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2005 Ford Freestar Minivan

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Ford Freestar Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.9 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power Info is not yet available.
  • Fuel Economy 16/22 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2005 Ford Freestar

  • The Freestar has all the right safety features, but with better appointed, more refined minivans available from Chrysler, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and even Kia, it ultimately doesn't measure up.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Plenty of safety features, upscale looks inside and out, roomy interior, dealers' willingness to discount.

  • Cons

    Unrefined powertrains with less horsepower and worse fuel mileage than most competitors, low-grade interior materials, hard-to-remove second-row seats, can't get a navigation system.

  • What's New for 2005

    For 2005 trim levels have been renamed and package content has been slightly refined. A liftgate spoiler is available on the SES, and Class I and Class II towing packages are available on all models.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (3 total reviews)  |  Write a Review


Reliable, comfortable, and family van

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Vehicle: 2005 Ford Freestar S 4dr Minivan (3.9L 6cyl 4A)

Test drove the New Toyota, Chrysler, and Honda Minivans, but did not feel the additional 4000-8000 premium over a similarly equipped Freestar was worth it. I was pleasantly surprised with the overall fit and finish of the van, and build quality. Only thing it lacks is a AWD option.




Don't buy this

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Vehicle: 2005 Ford Freestar S 4dr Minivan (3.9L 6cyl 4A)

I have had this minivan since Jan '05. This is a company vehicle so luckily i didn't have to buy this. Been in the shop twice for engine knock and check engine light. Had to replace the gas tank and the knock is better but still there at highway speeds. Was in the shop total of 9 days. If this was my personal vehicle I would be very annoyed. Give me my Caravan back!




Great vehicle

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Vehicle: 2005 Ford Freestar S 4dr Minivan (3.9L 6cyl 4A)

I feel safe for my kids when they are in it. and the ride is great.



Full 2005 Ford Freestar Review

What's New for 2005

For 2005 trim levels have been renamed and package content has been slightly refined. A liftgate spoiler is available on the SES, and Class I and Class II towing packages are available on all models.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 16
  • cty
/
  • 22
  • highway
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