I still owe about 1k on the beast, and i will probably get a few more months out of it so im gonna drive it into the ground. Anybody that rides in it loves it. Facing a very low cowl, the driver gets the sensation of sitting high off the ground. Junked the car, zero trade in value. Keep up the good work Ford!! I bought it used with 36K miles on it and was a little leary of it but it is just great! Most Recent Ford Freestyle The Ford Freestyle was produced for the 2005-'07 model years. They think the seats are roomy and the leather makes it more comfortable. Cons: A little underpowered for accelerating onto highway ramps, fast passing, etc.
Chevrolet is guilty of the name change game too, especially when it comes to small cars. If you would like to get a quote on a new 2007 Ski-Doo Freestyle Park use our tool, or this snowmobile to other Trail snowmobiles. Ford is well aware of these issues, even launched an investigation, but never made the recall! In Maryland sometimes we our Winter is not as bad as the western or nothern States. My dealer gave me a great deal on a program car with 21,000 miles on it. Why did they never really push this car. It's as long as an expedition I had rain gutters in it today and as wide as a van but much more comfortable to ride in. The continuous transmission took some getting used too but it will get up and go when you need it.
Lost compression in 3 of the 6 cylinders. It handles well and is very comfortable to drive. Sweet ride for a middle-aged man. This vehicle delivers on all accounts. And after reading everyone else's posts with the exact same problems, it's an absolute abomination that Ford would not do a recall. The Ford Five Hundred, for example, lasted two years before Ford renamed it the Taurus.
That comment was also a theme in consumer reviews. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Limited models have a monochromatic exterior and heated exterior mirrors. I have been without my car for two months now. I received a Recall letter about eight years ago took it to a Dealer and thought I was fixed, come to find out nothing was done. Nor was it lacking in terms of cargo space thanks to its boxy shape, low floor and the fold-flat capability of both the second- and third-row seats. My wife always wants it cooler than I do so now we can both be satisfied.
I absolutely love this car. Even spilled water left a stain. There was one issue with the transmission 3 years ago that was repaired by the ford dealership for free because it was a recall issue, other than that, I have replaced the tires twice and the breaks once. Interior Three rows of seats hold six or seven occupants. When driving in hilly terrain with cruise control you don't have to worry about the transmission down shifting when you go up hills.
When I saw I was so happy as it was exactly what I wanted. Last Character Refers to Interior Color. I was looking for significant cargo capacity for camping and a comfortable cruiser for long road trips plus all wheel drive features. The all weel drive makes it grip to the road and handles great. Discounts are Not Available on Limited. All-disc antilock brakes are standard, and traction control is standard on vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive.
Then it stated surging , got the throttle cable cleaned it worked great for another year , now the surging is so bad now that is dangerous to drive , and when we put it in gear it surges then the wrench light comes on and the car cuts off. Transmission died without any warning. Functionality was the guiding principle behind the Ford Freestyle's cabin. The third-row seat folds flat into the floor. After the Cavalier went out of production, the replacement was…. Two new exterior colors are also offered: Alloy Metallic and Dune Pearl Metallic.
Reaching the third row is more of a battle. Edmunds© is a trademark of Edmunds. Beyond the tire usage, it was a relatively cheap car to maintain, until the last 3 months. But I can live with that. A covered storage bin sits atop the dashboard.
I am extremely disappointed with Ford. The wide console creates a slightly tight feeling in an otherwise ample front seat. There are a lot of convenience features. This is a terrific vehicle in styling,comfort,utility,performance,and reliability. Get the Freestyle on the highway and you'll find its engine lacking in oomph and refinement relative to the competition. Its been a great vehicle.