2003 GT Mustang Specs

by Brian Vaughan

The Ford Mustang has long been among the most popular American sports cars on the market. The 2003 Mustang GT is a convertible that was initially priced between $25,000 and $30,000. As of late 2010, the 2003 Mustang GT is worth over $10,000. The GT version of the Mustang offers perks that other versions of the vehicle don't have, and it's available as a coupe or convertible.

Power

The 2003 Mustang GT boasts a 4.6 liter V8 engine with 260 horsepower. Depending on your preference, the car comes with either a four-speed automatic overdrive or five-speed manual overdrive transmission. The Mustang GT tows a maximum of 1,000 pounds.

Fuel

The Mustang GT gets around 18 miles per gallon in the city and 24 to 26 miles per gallon on the highway. All editions of the 2003 Mustang GT take unleaded fuel.

Safety

Driver and passenger-side airbags are in place in the 2003 Mustang GT. The Mustang GT has anti-lock brakes and a trunk release. An anti-theft system is standard for both the coupe and convertible versions of the car, and power locks are included along with control of all doors for the driver. The car provides warnings when fuel or tire pressure levels get low.

Size

The 2003 Mustang GT weighs 3,317 pounds and stands 53 inches tall. The car is 73 inches wide and 183 inches long. It sits 4.6 inches off the ground.

Perks

The 2003 Mustang GT has a leather interior and a leather steering wheel. Controls are added to the steering wheel so you do not need to avert your eyes while driving. Cruise control lets you set the car at a certain speed to save fuel while driving on the highway. Cup holders are included for both seats. Mirrors are also available for the driver and front seat passenger.

Colors

The 2003 Mustang GT comes in black, gray, white, red, silver, blue, green and yellow.

About the Author

Brian Vaughan is a freelance writer based in Springfield, Mo. He has been writing short stories, reviews and essays for over eight years and is currently pursuing a degree in professional writing at Missouri State University.