2003 Ford Explorer 4WD MPG and Fuel Economy
On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD.
The 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD runs on regular gasoline and is in the Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD car class.
Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD gets up to 13 miles per gallon in the city, and 18 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD is 15 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD?
The estimated fuel costs for the 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD is $4,150 per year.
That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.
If you were to compare a 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $9,250 more on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD Consume?
The 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD will consume roughly 20 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.
The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.
The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2003 Ford Explorer 4WD.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Spend $9,250|
|Fuel Type 1||Regular|
|Barrels of Petroleum||20|
|Drive||4-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive|
|Vehicle Class||Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD|
Related Ford Models from 2003
If you're interested in other Ford models from 2003, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.
|Explorer Sport 2WD||17|
|Explorer Sport 4WD||15|
|Ranger Pickup 4WD||17|
|Explorer Sport 4WD||15|
|F150 Pickup 2WD||13|
|Focus Station Wagon||26|
|Explorer Sport Trac 4WD||16|
|Focus Station Wagon||24|
|F150 Pickup 4WD||15|
|E150 Econoline 2WD||15|
|Focus Station Wagon||27|
|E150 Econoline 2WD||13|
|E250 Econoline 2WD||14|
Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.
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