Great looking at great value
By Ocean on
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE Fwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)
Excellent looking and handling ride at a terrific value. Lots of extras for the money. A few minor design issues will be worked out with subsequent year models or in the Taurus. The car's size and executive design made it very comfortable and it had a cavernous trunk. Despite its size, it handled like a much smaller car with tight handling and confident handling, great suspension and grip, while having just enough power to have some fun. The economy wasn't bad. I would like to see the rear fender redesigned so not to catch stones with it's leading edge. Else, it's a great all around ride. I'll miss it.
Executive looking exterior and elegant well-equiped interior.
The brake rotors are suseptible to bad warping. They should be much tougher. Redesign the rear fender so the leading edge doesn't get chipped from catching normal road debris, sand, and stones.