The risk of significant injuries to other body regions is low. Third row shoulder room 50. Ignition type electronic Aluminum cylinder head S Fuel economy city 17 mpg of valves 12 Torque 263 lbs. Examples of non-covered items are brake pads, wiper blades and filters. Extra sound-dampening materials used throughout the vehicle deliver a quiet one as well.
Front and rear parking assist can be helpful when parking. Beginning with 2006 Freestar and Monterey models, design changes were made to the door trim panels and the side airbags to improve occupant protection in side impact crashes, and the side airbags were made standard in all Monterey models. Recall Date 2013-03-07 Description Ford is recalling certain model year 2004-2007 Freestar and Mercury Monterey vehicles manufactured from March 24, 2003, through November 7, 2006, equipped with a third row seat and originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. A signature Mercury waterfall grille made up of vertical bars is installed. Restraints and dummy kinematics Dummy movement was well controlled.
Leather seating surfaces with Preferred Suede inserts are optional. As a result of the corrosion, the third row seat may not fully latch into its seating position. Gas mileage figures are 23 mpg highway and 17 mpg city. Due to lackluster sales, Ford will drop both the Monterey and Freestar. The Ford Freestar was introduced in the 2004 model year as a replacement for the Windstar. The front-drive Monterey rides on an independent suspension up front with MacPherson struts and a stabilizer bar up front, a semi-independent array in the rear and coil springs all around, providing a smooth ride. Little has changed, except for a newly designed standard wood- and leather-trimmed steering wheel and new optional nine-spoke machined-aluminum 17-inch wheels.
Notable features include a fold-into-the-floor third-row seat and an available parking-assist system that warns of obstacles in front or back of the vehicle while parking. Injury measures Measures taken from the neck, chest, and both legs indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity. The Monterey has a reinforced frontal structure to absorb such impacts. The minivan was released with a choice of three trims, each comprising different features from the base Convenience package to the mid-level Luxury and the high-end Premier. There are few changes for the 2006 model year. Machined wheels hold 16-inch tires, and self-sealing tires are available. For instance, grabbing the handbrake lever is a long reach.
A signature Mercury waterfall grille made up of vertical bars is installed. The Mercury Monterey was introduced in the same year and discontinued after the 2006 model year. Notable features include a fold-into-the-floor third-row seat and an available parking-assist system that warns of obstacles in front or back of the vehicle while parking. Bright seventeen-inch, nine-spoke machined aluminum wheels are newly optional, and fresh paint choices include Dark Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic and Smokestone Clearcoat Metallic. Third row shoulder room 50.
Seating and cargo dimensions remain the same as in the previous year with various configurations built-in. This rating applies to vehicles other than the specific model and body style tested. The Monterey remains a competent highway vehicle but still lacks the refinement and ride comfort of its class peers. Seating and cargo dimensions remain the same as in the previous year with various configurations built-in. Two tests of a 2006 Freestar were conducted, one with optional side airbags for the driver and rear passenger, and one without. Machined wheels hold 16-inch tires, and self-sealing tires are available.
The gauges are modest in size but well-placed. The third row stowable seat can experience corrosion and structural degradation at the seat anchor mechanism mounted to the rear wheel wells. The Mercury Monterey was introduced in 2004 as well and discontinued after the 2006 model year. O Body-colored front and rear bumpers S Rear cargo liftgate Liftgate rear cargo door S Power sliding rear passenger doors O Roof rack load 125lbs. Due to lackluster sales, Ford will drop both the Monterey and Freestar. As with all minivans, the Monterey comes with a folding third row of seats for increased boot when needed.
Two tests of a 2006 Freestar were conducted, one with optional side airbags for the driver and rear passenger, and one without. Depending on seat configuration, cargo space can range from 31. It's powered by a 4. The Monterey comes with a standard third-row seat which folds flat into the floor, along with foldable and removable second-row captain's chairs. Included are four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes for sure-footed stopping abilities; Ford's AdvanceTrac stability enhancement system is optional and includes and the Brake Assist panic-braking enhancement.