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2015 Ford Focus ST: Cheap Speed Challenge Rematch

By Kelsey Mays on July 30, 2015


How would the 2015 Ford Focus ST have performed in Cars.com's $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge? It took a whole year to find out. When we invited automakers in 2014 to participate in the Cheap Speed Challenge, we expected the Focus.… Read More

2015 Ford Focus ST: Cheap Speed Challenge Rematch

By Kelsey Mays on July 30, 2015

How would the 2015 Ford Focus ST have performed in Cars.com's $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge? It took a whole year to find out. When we invited automakers in 2014 to participate in the Cheap Speed Challenge, we expected the Focus.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Focus, Edge, Escape and Transit Connect; 2014-2015 Ford Fiesta

By Jen Burklow on April 30, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 45,500 model-year 2014 Ford Focus vehicles built from Oct. 26, 2013, to May 22, 2014; model-year 2014 Edge SUVS built from April 30 to May 21, 2014; model-year 2014 Escape SUVs built from Feb. 14 to March… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012-2014 Ford Fiesta, 2013-2014 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ

By Jennifer Geiger on April 27, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 337,000 model-year 2012-14 Ford Fiesta, 2013-14 Ford Fusion and 2013-14 Lincoln MKZ vehicles. Only Fiesta vehicles built at the Cuautitlán, Mexico, Assembly Plant between Feb. 1, 2012, and May 31, 2013 and Fusion and MKZ vehicles built… Read More

2014 Ford Fiesta SFE Three-Cylinder: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Joe Bruzek on September 9, 2014

Small engines and small cars go hand in hand, but the available direct-injected turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder in the 2014 Ford Fiesta SFE is positively miniscule, dropping 0.6 liters displacement versus the standard four-cylinder engine. Its small size has the fuel… Read More

$30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge: Mileage Results

By David Thomas on July 28, 2014

Any car owner will tell you the cost of driving does not begin or end with the sticker price or the monthly payment notice arriving in the mailbox. There's insurance, maintenance and yes, the cost of gasoline. $30,000 Cheap Speed… Read More

$30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge: What the Judges Said

By Patrick Olsen on July 28, 2014

To test our sub-$30,000 speedsters, we put them through an even more rigorous set of tests than we usually use in our Challenges: We spent one day at the Byron, Ill., Dragway to get zero-to-60-mph times and quarter-mile times and… Read More

What's the Best Cheap Speed Car for $30,000?

By Patrick Olsen on July 28, 2014

Plenty of drivers want a level of performance without breaking the bank. We found eight cars that prove fun at the track is not limited to the well-to-do. $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge Index | What the Judges Said | Mileage Test We focused our… Read More

2014 Ford Fiesta ST Photo Gallery

By David Thomas on July 27, 2014

The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST finished third in our $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge. "Everything about the ST is feisty and full of energy," said one of our judges. Check out our gallery below of the Fiesta ST up close and… Read More

What's the Most Affordable Car in 2014?

By David Thomas on July 21, 2014

  Shoppers may face legitimate sticker shock when they're shopping for a new car. TV and radio advertisements may lead them to believe that new cars all get at least 35 mpg for less than $15,000, but the price of… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Fiesta

By Matt Schmitz on July 9, 2014

Vehicles Affected: About 175 model-year 2014 Ford Fiesta subcompact cars manufactured between Oct. 25, 2013, and Feb. 27, 2014, at the Cuautitlan Assembly Plant in Mexico The Problem: Fuel tanks may be missing an adhesive layer, without which a tank… Read More