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Ford Windstar OWNER RATINGS & REVIEWS
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I own a great car! My 1998 Ford Windstar van fits almost all my requirements for the perfect vehicle. It seats 8, and the rear seats remove fairly easy for cargo hauling or a camping bed. It gets 22-25 miles per gallon, and runs on regular. The heater and air conditioner work properly, and the defroster defrosts adequately for all but the worst ice storm. That being said, there are a few problems. The trim is not very well attached, and the upholstery is pretty tacky, even if it is leather-like. The overall finish of the exterior is lackluster. Even a wax job doesn't brighten it up much. The wipers are a continual problem. They tend to leave streaks, even with new blades. The headlights are barely adequate, but if I'm able to use my bright, I'm fine. The windows are great! Plenty of visibility in all quarters. I also like the fact that the tailgate door has a pretty good assist. As I get older, those sorts of features are becoming more important. The car handles pretty well. A high wind CAN push it around a bit, but nothing a decent driver can't deal with. The driver's seat is comfy, and my passengers say theirs are pretty good too. I love the degree to which the front seats recline, and the lumbar support is an added bonus. The radio is very good, and so is the CD player, with great features for customizing my sound experience. Overall, this car was a great thrifty buy and a great fit for an elderly woman who still wants to go adventuring now and then.
Great vehicle of the past.
Although now the vehicle is a bit aged, it had been, in its day, a great vehicle. It was hugely reliable and roomy and the best in the Ford brand. I had many great trips in this vehicle, and it made me love minivans for the rest of my life I believe. The vehicle allowed me to travel with my kids and parents with grandchildren all packed in one vehicle. We were able to travel to Disney World and back and fit all kinds of necessary items when travelling with children.
Washington, North Carolina
The old Windstar
I bought my Ford Windstar minivan in 2003. It is a 1999 model. It has held up well with a lot of miles (currently 179k+). We replaced the transmission, but otherwise, it has been a great vehicle. The interior is in great shape. We had the car repainted when it got to 150k miles. I would advise getting this car for the long term.