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Ford Explorer recalled for risk of rolling away while parked
Ford Explorer recalled for risk of rolling away while parked

The latest Ford Explorer is getting recalled again, the NHTSA disclosed over the weekend. A rear axle bolt can fracture when in drive, and cause the driveshaft to disconnect. The SUV can then roll away when it is in park without the electronic parking brake applied. More than 250,000 Ford Explorer...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid
Faulty wipers force Ford to recall 650,000 newer SUVs and trucks

Ford is recalling 652,996 newer trucks and full-size SUVs for front windshield wiper arms that can come loose, detach, or stop working, the NHTSA disclosed on Friday. A faulty or missing wiper arm could reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash. Affected vehicles include the 2020-2021 Ford...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat FWD
Test drive: 2022 Ford Maverick right sizes the pickup truck

To this day I still remember riding in the back of my buddy’s dad’s red 1980’s Ford Ranger with the red interior. Even as a kid those back seats were small with little to no leg room. Compact pickup trucks used to dot America’s roadways, but they mostly disappeared from...Read More»

2023 Ford F-150 Rattler
2023 Ford F-150 Rattler presents a more accessible off-road truck

Ford introduced a new Rattler package for the 2023 Ford F-150 pickup truck that bridges the gap between the base XL truck and the FX4 off-road variant, the company announced Tuesday. By adding yet another package option to America's bestselling vehicle, Ford simplifies the most configurable vehicle...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning cold-weather testing in Alaska
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning rated at up to 320 miles of range

The EPA has certified the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at up to 320 miles of range, the automaker announced Monday. Ford had been expecting the electric version of America's bestselling vehicle for more than 40 years to have a peak range of 300 miles. The 2022 Ford F-150...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick in hot pepper red
Review update: Could the 2022 Ford Maverick be my teens’ first car?

The 2022 Ford Maverick has won a lot of awards for its singular ability to balance efficiency, value, utility, and style. But does the intersection of this automotive Venn diagram make it the right car for my soon-to-be teen drivers? I want it to be, if not for the ease of weekend DIY projects and...Read More»

2015 Ford Fusion
Ford recalls 200,000 cars for phantom brake lights, rollaway risk

That Ford car braking in southern states might not be braking at all. An issue with the brake pedal has prompted Ford to recall nearly 200,000 cars from the 2014-2015 model years, but only in select states, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. The brake pedal bumper stop in affected cars can disintegrate...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lighting vs 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning vs. 2024 Chevy Silverado EV: Compare Electric Trucks

America's bestselling pickup trucks have plugged into the electric age with battery electric variants launching sooner rather than later. Following the lead of the Rivian R1T pickup, the Ford F-150 Lightning and Chevrolet Silverado EV provide all of the full-size truck utility consumers expect with...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
Ford Maverick Hybrid: How we'd equip our Best Car To Buy 2022 winner

The 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid is an automotive unicorn. The compact pickup truck costs less than half of the average new utility vehicle, is more efficient than most cars, and is so sought after that you might have as hard a time locating it as you would a unicorn. Even though Ford's smash hit won...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150
Ford F-150 recalled for two separate issues

Ford announced last month two recalls of the bestselling Ford F-150 pickup truck. The first and larger recall involves new Ford F-150 pickup trucks in crew cab configurations equipped with four-wheel drive and the 5.5-foot short bed. Certain 2021-2022 models equipped with the 302A equipment group...Read More»

Ford Maverick: The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2022
Ford Maverick: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2022

The 2022 Ford Maverick wins The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2022 award. The compact pickup truck with a crew cab and a small bed beat out five finalists out of dozens of new or redesigned vehicles we tested in 2021. It met our criteria of costing less than $50,000 and coming standard with...Read More»

2022 Ford Mustang Coastal Limited Edition
Ford Mustang: Best Convertible To Buy 2022

The Ford Mustang continues to evolve, from a V-8 muscle car to an electric superstar in the Mustang Mach-E, which won The Car Connection Best Car To Buy 2021 award. It has overshadowed the American icon since its inception last year, and the next gas-powered Mustang expected for 2023 is rumored to...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
Ford Maverick: Best Pickup Truck To Buy 2022

It follows that our Best Car To Buy 2022 overall winner—the 2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup truck—would also win its segment. But the Best Pickup Truck To Buy 2022 award necessitates some explaining. The 2022 Rivian R1T electric pickup truck tops our TCC Rating system with a 9.0 out...Read More»

2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E Ice White Appearance Package
Ford Mustang Mach-E: Best Crossover To Buy 2022

For the second year in a row, the Ford Mustang Mach-E wins our Best Crossover To Buy award. The new wave Mustang's sharp styling, good driving dynamics, 305-mile range, and clever packaging earn it a TCC Rating of 8.5 out of 10, which is the highest rating for any car priced under $50,000. (Read...Read More»

2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E Ice White Appearance Package
Ford Mustang Mach-E: Best Electric Car To Buy 2022

Last year there was an upset in the electric car realm when an iconic nameplate evolved and was pushed into the next era. The Ford Mustang Mach-E swept several Best Car To Buy awards from The Car Connection along with sister site Green Car Reports. A year later and the Mustang Mach-E still...Read More»

2022 Ford Ranger
What's New for 2022: Ford

Ford enters the 2022 model year riding a wave of new product that champions the past while steering the brand forward. The Ford Mustang Mach-E electrified the iconic pony car, and this year it gets the GT juice that exceeds the performance of the venerable 5.0-liter V-8. An electric version of...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Review update: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E evolves an icon

As soon as I parked the Rapid Red Mustang Mach-E at my son’s soccer game, my 7-year-old daughter pointed to a black V-6 Mustang convertible in the parking lot and exclaimed, “Dad! It’s the same type of car we’re driving!” Even a 7-year old knows the Mach-E is a Ford...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat Hybrid
2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid pickup truck gets 42 mpg

The 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid pickup truck has exceeded Ford's earlier fuel economy estimates, with an "EPA-estimated" 42 mpg city rating, the automaker announced Thursday—indicating that the numbers aren't yet finalized, but nearly so. Ford had previously targeted 40 mpg city. Not only is...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150 Platinum off-road
2021 Ford F-150 joins Ram 1500 with Top Safety Pick

The redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck earned a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS, the insurance-industry funded safety agency announced Tuesday. The award applies for crew and extended cab models, but not the regular cab. The bestselling vehicle in the U.S. earned top "Good" marks on...Read More»

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