2006 Ford Freestar Overview

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Cargo
13 national listings
Limited
Avg. Price: $7,768
SE
Avg. Price: $5,467
SEL
Avg. Price: $6,472

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Average User Score

55 stars

Based on 4 reviews

So Glad I Bought It by chromalyn
 — I love this car! She took me across the country twice. That's over the Rockies and up and down the Northern coast of California. Across vast tracks of windy dessert in the spring, and over the mountai... Read More
Moya's Mom by pilot
 — solid ride, very reliable, only problems with sensors in tires. I'm a Mom and emtrust the care of my chilren's lives to the reliability of this van, we're close to 60,000 k and that's the only problem... Read More
Will Hope They Keep This Line So I Will Be Able To Purchase Another In The Future by Dave
 — The 3.5 L engine with the 6 speed transmission provides the perfect combination of power and fuel economy. The appearance grows on you once you feel the ride and handling and the interior is the most... Read More

2006 Ford Freestar Overview

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2006 Ford Freestar

The 2006 Ford Freestar was praised as the 'safest minivan on the market', but it was hardly a safe bet for the folks at Ford.  Despite some pretty nifty engineering that made the '06 Freestar a safe, stable, quiet, and comfortable ride, the vehicle never quite found its niche.

Part of the problem was the Freestar's ongoing identity crisis: is it a van?  A wagon?  An SUV/van crossover?  Another issue was the declining popularity of minivans in general.  And, of course, in a year when gas prices topped $3 per gallon (however temporarily), buyers were shying away from big vehicles in general.

Actually, the '06 Ford Freestar's fuel efficiency is pretty respectable, with 17 mpg city, 23 mpg highway.  And the Freestar is a solid people-hauler with quite a bit of versatility, in terms of interior configuration.  Somehow, though, buyers stayed away in droves.

One group that did embrace the 2006 Freestar was drivers with disabilities.  The Freestar's low-to-the-ground styling made it easy to enter and exit (as well as to customize with wheelchair ramps and lifts), and the roomy interior was a boon to people needing space for assistive devices.

The 2006 Ford Freestar was available as a cargo van, and in three passenger trims: SE, SEL, and Limited.  The Limited edition offered a lot of luxury touches, like power sliding doors, heated mirrors, leather upholstery, and second-row bucket seats, but even the most basic model offered a cocoon of comfort.

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Ford Freestar Questions

lpiza
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How To Replace Driver Side Mirror On 2006 Ford Freestar

644 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
WLWALK6
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I Changed Coil ,plugs, Wires, It Still Misfires On 2 And 6 At The Coil

CHANGED COIL ,PLUGS, WIRES, IT STILL MISFIRES ON 2 AND 6 AT THE COIL

76 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)
sonny_72
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Turned Up My Heat On My Ford Free Star 2006 And Not Working

the back heat turns on good but i turned up my front heat full blast and nothing came on

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pendragonz
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2006 Ford Freestar Heat On Driver Side Will Not Shut Off

When cold air conditioning is on cold air will come out of all vents in the van except on the drivers side. Only hot air will come out.

29 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
vanhelsing
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Adding Brake Fluid

The brake fluid reservoir is way back under the wiper cowl. Has anyone come up with an easy way to fill the reservoir without removing said cowl?

655 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)