Ford Explorer 2018

483,000 Ford Trucks, SUVs and Lincoln SUVs: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on August 30, 2019

Approximately 483,000 Ford pickup trucks, SUVs and Lincoln SUVs are being recalled for their seats. Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Ford Explorer?

By Jennifer Newman on January 3, 2019

Editor’s note: This Car Seat Check was written in November 2016 about the 2017 Ford Explorer. Little of substance has changed with this year’s model. To see what’s new for 2018, c... Read More
How Much Does It Cost to Fill Up a 2018 Ford Explorer?

By Rick Popely on December 13, 2018

Falling pump prices have been like Christmas presents come early for motorists, especially those who drive long distances in vehicles that don’t great fuel economy. For example, the combined ... Read More
Which 2018 3-Row SUVs Fit Car Seats Best?

By Jennifer Geiger on November 8, 2018

For larger families, the ultimate automotive question is usually, “SUV or minivan?” If you’re solidly in camp SUV, the next question is, “Will it be able to hold all my kids... Read More
What Does SUV Stand For?

September 17, 2018

CARS.COM — SUV stands for sport utility vehicle, an immensely popular vehicle category that shows no signs of peaking. Combining the characteristics and capabilities of a family sedan, minivan, wag... Read More
BMW i3 'Spaghetti Car' Inspires Food-Car Combos

June 27, 2018

CARS.COM — Putting food on cars sounds like a mess, but to BMW France and Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, it sounds like a “rolling sculpture.” Auctioned off for $117,000 at a Leonard... Read More 2018 American-Made Index: What's the Most American Car?

By Kelsey Mays on June 26, 2018

For consumers who want to support the U.S. economy, determining a product’s homegrown credentials is no easy task in today’s global economy — but it’s an important question amid a... Read More 2018 American-Made Index: Which Cars Are Built in America for 2018?

By Kelsey Mays on June 21, 2018’s American-Made Index takes many factors into account to determine just how American a given car might be, but it starts with one fundamental requirement: Final assembly has to occur... Read More
Ford Explorer, Jeep Cherokee Brick IIHS Passenger Side Crash Test

By Kelsey Mays on June 12, 2018

New crash tests expose more structural dangers among two popular family SUVs, the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer. In tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, both earned the lowe... Read More
Sans Sedans: R.I.P. Fiesta, Fusion, Taurus As Ford Kills Off Cars

By Fred Meier on April 27, 2018

Following the money, Ford has announced it will stop selling sedans in North America to concentrate on more profitable trucks and SUVs. The only Ford-brand cars it will sell in the U.S. will be the... Read More