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Selected Style 4-Door Convenience
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Convenience 17 23 $26,397 $29,030
4-Door Luxury 17 23 $29,623 $32,655
4-Door Premier 17 23 $31,670 $34,955
4-Door S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 18 23 $22,271 $23,930
4-Door SE 18 23 $24,107 $26,530
4-Door SES 18 23 $25,442 $28,030
4-Door SEL 17 23 $26,332 $29,030
4-Door Limited 17 23 $29,647 $32,755
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,397
$22,271
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,030
$23,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$484 / month
$399 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivans 2WD Minivans
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 30.5 34.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 40.1
Third Hip Room (in) 48.1 48.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.6 63.5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 38.1 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 58.7 58.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 181.0 206.8
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.9 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 66.5 66.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.0 61.0
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 39.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.6 76.4
Track Width, Front (in) 64.3 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 201.5 201.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.8 68.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 120.8 120.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 90.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 134.3 134.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - 25.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 25.8 25.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 69.6 72.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 9.84 x 2.2
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.0 26
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.1 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.5 39.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.0
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T145/90R16 T145/90R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4340 4263
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 540
Engine
Fuel System SPI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 263 @ 3650 240 @ 3750
Engine Order Code 992 996
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.9L/238
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 4250 193 @ 4500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.56
Trans Order Code 44N NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.54
Summary
Body Style 4dr 4dr
Vehicle Name Mercury Monterey Ford Freestar Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Twist Beam Axle Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPHerson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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