2005 Ford Five Hundred Expert Reviews

Our view: 2005 Ford Five Hundred

By Joe Wiesenfelder on May 26, 2005

Our view: 2005 Ford Five Hundred

By Joe Wiesenfelder on May 26, 2005

The Ford Five Hundred's biggest problem is the Chrysler 300, a giant hit. I'm a fan, but I question if the Five Hundred isn't the vehicle with staying power. In the end you want a ca... Read full review

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on September 1, 2004

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on September 1, 2004

If the big Chrysler four-door reeks of sass and presence and muscle, the new Ford is all about finesse, refinement and sophistication. The two rivals are priced within spitting distance of each oth... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on November 20, 2004

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on November 20, 2004

Ford is in the midst of a new-product blitz. Two new midsize sedans, the Ford Five Hundred and Mercury Montego, join an all-new Mustang, the Ford Freestyle crossover SUV and the compact Mercury Mar... Read full review


The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on September 1, 2004

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on September 1, 2004

The battle for Car of the Year honors is being waged most fiercely between two crosstown contenders, the 2005 Chrysler 300 and the 2005 Ford Five Hundred all-new flagship sedans for their respectiv... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on January 15, 2005

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on January 15, 2005

The styling will not impress anyone. Nor will the performance, which is fairly routine.The new Ford Five Hundred looks so ordinary that it could easily be overlooked, with prospective drivers'... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on May 18, 2005

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on May 18, 2005

The all-new Five Hundred, one of Ford's two replacements for the once-popular midsize Taurus sedan, was rolled out last fall as part of Ford's "Year of the Car."A full-size model that fal... Read full review