2005 Ford Five Hundred Overview

Five Hundred

Looking for a Used Five Hundred in your area?

CarGurus has 868 nationwide Five Hundred listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:
Average user score
4.4 5 stars
Based on 20 reviews

2005 Ford Five Hundred Overview

The 2005 Ford Five Hundred is a large family sedan introduced as a replacement for the beloved Ford Taurus. It's bigger, though, and sturdier - almost as big as the Crown Victoria, with a hefty curb weight of 3,364 pounds. You can definitely see the Volvo influence in the design and construction of the '05 Five Hundred; it's solid and boxy, and rides higher off the ground than the Taurus or Crown Vic.

Five adults can sit comfortably in the 2005 Five Hundred, and its roomy trunk can hold suitcases, golf clubs, musical instruments...pretty much everything but the kitchen sink in its 21.2 cubic feet of cargo space.

Not surprisingly, a car this big needs plenty of power to get it moving with anything approaching agility. And the '05 Ford Five Hundred has that power: You'll find a 3.0-liter, dual-overhead-cam V6 under the hood, clocked at 203 horsepower and 207 lb.-ft. of torque.

Three trim levels are available for the 2005 Ford Five Hundred: the base SE model, SEL, and Limited. All trims are offered in two-wheel and all-wheel drive versions.

And for a full-size sedan, the Ford Five Hundred doesn't have bad gas mileage, either. The EPA estimates it at 20 mpg city, 27 mpg highway - not the most fuel-efficient vehicle, but green as grass compared to most SUVs on the market.

Updated

What's your take on the 2005 Ford Five Hundred?

  • Report

2005 Ford Five Hundred Top Comparisons

Users ranked 2005 Ford Five Hundred against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

2005 Ford Five Hundred vs:

    Have you driven a 2005 Ford Five Hundred?  
    Rank This Car

    Cars compared to 2005 Ford Five HundredPeople researching a 2005 Ford Five Hundred contacted a dealer about

    Five Hundred

    Looking for a Used Five Hundred in your area?

    CarGurus has 868 nationwide Five Hundred listings starting at $1,000.

    ZIP:
    Have questions?   Ask a question

    Ford Five Hundred Questions

    2005 Ford 500

    How can I get the car code to have a key made for a 2005 ford 500

    11 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 days ago)

    Tachometer And Speedometer Bulbs

    Spespeedometer light on the low end of the speed from 0>รท0 went dark and lived with it..Then tachometer light at the low end of rpm gauge. I hit the dashboard out of frustration and lights came bac...

    0 views with no answers yet
    20

    2005 Ford 500 Wrench Light, Changed Throttle Body, Updated Pcm Still Going ...

    wrench light comes on while im driving i turn car off start it back up starts fine. happened last month i chnaged throttle body and had had pcm updated still going limp and wrench light still comes...

    1,687 views with 13 answers (last answer about a week ago)

    Is Transmission Changeover From Cvt To Six Speed Possible.

    have ford 500 with cvt transmission that is bad. would like to replace with six speed, but do not know if computer will allow change.

    824 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    What Is The Fix For The Code P0961 On A 2005 Ford Five Hundred

    46 views with 10 answers (last answer about a month ago)