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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: 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

Ford's New Focus RS Packs Power, All-Wheel Drive

By Aaron Bragman  on February 3, 2015

Competes with: Volkswagen Golf R, Subaru WRX STI, Audi S4, Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Looks like: A Ford Focus with a gaping mouth and bigger wheels Drivetrain: More than 315-hp, turbocharged 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder, all-wheel drive, six-speed manual transmission only Hits… Read More

Ford Drops Focus Electric Pricing Another $6,000

By Kelsey Mays  on October 22, 2014

Ford dropped the starting price for the slow-selling Focus Electric by another $6,000 for 2014 and 2015. Effective for all remaining 2014 Focus Electric hatchbacks, the starting price is now $29,995 including destination. The same sub-$30,000 price also applies to… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Focus, Escape and 2015 Lincoln MKC

By Matt Schmitz  on October 3, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 300 model-year 2014 Ford Focus compact cars manufactured between May 1 and May 24, and Escape compact crossovers manufactured on June 6, and model-year 2015 Lincoln MKC luxury compact crossovers manufactured between June 4 and July… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Ford Focus, C-Max

By Matt Schmitz  on August 29, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 500 model-year 2014 Ford Focus compact cars and C-Max hybrids manufactured between Aug. 8 and Aug. 15, 2014 The Problem: Incorrectly assembled steering gears could cause impaired steering, including a loss of steering control, increasing the… Read More

Thieves Still Favor the Honda Accord

By Matt Schmitz  on August 21, 2014

As is often the case in these "most-stolen" lists, the vehicles that are most popular with those who buy cars are commensurately popular with those who steal them. Of the top 10 popularly pilfered vehicles on the Des Plaines, Ill.,-based… Read More

Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Ford Escape, Ford Focus ST

By Matt Schmitz  on August 18, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 130,000 model-year 2013-14 Ford Focus ST hatchbacks equipped with 2.0-liter engines and manufactured at the Michigan Assembly Plant between Feb. 14, 2012, and Oct. 14, 2013, and Escape crossovers equipped with 2.0-liter engines and manufactured at… Read More

Which Compact Car Looks New to You?

By David Thomas  on April 25, 2014

The 2014 New York International Auto Show continues this week with a bevy of new models atop revolving pedestals. However, while many updates, like the new Nissan Murano, were certainly easy to notice others were not. More 2014 New York… Read More

Toyota and Ford Disagree (Again) Over Global Best-Seller Title

By Kelsey Mays  on April 23, 2014

The Toyota Corolla ended 2013 in ninth place on the U.S. sales ladder, eclipsed by a cadre of full-size Detroit pickup trucks and three popular family sedans — including Toyota's own Camry. But car shoppers across the world, where the… Read More

2015 Ford Focus: Up Close

By Aaron Bragman  on April 17, 2014

Ford would like you to know that the Focus is the best-selling compact car in the world, and it's not difficult to see why it's popular. The Focus always has been stylish, and adding in its European-style tight handling and… Read More