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

Ford has announced the voluntary recall of 2013 Ford Escape models equipped with the 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine and built through July 11, 2012. At issue is an engine compartment fuel line that can split and leak gasoline, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire and accident. Some 11,500 vehicles...Read More»

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2013 Ford Escape Recalled For Braking Issue

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model-year Escape compact crossovers over concerns that carpet padding mispositioned during installation may interfere with braking. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of vehicles...Read More»

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2002-2004 Ford Escape May Suffer From Unintended Acceleration

In 2005, Ford recalled the 2002-2004 Escape to fix a troubling flaw that could've kept the vehicle's engine revving. Now, a consumer advocacy group insists that in the process of making those repairs, Ford created another problem -- one that leaves the Escape vulnerable to unintended acceleration...Read More»

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June 2012 Car Sales: The Best-Selling (And Worst-Selling) Vehicles

History, it’s said, is doomed to repeat itself. Nowhere is this more evident than in June's new car sales, particularly the monthly list of best (and worst) selling vehicles in the U.S. market. As with May’s numbers, the big winners seemed to be trucks and fuel-efficient sedans, while...Read More»

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2013 Ford Escape Sets Crossover Pace At 33 MPG Hwy

There’s good news for consumers in the market for a fuel-efficient small crossover. The all-new for 2013 Ford Escape, when equipped with the 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine and automatic transmission, has been certified by the EPA at 33 mpg in highway driving. The 1.6-liter EcoBoost is a direct...Read More»

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2013 Ford Edge, Honda CR-V Vs. Ford Escape, Electric Cars: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, a tuned Camaro ZL1 breaks into the 10s and the DoE is keeping an eye on Fisker. A used Toyota Prius is a good used green car and electric cars have advantages over gasoline powered cars. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Are...Read More»

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2013 Ford Escape: First Drive

When you think "Ford," you probably think of several brands--F-150, Explorer, Mustang, Taurus. Shame on you if that list is missing the Ford Escape. Last year, Ford sold more than 250,000 copies of its compact crossover, capping an eleven-year run on sale with the ute's best year ever, and with...Read More»

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IIHS: Rear Seats Make It Tough To Fit Child Seats

If you’re a parent having a hard time getting your child’s car seat installed the right way, it might not be entirely your fault, and you’re not alone. A new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) finds that the designs of rear seats in vehicles often work...Read More»

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GM Battery Labs Explosion, Tesla Model S, 2014 Toyota RAV4: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we spotted both the 2014 Toyota RAV4 and the 2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupe. A fire and explosion occurred at GM's battery laboratory and Americans still don't like the auto bailouts. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Ford pushed the 2013...Read More»

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2013 Ford Escape Configurator Now Live

If you’ve been waiting to find out how much a 2013 Ford Escape will cost when built to your own specifications, your wait is over. Ford has finally kicked off a configurator site for its much-anticipated compact crossover, and the range of available Escape models appears to offer alternatives...Read More»

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Four New Crossovers To Watch: Video

The crossover segment is hot, but it's about to heat up even more with some new and refreshed models. In this video, we'll show you some of the latest entries, and why they're about to make a big impact on the road, and on the showroom floor. First we discuss the highly anticipated 2013 Ford...Read More»

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2013 Ford Escape & Escape Routes: Coming To A TV Near You!

If you're smitten with the all-new 2013 Ford Escape, we have great news: the Escape is getting ready for its closeup, courtesy of a new TV series airing jointly on NBC and Telemundo's mun2. Ford's roll-out of the all-new 2013 Escape has been a bit slower than you'd expect. Typically, an automaker...Read More»

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2013 Ford Escape (Tentatively) Priced, BMW ActiveE Driven: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Porsche celebrates hitting the two-million Facebook fan mark and has released details regarding the interior of the 2013 Boxster. General Motors previews the future of car windows and Saab's bankruptcy is affecting Spyker's future. All this and more in today's car news...Read More»

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2013 Ford Escape Pricing (Tentatively) Announced

The all-new 2013 Ford Escape promises to deliver updated styling, increased content and improved fuel economy, and if the prices listed on Ford’s new Escape microsite are correct, it will do so for less money than the previous version. We’re questioning the prices listed only because...Read More»

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Ford Recalls 2001-2002 Escape Crossover

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall involving certain 2001-2002 model year Ford Escape compact SUVs equipped with anti-lock brake systems (ABS) over concerns that the brake master cylinder reservoir cap could leak brake fluid. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Read More»

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2001-2002 Ford Escape Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

Hot on the heels of recalling the Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans, Ford Motor Company has issued another recall -- this time for the Ford Escape SUV. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains that the Escape recall is due to a faulty brake master...Read More»

MyFord Touch made simpler for 2013
Ford Beta Tests Upgraded MyFord Touch With Employees

It’s no surprise that customers have been somewhat disenchanted with the complexity, slowness and other complaints about the MyFord Touch system. Ford listened and, as we reported previously, is doing something about it, releasing an upgraded MyFord Touch on the upcoming all-new 2013 Ford...Read More»

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Ford Issues ‘Escape Routes’ Challenge: Unique Road-Trip Competition

Reaching its target audience of young buyers is something Ford knows a thing or two about. And its latest foray using social media to jazz up interest in the all-new 2013 Ford Escape compact crossover is designed to attract “dynamic, fun-loving” individuals who want to compete in a...Read More»

Ford's 'Escape Routes' competition
Sign Up For Ford's 'Escape Routes' Challenge, Starring The Ford Escape

Ford is looking for a few good men and women for its next Amazing Race-style competition called "Escape Routes", featuring the all-new Ford Escape. If you and a friend think you've got what it takes -- and you've both got six weeks to spare -- keep reading for details on how to apply. According to...Read More»

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