Used 2007 Ford Freestar Passenger Van/Minivan
Ford Freestar Passenger Van/Minivan
2007 Ford Freestar Passenger Pricing
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2007 Ford Freestar Passenger KBB Expert Review
If you have a large family and owning a full-size SUV holds no appeal, the next best method for getting them to and fro is the venerable minivan. Though it probably won't garner many admiring glances or flashing thumbs-up, Ford's Freestar is more than competent at carrying large numbers of passengers and/or vast amounts of cargo. The Freestar offers a roomy and highly versatile interior, has a good safety and crash-test record and features a long list of optional equipment demanded by today's multi-media-savvy families. What the Freestar lacks is class-leading horsepower (though its torque ratings are excellent), the option of an extended body, all-wheel-drive and a strong resale value.
You'll Like This Car If...
Big families will like the room, versatility and entertainment features inside the Freestar. Moms and Dads will like the optional fold-away rear seat, adjustable pedals and the Safety Canopy side-curtain airbags.
You May Not Like This Car If...
If you need the kind of cargo space found on extended-wheelbase vans, the Freestar may be too small for you. Unlike some competitors, the Freestar does not offer the option of all-wheel drive.
What's New for 2007
All Freestar models feature a standard third-row Tailgate Bench Seat.
The Freestar's 4.2-liter V6 provides 201 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque, a significant improvement over the Windstar's old 3.8-liter engine. It is matched with a new smoother-shifting four-speed automatic transmission. When fitted with the optional tow package, the Freestar can pull up to 3500 pounds. On the road, you can feel the difference between the old Windstar and the new Freestar: There is absolutely no rattling or vibration. The Freestar feels as solid as granite and the ride, handling and overall performance are greatly enhanced by the stiffer, more rigid body.
Safety Canopy System
The Safety Canopy System includes side-curtain airbags for all three rows of seating..
Flush-Folding Third-Row Seat
The flush-folding third-row seat can be put away with little effort.
The Freestar's interior includes a handsome and functional dash, with all controls within easy reach of both driver and passenger. The interior is chockfull of bins and under-floor storage as well as no less than nine cup holders. Flexible seating choices include a fold-away third-row bench seat that can be flipped to face rearward, providing the perfect perch for tailgate parties or watching a sunset. Instead of the second-row bench seat, customers can choose a set of mid-row captain's chairs, ideal for kids who don't like to sit too close to each other. The mid-row captain's chairs also fold and tumble, permitting easy access to the rear-most seat.
The Freestar has a look consistent with the newer products from Ford. Compared to the old Windstar, the Freestar's body is more squared-off, although Ford's signature egg-crate grille and broad lower side cladding are still present on the high-end models. Alloy wheels and bright colors can go only so far at overcoming the stereotypical minivan look, but Ford designers have done their best to create an appealing vehicle. Like most minivans, the Freestar features dual-sliding side doors that are available with power operation. The rear hatch is a one-piece flip-up unit with an integrated wiper/washer and defroster.
Notable Standard Equipment
The Freestar SE features a 201-horsepower V6, air conditioning, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS), dual sliding side doors, power locks, power windows, cruise control, dual power mirrors, AM/FM/CD stereo, second- and third-row bench seats, tilt wheel, tire pressure monitor and rear wiper/washer. The SEL adds tri-zone climate control, 16-inch alloy wheels, six-way power driver's seat, second-row captain's chair seating and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls.
Notable Optional Equipment
There are two trim levels in the Freestar lineup: SE and SEL. Options include AdvanceTrac traction and stability control, Safety Canopy System with side-curtain airbags, leather seats, auto-off headlamps, power sliding doors, Rear Sensing System and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system.
Under the Hood
The 4.2-liter engine moves this van just fine. It has plenty of torque, a figure more important than horsepower because torque is what is needed to move a loaded minivan quickly from a standing start, and it also delivers fairly good fuel economy.
201 horsepower @ 4250 rpm
263 lb.-ft of torque @ 3650 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 17/23
The Freestar SE has a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $24,485, and the SEL starts at $27,370. A look at the Fair Purchase Price shows the typical transaction price for the Freestar to be between $1,000 and $1,400 above dealer invoice. Be sure to check our Web site often to see what incentives may currently be available. Over a five-year period, the Freestar is not expected to retain its value as well as the Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna or Nissan Quest. The Freestar also falls behind the Dodge Grand Caravan, Kia Sedona and Chevrolet Uplander, though by only a few percentage points in each case, placing it near the bottom of the minivan resale-value list.
Ford Freestar Passenger Consumer Reviews
June 10, 2016
Excellent for travel & packing for long stays
Used for long trips. very reliable & comfortable for travel. 17-19 mpg.
September 29, 2015
This car has been a wonder. Absolutely no problems
Most of the miles are from highway driving. Following my daughter in travel sports, the rear DVD player really came in handy. Everything...
July 10, 2015
I love this van!
I have this van plus a Mercury Grand Marquis and since my husband died in January, I really can't use two cars. It's been a hard...
February 22, 2015
Great vehicle, hope my new one is as good
I bought this van new and have loved it every day. Never a problem and always a joy to drive. My family has traveled far and wide in...
November 17, 2014
Dependable - best passenger car I've ever driven.
The most reliable, dependable car I have ever driven or owned. Maintenance is moderately priced, and I feel my family is safe while...
July 20, 2014
Outstanding Routine dealer serviced garage kept
Outstanding vehicle detailed yearly Excellent in all aspects
April 29, 2014
most pleasing mini-van I have owned
Bought this car brand new in 2006 and have only had one major issue and that was the transmission going out at 35,000 miles. other than...
January 28, 2014
Love this vehicle
Never wanted to own a minivan but my wife convinced me. It has been our traveling vehicle for summer vacations. It is comfortable and...
January 15, 2014
best I ever had
Great car for travel, comfortable(6ft 3 driver) very dependable
May 15, 2013
Excellent for home jobs.
My husband & I used this van as our truck. The back seat folds right into the car. The 2 captains chairs are removable and we were able...