Front side airbag
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats
Seating: two seats
3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (liters): 195 and all seats in place (cu ft): 6.9
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Leather seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Leather covered electrically adjustable steering wheel with tilt adjustment and telescopic adjustment
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
Load restraint hooks
Lockable glove compartment
Full dashboard and floor console with covered storage box
Wishbone front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Automatic five-speed transmission with lock-up, electronic control and shift lever on floor
Wheels & Tires
Rear-wheel drive
Four-wheel ABS
External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4732, overall length (inches): 186.3, overall width (mm): 1829, overall width (inches): 72, overall height (mm): 1323, overall height (inches): 52.1, wheelbase (mm): 2723, wheelbase (inches): 107.2, front track (mm): 1537, front track (inches): 60.5, rear track (mm): 1529, rear track (inches): 60.2, curb to curb turning circle (mm): 11430 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 37.5
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel
Front and rear alloy chrome wheels with 17 inch rim diam, 7.5 inch rim width and partial wheel covers
Front and rear all seasons tires with 235 mm tire width, 50% tire profile and V tire rating
Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
Rear view mirror
Tinted glass on cabin
Driver and passenger power partial-painted door mirrors
Front power windows with one one-touch
Removable hardtop convertible roof with glass rear window
Rear window with defogger
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Heat reflective glass
Driver and passenger vanity mirror
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