Overall this is is a very comfortable
car and has many nice luxury features.
Interior and exterior have held up
well, car parked outside mostly.
Reliabilty is bad. Bought car with
76,000 miles. Transmision went out at
79,000 miles. Head gasket blew shortly
thereafter. Both are known defects for
this engine and transmission.
Our newest car is now a Saturn. (see
Roomy, comfortable ride. Leather bucket
seats with dual electric controls.
Leather wrapped steering wheel. Center
console shifter. Automatic climate
control. Third rear seat. Plenty of
Reliability of 3.8 V6 engine and
transmission. Ford knows these are bad
and no longer make the 3.8 V6.