I traded a '00 Windstar for my Freestar. I love the power sliders. The leather seats are slightly less comfy than the cloth.The well behind the 3rd row is great for groceries, big improvement over the clips on the back of 3rd row in Windstar. Gas mileage is comparable; about 20 mpg in city, took trip and averaged about 24 mpg on the road -- only had 600 miles on it, it was barely broken in so I'm expecting slightly better. Kids love the DVD! I also like the storage improvement in the dash, the drawer keeps things from sliding all over. Overall, it's better than my sister's Odyssey and other sister's Caravan. Has a very quiet motor, no knocks or rattles!
The side power sliders, 3rd row seat storage well, DVD player, soundproofing is great, no motor or road noise!
Leather seats could be a little softer and more comfortable.
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