Ford Freestar Model Overview
Used Ford Freestar
Ford Freestar Questions
If the rear window is busted out in a 2004 FREESTAR FORD would it cause the battery to go dead?
2005 Freestar Shakes During Warm Up
How to fix My 2004 ford Freestar has a 2005 engine that every morning shakes a Lot during it is warming after that runs good
Where Is Fuel Pump
I want to change the fuel pump on my 2005 Freestar
Ford Freestar 2007
Why is there water in the rear passenger seat well. Could you tell me where the water is coming in and how to fix it.
I only have one wheel driving the car ( passenger).. Should there be some kind of auto lock when one wheel spins? I have a one wheel drive, not fun on snow.
Ford Freestar Overview
The Ford Freestar was launched in 2004 as a successor to Ford's Windstar minivan. The Freestar had a few strikes against it out of the gate: the market for family transportation had been dominated by SUVs for some time, and the minivan was seen as clunky and old-fashioned; rising gas prices made the Freestar's lack of fuel efficiency a real negative with potential buyers; and the Freestar just wasn't that interesting-looking a vehicle.
Where the Freestar could potentially have made more of a splash, though, was in its innovative safety features. In response to concerns about rollover and crash safety, Ford re-engineered the old Windstar model and incorporated state-of-the-art safety features. Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with a proprietary anti-skid system were standard on all trims, for instance; side guard airbeams helped the Freestar earn top scores on government and private crash tests; and an optional side-curtain airbag system provided superior protection to drivers and passengers throughout.
Here's the question about the Freestar: is it a minivan? A wagon? Some kind of SUV/minivan blend? Ford really didn't quite know how to market this vehicle, which may be one of the reasons the Ford Freestar never caught on with the American buying public.
Rumor has it that 2007 will be the last model year for the Ford Freestar; its sister vehicle, the Mercury Monterey, has already been discontinued. Automotive writers predict that the Freestar will be replaced by one of the 'people mover' models (based on a Volvo platform) that have been in the works at Ford for a while.