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Ford Ecosport discontinued, leaving nothing but an echo in small crossover history
Ford Ecosport discontinued, leaving nothing but an echo in small crossover history

The Ford Ecosport small crossover will be discontinued in the U.S. market by the middle of 2022, according to a report last week from the Detroit Free Press. The lackluster import with the swinging rear tailgate never caught on like it did in other global markets since its 2018 arrival in the U.S...Read More»

2022 Ford Ranger Splash Pacakge
2022 Ford Ranger Splash dives into deep end of '90s nostalgia

The Ford Ranger Splash returns, but without the flare-side bed walls that last made a splash in the '90s. The 2022 Ford Ranger Splash will be offered as an appearance package, and as a rotating cast of limited editions showcasing a unique body color, Ford announced Wednesday. Closing out this...Read More»

2022 Ford Explorer ST-Line
2022 Ford Explorer expands ST lineup

The 2022 Ford Explorer three-row SUV will add more affordable options for shoppers interested in the ST performance model or a new ST-Line appearance model, the automaker announced last week. Additionally, minor updates occur throughout the Explorer lineup, which was redesigned for 2020. The ST...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
Ford’s EV strategy shows how much can change in a decade

Ford has gotten serious about its electric car strategy and, subsequently, its future. A $40,000 Ford Focus electric car was never a viable business strategy. A $40,000 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck is, according to Ford’s crystal ball. “This is a key product to start our...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
5 things to know about the 2022 Ford Maverick

The 2022 Ford Maverick small pickup truck made its first public appearance at the Chicago Auto Show last week. The Maverick appeared to confirm its bona fides as a small pickup truck, and not just a compact crossover with a bed or a puny pickup from the 1980s and ’90s. We won’t know how...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
2022 Ford Maverick vs 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Compare Trucks

The 2022 Ford Maverick and 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz resurrect a small truck segment that had been dormant for more than a decade. Both of these crossover-based vehicles give shoppers an open bed and a more adventurous edge than compact crossover SUVs that fill roads like construction zones in...Read More»

2017 Ford Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package
Ford recalls more than 675,000 Explorers for another suspension issue

The 2013-2017 Ford Explorer SUV has been recalled again for a fractured rear toe link that could increase the risk of a crash, Ford announced on Friday. A total of 676,152 Explorers are affected in North America, with nearly another 100,000 in other parts of the world. The 2013-2017 Explorer...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2021 Jeep Cherokee: Compare Crossover SUVs
2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2021 Jeep Cherokee: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport and 2021 Jeep Cherokee ride onto the trails in tracks laid by their legendary ancestors, with trail-ready hardware and road-friendly suspension setups that speak to our sensibilities. Reality is reality and most of life takes place on pavement. We’re fans of both...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco vs 2021 Toyota 4Runner
2021 Ford Bronco vs. 2021 Toyota 4Runner: Compare SUVs

The 2021 Ford Bronco off-road SUV is new this year and the 2021 Toyota 4Runner isn’t. Both off-road SUVs can crawl over boulders, ford rivers, and ferry the family across town. After a 25-year absence, the Bronco epitomizes the latest, greatest features while the 4Runner, which was last...Read More»

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sahara, black, and 2021 Ford Bronco Black Diamond, yellow
2021 Ford Bronco vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler: Compare SUVs

The return of the 2021 Ford Bronco after a quarter-century means one thing: Jeep is in trouble. Benchmarks need to be challenged, and icons deserve to be dared. Measuring the monumental return of a classic versus a living, rock-crawling legend favors the road-friendliest in our TCC Ratings. The...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT gets up to 270 miles of range

The Car Connection's Best Car to Buy 2021, the Ford Mustang Mach-E, got some good news from the EPA. The environmental agency says the predicted range for Mach-E GT and GT Performance Edition electric cars is higher than expected. Ford had targeted a range of 250 miles for the Mach-E GT, and 235...Read More»

2022 Ford Maverick
2022 Ford Maverick buzzes the tower for hybrid trucks

The 2022 Ford Maverick touches down as a small pickup truck powered by a standard hybrid engine with an estimated 40 mpg around town, Ford announced Wednesday. Just like "Top Gun: Maverick" returns to the big screen later this year, the 2022 Ford Maverick dusts off its forgettable past as a compact...Read More»

Gabrielle Union in the 2022 Ford Maverick
2022 Ford Maverick bows on June 8

Actor Gabrielle Union will be on hand next Tuesday, June 8, as Ford reveals the next pickup truck in its family of utility vehicles, the 2022 Maverick. Based on the running gear of the new Bronco Sport (which is also shared with the Escape), the '22 Maverick will take a spot below the Ford Ranger...Read More»

2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
Ford recalls more than 200,000 Transit Connect vans for transmission issue

Ford is recalling 2013-2021 Ford Transit Connect cargo and passenger vans equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission, the automaker announced Thursday. A faulty shift cable could fail to park the car. Operators of the affected vehicles can shift the gear selector into Park, turn off the engine...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning strikes electric truck market

A new Lightning is coming, and with it Ford shocks the pickup truck segment it has dominated for more than four decades. On Wednesday, the truckmaker debuted the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck with a 10,000-pound towing capacity, an estimated 300-mile range, and an estimated 0-60...Read More»

2021 Ford Ranger Tremor
Review update: 2021 Ford Ranger Tremor shakes up the doldrums

If only we lived in the world car marketers are trying to sell us. We could be the boldest, most capable, most all-new-first-ever versions of ourselves. Instead, after a weekend schlepping my kids around the Midwest, I felt like the baldest, most incapable, tired-ass version of myself. That was...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and 1967 Ford Mustang coupe
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 1967 Ford Mustang: Compare Eras

In 1964, Ford introduced a car that made style and sport affordable and desirable to the masses. In 2020, Ford launched an electric car that made style and sport affordable and desirable to the masses. This is why 56 years and six generations later, Ford bequeaths the Mustang—it’s...Read More»

2021 Ford Bronco two-door first ride
2021 Ford Bronco: Power up, but inefficient

The 2021 Ford Bronco rumbles into dealers soon with even more power under the hood than what was originally expected, Motor Authority reported on Tuesday. The boost in power comes at the expense of efficiency, however, as the Bronco maxes out at just 21 mpg combined. The base 2.3-liter turbo-4...Read More»

2019 Ford Explorer
Ford recalls more than 650,000 Explorers for faulty roof rail covers

Ford on Monday announced the recall of certain trims of the 2016-2019 Ford Explorer three-row SUV for a roof rail cover that can detach while driving and create a hazard for other vehicles. Roof rail covers on base, XLT, Police, and Sport models might not be properly seated or the retention pins...Read More»

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