• (4.8) 14 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,408$6,924
  • Body Style: Wagon
  • Combined MPG: 20
  • Engine: 201-hp, 4.2-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2005 Ford Freestar

Our Take on the 2005 Ford Freestar

Our Take

Ford introduced a brand-new minivan for 2004 named the Freestar, which replaced Ford's Windstar minivan. Mercury's Monterey is related to the Freestar.Five trim levels are available: S, SE, SES, SEL and top-of-the-line Limited. The third-row seat can be positioned to face the rear for t... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Interior ergonomics
  • Fuel economy in city
  • Ride comfort in city
  • Engine noise
  • Trucklike characteristics

Notable Features

  • Choice of two V-6s
  • Fold-away third-row seat
  • Optional side-impact and side-curtain airbags
  • Optional power liftgate
  • Five trim levels


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 14 reviews

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Very pleased so far...3rd Ford minivan

by minivan for work from St.Paul, MN. on February 19, 2010

I work in the funeral industry. Minivans are a staple of our business. We deliver flowers, paperwork, do endless odd jobs, and yes, carry the obvious. Virtually every funeral home has at least one min... Read Full Review

5 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2005 Ford Freestar.

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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