August 12, 2004


Ford announces prices for 2005 Five Hundred and Freestyle

Oakville, Ontario – Ford of Canada announced Manufacturers Suggested Retail Prices for the 2005 Five Hundred sedan and 2005 Freestyle crossover vehicles on Wednesday.

2005 Ford Freestyle
2005 Ford Freestyle

2005 Ford Five Hundred
2005 Ford Five Hundred
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The front-wheel-drive Five Hundred SE starts at $29,295 and the SE with all-wheel drive (AWD) begins at $32,045.

The Five Hundred will be offered with FWD standard in three series: SE, SEL and Limited. Optional AWD will be available on all three series as a $2,750 upgrade.

The front-wheel-drive Freestyle SE has a manufacturers suggested retail price of $33,295. The Freestyle SE with AWD begins at $36,045.

The seven passenger 2005 Freestyle comes in three series, SE, SEL and Limited. All Freestyle models come standard with the new Duratec 3.0 litre V6 engine that produces 203 horsepower and a new continuously variable transmission. All-wheel drive is optional on all three series at a price of $2,750, the same as Five Hundred.

“The 2005 Ford Five Hundred and Freestyle offer customers unprecedented interior comfort and flexibility with command seating and sophisticated styling plus the safety and peace of mind of all-wheel-drive all at an affordable price,” said Bill Rowe, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, brand manager, Family Lifestyle Vehicles.

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