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2005 Ford Freestar

2005 Ford Freestar
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The 2005 Ford Freestar is a 7-seater minivan with a number of outstanding features with class-leading profiles for safety, performance and interior amenity. Introduced last year, it returns as an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Best Pick, it offers several new colors, expands availability of the sporty liftgate spoiler to the SES, and both Class I and Class II towing packages.

Ford describes their 2005 Ford Freestar minivan as the most flexible, most powerful and highest-quality minivan they have ever built.

Available Models
The 2005 Ford Freestar returns with five trim levels, unchanged from the introductory year, with S, SE, SES, SEL and Limited models.

Interior Features
The Freestar's third-row bench folds into the floor, which is a first for a Ford minivan. In addition, the third-row bench also flips around for rear-facing tailgate seating under the open liftgate. This feature is perfect for picnicking or tailgating.

The 2005 Ford Freestar seats up to seven passengers, but retains more than 25 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the fold-flat third-row seat. With the third-row seat folded down and the second-row seats are removed, the rear cargo area expands to a mammoth 134 cubic feet and the innovative interior design allows for large flat sheet work material stowage. Adding versatility, the third-row seat can be reversed to face out the back for picnics or tailgating.

As for interior amenity, the base model Freestar S offers a value-oriented set of standards that still includes remote keyless entry, power locks, mirrors and windows, air conditioning and an AM/FM stereo. By the time you get to the top of the model lineup, to the Limited trim, you have a more luxurious story with features such as leather upholstery, power-adjustable pedals, heated power mirrors with turn signals and power sliding rear doors. For all trims except the base S, a rear seat DVD entertainment system is available.

Exterior Features
Freestar S and SE models have monochromatic, body-color fascias and a body-color grille. The SES features a black grille, black lower bumper sections and body-side trim, five-spoke, 16-inch aluminum wheels and fog lamps. On Freestar SEL and Limited models, the grille is chromed and the bumper fascias and cladding have chrome trim strips. As mentioned above, this year a new sporty liftgate spoiler is available for the SES trim. In addition, a plethora of new colors has been made available: Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Matador Red Clearcoat Metallic (on S series); Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic/Graphite Clearcoat Metallic, and Silver Birch Clearcoat Metallic/Graphite Clearcoat Metallic (Limited series); and Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic (all series).

Two engines power the front-wheel drive Ford Freestar. The first, standard with S, SE and SES models, is a 3.9-liter V6. It revs out 193 horsepower at 4750 rpm and 248 lb-ft of torque at 3700 rpm. SEL and Limited models feature the most torque in the minivan segment. Their engine is a 4.2-liter V6. It puts out 202 horsepower at 4250 rpm and an exceptional 267 lb-ft of torque at 3750 rpm. Ford's latest 4-speed automatic transmission is standard with both engines. Using an upgraded hydraulic design, the 4-speed system is made to help the transmission shift more quickly and smoothly.

Safety and Security
Dual front airbags, antilock 4-wheel disc brakes and a tire-pressure monitor are standard. For added safety, front side airbags and curtain side airbags are optional.

2005 Ford Freestar - Vehicle Highlights

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety "Best Pick"
New sporty liftgate spoiler available on SES
New colors: Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Matador Red Clearcoat Metallic (on S series); Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic/Graphite Clearcoat Metallic, and Silver Birch Clearcoat Metallic/Graphite Clearcoat Metallic (Limited series); Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic (all series)
Class I and Class II trailer towing packages available

Fast Stats
MSRP from
3.9L V6
4.2L V6
193 @ 4500
201 @ 4250
4-speed auto
MPG: City/Hwy
18 / 23

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