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2005 Ford Five Hundred Sedan

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It's a great car
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Tim
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Sedan SE Fwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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I go though a lot of cars with my job. This is my first Ford since 1979 and I really like this car. Now I'm driving 220 miles a day and it is very comfortable. I have 135,000 miles on it. Never had to do anything to it, expect tires, oil,brakes. No belts or spark plugs ever changed. These car were built on the volvo chassis. I don't buy into people saying it is under powered. I have the speeding tickets to prove them wrong. It will 90 to 100 mph all day long and still get 27 mpg.


Suggested Improvements

Change the name back to Five Hundred


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Not your Grandpa's Ford
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By Ron C
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Sedan Limited Fwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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I have been eyeing the 500 sedan for years. I recently purchase a previous experienced Limited 500 with low miles at a great price. I've read all the car magazine reviews and all have said that the 500 lacks engine horses. It's true the 500 isn't a stop light drag racer but put the hammer down and hang on! I've been able to slice and dice alot of unaware BMW, Mercedes and Nissan drivers. Turn off the Traction Control and the 500 will four wheel drift nicely. In sleeper mode the car's ride and comfort is just super. The heated front seats are really nice on those cold morning commutes. All in all a very nice ride.


Favorite Features

18 inch wheels, heated front seats, 6CD changer, huge trunk.


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ford done it again , ford car still #1
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By verdale
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Sedan Limited Fwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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awsome car to drive,and loaded up with everything. a limited can have


Favorite Features

the fact that it has NO KEY slot in trunk,makes it that much nicer on the outside


Suggested Improvements

start to remake again [ford be smart] bring the 500 back


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Ford #1
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By verdale marquardt
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Sedan Limited Fwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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love this car.will never sell it make it factor original show car no after market add ons ever. i get up to 35 miles to the gallon on hwy. its just a cool car, ford had waited to long to design a car like this and then they cancel it after 3 years somethings wrong with their management. this car will always remain in my family, thank you for making the Ford 500 limited edition.


Favorite Features

the dual climate control, love the no key in the trunk access, it makes the car look great with no keyhole, in the trunk. The controls on the steering wheel, and the digital readout panel on the dash and the overall design of the dash and instrument panels is very nice, like the heated seats.


Suggested Improvements

Wish they would have put in oil pressure gauge and voltage gauge in the dash.


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some problems
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By wayne
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2005 Ford Five Hundred Sedan SE Fwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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nice car to ride in and drive, but have had problem. rt rear brake hung up wearing out entire brake assembly at 28000 mi. now, today found out rt front bearing/axle assembly wore out. cost over 500 $. these things should not wear out this soon under normal driving. now have 38800 miles and glad i purchased extended warranty.


Favorite Features

good comfort


Suggested Improvements

make the car to better quality and better longer lasting as noted by needed repairs.


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