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2017 Ford Explorer recalled for sharp seat edges
2017 Ford Explorer recalled for sharp seat edges

Ford is recalling nearly 335,000 model year 2017 Explorers equipped with power-adjustable seats due to sharp edges on the frames which can result in hand injuries. The company said it has received 31 reports of injuries from customers reaching between the seat and the center console and coming into...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer ST  -  First Drive  -  Portland OR, June 2019
What is wrong with the 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator?

Deliveries of the redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator are being hampered by extensive quality control problems which have forced the company to divert thousands of vehicles to secondary facilities for inspection and repair. Ford's corporate office will not comment on the nature of the...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid  -  First Drive  -  Portland OR, June 2019
2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid swings and misses at Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Last week, Ford confirmed the 2020 Explorer Hybrid netted an official 28 mpg combined rating with rear-wheel drive, 25 mpg combined in all-wheel drive, according to the EPA. While that’s impressive for a three-row crossover SUV, it trails the 34 mpg combined expected for the 2020 Toyota...Read More»

2018 Ford Explorer
Ford recalls more than half a million newer F-150, Explorers and other vehicles

Ford is recalling more than half a million new trucks and SUVs in North America for potential lack of seat restraint in event of a crash. The safety recall announced August 30 covers 483,325 models in the U.S. including America's bestselling vehicle, the Ford F-150. Affected vehicles include...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape, 2019 New York International Auto Show
New 2020 Ford Escape crossover costs $26,080 and keeps going from there

The redesigned 2020 Ford Escape crossover will cost at least $26,080, including mandatory destination charges, when it goes on sale later this fall, about $250 more than the outgoing model. The new Escape's price was first reported by Motor1. The 2020 Ford Escape SE is powered by a 1.5-liter...Read More»

2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid
More than 100K 2015 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ sedans recalled for seat belts that can erode

Ford announced last week that it would recall more than 100,000 2015 Ford Fusion and 2015 Lincoln MKZ sedans for seat belt fasteners that could erode and fail to hold occupants in place in a crash. The automaker said it was aware of one injury caused by the faulty seat belts. In a statement, Ford...Read More»

2015 Ford Focus
Ford backtracks on Fiesta, Focus transmission claims, offers extended warranties

Ford will extend warranties by two years or 40,0000 miles on some 2014-2016 Fiesta and Focus sedans and hatchbacks equipped with a problematic dual-clutch automatic transmission, the automaker announced Wednesday. The move follows building criticism from owners and media over the maligned...Read More»

2020 Ford Ranger FX2
2020 Ford Ranger FX2 is the Baja pickup ready for cities

Tradition won't skip Ford's newest pickup truck. On Wednesday, Ford announced that the 2020 Ford Ranger FX2 will be available for order as a $595 upgrade on the mid-size pickup. The package adds off-road tires, front skid plates, an electronically locking rear differential, and chunkier styling...Read More»

2020 Ford Super Duty F-250 King Ranch
2020 Ford Expedition King Ranch is the family SUV that wears boots and Wranglers

The 2020 Ford Expedition King Ranch may be the answer to the question: "What do I drive when I need to take more than five to a roundup?" CarsDirect on Friday reported that the popular edition of the Expedition will return for 2020 and cost $74,290, including destination charges. Available in both...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer ST  -  First Drive  -  Portland OR, June 2019
14K 2020 Ford Explorers, Lincoln Aviators recalled for brake release cover, instrument cluster

Ford is recalling more than 14,000 crossover SUVs built in the last three weeks that may be missing parking brake release covers. The recall affects 2020 Ford Explorer and 2020 Lincoln Aviator crossovers that were built after July 24. The automaker says without the cover, drivers could...Read More»

2020 Ford Super Duty F-250 Tremor Off-Road Package
Ford Super Duty 7.3-liter V-8 specs revealed: 430 horsepower, 475 pound-feet of torque

For 2020, the Ford F-Series Super Duty received a host updates, and chief among them is a new 7.3-liter V-8. On Thursday, the automaker shared how much power the new engine option will provide owners. The figures are 430 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque. Both of those numbers are enough to...Read More»

2019 Ford Fiesta
Feds may review possible faulty Ford transmissions

Ford's allegedly flawed transmissions may be in for more scrutiny. The NHTSA said Wednesday it will to review all information involving the potentially faulty transmissions, including customer complaints. The Detroit Free Press reported on the latest action from the government agency after the...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
Ford recalling 8K Ranger pickups for seat belt defect

Some 2019 Ford Ranger pickups will be recalled for a seat belt defect. The automaker said Friday it will recall 7,580 Ranger extended-cab models for a right-front seat belt assembly issue. The recall only affects Ranger SuperCab models. Trucks that feature the faulty seat belts may not hold...Read More»

2013 Ford Focus
Ford recalling 2012-17 Focus models for faulty engine software

Ford announced Tuesday that it will recall roughly 58,000 Focus compact sedans and hatchbacks for faulty engine software that could deform those cars' fuel tanks. The recall affects 2012-17 Ford Focus models, including 2013-14 Focus ST hatchbacks equipped with a 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine. The recall...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger nearly aces crash tests from IIHS, headlights falter

The 2019 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck performed well in crash tests by the insurance-funded IIHS—including the new small-overlap passenger-side crash—the agency reported last month. The rating applies to four-door Crew Cab models, which are more popular with shoppers. A "Marginal"...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150 Limited
Review update: 2019 Ford F-150 Limited shows great power comes with great thirst

The 2019 Ford F-150 is wildly popular for a reason. There's one for just about every need, or at least every pickup truck need. From base XL and XLT trucks to the high-zoot King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited models there's an F-150 variant for just about every day of the week. For 2019, the...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer hybrid
2020 Ford Explorer rated as high as 24 mpg combined

The 2020 Ford Explorer is frugal for a full-size SUV, even with optional all-wheel drive. EPA ratings indicate it may be the thriftiest of its direct rivals. The EPA last week released its fuel economy estimates for the new SUV and show the 2020 Explorer will return up to 21 mpg city, 28 highway...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150
2013 Ford F-150 trucks recalled for second time over transmission update

Ford has issued an update to a previous recall for 123,000 2013 Ford F-150 pickups. The recall affects trucks that haven't undergone a transmission software update, and models that have already received the previous fix, Ford said Wednesday. The problem surrounds a powertrain control module for...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
1.2M Ford Explorer SUVs recalled to address suspension component

About 1.2 million Ford Explorer SUVs have been recalled over a suspension part that may crack over time. The automaker said this week the recall involves 2010-2017 Ford Explorer models. Specifically, the issue affects SUVs that experience "frequent full rear suspension articulation." The actions...Read More»

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