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2006 Ford Five Hundred
2006 Ford Five Hundred
Available Price Range $2,012-$8,616 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 22-25 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 Ford Five Hundred

Our Take

Ford introduced its new Five Hundred sedan as a 2005 model, and shortly thereafter Mercury launched the closely related Montego. With its nearly full-size dimensions, the Five Hundred is considered Ford's flagship. Ford called the four-door its first crossover-based car; it has a high seatin... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Modest power
  • No electronic stability system
  • Perceived by some as bland and not youthful
  • Imperfect fit and finish on early models

Notable Features

  • Optional AWD
  • CVT
  • All-disc antilock brakes
  • Optional Safety Canopy
  • Self-leveling rear suspension with AWD


Our Expert Reviews

Ford's "Year of the Car" might not have set the automotive world on fire.But close examination of the new cars that came out of the product blitz Chairman Bill Ford promised for 2005 shows that the nation's No. 2 automaker can design and build cars with the best of them.Last year, we got three impressive new Ford cars: the all-new Mustang, which became a runaway best-seller; the Frees... Read full review for the 2006 Ford Five Hundred

Consumer Reviews


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2006 ford five hundred AWD *** 2 thumbs up!***

by racerdad from Springfield, MA on August 30, 2009

The five hundred has been a pleasure to drive. I have close to 50K miles on it and have had no problems. Gas mileage has been in the mid 20's on the highway and the large gas tank offers good range be... Read Full Review


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