Ford Five Hundred

Ford Five Hundred

About Ford Five Hundred

Ford's full-size Five Hundred has not been the hit for which the company had hoped. Despite its roomy interior, cavernous trunk and frugal V6 engine, consumers apparently are not impressed by the car's bland styling and lackluster performance. That's a shame, because compared to the aging Crown Victoria, a car whose sales are still going strong, the Five Hundred offers more passenger space, a better chassis, better safety ratings and the option of all-wheel drive. Although Americans appear unwilling to give up on their beloved V8 engines (note the success of the Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300), should gas prices continue to climb, the Five Hundred may yet find a larger audience.

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2007 Ford Five Hundred
What's new for 2007?
2007 Ford Five Hundred

The Five Hundred lineup has been reduced to two trim levels: SEL and Limited. Side-impact airbags and head-curtain airbags are standard on all models, while the front-wheel-drive models receive a six-speed automatic transmission. New options for the SEL trim include navigation, heated seats and SIRIUS Satellite Radio.

Consumer Reviews

Nice Car

By on Monday, January 7, 2008

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"Once you get used to the 6 speed trans this car is verry pleasant to drive. It is geared for economy and once you drive it as intended it rewards you with smoothness and great mileage for its size. Think of it as an American Volvo a great value for the thinking person."

13 people out of 13 found this review helpful

Tremendous vehicle in ice and snow

By on Sunday, September 25, 2011

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 56,500

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Easy and fun to drive, especially in inclement weather"

Cons: "Only one, you must have front wheel shields to keep paint from being damaged"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have owned this vehicle for seven years and am still impressed when I drive this car. It has the CVT transmission and it handles better in ice and snow than any SUV I've owned previously. It has very positive control and steering and the engine has plenty of power for a family vehicle (203 hp). It takes a couple of weeks to get used to not hearing the gears shift but once you get used to that its great. It always finds just the right gear combination automatically, either going up or down hills. It cruises very comfortably on the highway and gets great milage. (18 city and up to 28 Hwy) the trunk is huge and shaped so it fits a tremendous amount of cargo. The rear seats fold down and so does the front passenger seat allowing long loads such as 2 x 4's without any trouble. The front seats are very comfortable and give good back support. The rear seating area is actually oversized giving rear seat passengers lots of leg room and ease in getting in and out, great for people of advanced age. I really wish they still made this model, I would buy another today."

10 people out of 10 found this review helpful

I'm a Ford lover and this one is a jewel.

By on Sunday, January 12, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 178,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Great value! Lots of room. Dependable. Well made."

Cons: "Not for the shade tree mechanic. Lots of high tech"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought this baby brand new and put 178,000 miles on it and will still drive it across country with no hesitation. This is not a high performance vehicle, but will eat up the highway at a good clip when you want it to; and with excellent gas milage in the range of 28 MPG. Average combined city-highway mileage is in the range of 23.5 MPG. I'm on my second set of tires (Yes, I said second). The Michelin brand tires were the OEM tires rated for 30,000 miles. My driving habits yielded 60,000 miles. I replaced them with Michelin 90,000 mile rated tires and have gotten 118,000 miles, so far, and they are still in excellent condition. I'm dying to get a new Taurus, but I haven't worn this car out yet. At this rate, I may get the 276,000 miles I got out of my 1990 Mark 7 Lincoln Continental. I gave it away to the Salvation Army to keep it in circulation because it was in such great shape. I bought it new also. Ford Products are the bomb!!!!"

7 people out of 7 found this review helpful

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