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

by 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...
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 between fill ups. Passengers always comment about how easy it is to enter and exit. The trunk swallows anything you can carry to the car. The AWD is the best feature for my New England winters, the car climbs slick hills easily. The abs and traction control are added features to keep me under control. I can't wait for the 2010 version.
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Good All around

by from on February 20, 2009

I am 26 and wanted to get a used car with decent mileage and not too old. I found a 06' limited and it had all the bells and whistles. I bought mine with 18,000 on it and have put on 19,000 since i bo...
I am 26 and wanted to get a used car with decent mileage and not too old. I found a 06' limited and it had all the bells and whistles. I bought mine with 18,000 on it and have put on 19,000 since i bought it about 2 years ago. I have had no issues with the vehicle. Basic maintenance , that's all. It drives smooth, short on power but great on the highway and the expressways. I have had nothing but compliments once people get in and actually ride in it. Looks good on the outside and good on the inside. Bought black, with the rims all cleaned up, the car looks amazing. I still think it looks awesome when i walk out of somewhere and see it.
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The most spacious car I've owned

by from SAN DIEGO, CA on April 12, 2007

The Ford Five Hundered is by far one of the most comfortable cars I have dirven in and own/ed. Passengers in the back seat fit have plenty of room. The trunk has enough room to fit all your grocires f...
The Ford Five Hundered is by far one of the most comfortable cars I have dirven in and own/ed. Passengers in the back seat fit have plenty of room. The trunk has enough room to fit all your grocires from costco without the need to fold dwon the seats. The power is moderate nothing to special but very effiecent. Handling is a breeze; and the mileage is anywhere around 20/22 city to 24/27 highway. For the comfort, and features the Ford 500 is difinitely a good deal for the buck.
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One of the better cars I've own

by from Kill Devil Hills, NC on November 3, 2007

I purchased this car for my wife. The car I believe is under priced for what you get. I can seat five people and all are comfortable. I believe this car is right up there with the Lincoln. the only pr...
I purchased this car for my wife. The car I believe is under priced for what you get. I can seat five people and all are comfortable. I believe this car is right up there with the Lincoln. the only proplem with the car is that the engine is under powered. Way under. Too bad Ford changed the name. A little like what they did with the Ford Probe when needed a new body for the Courger. I can not understand why Ford doesn't have more ads on this car. It should be an outatanding seller.
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Loving this car!!

by from Amherst, Ohio on September 14, 2006

Before owning my silver ford five-hundred, i owned a black toyota camry. i was very pleased with my toyota..loved it, ws reliable, etc...it was a 99 and things were happening at over 100,000 miles, a...
Before owning my silver ford five-hundred, i owned a black toyota camry. i was very pleased with my toyota..loved it, ws reliable, etc...it was a 99 and things were happening at over 100,000 miles, and was looking for a new car. i was going to renew my loyalty to toyota, but someone asked me why i didn't buy american. i explained that my parents had such wonderful things to say about toyota, and had seen other "negative" things about other cars, that i was sticking to what was good. it was a big investment and i couldn't afford mishaps! well, this friend talked me into at least test driving. i was impressed with the fusion... then i saw the pricing of a 500 (basic) and sat in that car... and was impressed. took it for a test drive and i loved it hook line and sinker! this car is smooth, roomy, gets good mileage and i feel soooo sfe in it. love the safety rating. i understand that people say it is "plain" but so what. everyone i've run into who has a 500 LOVES their car too. some of us aren't impressed with all the hoopla anyways! i want reliable. i love it's classic look. take a good look at the 500...it is a nice looking car on the exterior. i went with silver because it is so easy to keep clean! the black is SHARP looking, and i recall on several occasions doing a double take on the 500, wondering what kind of car it was. surprised it was a Ford. kids love the car, too. they call it "the sedan." it is smooth and safe. it doesn't need all the "hoopla" to be impressive. Ford got this one right. it got back to what is important in a car. why "hide" the beauty of a car with all the other things. mileage, handling, safety,comfort,easy views out the windows...all very important. LOVING THIS CAR!!!
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Good Overall car

by from Central PA on September 8, 2013

Ample room good headroom and legroom. Fair mileage and reasonable power for overall driving.Good everyday family car.
Ample room good headroom and legroom. Fair mileage and reasonable power for overall driving.Good everyday family car.
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Good family car..

by from San Jose, California on June 11, 2015

I bought the car when it had 15,000 miles. Now it has 160,000. Runs like a swiss watch. Very easily maintained. Oh...most amazing thing I found out about this car..it is intelligent!! Twice the engine...
I bought the car when it had 15,000 miles. Now it has 160,000. Runs like a swiss watch. Very easily maintained. Oh...most amazing thing I found out about this car..it is intelligent!! Twice the engine went slow while I was driving. I took it to the mechanic..and he said the air in one tire is very low, and the main computer in the car is extremely sensitive. The car is so smart, that it slows down if there is any imbalance. I inflated tires, car went back working great!
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Driven 30K + on this car already

by from Green Bay, WI on October 2, 2007

I drive this car over 30K miles a year to work and I love it. I drive all highway miles anywhere from 70 to 80 mph and am very comfortable with over 2 hours each day spent in the 500. Trunk space is h...
I drive this car over 30K miles a year to work and I love it. I drive all highway miles anywhere from 70 to 80 mph and am very comfortable with over 2 hours each day spent in the 500. Trunk space is huge and the sitting up higher is great since my last commute vehicle was a 3/4 ton truck. My only complaints are that it isn't the best in snow and the engine could have more take off power especially if you compare the 500 to the new Chevy Malibu. I really like the CVT, just rock steady with no shift points. I recently hit a deer and the car held up well mechanically (for wasting a large buck at 75 mph.) I realize how nice a car the 500 is since my loaner is a base model Ford Focus.
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Ford 500 - Impressive

by from Sioux Falls, SD on July 12, 2006

As a pickup and former sport utility driver, I was impressed by the seating and visability, as well as ease of access. At 6'3 I found many mid-size cars awkward, and in some cases downright painful, ...
As a pickup and former sport utility driver, I was impressed by the seating and visability, as well as ease of access. At 6'3 I found many mid-size cars awkward, and in some cases downright painful, to enter and exit. The 500 drives quietly and instills confidence. The interior is luxurious and spacious. Power is sufficient for a car in this class. Overall, I think Ford did their homework on this one.
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nice car to own

by from lake worth , florida on November 1, 2006

great car , great price lots of room bought car new in 01/06 and have driven over 35,000 trouble free miles.
great car , great price lots of room bought car new in 01/06 and have driven over 35,000 trouble free miles.
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