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Review update: The 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid nears 49 mpg on our watch
Review update: The 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid nears 49 mpg on our watch

Ford touts the sky-high fuel economy of its 2020 Escape Hybrid and compares it directly with vaunted names from Toyota—but just how good is it? We've already told you that we prefer the Hybrid head and shoulders above other 2020 Escape crossovers. What we haven't seen are numbers like the...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer family
Ford Explorer: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

After a series of delays, recalls, and repairs, the redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer finally arrived at dealerships late in 2019 with a range of powertrains and loaded with creature comforts for the modern three-row crossover SUV. As the first redesign in nine years in one of the most competitive...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape
Ford Escape: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

It’s been a long time coming, but the new 2020 Ford Escape has some good reasons for its overdue arrival: a new body and interior, new safety technology and infotainment systems, and new hybrid and plug-in models that soar to new fuel economy heights. While the outgoing model had the heart of...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape
EPA fuel economy ratings show 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid is the most-efficient small SUV

Ford on Tuesday revealed the EPA fuel economy ratings for its redesigned 2020 Escape Hybrid, and they show it is the most-efficient small SUV on the market. With front-wheel drive, the 2020 Escape Hybrid is EPA estimated at 44 mpg city, 37 highway, and 41 combined. That gives the Escape Hybrid a...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger recalled again, this time for defective taillights

The 2019 Ford Ranger has been recalled for defective taillights that reduce the visibility of the mid-size pickup truck and can increase the risk of a crash, according to a statement by the NHTSA released Monday. A misaligned connector in the right and left rear taillight terminals is the cause of...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150
2018-2020 Ford F-Series trucks recalled for battery cable, headlight issues

Ford is recalling its newer F-Series trucks for two separate issues, the company announced Thursday. The 2019-2020 F-150 is being recalled to address improperly secured battery cables; the 2018-2019 Super Duty is being recalled to correct an issue with its headlight control modules. The first...Read More»

2020 Ford F-150
2020 Ford F-150 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado: Compare Trucks

Pickup trucks move more metal at Chevy and Ford in any given year than any other vehicle on the road. The 2020 F-150 and 2020 Silverado regularly top sales charts—and in their latest versions, they can tow and haul more than any full-size light-duty pickups in history. Which one’s...Read More»

2020 Lincoln Corsair first drive
2020 Ford Escape and Lincoln Corsair earn Top Safety Pick nods

Both the 2020 Ford Escape and 2020 Lincoln Corsair have been recognized by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety as Top Safety Picks in crashworthiness and collision avoidance testing, the organization announced Friday. The two models aced all of the IIHS crashworthiness tests, earning "Good"...Read More»

2020 Ford F-150
2020 Ford F-150 vs. GMC Sierra: Compare Trucks

Both the 2020 GMC Sierra and the 2020 Ford F-150 have the kind of big-truck bona fides that matter—towing, hauling, mudding, and let’s be honest, posing. They share a fondness for the straight line, for low-end torque, for beds with more tricks up their tatted sleeves than Criss Angel...Read More»

2019 Ford Edge
2019 Ford Edge earns the automaker its first IIHS Top Safety Pick of 2019

The 2019 Ford Edge crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick rating from the IIHS when equipped with certain headlights, marking the first time a Ford vehicle has received the coveted safety distinction for the 2019 model year. “We are really pleased the insurance industry places such a high...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer ST  -  First Drive  -  Portland OR, June 2019
What's New for 2020: Ford

Ford Motor Company is in the midst of a product shift from cars to crossovers. The Fiesta and Focus subcompacts are no longer sold in North America, and neither is the Taurus full-size sedan. The Fusion mid-size sedan soldiers on, as do the many high-performance iterations of the Mustang...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
Review update: The 2019 Ford Ranger hauls more than cabbage

The Ford Ranger returned to the U.S. in 2019 after a seven-year hiatus, but it’s not a new truck. The 2019 Ford Ranger sitting on Blue Oval dealership lots across the U.S. is a refreshed version of the global truck that has been sold in developing countries for nearly a decade. Yet, the...Read More»

Ford Sync 4
Ford launches Sync 4 and over-the-air updates

Ford is going all-in on tech this week, announcing both the latest generation of its Sync 4 infotainment and connectivity suite and the availability of advanced over-the-air (OTA) updates starting with its 2020 model year lineup. The big news is the introduction of Sync 4, which now incorporates...Read More»

2019 Ford Flex
The Ford Flex is dead

Ford officially announced the end of the Flex on Monday, a boxy crossover SUV that balanced minivan spaciousness with wagon-like sportiness. Flex production ends the week of Thanksgiving at Ford’s Oakville, Ontario plant, where workers are bracing for layoffs. Ford stopped production of the...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
Ford recalls new Ranger pickups for fire risk

Ford is recalling its brand-new midsize Ranger pickup for a potential fire hazard, the company announced Monday. The risk stems from the climate control system's blower motor, which may have been built without enough clearance between its base plate (which is conductive) and an electrical terminal...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer ST  -  First Drive  -  Portland OR, June 2019
Ford recalling 2020 Explorer for fire risk

Ford announced Wednesday that is recalling 2020 Explorers for a potential fire hazard posed by an unsecured wiring harness. The campaign is limited to models with the 2.3- and 3.3-liter engines. Ford says that part of the harness near the air conditioner pulley can come loose and make contact with...Read More»

2020 Ford Super Duty F-250 Tremor Off-Road Package
2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty takes top towing title

In the endless game of one-upmanship in the pickup-truck market, Ford claims to be the heavy-duty king of the hill once again with the 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty. The heavy duty version of the F-Series—the best-selling vehicle in America for more than four decades—now has more...Read More»

2020 Ford Expedition King Ranch
Ford expands 2020 Expedition lineup with King Ranch model

The Ford Expedition full-size SUV is getting even larger for 2020, with the return of the King Ranch version and updates to the top Platinum trim. The announcement came Wednesday during the 2019 State Fair of Texas, with the plush King Ranch inspired by the legendary Texas ranch of the same name...Read More»

2020 Honda CR-V  and CR-V Hybrid
2020 Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4 usher in new era of hybrid crossovers

With the redesigned 2020 Ford Escape and refreshed 2020 Honda CR-V, two of the best-selling crossovers in America get new hybrid models to compete with the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The cutthroat compact crossover segment, which accounts for nearly one quarter of all new passenger vehicles sold...Read More»

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