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2005 Ford Freestyle - Road Test Specs

2005 Ford Freestyle Wagon

(3.0L V6 CVT Automatic)

Vehicle

Model year2005
MakeFord
ModelFreestyle
StyleSEL
Base MSRP$28,045
As-tested MSRP$29,390

Drivetrain

Drive typeAWD
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)203 @ 5750
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)207 @ 4500
Transmission typeCVT

Chassis

Suspension, frontIndependent w/ stablilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent w/ stablilizer bar
Steering typePower rack and pinion
Tire size, frontP215/65R17
Tire size, rearP215/65R17
Brakes, front4-wheel disk w/ ABS

Track Test Results

Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)57.6
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)40
Sound level @ idle (dB)Low
@ Full throttle (dB)75
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)70

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Handling ratingGood
Handling commentsThe Freestyle feels very good in the slalom, steering weighting and feedback is amazing for a family vehicle, and the chassis is very stiff with lots of effective suspension damping. It's a big vehicle and is fairly heavy, but in terms of its actual behavior in the slalom it's very impressive - Karl Brauer

Testing Conditions

Elevation (ft.)Not tested
Temperature (F)Not tested
Wind (mph, direction)Not tested

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)19 City 24 Highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)19
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)4112

Dimensions & Capacities

Length (in.)199.8
Width (in.)65.9
Height (in.)74.4
Wheelbase (in.)112.9
Legroom, front (in.)41.2
Legroom, rear (in.)40.2
Headroom, front (in.)39.4
Headroom, rear (in.)39.4
Seating capacity7
Cargo volume (cu-ft)17.6 cu. ft.
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)85 cu. ft.

Warranty

Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain3 years / 36,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance3 years / 36,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenanceN/A

Safety

Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsOptional
Head airbagsOptional
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsStandard
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlN/A
Rollover protectionN/A
Emergency assistance systemStandard
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested
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