1984 Ford Aerostar Review

1984 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L V6 from North America

Year of manufacture1984
First year of ownership1991
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 3.0L V6 Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 6 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.5 / 10
Distance when acquired20000 miles
Most recent distance351910 miles


A reliable workhorse


Battery died.

Front and back brakes recently replaced due to warped rotors.

Fuel pump stopped working.

Seats are worn out.

Doors are hesitant to open.

Left passenger window has a small leak.

General Comments:

This is a very reliable van. We've owned it for over ten years without many serious problems.

It handles well and has a tough truck-like chassis.

The vehicle can haul a lot of cargo inside and is very roomy.

The seats are comfy and are just recently starting to wear down.

The shock absorbers have always been bad.

When you need it to, the thing can really take off.

Most technical problems are time-related for most vehicles.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 5th November, 2002

11th Dec 2002, 21:00

I wrote this review and just want to point out that the model year of this vehicle is supposed to be 1989, not 1984. Apparently I didn't catch that when I wrote it...

Average review marks: 6.5 / 10, based on 1 review