1997 Ford Windstar User Reviews

1997 Ford Windstar Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Appearance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Overall: 3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5

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etoodog writes:
1997 Ford Windstar 3 Dr GL Passenger Van Review
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3

Pros

Easy to get into

Cons

Changing spark plugs and some other do it yourself projects may be time consuming.

etoodog
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Family Friendly — Roomy, a 4 by 8 plywood sheet can fit inside. I had the wiring for the class 1 hitch fixed and had to replace the wiper motor. I find it to be of average quality build and cost for maintenience. It has nice pickup with a 3.8 L engine in good shape.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Francois writes:
1997 Ford Windstar 3 Dr GL Passenger Van Review
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3

Pros

Reliability; ergonomics; exterior looks; interior space

Cons

3-door version; Noisy at high speed; Low resale value; interior design

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1997 Ford Windstar (3.8l V6) — The Ford Windstar 1997 is a 3-door van with somewhat of a nice attitude: the looks aren't too bad. The interior is not very glamorous and the instruments aren't worth looking at. The direction is sometimes too heavy and sometimes too light; depending on the speed. The van becomes very noisy at high speeds. It's a reliable van that deserves attention if you're looking for a used van. Parents owned it and drove it to almost 500 000 kms.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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William writes:
1997 Ford Windstar 3 Dr GL Passenger Van Review
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4

Pros

god driving car

Cons

engine blew

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V-97 — this was my sisters car and when the car needed repairs i took it. it had good acceleration but it had a transmission problem and i got to drive it only 2 days before the motor whent in it. too bad it was a nice van that lasted a long time. it was good for everyday driving but if you tried doing highway with it you would come into a load of troubles

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1995 Ford Windstar Reviews

Pleased By Rob

Great family vechile. It was a good step up from a Tempo. It serve me well for 7 years. I towed a tent trailer with it and it had lots of power to to do no problem. For a first year production van I d... Read More

I Think Its On The "do Not Buy" List!! By charmed1felicia

I liked the look of the inside and outside, just wish the repairs weren't so extensive. At least it always broke down in a safe area! Drove very well in the winter. Handling the ice and snow nicely. I... Read More

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1996 Ford Windstar Reviews

1996 Ford Windstar Van By Scott

This was a nightmare to own. In the two years we had this van, the tranmission had to be replaced twice. After the second time, we traded this lemon in! The van was roomy inside, but not particula... Read More

Best Car Ive Ever Owned By Jennifer

living with personality, blown head gasket 100,000 miles ago and still running! check engine light is always on, and the open door light too, needs new tires, engine, and gas censor, gets an amazing ... Read More

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1998 Ford Windstar Reviews

Great Value For The Money! By Ali

Not going to find another car for this cost and this low mileage! This was my grandmother's vehicle. It was used lightly and cared for well. She used it mainly as an around town car to go back and for... Read More

Make Sure Previous Owners Kept With Maintance On The Van By TerryEnz

I really dont like the handling on the van. Maybe because its an older model. I love the fact that it has alot of leg room. And so much room for cargo.In a way it is a fun car to drive. Not good milea... Read More

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1999 Ford Windstar Reviews

Ok But Definately Not Worth What Ive Put In It By Tashina

body sucks, fuel mileage sucks, rusting undercarriage, child locks dont work right, getting to the spark plugs is a pain in the rear, flap for heating element in the front broke so no heat up front-wt... Read More

Great, And Reliable! By el_cs_15

I probably listed more things wrong with it than right but this van is GREAT. It has taken me and my family across the country and back. It easy to put miles behind you when you drive it, it's very co... Read More

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2000 Ford Windstar Reviews

Perfect Family Car!! By Mr_Hunter

I like the fact that it has tons of room and is very comfortable. I like that it has a very smooth ride and great MPG. The options are decent for a vehicle of its age and purpose. The Ford Windstar wa... Read More

Great Family Vehicles By tlksk5

We like Ford Windstars so much that we purchased two. Purchased our first in 2000 and the second in 2002. Great for commuting to work, family trips and errands. Easy to drive. Front wheel drive make... Read More

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