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  • (4.4) 42 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,664$7,716
  • Body Style: Station Wagon
  • Combined MPG: 21-23
  • Engine: 203-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
2005 Ford Freestyle

Our Take on the 2005 Ford Freestyle

Our Take

Ford calls the Freestyle a "crossover" model, noting that it blends the merits of a sport utility vehicle, a minivan and a sedan. As a result, the seven-passenger Freestyle "fits every lifestyle," according to Ford.The automaker says the Freestyle is "purpose-built" on a unique crossover platform... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Thick rear pillars
  • Third-row access

Notable Features

  • FWD or AWD
  • CVT
  • Duratec 3.0-liter V-6
  • Three trim levels
  • Standard antilock brakes

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Say this for the all-new 2005 Ford Freestyle: It's appropriately named. It's so free-verse that it defies labeling. Is it a sport-utility vehicle? A minivan with four doors? A high-riding wagon?Well, yes, on all counts.Ford calls it a midsize crossover vehicle, and that describes it as well as anything. It handles like a passenger car but can carry weighty cargo and play in the mud l... Read full review for the 2005 Ford Freestyle

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Consumer Reviews

4.4

Average based on 42 reviews

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Arrow

by Arrow from Stillwater, MN on November 8, 2011

We bought our Freestyle Limited AWD used with over 100,000 miles on the V6 engine. - *THE GOOD* If we don't floor it and maintain speeds below 70 MPH on the freeway we can get up to 26 MPG. The ride i... Read Full Review

6 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

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

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