3 of 3 people found this review helpful
By Joel H. on
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited AWD 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl CVT)
Only had this rig for 5 months now, but have enjoyed owning it this far. It has 100,00 miles on it. I am a service tech, at the dealership where it was sold new, So I have presonally done alot of the service work on it. The CVT is original and has no problems so far. Thinking back I can only remember 3 CVT's with problems at our dealership. I worked on one of them. They are pretty simple and compared to other vehicles, I think the failure rate is probabally average. I am planning to tow a 14' fiberglass boat this summer so we'll see how that goes. Removed the rear center console so our 4 year old can get through to the third row.
The folding second row is not handy when you have child seats attached to them. Removing the center console made the rear seat much more accessable