2013 Ford Escape

2013 Ford Escape, 2013-2014 Focus ST Recalled To Fix Electrical Glitch Linked To Stalling
2013 Ford Escape, 2013-2014 Focus ST Recalled To Fix Electrical Glitch Linked To Stalling

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for more than 9,000 Ford Escape and Ford Focus ST models. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause vehicles to stall unexpectedly. ALSO SEE: 28 States Use...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
Ford Recalls: 2013-14 Ford Escape & Focus ST; 2015 Ford Transit; 2015 Lincoln MKC

Ford Motor Company has issued a series of recalls for several late-model Ford and Lincoln vehicles. According to Detroit News, the recalls affect nearly 165,000 Ford owners across North America, with most of the vehicles registered in the U.S. ALSO SEE: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: The Fastest...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2013-2014 Ford Escape, C-Max Hybrids Recalled For Two Flaws, 692,700 Vehicles Affected

Ford has issued not one, but two recalls affecting more than 692,700 vehicles registered in North America. The recalls are for 2013 and 2014 models of the Escape crossover and C-Max Hybrid. ALSO SEE: Oldest Driver Are Driving More--And Driving Medicated More--Than Ever According to AP reports, the...Read More»

2002 Ford Escape XLS Value
Ford Recalling Escape For Corrosion, Newer Models For Seat Issue

A corrosion issue has prompted the recall of almost 386,000 Ford utility vehicles that are now ten years old or more. In 2001-2004 Ford Escape models, rear subframes could rust, potentially causing the control arm to separate. Such a failure could cause the loss of steering control. MUST WATCH...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Tiguan
NHTSA Closes Probes Of Ford, VW Problems, But Automakers Promise To Inspect & Repair Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has pulled the plug on two unrelated probes of Ford and Volkswagen vehicles. According to AutoNews, the agency determined that, although the reported problems on those vehicles are real, they don't constitute a safety hazard to motorists. 2009-2013...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape Subject Of Two (More) Recalls Related To Engine Compartment Fires

When the covers came off the 2013 Ford Escape at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, car fans went a little crazy. Gone was the awkward, boxy little sister of the mature Ford Explorer: this was a vehicle that could stand on its own. But since that great transition -- which also made the Escape less of...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
Ford Recalls 2013 Focus, C-Max, Escape For Faulty Child Safety Lock

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall of 5,675 2013 model year Ford Focus sedans, C-Max hybrids and Escape SUVs in the U.S. due to faulty child safety door locks. Another 859 vehicles are involved in Canada. This marks the first recall for the new Ford C-Max. Affected vehicles were...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
The Big Fix: Six Vehicles Most Affected By 2012 Recalls

It's become a rite of passage for car ownership: At some time, you're likely to get a notification letter in the mail, calling you back to the dealership for a fix on a safety-related issue, seemingly large or small. While that part should come as no surprise, it might be counterintuitive to learn...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Fusion, Escape Get Software Update To Fix Fire Flaw

New and redesigned models occasionally stumble getting out of the gate. Sometimes, they have trouble finding the right tone for their marketing campaigns (as was initially the case for the Chevrolet Volt). Other times, real-world conditions reveal mechanical, electrical, or design flaws, which can...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape, Fusion Recalled For Fire Risk (UPDATED)

Ford [NYSE:F] will recall about 89,000 2013 Ford Escape SUVs and 2013 Ford Fusion cars equipped with 1.6-liter four-cylinder engines over concerns about a fire risk. About 80,000 Escape and Fusion models are affected in the United States. According to a report in The Detroit News, the recall...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
Win A 2013 Ford Fusion Or 2013 Ford Escape In The Winter Vehicle Giveaway

Like it or not, shopping season is upon us. Before Thursday's tables have even been cleared, many bargain-hunters will leave the comfort of their homes and line up for Thanksgiving Day sales at malls and big-box stores across the country. But if you're looking for a truly special gift, and you're...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape Video Road Test

The Ford Escape is new for 2013, and this time, it's no carryover crossover SUV. It's more like a sporty hatchback with great handling and turbo power. But is that what you need? We take a look in our latest video road test. Take one look at the new Escape and you'd hardly recognize it. Gone is the...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart SXT
The Most Important New Cars For 2013

2012 is a leap year, and it's fitting that, for many of the new 2013 models emerging this summer and fall, there's a lot more than facelifts and refreshed feature lists. Most notably, a lot of the trends that we’ve seen over the past several years in luxury models—engine downsizing...Read More»

2013 Scion FR-S - Photo by Celerity Photography
IIHS Top Safety Picks, Tesla Model S, Range Rover Details: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you news of two IIHS Top Safety Pick-designated sports cars, tell you about a new vehicle for Pope Benedict in the Vatican’s fleet and give you all you need to know about the upcoming 2013 Range Rover. As we head into the weekend, here’s the Friday...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape, 2013 Acura ILX Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Status

The all-new 2013 Ford Escape has already been in the news this week, along with several times earlier this summer, for safety-related recalls. But this time there's good news for those who are concerned about the new Escape's safety: It's earned top 'good' scores in all of the Insurance Institute...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape In Another Recall For Fire Risk

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] has issued yet another recall affecting the 2013 Ford Escape—this one also due to fire concerns. The latest recall covers 6,146 U.S. vehicles, as well as about 1,300 vehicles sold in Canada, all with the new 1.6-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine. All...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape, Labor Day, GOP Platform Speaks Out: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we discussed the 2013 Ford Escape powertrain options and provided safety tips for safe driving this Labor Day Weekend. Mazda talked about the future of the rotary engine and Porsche introduced a new feature on its manual transmissions. All this and more in today's car...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape & 2013 Ford Fusion Up For Grabs In New Sweepstakes

It's no secret that we're big fans of Ford's recently redesigned Escape crossover. Derived in part from the equally lovable Ford Focus, the new Escape offers great performance and premium looks in a compact package that's a good fit for city-dwellers, singles, and small families alike. We're also...Read More»

2012 Tesla Model S, brief test drive, New York City, July 2012
2012 Tesla Model S Driven, 2013 Ford Escape Recalled: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Ford issued another recall for the 2013 Escape and Fiat released a new ad for the 500. Honda wants to give you free gas and Mazda released another teaser video of the 2014 Mazda6. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Audi priced the 2013...Read More»

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