Ford

Recall Alert: 2007-2012 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Mercury Sable

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 27, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 200 model-year 2007-12 Ford Flex SUVs, Taurus sedans, Lincoln MKS sedans and Mercury Sable sedans manufactured between Dec. 13, 2007, and Oct. 6, 2011, at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant and Oakville Assembly Plant in Ontario The… Read More

Recall Alert: 2007-2012 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Mercury Sable

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 27, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 200 model-year 2007-12 Ford Flex SUVs, Taurus sedans, Lincoln MKS sedans and Mercury Sable sedans manufactured between Dec. 13, 2007, and Oct. 6, 2011, at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant and Oakville Assembly Plant in Ontario The… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Ford Explorer, Police Interceptor

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 27, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 75,000 model-year 2014-15 Ford Explorer SUVs and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles The Problem: The left and right rear suspension toe links could fracture due to poor weld quality during the manufacturing process, resulting in rear suspension… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2012 Ford F-150 and 2012 Expedition, Mustang, Lincoln Navigator

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 27, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 184,000 model-year 2011-12 Ford F-150 pickup trucks, model-year 2012 Expedition SUVs and Mustang sports cars, and model-year 2012 Lincoln Navigator SUVs equipped with the 6R80 transmission The Problem: A problem with the output speed sensor on… Read More

Volvo, Ford, Google, Uber and Lyft Form Self-Driving Car Coalition

By Kelsey Mays on April 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Volvo and Ford are teaming with Google and ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft to advance the interests of self-driving cars. On Tuesday the companies announced the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets, a group that aims to push the… Read More

Drowsy Driver Detection Systems Sense When You Need a Break

By Julie Halpert on April 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Bleary-eyed drivers are a danger to themselves and others: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that drowsy driving causes more than 80,000 crashes (almost 220 per day) and 850 fatalities each year. Automakers have been offering technology… Read More

2017 Ford Escape: First Drive

By Joe Bruzek on April 19, 2016

The updated 2017 Ford Escape’s improvements may not be significant enough to sway people who don’t have the Escape already on their compact SUV shopping list, but those who do will find the small SUV easier to live with daily.… Read More

Automakers Push for Higher Octane to Meet Fuel Economy Standards

By Matt Schmitz on April 15, 2016

CARS.COM — As cars get more efficient, fuel could become costlier for consumers. Automakers are pushing for the U.S. to embrace higher-octane gasoline to help meet the increasingly stringent federal fuel economy and carbon-emissions standards by the 2025 deadline. While… Read More

Ford Takes Applications for GT -- but Not From All

By Patrick Olsen on April 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford has opened up its configurator for potential shoppers to see what their very own Ford GT supercar might cost them, but the company already is laying it on thick about who actually will be allowed to get… Read More

2016 Ford Focus Three-Cylinder: Automatic or Manual?

By Brian Wong on April 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford's three-cylinder EcoBoost engine has been a success in Europe, where it is available in ten Ford models sold across the continent. The three-cylinder first appeared in the U.S. as an option in the Fiesta subcompact sedan, and… Read More

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Ford's Driverless Cars Aren't

By Matt Schmitz on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM — KITT from the Knight Rider TV show of the '80s was a Pontiac Trans Am, but in the age of autonomous cars the real "night rider" is a Ford Fusion Hybrid. In an announcement today, Ford shed some… Read More