Ford has continued to improve the Windstar, although there was
not a lot wrong with the previous model except for the lack of a
second sliding door. While adding the second door Ford has taken
the opportunity to improve the vehicle in several areas especially
safety and even emissions. For example, side airbags are available
as an option for the first time.
Those who purchase the top-of-the-line model and add optional
features such as side airbags and the reverse warning system can
end up with one of the most versatile and safest vehicles on the
road. It's almost too good for the kids -- a luxuriously appointed
Windstar is more appropriate for taking four to six adults on a
long journey or downtown to the opera.