A carry-over from 2006, the Freestar is now available with a third-row tailgate bench seat as standard equipment of all models. Offered in three trim levels - SE, SEL and Limited, all in front-wheel-drive, with all-wheel-drive as an option. The base engine is a 3.9Liter V6 that produces 194HP, or the 4.2Liter that increases horsepower to 201. All models come standard with a four-speed automatic transmission.Read more Read less
Ford will discontinue the Freestar after the 2007 model year, to be replaced in 2008 by a new vehicle called the Flex. For 2007, the smaller 3.9L engine formerly offered on some of the lineup is no longer available, and a new panic brake assist feature is available with AdvanceTrac. Six of the nine exterior colors available for 2007 are new.
Torquey engine for towing and hauling; tailgate seat; optional safety features.
The Ford Freestar received a five-star Frontal Crash Test Rating from the NHTSA and a "Good" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for 2007. Also, Freestar's 4.2L V6 has the highest torque in its class and is the largest engine available in a minivan, making it a good choice for those who plan to tow. It also has one of the quietest interiors found on a minivan.