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Average User Score
4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 11 reviews
2004 Ford Freestar Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 11 reviews
The 2004 Ford Freestar was launched as a successor to the aging Windstar minivan. From its inception, the Freestar suffered from something of an identity crisis: described as both a 'van' and a 'wagon' in Ford's marketing materials, it was also sometimes lumped in with the SUV offerings from Dearborn.
The Freestar may have been an idea whose time had come...and already gone by the time it was rolled out. Although many suburban moms had loved their Windstars in the '90s, the market for large family passenger vehicles had changed pretty dramatically by 2004.
Drivers who were looking for lots of room at a relatively low curbweight, and who didn't mind giving up some agility, did find the '04 Ford Freestar to have some advantages over comparable SUVs. Because it was relatively low to the ground, the Freestar was easier to get in and out of (and easier to customize with ramps and lifts for drivers with disabilities).
The 2004 Freestar came in cargo van and passenger van body styles, and in Standard and Limited trims. Drivers and reviewers praised the Freestar for its quiet ride, thanks to some high-tech acoustical engineering and insulation from Ford. The '04 Freestar seated seven, and had a cargo capacity of 137.8 cubic feet (with seats removed). Gas mileage was a respectable 18 mpg city, 23 mpg highway.
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Ford Freestar Questions
How To Fix The Dvd Player When It Reads "bad Disc" Upon Loading A New Dvd.
The van is new to me. Upon trying to play a DVD, the machine will allow the disc to load, it makes noises like it is trying to read the disc and the screen says "reading", but every time the machine...
2004 Freestar Change Idler And Tensioner Pulley 4.2l
How To Change Idler Pulleys
How Do I Get My Ignition To Un Stick On 2004 Ford Freestar?
My ignition is stuck, i am able to put and remove key but the ignition doesnt move