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'Hot Wheels' Report: Same Cars Being Stolen, But Fewer

By Matt Schmitz on August 31, 2015


It must suck just a little to be the Nissan Maxima right now. You're coveted enough to sneak into the top 10 most-stolen cars in the U.S. for 2014, but you're still not as popular as the Acura Integra —… Read More

'Hot Wheels' Report: Same Cars Being Stolen, But Fewer

By Matt Schmitz on August 31, 2015

It must suck just a little to be the Nissan Maxima right now. You're coveted enough to sneak into the top 10 most-stolen cars in the U.S. for 2014, but you're still not as popular as the Acura Integra —… 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: 2015 Ford Escape, Focus and C-Max

By Matt Schmitz on July 13, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 375,000 model-year 2015 Ford Escape SUVs manufactured between April 1, 2014, and June 12, 2015; Focus cars manufactured between June 17, 2014, and June 12, 2015; and C-Max hybrids manufactured between April 22, 2014, and June 12,… Read More

2015 Ford Focus ST Review

By Aaron Bragman on July 6, 2015

Quicker and more extreme than most of its competitors, the new 2015 Ford Focus ST sacrifices some daily comfort for a wilder character. Find out more info in my review.… Read More

2015 Ford Focus Review

By Aaron Bragman on June 16, 2015

A freshened look, quieter ride and unique new powertrain keep the 2015 Ford Focus competitive in the compact class, but a cramped interior and dated multimedia system keep it from earning top marks.   Find out more info in my… 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